Important Issues

Suicides in India: What data shows

Context: If Indian states were countries, three states would have the third, fourth and fifth worst rates of female suicide ...
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Designing financial products for women

Context: Marketers from a growing range of industries have gone to great lengths to create consumer markets that are segmented ...
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Health and Nutrition Initiatives under Aspirational District Programme

Context: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,in collaboration with Ministry of Women and Child Development, organized a one-day National ...
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Cross Border Insolvency

Context: The Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to recommend amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy ...
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The anatomy of banking frauds

Context Fraud is a real operational risk for banks. As the latest Financial Stability Report of the Reserve Bank of ...
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4th Edition of NITI Lecture Series

Context: NITI Aayog is organizing the fourth edition of NITI Lecture Series at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 22.10.2018. The ...
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Amritsar disaster: avoidable tragedy

Context: The ghastly Dasara disaster at Amritsar that has left 59 people dead is a harsh reminder, if any were ...
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We have failed our children

Context: One of six persons living in this world lives in India. Is life in India good or bad? According ...
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How NRC echo reached Tripura?

Context: Kirit Pradyot Debbarman Manikya, son of the last King of Tripura, plans to move the Supreme Court demanding a National ...
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Should India have two time zones?

Context: OVER THE years, various citizens and political leaders have debated whether India should have two separate time zones. The ...
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Data localisation: why, why not

Context: Earlier this week, companies around the world scrambled to try and meet a RBI-mandated deadline to store Indian users’ ...
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UN climate panel says ‘unprecedented changes’ needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C

Context: A landmark UN report paints a dire picture of the catastrophic consequences the world will face if immediate action ...
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Global Hunger Index 2018

Context: India has been ranked at the 103rd position among 119 countries on the Global Hunger Index, says a report.  ...
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When and where the sexual harassment law holds, against whom

Context: If a woman is harassed by a man who is not in the same organisation, whom does she approach? ...
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The Gorkhas of Assam, India

Context: The Home Ministry issued a communication citing a 1950 treaty between India and Nepal, and stating that Gorkhas living ...
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Information overload is always preferable to information deficit

Takeaways of President of India inaugurates 13th convention of the Central Information Commission: Context: Recently the President of India, Shri Ram ...
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Speech of The Vice President of India on Judiciary

Only Takeaways: Please write down these notes and make wise use of these important points in GS Papers. Context: The ...
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Why reducing emissions from deforestation, forest degradation remains a challenge?

Context: Forests are important carbon sinks. Between 1990 and 2007, the world’s forests stored about 2.4 gigatonnes of carbon per ...
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A clean environment for human empowerment

Context: Human beings and nature have a very special relationship. Mother Nature has nurtured and nourished us. The first civilisations ...
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E-waste: How should India defuse a ticking time bomb?

E-waste in India: India’s annual electronic waste (e-waste) generation was 1.8 million MTs in 2016 and is expected to reach ...
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