On Wednesday, all Demands for Grants were “guillotined”: the Finance Bill and Appropriation Bill (containing the consolidated Demands for Grants) with a spending plan of Rs 89.25 lakh crore, were introduced, voted on, and passed by voice vote, all within 30 minutes. It was an unusual step because there were still three weeks left in the Budget Session.Read More
Operation 'SAMADHAN' is the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)'s answer to the Naxal problem. The acronym SAMADHAN stands for Smart leadership, Aggressive strategy, Motivation and training, Actionable intelligence, Dashboard Based KPIs (key performance indicators) and KRAs (key result areas), Harnessing technology, Action plan for each theater, and No access to financing.Read More
Q. To overpower the disease of TB, India must intercept infection, progression and transmission. Comment.
Q. Critically analyse the moral, ethical and legal dimensions attached to the issue of active Euthanasia.
Q. Analyse the impact that 'the banning of LoUs' will have on the Indian importers.
Q. Non-implementation of the Forest Rights Act is a major reason behind the recent farmers' protest in Maharashtra. Analyse.Read More
Roping in Indian companies to develop and design Japanese products for the South Asian market could be one way forward in deepening the bilateral engagement.The recent collaboration between Japan’s Panasonic and India’s Tata Elxsi to develop smart solutions and products for Panasonic customers in India and the neighbouring region is a good start.Read More
It is often the case that textbooks, faculty and even the lecture halls where students of MBBS and Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) are taught, are the same.Like their MBBS counterparts, BHMS students also undertake an internship, including a six-month stint at a hospital.
Installation of grid-connected solar power plants each of capacity up to 2 MW in the rural areas;
Installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfill irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid;Read More
Hawking was known for bringing about a limited union between two very different fields: Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity and quantum theory.
On Black holes: At one time it was thought that absolutely nothing could escape from a black hole. Hawking’s equations produced an amazing result – that over time black holes can lose energy – now known as Hawking radiation – hence they can shrink and ‘evaporate,’ disappearing from the universe.Read More
Q. To realise the dream of “New India”, we must create a globally competitive higher education system and world class universities. Elucidate.
Q. The provisions of the latest Wage Code are both good and bad. Critically comment.
Q. Considering the professional ethics and India's large unserved population under health services, critically analyse the provision of “bridge course” in the National Medical Commission Bill 2017, which was introduced recently in the Lok Sabha.
Q. Analyse the imperative for stringer economic ties between India and Japan.Read More
Investment in public sector capacity is essential to ensure that the country can exercise that leadership even on occasions when the private pharmaceutical sector is hesitant to assume a leading role.