Recently, an Indian delegation headed by Commerce Secretary attended the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial meet in Beijing. This marks the change in India’s stance from being stuck in a deadlock to listing out its demands individually to the partner countries of the RCEP in the bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the event. Advantages of… Continue reading India and RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership)
According to 4th Tiger Census, there are approximately 2,967 tigers in India. Tigers count in India has increased from 1,411 in 2006 to 1,706 in 2010 and to 2,226 in 2014, marking the success of Project Tiger. India has achieved the goal of doubling the number of tigers as highlighted by the St Petersburg declaration 2010.However, according to the National Tiger… Continue reading Man-Animal Conflict
What happened? The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945 during the course of the Second World War leading to the deaths of over a lakh people. A similar bomb was dropped on another Japanese city of Nagasaki three days later leading to a further 80000 deaths.… Continue reading 06 Aug 1945: Hiroshima Day
(1) Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, (a) The provisions of Article 238 shall not apply in relation to the State of Jammu and Kashmir; (b) The power of Parliament to make laws for the said State shall be limited to those matters in the Union List and the Concurrent List which, in consultation with the Government of… Continue reading Jammu And Kashmir: Article 370 Scrapped
This article is significant for GS Paper - 2 Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation of Policies Issues Related to Women The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha with to facilitate altruistic surrogacy in the country. The government claims that regulating surrogacy will put an end to rampant commercialisation of the… Continue reading Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019
1. Arctic mission to ‘trap’ researchers in ice to study climate A team of climate change scientists from 17 nations is preparing for an expedition to the Arctic, where they will anchor their vessel to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them. Details: The scientists will be trapped in… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 5 July 2019
1. 27% of children with disabilities have never been to school: UNESCO Commissioned by the UNESCO, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences has prepared the report titled State of the Education Report for India 2019: Children with Disabilities. Findings of the report: Nearly three-fourths of five-year-old children and one-fourths of kids aged between 5 and 19 with… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 4 July 2019
1. Rise in cases of vector-borne diseases According to a report from the three municipal corporations in Delhi, cases of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya have shown an increasing trend this week. Details: The number of cases of vector-borne diseases is expected to rise during the monsoon. The three municipal corporations in Delhi have… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 2 July 2019
Meaning of slavery • Slavery is lack of freedom and liberty. Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose it. ‘Anything less is a form of slavery’ (Wayne Dyer). The great French Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau said that, ‘man is born free and everywhere he is in chains’. • Man was condemned… Continue reading Essay:-The danger of the past was that men became slaves, the danger of future is that they may become robots.
The approach of the Essay should be to indicate that our urge to achieve success must be supported by good values. These values help us to achieve our goals and also help us in cherishing our success with respect and love. • Lack of values brings only ephemeral or transitory success and even after getting… Continue reading Essay: Try not to Become a Man of Success, but Rather Try to Become a Man of Value.