UPSC Mains Model Questions - October, 2022
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine on tech giant Google. In this context, discuss the role of CCI. Also, compare CCI’s actions with the US and EU regulators to curb monopolistic behaviors.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1,337.76 crore ($162 million) on Google for abusing its market dominant position in multiple categories related to the Android mobile device ecosystem in the country. Competition commission of ..
What is the IoRS (Interoperable Regulatory Sandbox) for which RBI recently released an SOP? What needs to be done to get the most out of this initiative?
RBI has released a standard operating procedure (SOP) for an Inter-operable Regulatory Sandbox (IoRS) to regulate newer FinTech products and services falling in the ambit of more than one regulator. It is prepared by the Inter-Regulatory Technical Group on FinTech ..
What is facial recognition technology? How is it being used by the government? Examine the issues associated with it.
Facial recognition is an algorithm-based technology which creates a digital map of the face by identifying and mapping an individual’s facial features. Then through an automated process, it compares two images of faces to determine whether they represent the same ..
Topics: GS-II: E Governance Applications Models Successes Limitations Potential • GS-III: Cyber Security in India • GS-III: Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology • GS-III: Recent Developments in It Space Computers Robotics Nano Technology Bio Technology
The boom in the e-commerce sector has made life more convenient and easier. It has radically changed various aspects of our everyday lives ranging across traveling, entertainment, education, shopping, communication and even getting food. E-commerce: E-commerce is the buying and ..
Climate change is affecting everyone on the planet, but the most severe crisis will be faced by the coastal areas. In this context, discuss the challenges faced by coastal cities due to climate change.
Given India’s vast coastline of more than 7500 Km. The coastal cities are very much susceptible to climate change. The effects of climate change are being witnessed in the form of changes in rainfall patterns, increased intensity & frequency of ..
Topics: GS-I: Urbanization Their Problems and Their Remedies • GS-III: Conservation Environmental Pollution Degradation • GS-III: Disaster and Disaster Management • GS-III: Environmental Impact Assessment
With reference to the recent release of MBBS textbooks in Hindi, what are the advantages and challenges in switching the medium of instruction in such courses?
Recently, the Madhya Pradesh government has released textbooks in Hindi for MBBS students, as part of the government’s ambition to provide medical and technical education in vernacular languages. The initiative was characterized as a “renaissance and reconstruction” of India’s education ..