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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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Industrial Revolution 4.0

Industry 4.0 refers to a new phase in the Industrial Revolution that focuses heavily on interconnectivity, automation, machine learning, and real-time data. Industry 4.0, also sometimes referred to as IIoT or smart manufacturing, marries physical production and operations with smart digital technology, machine learning, and big data to create a more holistic and better connected…
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India’s security in 2018

The year 2018 has been majorly significant because of the much awaited reforms in the defense forces thereby strengthening India’s national security. The highlight issues of the year gone by are: – What was the much debated Rafale deal issue? The opposition stirred up controversy around the Rafale planes procured by the current government. The…
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India’s foreign policy in 2018

In the past year, there has been change of government in most of the neighboring countries of India. The  improvement in relationship between China and Russia can be influential to India’s interests in the world order. Moreover China’s BRI initiative has helped them get access to the deep routes in various south Asian countries. According…
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Floods and dam management

India is home to more than 5,000 large dams (over 15 metre high), the third largest number in the world, behind the US and China. India has thousands of large dams that are more than 25 yrs old and 164 dams that are more than 100 yrs old. Around 15% of India’s land mass is…
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