Insights Daily Current Events, November 08, 2013

ARCHIVES November, 08, 2013 NATIONAL Union Cabinet clears climate negotiation strategy for the ‘global climate pact’, 2015 The Union Cabinet has cleared the climate negotiation strategy, to reassert the importance of historical emissions in the new climate agreement, which is to be discussed at Warsaw beginning from 11th November, 2013. The Cabinet cleared the non-negotiable …

Ethics Case Study – 29

(Read this useful article before solving Ethics Case Studies) Every District Collector wants the local newspaper to run positive stories about his works in his district. Few, thankfully, hide behind a fake name to write only positive articles. Aman, DM of a famous district, felt the major local paper, was not writing enough positive articles about …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 05, 2013

ARCHIVES November 05, 2013 NATIONAL Supreme Court warns on quo warranto PIL on public appointments Consideration of suitability or eligibility of a candidate for a post is within the domain of the appointing authority and the only thing that court can scrutinise is whether the appointment is contrary to statutory provisions/rules. If the person holding …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 95

QUESTIONS: 02/11/2013 “Child marriages perpetrate violence on children and lead to more violence as the girl grows into womanhood.” Critically comment in the light of prevalence of child marriages across India. (250 Word) “India’s deep sea mining interests and initiatives are driven by strategic and geopolitical aspirations part from mineral needs.” Comment (150 Words) Write …

Book Review – Pathfinder – A Blueprint For UPSC Civil Services Main Exam

List of Reference Books For Prelims and Mains   Ever since UPSC announced new pattern and syllabus for civil services Main examination, there has been a deluge of books in the market on the subject. Instead of making lives of aspirants easier, they have only made life tougher for clueless aspirants. Fortunately, Pathfinder, a small …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 20

DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 21/10/2013 1. Why did India enact a nuclear liability law? What are the concerns of nuclear suppliers regarding this law? Do you think this law adversely affects India’s energy security? Analyze (250 Words) Link-1 Link-2 2. Bnei Menashe tribe (50 Words) Link 3.  Write a critical note on the origin of cross border terrorism in …

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day -1

QUESTIONS: 21/10/2103 (Topics – Biotechnology; Environment) The government’s nod for shale gas extraction is in violation of India’s effort to abide by the international and national environmental laws? Critically analyse. (250 Words) “ Promoter cannot be regulator”. Discuss on the validity of the statement based on the Pesticides Management and Regulations in India? Suggest improvements …