Statement : There has been an unprecedented increase in use of malpractices by the students during various examinations held in the country this year.

Courses of Action :
I. All the concerned authorities conducting these examinations should immediately take effective measures to curb this menace.
II. All those students who are detected to have used unfair means should be debarred from appearing in any of these examinations for the next three years.
III. Using unfair means should immediately be made cognizable offence by passing necessary legislations.

Statement : In one of the worst accidents in railway level crossing, fifty people died when a bus carrying them collided on to a running train.

Courses of Action :
I. The train driver should immediately be suspended.
II. The driver of the bus should be tried in court for negligence on his part.
III. The railway authority should be asked to man all its level crossings.

Statement : A mass mortality of shrimps in ponds on entire Andhra coast has recently been reported due to the presence of a virus.

Courses of Action :
I. The water of the ponds affected should immediately be treated for identifying the nature of the virus.
II. The catching of shrimps from the ponds should temporarily be stopped.
III. The fishermen should be asked to watch for the onset of such phenomenon in nature.

Statement : Drinking water supply to New Bombay has been suspended till further orders from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board following pollution of Patalganga river, caused by discharge of effluents from some chemical industries.

Courses of Action :
I. The industries responsible for discharging effluents into the river should be asked to close down immediately.
II. The river water should immediately be treated chemically before resuming supply.
III. The Pollution Control Board should check the nature of effluents being discharged into the river by industries at regular intervals.

Statement : The Management of School M has decided to give free breakfast from next academic year to all the students in its primary section through its canteen even though they will not get any government grant.

Courses of Action :
I. The school will have to admit many poor students who will seek admission for the next academic year.
II. The canteen facilities and utensils have to be checked and new purchases to be made to equip it properly.
III. Funds will have to be raised to support the scheme for years to come.

Statement : The day time temperatures in this summer have been four to five degree Celsius above the normal temperature across the country.

Courses of Action :
I. All the district headquarters should be alerted to send prompt reports of death due to heat waves in their jurisdiction.
II. The Government machinery should be put on high alert and provided with necessary equipments to prevent any untoward incident.
III. The Government should make necessary arrangements to provide drinking water in all the areas affected due to extreme heat waves.

Statement : The meteorological department has reported that a severe storm is likely to hit the city during the next forty-eight hours.

Courses of Action :
I. The administration should advise all the business and educational establishments to close down for two days.
II. The administration should not make the information public as it could create panic among the residents of the city.
III. The administration should activate its disaster management program to tackle any possible emergency situation.

Statement : In the city, over 75 percent of the people are living in slums and sub-standard houses which is a reflection on the housing and urban development policies of the Government.

Courses of Action :
I. There should be a separate department looking after housing and urban development.
II. The policies in regard to urban housing should be reviewed.
III. The policies regarding rural housing should also be reviewed so that such problems could be avoided in rural areas.

Statement : It is estimated that about twenty lakh people will visit the city during the ensuing festival.

Courses of Action :
I. The civic authority should monitor the crowd and restrict entry of the people beyond a manageable number.
II. The local police authority should be put on high alert to maintain law and order during the festival.
III. All the hospitals in the city should be put on high alert in case of any eventuality.

Statement : The Company X has rejected first lot of values supplied by Company A and has cancelled its entire huge order quoting use of inferior quality material and poor craftsmanship.

Courses of Action :
I. The Company A needs to investigate functioning of its purchase, production and quality control departments.
II. The Company A should inspect all the valves rejected by Company X.
III. The Company A should inform Company X that steps have been taken for improvement and renegotiate schedule of supply.

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