Science and Technology – 2014 – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 01 September 2014   “Mangrove Forests has been one of the potent indicators of climate change and its affects”. Considering its importance, mention its functions and various threats in their survival?   http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/salinity-affecting-sunderbans-mangrove-forests/article6292943.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/sunderbans-mangrove-trees-losing-capacity-to-absorb-co2-study/article6279469.ece   http://www.mangroves.godrej.com/Whyshouldweprotectmangroves.htm     What is Geographical Information System? Mention its various applications.   http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/survey-begins-in-salem-for-geographic-information-system/article5720892.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/webgis-tool-for-estimating-rooftop-solar-power-potential/article5780691.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/ifgtb-to-carry-out-gis-mapping-of-trees-in-state/article6283274.ece …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 25 August 2014

ARCHIVES 24 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Evaluate the different models of solid waste management in Indian cities. Suggest your own ideas for the effective solid waste management. The Hindu 2) Examine the roots of China – Tibet conflict and explain the importance of this issue for India. The Hindu …

[UPSC MAINS 2014) Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, July 07, 2014

ARCHIVES 07 July 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the Economic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) index and its relevance to India. Business Standard 2) ‘ India’s growth model needs to change from being consumption-driven to investment-driven.’ In the light of fall in GDP growth during last few years, comment …

[UPSC Mains -2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 21

ARCHIVES June 21, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Write a note on the intention behind setting up of Ultra Mega Power Projects in India. Do you think the policy on UMPP’s has succeeded? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the problems being faced by power sector in India. Business Standard …