Know all about Taliban and US tussle: History and present

🕔16:48, 21.Sep 2019

Context:  President Trump calling off the talks with Taliban insurgents on Sept. 7. Mr. Trump cited the death of an American soldier as evidence that the Taliban were not negotiating in good faith. American diplomats have pressed for a cease-fire

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SC to have single judge benches for bail pleas, transfer petitions

🕔16:27, 21.Sep 2019

In News The Supreme Court has notified the Supreme Court (Amendment) Rules, 2019, which empowers the Chief justice of India to appoint single-judge benches to hear pleas for bail and transfer of cases. The amended Rules also give the CJI

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Parliamentary Budget Office in India

🕔16:26, 21.Sep 2019

Parliamentary Budget Office in India When most people vote for their representatives their votes are influenced by months and years of conversations, long-held opinions and ideally, hard facts and evidence provided by different sources (Such as media). This tells us

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Cabinet Approves Ban on E-Cigarettes

🕔18:20, 20.Sep 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved a ban on e-cigarettes, citing the need to take early action to protect public health. The government will immediately pass an ordinance, subject to the approval of the President, and the matter will be taken

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Access to internet fundamental right: Kerala High Court

🕔18:06, 20.Sep 2019

In a landmark judgment, the High Court of Kerala has declared that the right to access the internet is a fundamental right forming part of the right to privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. The declaration was

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National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) Scheme

🕔18:05, 20.Sep 2019

Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced a new PPP Scheme, National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) for using technology for better learning outcomes in Higher Education. Details Objective The objective is to use Artificial Intelligence to make learning more

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Most States Won’t Meet Poshan Abhiyaan Targets : Study

🕔17:48, 19.Sep 2019

A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that the targets framed by the Centre to tackle malnutrition and stunting under Poshan Abhiyaan Targets are ‘aspirational’, and many Indian states are running behind and may not

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Stalled Police Reforms In India

🕔17:41, 19.Sep 2019

Police Reforms In India Home minister Amit Shah, at a function organized by the Policy Research and Development Bureau, said that in British era the police was raised to protect their interests, but now the duty of the police was

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Margdarshan, Margdarshak, WAWE Summit 2019

🕔17:40, 19.Sep 2019

WAWE Summit 2019 Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched several initiatives of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) It includes Facilitation through Margadarshan and Margadarshak, Model Curriculum for Diploma Courses, Waste Management Accelerator for Aspiring

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The Burden of Malnutrition

🕔17:38, 19.Sep 2019

In News Two-thirds of the 1.04 million deaths in children under five years in India are still attributable to malnutrition, according to the first comprehensive estimate of disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition and the trends of its

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