This article is about the critical findings observed under the National health profile 2019 published by CBHI (Central Bureau of Health Intelligence). This information is essential for the health system, policy development, governance, health research, human resource development, and health education and training. About Central Bureau of Health Intelligence Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) is the National Nodal agency for Health Intellig... .
Updated on 6 January, 2020
USA - Iran Conflict - US President Donald Trump's decision to authorize a drone strike that killed Iran's most powerful military commander has seen tensions between the two nations escalate. The strike against Mr. Soleimani and several Iraqi Shia militia members when they were leaving the airport, was apparently in retaliation for the storming of the American Embassy in Baghdad by protesters earlier this week. About US... .
Updated on 6 January, 2020
The Delhi Police has written a letter to the Delhi High Court seeking the appointment of a Claims Commissioner to assess the damage caused to public property during the Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (Anti-CAA) protest in the city. In Uttar Pradesh, which witnessed violence during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests, the administration has issued notices to over 130 people accused of rioting to pay up around Rs 50 lakh in damages. Cases ... .
Updated on 4 January, 2020
Context- Recently, The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released the biennial “India State of Forest Report (ISFR)” 2019. The report is published by the Forest Survey of India(FSI) which has been mandated to assess the forest and tree resources of the country including wall-to-wall forest cover mapping. The ISFR 2019 is the 16th report in the series, the first being the report of 1987. Up to the year 1999, the f... .
Updated on 3 January, 2020
The growth in the quarter from July to September had slipped to 4.5%. This was the lowest level recorded in six-and-a-half years, with the 6.1% nominal GDP growth (real growth plus inflation) coming in as the slowest in a decade. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had already pared India’s growth estimate for this year to 6.1% in October from its earlier forecast of 7%, but is now expected to slash it further with the country in the midst of a s... .
Updated on 2 January, 2020
The Union government proposes to update the existing National Population Register (NPR), which already has an electronic database of more than 119 crore residents, by verifying the details of all respondents through house-to-house enumeration, according to an official manual on conducting the fresh NPR exercise. Coupled with the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, which excludes Muslims, fears about an NPR-NRIC have brought lakhs of peo... .
Updated on 30 December, 2019