Topic: Human Rights Act in India
According to the United Nations, human rights are the rights that are inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. They can also
GS-III Paper: Sucking up Surplus
SEBI needs financial autonomy to remain effective as the chief markets regulator.
The Centre’s decision to clip the wings of the Securities and Exchange Board of India has not gone down too well with its members. Yet, the Centre is refusing
GS-II Paper: Kashmir Mediation
Facing a furore in Parliament over the issue, the government has clarified in no uncertain terms that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not request U.S. President Donald Trump to “mediate or arbitrate” on the Kashmir issue.
GS-II: How India intends to make its dams safer
The Dam Safety Bill was recently introduced in the Lok Sabha.
Dam Safety Bill,2019
The Bill provides for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of dams to prevent disasters, and institutional mechanisms to ensure safety
GS-III: Successful Launch of Chandrayan 2.
The 640-tonne GSLV Mk-III rocket successfully injected the 3,850-kg Chandrayaan-2 composite module into the Earth’s orbit.
With the successful launch all eyes are now on September 7 when the lander and rover modules of the space
Topic: Solid Waste Management in India
GS Paper 3
Solid waste management refers to the process of collecting and treating solid wastes. According to the Britannica, “Solid-waste management, the collecting, treating and disposing of solid material that is di
GS-III Paper: Antibiotic Colistin banned in animal food industry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued an order prohibiting the manufacture, sale and distribution of colistin and its formulations for food-producing animals, poultry, aqua farming and animal feed supplements.
GS-III: Kisan Vikas Patra
In view of falling interest rates, the government has increased the time period by 1 month for doubling the money invested in Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) to 9 years and 5 months.
Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)
KVP is a saving certificate scheme which was first laun
GS-III: What are sovereign bonds ,and what are their risks and rewards.
The government has announced its plans to raise a portion of its gross borrowing from overseas markets. With the help of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the government will finalise the plans for the
GS-II: The unravelling of a kidney racket
Organ donation is the donation of biological tissue or an organ of the human body, from a living or dead person to a living recipient in need of a transplantation. Transplantable organs and tissues are removed in a surgical procedure followin