DAILY NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS

(DNA)



10 September 2019

A minor win for India at WTO.

By Aspire IAS

A WTO panel in June accepted India’s claim in a dispute concerning U.S. regulations on the domestic content requirement in the production of renewable energy.


The world has embraced electronic cigarettes, commonly known as vapes, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) as harm-reduction alternatives to combustible tobacco used in cigarettes


10 September 2019

UN Peacekeeping

By Aspire IAS

India has told the UN Security Council that peacekeeping currently is in a “no-man’s land” and called for next generation of reforms in peacekeeping based on incentivisation, innovation and institutionalization.


10 September 2019

India Iodine Survey 2018-19 Report

By Aspire IAS

Tamil Nadu has the lowest consumption of iodized salt despite being the third biggest producer of salt in the country, according to a first-of-its-kind national survey to measure the coverage of iodised salt.


10 September 2019

Registration of steel and iron imports.

By Aspire IAS

In a bid to clamp down on the dumping of iron and steel imports and also the over and under invoicing of these products the government has removed these items from the ;free category and has made it mandatory for importers to apply in advance for registration of their import.