Bridging The Health Policy To Execution Chasm

Context In April this year, the Union government released a guidance document on the setting up of a ‘public health and management cadre’ (PHMC) as well as revised editions of the Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) — for ensuring quality health care in government facilities. Relevance GS-II: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social […]

Constitutional Battle Between Governor and Government

Context The Supreme Court’s action in ordering the release of A G Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has resulted in mixed reactions. Relevance GS-II: Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure Dimensions of the Article Background Role of MDMA Use of […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 May 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 May 2022 Contents The constitutional battle between governor and government Bridging the health policy to execution chasm The Constitutional Battle Between Governor and Government Context The Supreme Court’s action in ordering the release of A G Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has resulted in mixed reactions. […]

How To Prepare For UPSC Prelim 2023?

How To Prepare For UPSC Prelim 2023?

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC is done to recruit candidates that are suitable for IAS, IPS, IFS, and other services. Millions of people apply for these exams but only a few make it through the exams and get selected. This makes the present-day candidates with lingering questions like how to prepare […]

What is Retinoblastoma?

Context: Retinoblastoma is the most common eye cancer occurring in young children. Relevance: GS II- Health Dimensions of the Article: What is retinoblastoma? Symptoms Retinoblastoma disease burden How is retinoblastoma detected? What is retinoblastoma? It is the most common cancer in the eye (malignant tumor) in small children. It can occur in one or both […]

What is Polio?

What is Polio?

Context: Mozambique identified its first case of wild poliovirus Type 1 this week after a child contracted the disease. It is the country’s first such case since 1992 and the second imported case of wild poliovirus in Southern Africa this year. An outbreak was reported in Malawi earlier this year. Relevance: GS II- Health Dimensions […]

Project WARDEC – India’s Upcoming AI-powered Wargame Center

Context: The Army Training Command  signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gandhinagar-based Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) to develop a ‘Wargame Research and Development Centre’ in New Delhi. The project, which has been given a prototype name ‘WARDEC’, will be a first-of-its-kind simulation-based training centre in India that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to design […]

India’s 5G Testbed & 6G Goal

India’s 5G Testbed & 6G Goal

Context: Recently, Prime Minister launched the country’s first 5G testbed  to help industry validate its products locally, he also set a target for India to roll out 6G services by the end of this decade.Relevance: GS III- Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: India’s 5G Testbed & 6G Goal From 1G to 5G The […]

About the Pegasus Project

About the Pegasus Project

Context: The Supreme Court has said its technical committee had so far received and tested 29 mobile devices suspected to be infected by Pegasus malware. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Basics of Cyber Security; Role of media and social-networking sites in internal security challenges; Internal security challenges through communication networks), GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional […]