INVESTING IN INDIA’S YOUTH

Context: With the largest youth population in the world, India faces the difficult task of educating every citizen to become a productive member of society. Relevance: GS Paper 2: Social Sector & Social Services (health, education, human resources – issues in development, management); Mains Questions: “Demographic Dividend in India will remain only theoretical unless our […]

A ‘DUET’ FOR INDIA’S URBAN WOMEN

Context: The COVID-19 crisis has drawn attention to the insecurities that haunt the lives of the urban poor specially women. Relevance: GS Paper 2: Poverty and associated issues Mains Questions: Public works could provide valuable support to the urban poor, especially if women get most of the jobs. Discuss. 15 marks Dimensions of the Article: […]

THE RISE OF THE AI ECONOMY

Context: The pandemic has taught us many lessons and opened our minds to new ways of doing things, including understanding the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Relevance: GS Paper 3: S&T developments and everyday applications & effects; Awareness in fields of IT, Space, Computers, Robotics, Nanotech, Biotech, IPR […]

IN STANFORD RANKING, HOPE FOR INDIAN SCIENCE

Context: The government has plans to set up a National Research Foundation (NRF) with an aim to catalyse and energise research and innovation across all academic disciplines, particularly at the university and college levels. Relevance: GS Paper 3: Achievements of Indians in S&T; Indigenisation of technology & development of new technology. Mains Questions: Discuss the […]

9th December 2020 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents In Stanford ranking, hope for Indian science The rise of the AI economy IN STANFORD RANKING, HOPE FOR INDIAN SCIENCE Context: The government has plans to set up a National Research Foundation (NRF) with an aim to catalyse and energise research and innovation across all academic disciplines, particularly at the university and college levels. […]

8th December 2020 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents A ‘duet’ for India’s urban women Investing in India’s youth A ‘DUET’ FOR INDIA’S URBAN WOMEN Context: The COVID-19 crisis has drawn attention to the insecurities that haunt the lives of the urban poor specially women. Relevance: GS Paper 2: Poverty and associated issues Mains Questions: Public works could provide valuable support to the […]

Current Affairs 9 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Tharu tribals and Tourism ‘Havana Syndrome’ explained NGT on strengthening elephant corridors Eluru mystery illness Effect of ‘Make in India’ on life-saving medicines THARU TRIBALS AND TOURISM Focus: GS-I Indian Society Why in news? The Uttar Pradesh government has recently embarked upon a scheme to take the unique culture of its ethnic Tharu tribe […]

PIB 8th December 2020

Contents Vanchit Ikai Samooh aur Vargon ki Aarthik Sahayta (VISVAS) Yojana VANCHIT IKAI SAMOOH AUR VARGON KI AARTHIK SAHAYTA (VISVAS) YOJANA Focus: GS2 ;Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these […]