Headline : Price controls can do more harm than good Editorial 3rd Sep'19 Livemint Details : Logic behind pricing of pharmaceutical products: Many healthcare products such as pharmaceutical drugs require years of research and millions of dollars to develop.Even after that, there is always the risk of a new medicine failing to pass human trials.As an incentive … Continue reading Price controls can do more harm than good Editorial 3rd Sep’19 Livemint
Headline : India protests over UN chief’s report Details : In News: The United Nation has recently released its Annual report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict. India is disappointed with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for including in the report situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international security. … Continue reading International Organisations and Reports: Annual report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict.
Headline : US ends Cold War nuke treaty with aim of countering China Details : In News: The USA has withdrawn from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) signed in 1987. About INF Treaty The missile crisis of 1970s and 80s represented the high-point of cold war, with both USA (and its NATO allies) on one side and … Continue reading Everything about About Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)
Mallakhamb It is a traditional Indian sport in which a gymnast performs feats and poses in concert with a vertical wooden pole or rope. Mallakhamb originated in Maharastra, India, during the 12th century, as a form of training for wrestlers. Mallakhamba derives from the terms malla which denotes a wrestler and khamba which means a … Continue reading Important Terms – Current Affairs
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Headline : Electrifying India’s transport Editorial 7th May'19 TimesOfIndia Details : Rapid urbanization and transport problems: India’s urban population will nearly double in the next decade. More than half a billion people will live and work in Indian cities. Travel within and between cities will grow exponentially. This rapid growth poses several social, economic and environmental … Continue reading Electrifying India’s transport Editorial 7th May’19 TimesOfIndia
Headline : SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law Details : The News Recently, the Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act of 2018. The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 Objective: to prevent atrocities … Continue reading SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law