- Strengthening public health capacities in disasters (TH) Disaster legislation can help in this as private sector services are not a dependable option in the Indian context
GS2: International Relations
- PM seeks respect for ‘territorial integrity’(TH); Modi said India will use its capacity in production and distribution of vaccines to help the entire humanity in fighting the pandemic.
- 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State (PIB) Prime Minister underlined India’s strong cultural and historical connect with the SCO region and reiterated India’s firm commitment towards strengthening connectivity in the region with initiatives like International North-South Transport Corridor, Chabahar Port and Ashgabat Agreement.
- Explained: What is the new peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan? (IE) On Tuesday (November 10), Russia brokered a new peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the two countries that have been in a military conflict for over six weeks over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus.
GS3: Science & Technology
- Indian astronomers collaborated with Nobel laureate on Thirty Meter Telescope Project (PIB) 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Prof. Andrea Ghez had worked closely with Indian astronomers on the design of back-end instruments and possible science prospects of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project being installed at Maunakea in Hawaii, which can revolutionized the understanding of the universe and the enigmas in it.