Mains Marathon Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – February 15, 2018

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) India’s forest cover rises by 1% as per the recently released data by the Environment Ministry’s ‘India State of Forest Report 2017. In this context discuss the global position of India in forest cover . What are the reasons for decline in forest cover in  India in the past. (GS-3)


Q.2)Industrial activity saw robust growth on the back of robust manufacturing activity, according to the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). In this context discuss the reasons for the present growth in the industrial sector?  How the proposed new Industrial Policy will further help in accelerating the growth of industrial sector?(GS-3)

The Hindu

Q.3) In a strategic move to expand its footprint in the Indian Ocean region, India has secured access to the key Port of Duqm in Oman for military use and logistical support. What is the significance of this move?  What is the importance of Indian Ocean for India.?(GS-2)

Indian Express

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