DAILY NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS

(DNA)



16 August 2019

Code of Conduct for MPs and MLAs

By Aspire IAS

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has sought a consensus on a Code of Conduct for MPs and MLAs. This has been a longstanding concern — progress has been slow and uneven.


16 August 2019

Shimla Agreement

By Aspire IAS

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Referring to the Simla Agreement, which was signed by India and Pakistan in 1972, Guterres said the “final status of J&K is to be settled by peaceful means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations”.


16 August 2019

Women Transforming India Awards

By Aspire IAS

This year the theme of the World Biofuel Day is “Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)”.


Nearly 93.1% of rural Indian households have access to toilets and 96.5% of these toilets are in constant usage, according to the second edition of NARSS in 2018-19.


A laser-guided land leveller uses technology to accurately flatten a field in a fraction of the time than an oxen-powered scraper. But such Hitech levellers cost at least ?3 lakh and is beyond the reach of the average small farmer.A new app described as “Uber for tractors” offers a solution