Mains Marathon Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – March 20, 2018

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Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words

Time: 30 Minutes

Kindly review each others answers

Q.1) The government had in 2017, announced a farm loan waiver worth Rs 30,000 crore to alleviate agrarian distress and deter farmer suicides. Where do you think has the scheme possibly lacked for which Mumbai saw a protest march of 40,000 farmers? Highlight the other the manifold reasons of India’s agrarian crisis in your answer. GS – 1

The Hindu

Q.2) Until 1947, India and Iran had long shared a common border as neighbors, with cultural and linguistic ties between the two ancient civilizations going back thousands of years. Despite having a strong historical relationship with Iran, India is seen hesitant to revive it at present due to various economic and geopolitical reasons. Explain. GS – 2

The Hindu

Q.3) Write short notes on:

a) ‘Weightless economy’ in Economics GS – 3

b) Bots in Science and Technology GS – 3

The Hindu

The Hindu

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