Higher Education

Internationalisation of India’s Higher Education

India has an inspirational history of Nalanda, Takshashila and Vikramashila that served as the melting pot of scholars from across the world. Unfortunately, no Indian University is ranked in the top 150 universities globally. Only three Indian institutions – IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi- find a place in the top-200 of the QS […]

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Green Shoots of Economic Growth

Naveen P. Singh & Ranjith P.C, ICAR-National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, observe that agriculture would play a major role in achieving $5-trillion economy dream of India. Important Analysis Economic Survey reveals the India’s dream to become $5-trillion economy by 2024. The document lays down a clear strategy to augment the growth of […]

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Drug Trafficking

Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. UNODC is continuously monitoring and researching global illicit drug markets in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their dynamics.  Data on Drug Trafficking According to NCRB Report 2016, a total 350862 Kg […]

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Latest News & Updates

News Snippets for July

LIBRA Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its owm digital  money called Libra. It is described as anew global currency . The initiative has the potential to allow more than a billion unbanked people around the world access to online commerce and financial services. For Facebook announced a dedicated wallet called calibra. […]

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News Snippets

National crisis management committee: A National Crisis Management Committee is a temporary committee. It was set up by the Government of India in the wake of a natural calamity for effective coordination and implementation of relief measures and operations. It is headed by Cabinet Secretary. On the constitution of such a committee, the Agriculture Secretary shall provide all necessary information to and seek directions. Labour’s day: […]

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UNSC Reform : Need And Challenges

Context: India has been at the forefront of efforts at the UN to push for an urgent long-pending reform of the Security Council, emphasizing that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member. About UNSC The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of […]

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Masood Azhar listed as Global Terrorist

The United Nations Security Council has designated JeM Chief, Masood Azhar as a global terrorist after China lifted its technical hold on his listing under the UNSC 1267 sanctions committee. In 2009, India moved a proposal by itself to designate Azhar as a global terrorist. In 2016 again India moved the proposal with the P3 – the United States, the United […]

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India – US GSP Conflict

GSP stands for Generalized System of Preferences. It is an U.S. trade preference program that provides opportunities for many of the world’s developing countries to use trade to grow their economies and climb out of poverty.  The U.S. plans to end preferential trade status for India, under a scheme which allows certain products to enter […]

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CSO and NSSO Merger

On 23rd May 2019, in a major restructuring move, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has decided to merge the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) into National Statistical Office (NSO) The merger to create an entity called the National Statistical Organisation (NSO) is to streamline and strengthen the […]

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