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5 Rules to keep in Mind for Answer Writing for Mains

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Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, Dec 26-31



Dear Friends,

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from Dec 26-31. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: consistency, answer quality and participation.

It was a difficult task for us to select the winners. It was hard to choose the top contributors. But, we tried our best.

The winners would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook ?

The Winners are:

@Alok Panigrahi and @karthik 

We have sent an email to the winners. Kindly check your mails and reply.

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Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, Dec 12-17



Friends,

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from Dec 12-17 as well. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: consistency, answer quality and participation.

It was a difficult task for us to select the winners. It was hard to choose the top contributors. We might not be perfect while coming up with the winners list. But, we have tried our best to come up with the deserving winners.

The winners would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook 🙂

The winners are:
@Ubermensch and @devmitra sen

We have sent an email to the winners. Kindly check your mail and reply. We will send you the details.

Give your valuable feedback on Mains Marathon 2017 Initiative in the comment section below. We take them seriously 🙂

We have send mails to the Winners. Kindly check your mails.


 

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Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, Dec 19-24



Dear Aspirants,

We have come up with the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from Dec 19-24. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: consistency, answer quality and participation.

It was a difficult task for us to select the winners. It was hard to choose the top contributors. We might not be perfect while coming up with the winners list. But, we have tried our best to come up with the deserving winners.

The winners would be gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook 🙂

The winners are:

@Captain America and @sagar sumit

Give your valuable feedback on Mains Marathon 2017 Initiative in the comment section below. We take them seriously.

Note: We have send mails to the Winners. Kindly check your mails.


 

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Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 26



Good Morning Aspirants,

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

Time: 40 Minutes

Kindly review each others answers, so that everyone improves. 


1.What are Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) drugs? Discuss the factors behind the prevalence of unsafe FDC drugs in the Indian markets.

फिक्स्ड डोज़ संयोजन (एफडीसी) दवाएँ क्या हैं? भारतीय बाजारों में असुरक्षित एफडीसी दवाओं के प्रसार के कारकों पर चर्चा करें।

The Hindu-1The Hindu-2


2.In the light of the constitutional and legal provisions, how far the Supreme Court’s ruling making national anthem compulsory in cinema halls is justified? Would that be helpful in instilling the patriotism in the general population?

संवैधानिक और कानूनी प्रावधानों के प्रकाश में, सुप्रीम कोर्ट का कितनी दूर तक यह फैसला करना की सिनेमा हॉल में राष्ट्रगान अनिवार्य है, जायज़ है? क्या यह आम जनता में देशभक्ति पैदा करने में सहायक हो सक्ता हैं?

The Indian Express


3.Give the problems of the digital payment systems with special reference to rural India. Would digitization of payment system be an effective way to deal with the problem of black money?

ग्रामीण भारत के विशेष संदर्भ में डिजिटल भुगतान प्रणाली के समस्याओं को लिखें। क्या भुगतान प्रणाली के डिजिटलीकरण होने द्वारा काले धन की समस्या से निपटा जा सकता है?

ET | Business Today


 

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Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 16



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

Time: 40 Minutes


1.“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind” – Mahatma Gandhi. Critically examine. (GS 4)

“अहिंसा इन्सान की सबसे बड़ी ताकत है” – महात्मा गांधी। इस बयान की जांच करें।


2.Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is necessary for bringing unbanked to the institutional finance fold. Do you agree with this for financial inclusion of the poorer section of the Indian society? Give arguments to justify your opinion. (GS 3)
प्रधान मंत्री जन धन योजना (पी एम जे डी वाई ) बेंकरहितों को संस्थागत वित्त में लाने के लिए आवश्यक है |क्या आप सहमत है कि इससे भारतीय समाज के गरीब तबके के लोंगों का वित्तीय समावेश होगा? अपने मत की पुष्टि के लिए तर्क प्रस्तुत कीजिये |

PMJDY | Live Mint


3.Given the vulnerability of Indian agriculture to vagaries of nature, discuss the need for crop insurance and bring out the salient features of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) (GS 3)
भारतीय कृषि की प्रकृति की अनिश्चितताओं पर निर्भरता के मद्देनजर, फसल बीमा की आवश्यकता की विवेचना कीजिए और प्रधान मंत्री फसल बीमा योजना (पी॰ एम॰ एफ॰ बी॰ वाई॰ ) की मुख्य विशेषताओं का उल्लेख कीजिए |

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4.Explain how the Uprising of 1857 constitutes an important watershed in the evolution of British policies towards colonial India.
यह स्पष्ट कीजिए कि 1857 का विप्लव किस प्रकार औपनिवेशिक भारत के प्रति ब्रिटिश नीतियों के विकासक्रम में एक महत्वपूर्ण एतिहासिक मोड है | (GS 1)

Link-1BBC


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Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 14



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

Time: 40 Minutes


1.With a brief background of quality of urban life in India, introduce the objectives and strategy of the ‘Smart City Programme’. (GS 1)

भारत में नगरीय जीवन कि गुणता कि संक्षिप्त पृष्ठभूमि के साथ, ‘ स्मार्ट नगर कार्यक्रम ‘ के उद्देश्य और रणनीति बताइये ?

Link-1 | Link-2


2.Examine the main provisions of the National Child Policy and throw light on the status of its implementation. (GS 2)
भारतीय बाल नीति के प्रमुख प्रावधानो का परीक्षण कीजिए तथा इसके क्रियान्वयन की प्रस्थिति पर प्रकाश डालिए |

PIB


3.Give an account of the current status and the targets to be achieved pertaining to renewable energy sources in the country. Discuss in brief the importance of National Programme on Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). (GS 3)
देश की नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा के स्त्रोतों के सन्दर्भ में इनकी वर्तमान स्थिति और प्राप्त किए जाने वाले लक्ष्यों का विवरण दीजिये | प्रकाश उत्सर्जक डायोड (एल॰ ई॰ डी॰ ) पर राष्ट्रीय कार्यक्रम के महत्त्व की विवेचना संक्षेप में कीजिए |

Live Mint


4.To what extent globalization has influenced the core of cultural diversity in India? Explain. (GS 1)

वैश्वीकरण नें भारत में सांस्कृतिक विविधता के आंतरक (कोर) को किस सीमा तक प्रभावित किया है ? स्पष्ट कीजिए |

Link-1The Hindu