Security and Stability in Afganistan

Enhancing Security and Stability in Afganistan | Impact on India

Trump administration is planning to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan. Hereby discussing the role of USA in Afghanistan, challenges after its withdraw and impact on the India. Historical background Afghanistan, landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south-central Asia. Lying along important trade routes connecting southern and eastern Asia to Europe and the Middle East, […]

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DNA Technology Regulation Bill

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018 | Department of Biotechnology

Currently, the use of DNA technology for identification of individuals is not regulated.  In this context, the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 9, 2018.  The Bill regulates the use of DNA technology for the purpose of identification of persons in criminal and civil matters. Key […]

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Ayushman Bharat Yojana | Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) completed 100 days last week. The project is billed as the world’s largest state-funded health scheme. The medical journal, Lancet, has praised the prime minister for prioritizing universal healthcare through the PMJAY, which aims to provide cashless treatment to beneficiaries identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census. Hereby discussing the […]

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Latest News & Updates

Latest News & Updates, Current Affairs and Breaking Stories

India’s Health Crisis, Subject: Governance, Sub-topic: Health. According to National Health Profile (NHP)-2018, India is among the countries with the least public health spending. The government intends to invest only 2.5% of the GDP into health care by 2025, while the global average is about 6%. Even lower-income countries like Bhutan (2.5%), Sri Lanka (1.6%) and Nepal […]

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Interim Budget 2019

Major Highlights of the Interim Budget 2019

Interim Budget 2019-20 was presented in Parliament by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal.   State of the Indian Economy ● Direct Tax collection: There has been a Growth of 18% in Direct Tax Collections in 2017-18 and increase in tax base by as many as 1.06 crore […]

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How to read Newspaper for IAS

How to read Newspaper for IAS

Once an aspirant start preparing for Civil Services, I’m sure no one have found a single professor/colleague/senior who has failed to tell, “You must read Newspaper daily and design notes according to that”….reading atleast one newspaper is must to clear the examination, etc, etc. It is true that current affairs forms an important part of […]

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