07 Aug, 2020
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What Is Severance Pay? Severance pay is the compensation and/or benefits an employer provides to an employee after employment is over. Severance packages may include extended benefits, such as health insurance and outplacement assistance to help an employee secure a new position. It is given
The urban migrant and the ‘ritual’ tug of home By, Dipankar Gupta is Retired Professor of Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Context This article is important purely for Mains GS Paper 1-Social issues. It is also very important for Sociology Optional students.
Beirut battered: On Lebanon blast Context The devastating blast in central Beirut on Tuesday that killed 135 people and wounded 4,000 has once again turned the spotlight on a city that had in the past survived civil wars, sectarian violence, foreign interventions and terrorist attacks.
Taking nuclear vulnerabilities seriously By, Benoît Pelopidas is the founder of the Nuclear Knowledges program at the Center for International Studies, Sciences Po, Paris. M.V. Ramana is the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global
Books, not bullets in J&K By, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ is Union Minister for Education, Government of India Context The most adversely affected during the periods of proxy war in J&K among all sections of society have been the children and youth of the region. Yo
How to pay for the stimulus By, Pulapre Balakrishnan is a Professor of Economics, Ashoka University, Sonipat Introduction Greater public spending will increase the fiscal deficit and this expansion has to be financed. Theoretically, it can be financed by higher taxes but it cannot be
Gratuity amendment bill Gs-Paper-2 Labour and Laws (PT-MAINS) The Union Cabinet has given approval to the introduction of the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament. Gratuity is a sum of money paid to an employee at the end of a period of employment. The Payment of Gratuit
New Code on Wages GS-PAPER-2 Labour and Labour Code (PT-MAINS) The Centre will soon notify the rules that will create the mechanisms to fix a floor wage that would then undergird the minimum wages for different categories of workers — unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and h
Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) The Health Ministry has announced the use of the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN). eVIN is an innovative technological solution aimed at strengthening immunisation supply chain systems across the country. This is being implemente
Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP) 2020 Context: Ministry of Defence (MoD) has put out a draft ‘Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP) 2020’ for public feedback. DPEPP has been drafted with the vision to make India amongst the leading co
Violating human rights in the Valley GS Mains Paper 2: J&K issue post abrogation of A.370 By, Justice (retd.) Madan B. Lokur is a former Supreme Court judge Context A few human rights concerns have emerged in the Kashmir Valley over the last one year since the abrogation of Articl
J&K and Ladakh, a year on By, G. Kishan Reddy is the Minister of State for Home Affairs and Member of Parliament from Secunderabad Context Though Syama Prasad Mukherjee highlighted the implications of Article 370 with the slogan “Ek desh mein do vidhan, do pradhan, do nishan na
Rekindle Kashmir’s lost and real connect By, Amitabh Mattoo is Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University Context This article talks about the contributions of various Kashmiris who aspired for a united nation with J&K as an integral part of India d
COVAX program COVAX is the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator The ACT Accelerator is a ground-breaking global collaboration to accelerate the development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines. COVAX is co-led by Gavi,
Contempt of Court GS-PAPER-2 Governance (Mains-I.V) Recently, the Supreme Court of India initiated the proceedings for criminal contempt of court against lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan. The contempt charges were lodged in the context of the comment made on social media, targeting the&nb
Militarising Andaman and Nicobar Islands GS-PAPER-2 IR (Mains) The Galwan valley face-off with China has rendered many Indian security experts mooted the idea of balancing China in the maritime domain. In this context, strengthening military presence at the Andaman and Nicobar Island
National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 GS-PAPER-3 Education reforms (Mains) Recently, the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 was announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (soon to be called the Ministry of Education). The policy is aimed at transforming the Indian educ
Time Capsule-Kaal Patra The Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has denied reports about placing a time capsule under the ground at the Ram Temple construction site in Ayodhya. The Time Capsule, also known as Kaal Patra, was supposed to contain the history of Ayodhya and Rama Janma Bho
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