Statement : Some strains of mosquito have become resistant to chloroquine - the widely used medicine for malaria patients.

Courses of Action :
I. Selling of chloroquine should be stopped.
II. Researchers should develop a new medicine for patients affected by such mosquitoes.
III. All the patients suffering from malaria should be checked for identification of causal mosquito.

Statement : Many private sector banks have reduced interest rate on housing loans in comparison to public sector banks.

Courses of Action :
I. The case should be raised before the regulatory authority for investigation by the public sector banks as they cannot follow such reduction.
II. Public sector banks must adopt such policy to remain in competition.
III. The public sector banks should advertise their special feature repeatedly so that they do not lose their future customers.

Statement : The Deputy Mayor of city Z has proposed to install a plant of mineral water and to supply citizen's mineral water bottles at Rs. 6 per litre as against Rs. 10 per litre being sold by local private companies.

Courses of Action :
I. The local private companies of city Z will have to close their operation.
II. The Corporation of city Z will have to provide for losses in this project in its budget.
III. The tap water schemes of city Z will have to be stopped.

Statement : The meteorological department has issued a notification forecasting less rainfall during next year's monsoon.

Courses of Action :
I. The government should immediately set up a water authority for proper management of water resources.
II. The water supply authorities should be asked to implement reduction in regular water supply to tackle the situation.
III. The farmers should be advised to cultivate alternate crops which require less water during the coming months.

Statement : There was a spurt in criminal activities in the city during the recent festival season.

Courses of Action :
I. The police should immediately investigate into the causes of this increase.
II. In future the police should take adequate precaution to avoid recurrence of such situation during festival.
III. The known criminals should be arrested before any such season.

Statement : A large number of students who have passed their XII Std. terminal examination in the country could not get admission to colleges as the number of seats available are grossly inadequate.

Courses of Action :
I. The evaluation system of XII Std. terminal examination should be made more tough so that fewer students pass the examination.
II. The Government should encourage the private sector to open new colleges by providing them land at cheaper rate.
III. The rich people should be asked to send their wards to foreign countries for higher studies enabling the needy students to get admission in colleges within the country.

Statement : It has been reported by one of the TV channels that the answer papers of Board examination of one State are evaluated by students studying in the same standard with the help of model answers as instructed by the examiners.

Courses of Action :
I. All such examiners should be immediately suspended from their official positions.
II. All such papers evaluated by the students should be immediately confiscated and got evaluated by qualified teachers.
III. The Board should explore possibilities even though they are remote, of getting the answer papers of this examination evaluated by computerised machines.

Statement : The condition of all the major roads in the city has deteriorated due to incessant rain during the last two months.

Courses of Action :
I. The city civic authority should deploy additional traffic staff to regulate the vehicular movement.
II. The city civic authority should immediately make arrangements for repairs of the damaged roads.
III. Motorists should be alerted at various places by putting up sign boards about the bad patches of the roads to enable them to plan their journey accordingly.

Statement : There have been quite a few incidents of highway robbery on the super expressway between cities A and B during recent months.

Courses of Action :
I. The local administration should immediately set up police tickets along the expressway to prevent robbery.
II. The local administration should immediately close down the expressway till the robbers are apprehended.
III. More and more people should be given training on how to tackle with the robbers.

Statement : The Institute has fixed for the investors a validity period of one year for transfer forms for some of its listed schemes.

Courses of Action :
I. The Institute should consult investors before fixing the duration of validity period.
II. The investors should be duly informed about the validity period.
III. List of schemes covered under this validity period should be communicated.

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