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HDI Ranking and associated concerns Current Affairs – 23rd March, 2017

HDI Ranking and associated concerns Introduction HDI is an important development index released by United Nations Human Development Programme. It serves as a crucial index for social parameters and thus helps guide nations w.r.t. policy actions and guidelines, Issue: India’s rank of 131 among 188 countries on the UNDP’s [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 23rd January, 2017

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Analysis Introduction Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) has been one of the most important programmes of the government in the past one year. Major share of the finances are being spent on this programme, officials are being regularly monitored to ensure best results. Lately, [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 23rd December, 2016

Making India’s foreign policy more humane Need for acknowledgement It has been noticed that the Indian newspapers have filtered the international tragedies to our minds where India is seen responding only to the biggest and most devastating events. Here, Aleppo tragedy seems to be a [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 23rd November, 2016

Emergence of the Asian Century   Rising Significance of Asia Today, the case for Asia’s emergence as an economic power is stronger than it ever was. Such a rise is validated by the following facts: Asia produces about 40% of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP), in [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 23rd August, 2016

FSSAI Eyeing regulation of quality of tap water FSSAI overlooks domestic and international private food companies. It is now eyeing regulating water utilities controlled by the government. Food regulator FSSAI is examining possibility of holding municipal authorities, state water supply boards accountable for the quality [...]

23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite Successfully Launched by China

A 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite has been successfully launched by China to support its global navigation and positioning network it was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China�s Sichuan Province on board of Long March-3C carrier rocket. In the BeiDou Navigation [...]