Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 04, March 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 Words each 1. Explain why stability in domestic polity, economy and society is important for better investment and growth? Give examples. Business Standard 2. It is said that  the suboptimal fiscal-monetary mix remains a critical risk to the strength and sustainability of economic recovery. …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 26 – 27 – 28, 2014

February 26 – 27 – 28, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Non-financial challenges to sustainable urbanization in India- The main causes of urbanization in India are: Expansion in government services, as a result of Second World War Migration of people from Pakistan after partition of India. The Industrial Revolution Eleventh five year plan that aimed …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Renewable Energy- The Government has formulated an Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) covering all sources of energy including renewable energy sources. The IEP document gives a roadmap to develop energy supply options and increased exploitation of renewable energy sources The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has made a …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- AKASH- India successfully test-fires the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash missile system from the Integrated Test Range test fired at Chandipur in Odisha. These were part of a series of tests being conducted in various engagement modes from the first of Production Model system produced to equip two …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 23, 2014

February 23, 2014 By- DEEPA M International- China’s increased defence budget and its implication for India- There is surge increase in china’s defence budget notably when china faces no credible military threats from any quarter. China’s defence budget touched $148 billion in 2014 which is 2nd to US and outstripping combine defence budget of Germany, …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Biofertilizers- National Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), Government is promoting production of various organic inputs in the country including biofertilizers. Under NPOF, a total of 56 nos. biofertilizers production units and 17 nos. of fruit/vegetables waste compost units have been established in the country. Government has been advocating integrating …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 21, February 2014 1. “Despite 4% growth in agriculture in last four years, there are also some other disquieting aspects of developments on the farm front that partly sully the sheen of these achievements. ” Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/checking-a-claim-114022001264_1.html 2. “The Anglo-Russian agreement of March 1915 illustrated the vast degree to which …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Street vendor Bill- A Bill that provides for protection of livelihoods rights, social security of street vendors and for regulation of urban street vending in the country–the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2014 The Provisions of the Bill are aimed at creating …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 20, February 2014 1. For the past five years, the world economy has been heavily influenced by the policy of quantitative easing  that the United States Federal Reserve launched in November 2008.  Explain how? (200 Words) Business Standard www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/nitin-desai-the-taper-s-good-for-india-114021901325_1.html 2. “The future for Indian IT is as exciting as it is challenging.” Elaborate. (200 Words) …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Training to Women Engaged in Agriculture Sector Support to States Extension Programme for Extension Reforms-The latest agricultural technologies are imparted to farmers including women farmers through exposure visits, demonstration, Kisan Melas, mobilization of farmers groups and setting up of farm schools. 30% of beneficiaries the Scheme have to …

Insights Secure:2014 – Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 19, February 2014 1. How can  capital inadequacy problem of banks, especially public sector banks, be addressed in India? Explain. (200 Words) Business Standard www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/ticking-time-bomb-114021801215_1.html 2. How bills are usually passed in the Parliament? Do you think the process requires any modification, especially in bringing more transparency and inclusiveness? Analyze. (200 Words) The Indian …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 18, February 2014 1. In the light of debate on Direct Taxes  and Goods and Services Taxes codes analyze the need for reforms in direct and indirect taxes in India. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/satya-poddar-direct-taxes-and-gst-the-unfulfilled-promises-114021701699_1.html) 2. Critically examine the nature of defence budgeting in India and issues related to it. (200 Words) Business Standard …