Price Control of Medical Devices

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What is the issue? It is alarming and worrying when a couple of top stent makers decide to withdraw some products from the country — a move, they say, is in response to the Government’s p…

April 26, 2017 0 185

Ending VIP Culture

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Why in news? The Union Cabinet has decided to disallow the use of the red beacon on vehicles on India’s roads. What happened? Starting May 1, only vehicles on emergency services, such as am…

April 23, 2017 0 276

Making Generic Drugs Compulsory – Part II

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Click here for Making Generic Drugs Compulsory Part I Why in news? PM had recently said that the government is contemplating a law that will make it binding for doctors to prescribe generic medicine…

April 20, 2017 0 272

Road Safety

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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 Generic Drugs Compulsory

Daily News GS II Mains

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

HIV and AIDS Prevention Bill, 2017

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Why in news? Recently, the Parliament passed the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017. What is the aim of the bill? …

April 18, 2017 0 866

National Commission for Backward Classes

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Why in news? The government is seeking to pass a bill that grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes. What is the new amendment about? The government has introdu…

April 18, 2017 0 415

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, 2017

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Why in news? The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill passed by the Lok Sabha will take a little more time to come into force, since it has not cleared the Rajya Sabha in the 2017 Budget session. What ar…

April 13, 2017 0 363

Backward Classes Commission

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Why in news? The Union cabinet recently decided to replace the existing National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) with a new constitutional body, named the National Commission for the Socially …

April 12, 2017 0 408

Mental Healthcare Bill

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Click Here for The Mental Health Care Bill - II What is the issue? The Global Burden of Disease Study shows that in 2013, 50% of all disease burden in India was caused by non-communicable diseases…

April 11, 2017 0 411

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