Tag - february

Daily Current Affairs – 28th February, 2017

Spread of ISIS in India Introduction Terrorism is a major challenge to the world today. Spread of ISIS and use of technology to carryout remote and lone wolf style attacks is spreading fear across the globe. India with porous borders and difficult neighbourhood is prone to [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 27th February, 2017

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act Introduction Health being a major issue of concern in India has areas like abortion and medical termination where lack of clarity and societal discourses that has resulted in many divergences. Especially abortions being a sensitive issue, pro-choice versus pro-life remain at [...]

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 – 24th February, 2017

Exoplanets and NASA’s achievements Introduction Space Science has been an unbound field of exploration. It involves many such unexplained wonders that have been cause of enquiry and experimentation. Developments in the field have eased life in multiple manners from communication to life changing telemedicine and tele-education [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 22nd February, 2017

Price Control of Cardiac Stents Introduction Health is a sector of concern in India’s growth story. India still has a long way behind in making it a fundamental right. Especially in terms of non-communicable diseases which are emerging as silent killers Indians have shown high vulnerability. [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 21st February, 2017

Jallikattu protests and Culture Introduction India is a diverse country with rich cultural heritage and each contributing uniquely to India’s identity in the world. The recent dynamics around Jallikattu and its justifications via protests and legislations raises a question on the true aspects of culture and [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 18th February, 2017

ISRO and its achievements Introduction ISRO has led the Indian achievements in Indian roadmap of research and development from independence. This has resulted in huge benefits for India in diverse fields and has also given rich foreign exchange earnings through commercial ventures. This establishes the fact [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 17th February, 2017

Urban Governance Issues and Problems Introduction The rapid growth that India is seeing is visible in urban sprawl that is visible. This is reflective on the state of infrastructure, pressure on land, water and all basic necessities. Poor planning and lack of coordination between multiple agencies [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 16th February, 2017

Budget – Reforms on Election Funding Introduction The fundamental of a vibrant democracy is periodic elections. Elections to be meaningful should be conducted free and fair with a level playing field to all in the fray. The Representation of People’s Act 1950 and 1951 aim to [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 15th February, 2017

Budget allocation to Ministry of Environment and issues Introduction Environmental conservation and biodiversity is always paid lip service in Indian policy making. Especially when it comes to budget allocation and expenditure analysis there is scarce data and subsequently less attention paid to. Further only headline making [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th February, 2017

Hospital Acquired Infections Introduction Health care in India is in a dismal state with issues ranging from affordability, accessibility and availability. In this light a serious concern is hospital acquired infections which are life threatening. The biggest problem is lack of awareness and apathy of the [...]