A Cure to Ebola

Context: A randomised trial has shown two candidate drugs to be highly effective in curing Ebola, especially if treatment is started early. Background: In 2018, Ebola struck the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), making 2,619 people ill and killing 1,823 (overall fatality rate of about 67%). The first step towards finding a cure was Read More …

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Context: Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address announced the appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Details: The announcement comes 20 years after a review committee on the Kargil War had suggested it. The announcement was made for the creation of the post of Chief Read More …

Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill

Context: The Lok Sabha recently passed the Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill. Highlights of the Bill:  According to the Bill, a transgender is a person whose gender does not match with the one assigned at birth and includes transman or transwoman (whether or not such person has undergone sex Read More …

Kondapalli Toys

Context: Kondapalli toy makers claim that, though platforms such as Lepakshi, Amazon and MyStateBazaar endorse the products promoting the craft, such a promotion has barely helped them in their sustenance. Kondapalli toys: Kondapalli Toys are the toys made of wood in Kondapalli of Krishna district, a village nearby Vijayawada in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Bommala Colonytranslates to Toys Colony in Read More …

Ethics in Governance – 2nd ARC

Ethics and Politics Ethical Values in Politics play an important role in setting the public discourse while it is unrealistic and simplistic to expect perfection in politics in an ethically imperfect environment, the standards set in politics influence other aspect of governance. Criminalization of Politics: Participation of criminals in the electoral Read More …

Capacity Building for Conflict Resolution – 2nd ARC

CHAPTER 1. Introduction Conflict is an unavoidable facet of human life. The maturity of a society is thus measured not so much by the absence of conflict in it as the ability of its institutions and procedures for resolving it. The potential for conflict will always exist in a society Read More …

Anudeep Durishetty IAS Complete Notes Pdf Download

Now you have made up your mind to become IAS officer and looking for the books and study materials to achieve your goal. Well, you are on the right page. Now We are Sharing With You Anudeep Durishetty Complete Notes Pdf Download.  Audeep’s GS Notes GS 1 World History Textbook World History Notes Read More …

Right to Information: Master Key to Good Governance – 2nd ARC

Introduction “If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost”. Aristotle Right to information has been seen as the key to strengthening participatory democracy and ushering in people Read More …

Recommended books for Ethics

Books ARC 4th report. Ethics in Public Administration – Patrick Sheeran. Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude: G. Subbarao. NCERT Psychology book Class XI & XII: Selected chapters. Citizen Centric Administration – ARC Report. Yojana Issues- Good Governance (2013), Inclusive Governance (2013), Reforms in Public Administration (2014). Lexicon for ethics, Integrity, and Read More …