Digitization Drive

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? In the market place, the mode of settlement of daily transactions is returning to the pre-demonetization preferred pattern of cash settlement. In next few months, with implemen…

April 20, 2017 0 230

Road Safety

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? In 2015, there were over 4,50,000 accidents in the country, of which nearly 1,50,000 were fatal, amounting to 410 deaths and some 1,300 injuries every day. National highways and…

April 19, 2017 0 262

Making Gilgit-Baltistan the Fifth Province

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Why in news? Pakistani government was considering making Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) the fifth province of Pakistan. What is the importance of GB? GB is one of the two parts of Pakistan Occupied Kash…

April 19, 2017 0 351

Making Generic Drugs Compulsory

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Why in news? PM had recently said that the government is contemplating a law that will make it binding for doctors to prescribe generic medicines. What is the proposed move? The proposed legislat…

April 19, 2017 0 381

Slowing the pace of building solar capacity

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Solar power tariffs dropped to Rs 3.15 per unit in recent power auctions. In this level, solar energy seems roughly competitive with thermal power. What is the present scenari…

April 19, 2017 0 258

National Health Policy, 2017 - Part II

Daily News GS II Mains

Click here to read about National Health Policy. What is the issue? Let’s take a look at some of the positives and the disappointments of NHP 2017. On Spending: Global evidence on health s…

April 19, 2017 0 324

Prelim Bits 19-04-2017

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Indian Wolf Indian Wolf with the scientific name Canis lupus pallipes, synonym Canis Indica is one of the gray wolf subspecies. There are around 37 subspecies which are known to exist under Canis …

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Prelim Bits 18-04-2017

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Krishi Karman award Krishi Karman awards were instituted in the year 2010-11 to reward the best performing States for raising country’s food grain production. It is given to States which hav…

April 18, 2017 0 842

Standing Deposit Facility

Daily News GS III Prelims and Mains

Why in news? The Standing Deposit Facility, proposed by the RBI and under examination by the Centre, is viewed as a strong tool to suck out the surplus liquidity. What is it? This concept, first …

April 18, 2017 0 433

Man-Animal Conflict

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What is the issue? India is witnessing a rise in human-animal conflict. It is time to devise strategies to deal with the issue. What prompted this recent debate? A tiger was crushed by a JCB near…

April 18, 2017 0 319