Tag - indias

Transforming India’s healthcare sector Current Affairs 25th July, 2017

Transforming India’s healthcare sector In news: Two recent developments related to public health in India hold the prospect of changing the nature of service provision for the people. Both lean heavily on the private sector in an effort to improve the deplorable state of healthcare services [...]

Global economic slowdown: Where does India stands?, India’s US policy in the age of Trump Current Affairs 16th June, 2017

Global economic slowdown: Where does India stands? The global economy has been recovering from the recession of 2009 at a tepid rate (at approximately 2.5 per cent per annum). India’s economy is in a ‘fairly good shape’ and it is likely to be less affected [...]

India’s Energy Transformation, Reorienting India’s trade policy, Current Affairs 14th June, 2017

India’s Energy Transformation India has gained global attention for its ambitious clean energy targets. India is now expected to play a major role in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence. India has become [...]

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 [...]

India’s dominance in Indian Ocean is intact, Current Affairs 6th May, 2017

India’s dominance in Indian Ocean is intact Introduction: Previously, we had covered an article dealing with China’s increasing naval expansion and influence in the Indian Ocean. The author had highlighted about China launching its first indigenous aircraft carrier, Type 001A carrier which may be named Shandong, [...]

India’s population growth story, Hope for higher India economic growth, Current Affairs 28th April, 2017

India’s population growth story Introduction India being home to second largest population of the world has been striving hard to achieve stability. Population can be seen as a resource or a burden depending on the way it is used for the country’s progress. India has population [...]

Tribal Rights and Ecology, India’s tourism potential and World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) travel and tourism competitiveness index, Current Affairs 27th April, 2017

Tribal Rights and Ecology Introduction India being a diverse landmass with a huge forest area faces competing challenges and priorities. It is significant to uphold the tribal rights and include them in ecological conservation. An exclusionary policy is detrimental and not in line with spirit of [...]

India’s trade: Balancing between two major powers Current Affairs – 22nd March, 2017

HIV Bill Introduction HIV is a crucial concern for India and receives highest policy attention. It has seen phase wise attention with NACO as the nodal institution. The new HIV bill has raised interest and concerns simultaneously. Issue: The long-awaited HIV Bill, a crucial public health legislation guaranteeing [...]

Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Current Affairs – 21st March, 2017

Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) has been a deadly disease for India and the world. The number of lives lost for TB and its increasing spread in spite remarkable success on other disease fronts raises concerns. Issue: At the end of 50 years of tuberculosis [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Sectors →Deflationary spiral, Philip Curve, Stagflation, Wedge between CPI-WPI, Is India’s GDP overstated?

BES164/P6: Deflationary spiral, Phillips Curve, Stagflation, Creeping-Galloping-Hyper inflation BES164/P7: Is India’s GDP overstated? Why wedge between WPI vs CPI, Rural vs Urban CPI? BES164/P6: Deflationary spiral, Phillips Curve, Stagflation, Creeping-Galloping-Hyper inflation General price level, aggregate supply and demand. Inflationary Gap, Factors related to cost [...]

China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations

AIR Debate – China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations   Recently China blocked Pathankot terror attack master mind Masood to be listed as international terrorist at the United Nations. This comes at a time when PM Modi is emphasising the world [...]

Nuclear Security Summit

[Diplomacy] Nuclear Security Summit at Seoul: Outcomes, India’s contribution

What is nuclear security? Why Nuclear Security Summit? Seoul Communiqué Goodbye HEU and welcome LEU More talking More funding More Policing More cleaning India’s commitment to Nuke Security What is nuclear security? Nuclear security is a series of preemptive measures to Prevent nuclear crime (smuggling [...]