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Q) India has become the President of the United Nations Security Council for a month. How will this affect the world, especially China? Comment.

Why this question:

India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August. It has several important items on its agenda for the world body's functioning under this period, especially those focusing on areas of its core interests.(This is India's tenth tenure.) 

Key demand of the question:

India in UNSC and its impact on the world and specially china.

Directive:

Explain - Establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction about the UNSC ,its establishment , and its importance.

Body:

In the first part, mention about the UNSC- Permanent and non permanent members  - Role of China(China is the only permanent member of UNSC, opposing India’s inclusion into UNSC. Thus, uses veto power against India's efforts to become a permanent member.

- In the next part, explain challenges associated with it.  . 

Conclusion:

Conclude with the way forward.

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Q) Breastfeeding not only protects the health of the child but also indirectly contributes to the nation's economy. Comment. 

Why this question:

World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held every year from August 1 to 7 in over 120 countries. The World Health Organisation states breastfeeding as one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival.

Key demand of the question:

Benefits of breastfeeding in children and also how it benefits indirectly to nations economy.

Directive:

Explain - How it leads to holistic development of a child.( way to provide young infants with the essential nutrients required for growth and development)

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction about the UNSC ,its establishment , and its importance.

Body:

In the first part, mention about the Breast feeding its importance -Advantages of breastfeeding - breastfeeding in COVID. In the next part, explain challenges associated with it.Its contribution to the economy  . 

Conclusion:

Conclude with the way forward.

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Q.) Briefly Explain India’s achievements and failure in the first 75 years of independence.

Why this question:

Key demand of the question:

India's achievements ,failures and challenges faced since independence.

Directive:

Explain - Establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons  explaining the different ways they could be construed.

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction about India before and after independence ,its establishment,challenges faced to archive the output.

Body:

How India was before and after independence , how partition happened. Challenges and failures.

Achievement/failure(positives and negatives) - Culture , society(unity in diversity), women empowerment , formation of indian constitution , e - governance , poverty alleviation , international relation with neighbouring countries , science and tech , indian economy(LPG).

Conclusion:

Conclude with the way forward.

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