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Dealing with the agrarian crisis

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Frequency of farmer's agitations in different states is on the rise. Rising incidences of farmer’s suicides in rural India are also getting to be a cause of major conc…

July 21, 2017 1 452

Right to Language

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? The language data of the census are not made public by the government since 1961 census. What is the problem with the language data? During the colonial times, language was tre…

July 21, 2017 0 454

UNAIDS Report

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? The United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) report has recently been released. What are the highlights of the report? The report titled, “Ending AIDS: Progress toward…

July 21, 2017 0 338

Reforming Healthcare Systems

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has fined Apollo hospital chain Rs 30 lakh over the death of a 4-month-old. The commission was set up in response to…

July 21, 2017 0 472

Merger of ONGC-HPCL

Editorial GS III Mains

Why in news? The Union Cabinet nodded to the purchase of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. What is the status of oil firms in India? India imports &n…

July 21, 2017 0 231

Maritime Power Projection in South-China Sea

Daily News GS III Mains

Click here to read about Malabar Exercise What is the issue? The Malabar naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal is seen as a maritime response to China’s aggression in Dokalam. Why India’…

July 21, 2017 0 388

Progress in Indo-US Nuclear Deal

Daily News GS III Mains

Why in news?  The Indo-US Nuclear deal is on progress. What is the Indo-US Nuclear deal? Under the agreement, India agreed to separate its civilian and military nuclear activities. It also …

July 21, 2017 0 316

Progress in Tobacco control

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in News? WHO has recently released its Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2017 - Monitoring Tobacco Use and Prevention Policies. What are the highlights of the report? The report tracks t…

July 21, 2017 0 303

Rising danger of plastics

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? UN Environment Programme's Clean Seas Campaign called for a global ban on microbeads in personal care products. In India, recently The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has c…

July 20, 2017 0 815

Big Squeeze on Civil Societies

Daily News GS II Mains

What was the issue? The civil society organisations and their donors allege that the government violates the right to freedom of expression including the right to protest, and the right to form assoc…

July 20, 2017 0 717

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