Civil Socities

Going Ahead with Nukes

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations Civil Socities

What is the issue? ICAN being awarded the Nobel peace prize is a laudable sign for nuclear disarmament efforts. (Click here to know on ICAN and its treaty). However civil society and governments a…

October 16, 2017 0 562

Reforms in Public Health Management Systems

Daily News GS II Civil Socities

What is the issue? Constituting a Public Health Service (PHS) on the lines of IAS has been mooted again recently.    Who has proposed it? The idea of having dedicated carder for public …

October 16, 2017 0 465

Activist Murders - Killing the Idea

Daily News GS II Civil Socities Social Justice

What is the issue? The recent murders of prominent activists have been shocking. It is important to know the victims and their work. Who where the victims? Narendra Dabholkar (1945-2013) -…

October 08, 2017 1 623

Nobel Prize for peace 2017

Daily News GS II Bilateral/International Relations Civil Socities

Why in news? International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Peace. What is aNoble prize? The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed…

October 07, 2017 0 733

Arbitrary action against PFHI

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? Recently, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs invoked the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to bar the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) from receiving foreign funds…

April 27, 2017 0 552

Corporate Social Responsibility in India

Articles GS II Civil Socities

What is CSR? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is referred as a corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company's effects on the environment and impact on social welf…

January 10, 2017 0 3526

NGO - Public Servants

Daily News

What is the issue? There are several ambiguities in the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (L&L Act), which in current form, strongly discourages the participation of citizens in social and humanita…

December 08, 2016 0 702