GS paper II
Vaiko condemns plan to reduce upper age limit - Ques. “limiting the age and attempts would decrease the representation of candidates with rural background thereby lead to an urban bias in the civil service exams” Critically comment.
“Army will become network-centric by 2020” - Ques. Describe the initiatives adopted by the government for complete modernization & bringing transparency in functioning of the Indian Army.
GS paper III
Plastic in cows’ bellies leaves SC in pain - Ques. Examine the causes and consequences of lack of implementation of environmental laws in the country. Suggest measures.
GREEN INITIATIVE - Ques. Critically analyze the role could be played by the government towards encouraging school and college going students to take up environment-friendly measures and activities. What would be its implications?
Western Ghats face major conservation concerns: IUCN - Ques. “World Heritage Sites in India such as the Western Ghats, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park and Sundarbans are facing significant conservation concerns”, Critically comment.
First zero-gravity 3D printer installed - Ques. Highlight the importance and features of recently installed world’s first zero-gravity 3D printer by NASA on the International Space Station (ISS).