Explaining the sharp rise in the rupee

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Since the beginning of this year, the rupee has appreciated nearly 4% against the US dollar. What are the reasons behind this effect? Part of it is due to the winding down…

March 29, 2017 0 190

Farm loan waiver

Editorial GS III Mains

Why in news? The BJP had promised to waive off loans of small and marginalised farmers in Uttar Pradesh in its 2017 poll manifesto,. What is the issue? Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor and S…

March 29, 2017 0 83

Self driving cars

Daily News GS III S & T

Why in news? Recent crash involving an Uber driverless car in Arizona has ignited the debate on driverless car. What does self driving car means? Self-driving or driverless or robotic cars use ar…

March 28, 2017 0 234

Transition to clean energy

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all is critical, but this challenge is far from being met. What is the present scenario? The global e…

March 26, 2017 0 376

EU’s Suspension of Medicines

Daily News GS III Prelims and Mains

Why in news? The European drug regulator has recommended suspension of around 300 medicines on which bio-equivalence studies were conducted by the Chennai-based Micro Therapeutic Research Labs (MTRL)…

March 26, 2017 0 227

Job Challenge in IT Sector

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Along with new raising challenges, automation and cloud computing has also drastically altered employment opportunities in the IT/ITeS sector. What are the facts? Indian IT/ITE…

March 26, 2017 0 212

Doubling Farmer’s Income

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Last year, the Prime Minister has announced the government’s goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022. This would require the farmer’s income to rise by aroun…

March 25, 2017 0 339

Smart Farming

Editorial GS III Mains

What is Smart Farming? Smart farming is the transformation and reorientation of farming to increase yields through enhanced productivity, improved resilience and reduced side effects. Smart farmi…

March 25, 2017 0 330

Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue

Daily News GS III Internal Security

Why in news? Chief Justice of India said the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suits were a matter of ‘sentiments and religion’ that were best resolved amicably, preferably without inter…

March 22, 2017 0 446

States leads the way in Economic Reforms

Daily News GS III Economy

Why in news? In the fourth quarter of 2016, Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra have led the way in making reforms. These three states had a combined 12 legal or regulatory reforms which helped to im…

March 21, 2017 0 436