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Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 8

Questions From The Hindu – 08/10/2013

Front Page

1. “Maldives is experiencing a series of political uncertainties in its quest for strong democracy.” Comment.(200 Words)

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2. Mukul Mudgal Committee (50 Words)

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Opinion Page

3. “On one hand Pakistan appears to be stabilizing because of stable transition of power in political and military circles, but on the other hand there is an increase in sectarian and terrorist violence  undermining the democratic processes.” Reflect on the causes for this  growing contradiction in Pakistani society. (250 Words)

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4. “A strong policy on early childhood care and education was long overdue because of the poor performance of ICDS in many states.” Critically examine the key provisions of draft National Early Childhood Care and Education policy (ECCE) in the light of the given statement. (200 Words)

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5. “For meaningful devolution of powers and more autonomy to Tamil regions in North and East Sri Lanka, the solution lies in the constitutional reform and political will from the  Sri Lankan government and not in the 13th amendment alone.” Comment. (200 Words)

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National

6. Is privatization ‘the solution’ to revive sick industries? Explain in the context of demand for Air India’s privatization. (150 Words)

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7. Has India’s missile program successfully addressed the nation’s external security threats? Write a critical note on the recent developments in India’s nuclear missile program. (200 Words)

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International

8. Explain how a a regional war in Syria was averted in the last minute? Who were the key players and what was their role? (250 Words)

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9. Ovadia Yosef (50 Words)

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Business

10. Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS) commitments to WTO (100 Words)

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11. The Peace Clause in Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) (100 Words)

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