Author: Pinto

COVID-19 not a pandemic yet !

GS Paper III :- Disaster management. What to study :- For Prelims : Details of the virus and its impact. For Mains :- Significance of the disease, challenges ahead and the measures needed to save human lives. Context: The coronavirus outbreak came to light when on December 31, 2019, China informed the World Health Organisation of a cluster…
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RAISINA DIALOGUE

What to Study? For Prelims and Mains: Raisina Dialogue Key facts. GS paper II : – Groupings & Agreements Why In News ? Raisina Dialogue is a tested multilateral conference held annually in New Delhi. Since its inception in 2016, the conference has emerged as India flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics of the country.…
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CORONA VIRUS

GS paper III : – Disaster management. What to study? For Prelims: Not so important. For Mains: Significance of the disease, challenges ahead and measures needed to save human life. Recently, a new virus belonging to the Coronavirus family (now named novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV) has claimed over 200 lives in China and the numbers infected have touched 10,000…
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A Step Towards Better Living

GS paper II : – Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors. What to study? For Prelims: PMAY- Urban- key features. For Mains: Significance of the scheme, challenges ahead and measures needed to achieve the target. Context: According to the findings by ratings agency Crisil, the central government has to mobilise Rs 1 lakh…
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Space Economy 2019

GS Paper III: Sci-Tech. Question 1 : Discuss some achievements of ISRO as a pioneer in space technology. (250 Words) Question 2 : ISRO has many achievements to show in space technology but to increase the space in global space industry, there is urgent need to bring bill for regulating space activities. Comment. (250 Words) INTRODUCTION…
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India’s Health Index

General Studies – Paper II (Health) NITI Aayog Health Index 2018 report Report given by NITI Aayog + World Bank + Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 1st Report (2018) – Healthy States Progressive India 2018 (includes 23 Indicators ) 2nd Report in June 2019 – Kerala tops with a score of 74.01 and Uttar…
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Policy Watch – Transforming The Telecom Sector (5G Network)

General Studies – Paper III (Government policies and their interventions, Industrial Growth) Introduction :- India is the world’s 2nd largest telecommunication market, with a subscriber base of 1.2 Billion. Expansion of the digital footprint and roll out of new telecom technologies like 5G, and revival of BSNL & MTNL top the government priority. Efforts are seen…
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Defense Sector Agenda 2019-24

Giving a brief look at the condition of our forces, it is saddening to see our men struggle with basic necessities in their daily activities at the cost of their lives. Let us analyse the cases where our forces are doing well and where we need to improve. The defense budget of the armed forces…
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Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015 , the  United Nations adopted a set of 17 goals, aimed at fulfilling the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These well-crafted goals cover all areas of human development and interaction, and are geared towards creating a more equitable world, with an emphasis on healthcare, sanitation, food, education and justice for all. These goals…
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Indus Water Treaty, 1960

1960 treaty mandates commissioners to inspect sites, therefore, Commissioners from both sides have to inspect once in 5 years. Altogether, 118 inspection tours on both sides undertaken since 1960. India’s last inspection tour was held in in September 2014 whereas Pakistan’s last inspection tour was held in July 2013. Current tour by Pakistan was originally scheduled…
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