Tag - Affairs – 25th

Daily Current Affairs – 25th February, 2017

Right to education: Need of proper implementation It’s been eight years since the Right to Education Act, 2009, came into force. The RTE Act has been touted to be a landmark legislation that seeks to realise the fundamental right to education for all children [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 25th January, 2016

Navigating the fourth industrial revolution The big buzz at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this year is about the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, described by the founder and executive chairman of WEF, Klaus Schwab, as a “technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 25th February, 2016

Patriotism without nationalism The recent events in New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Patiala House courts have deepened the state of tension, suspicion and discord that has afflicted the country over the past several years. The questions which arise? At one level, the events bring [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 25th March, 2016

Contraception—a woman’s burden Dismissal of the rat-poison theory: Issue: On November 8, 2014, Dr. R.K. Gupta, a surgeon at Bilaspur District Hospital, conducted laparoscopic tubectomies on 83 women in the space of 90 minutes in an abandoned building Background    — (Read only if interested, else this part can [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 25th April, 2016

Permanently fighting drought in India This year India is facing severe drought conditions coupled with acute water shortages across many regions.   Definition of drought: A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting in prolonged shortages in its water supply, whether atmospheric, surface or ground water. Types [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 25th June, 2016

Post-legislative scrutiny – for better governance and better country The below article argues for developing a policy tool which can regulate and review the laws that are already enacted and implemented. In other words, there is an urgent need for Post-legislative scrutiny to improve the quality [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 25th May, 2016

Healthcare Funding Health financing refers to the “function of a health system concerned with the mobilization, accumulation and allocation of money to cover the health needs of the people, individually and collectively, in the health system… the purpose of health financing is to make [...]