Tag - challenges

Lynching/Mob violence: Article 21 at stake, Artificial Intelligence: Solving human and social development challenges Current Affairs 5th July, 2017

Lynching/Mob violence: Article 21 at stake Background: Over the past two years or so we have seen a rising tide of violence, mainly in northern India, against Dalits and Muslims. This has revolved around the treatment of the cow. Indians have been physically attacked by rampaging [...]

PM Modi’s visit to US, Resolving the NPA issue: Key Challenges Current Affairs 28th June, 2017

PM Modi’s visit to US Introduction: This was PM Modi’s fifth US visit. PM Modi remarked that when it comes to the development of the world’s two largest democracies, India remains a “driven, determined, and decisive partner”. Donald J Trump on Twitter remarked- “Important strategic [...]

20 years of BIMSTEC: Hopes and Apprehensions, Rivers as a living entity: Implications and Challenges, Current Affairs 22nd June, 2017

20 years of BIMSTEC: Hopes and Apprehensions In news: On June 06 this year, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) completed 20 years of its establishment. About BIMSTEC: Comprising of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan, BIMSTEC is home [...]

SCO membership: Challenges & Opportunities, India’s neutrino opportunity Current Affairs 8th June, 2017

SCO membership: Challenges & Opportunities Why in news? India and Pakistan are likely to become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at the Astana summit on June 8-9, 2017. The addition of another 1.5 billion people would provide fresh excitement, for the SCO will [...]

E-Payment Challenges & Reforms: Yojana 2017 with Mains Answer writing Practice

BES171/E-Payment #1: MDR, PoS, Interoperability, BharatQR, Ratan Watal, C.Naidu Committee BES171/E-Payment #2: Budget penalties on Cash, Lucky Grahak, Paygov, NTRP, DipYAN, BES171/E-Payment #3: Mains Answer writing Practice on Digital Payment BES171/E-Payment #1: MDR, PoS, Interoperability, BharatQR, Ratan Watal, C.Naidu & Budget provisions In earlier [...]

[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM3:- Summary of GST & UBI (Universal Basic Income)- Features, Benefits, Challenges

Prologue GSM3/Economy: GST-Proposed Framework, Benefits, Challenges- Summary GSM3/Poverty: UBI Universal Basic Income for Indian Poor: Benefits, Challenges- Summary Prologue The last part of mains revision and answer writing for selected topics. covered with full length discuss on model answer. Powerpoints available under Mrunal.org/download – [...]

[Environment] Doha COP18/UNFCC: Extension of Kyoto, Green Climate Fund, AAU issue, challenges explained

3 COPS under UNFCC 17th COP, Durban (2011)? 18th COP Doha (2012) Outcomes? Kyoto extended Agreement for 2020 Misc outcomes in DOHACOP11 1.Gender balance, 2.Vulnerable junta 3.LDCs, 4.Web registry 5.PR, 6.Forestry 7.Capture n Store, 8.Tech transfer 9.Fallout Problem/Challenges @DohaCOP18 No Money, No Compensation [...]

[UN Report] Arab Integration- Meaning, Opportunities, Challenges, Implications

Topic in news because recently UN’s Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) released a Report: “Arab Integration: A 21st century development imperative”. Frontline magazine also ran a story. (Interview Q) What do you understand by the Arab Integration? Why is Arab integration necessary? What are the [...]

Cover Economic Survey highways infrastructure PPP

[Infrastructure] PPP challenges & reforms, 3P-India, highway projects, Industrial corridors, DMIC vs DFC, Golden vs Diamond quadrilateral

Prologue [Act 1] Infrastructure Corridors GK/theory C1: (Rail) Dedicated Freight Corridor Project C2: (Road) Industrial corridors: DMIC C3: Other industrial corridors C4: Golden vs. Diamond Quadrilateral C5: (Road) North South, East West corridor Budget 2014: industrial corridor announcements [Act 2] Road infrastructure R1: [...]