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SC verdict: Criminalisation of sex with minor brides

SC verdict: Criminalisation of sex with minor brides

Nov 06,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Young Hans
On October 17, the Supreme Court read down the marital rape exception for married girls between the ages of 15 and 18.
Policies that can revive job growth in India

Policies that can revive job growth in India

Oct 29,2017 , 09:05 PM IST | Young Hans
 Expectations from India’s manufacturing sector are high. These include, among other objectives, job creation, exports and a force that will drive future economic growth.
Tackling hunger in India

Tackling hunger in India

Oct 27,2017 , 09:31 PM IST | Young Hans
This year’s report of Global Hunger Index shows that India has slipped three positions from last year — it ties with Djibouti and war-ravaged Rwanda for the 100th rank among 119 nations.
India’s effort for permanent seat

India’s effort for permanent seat

Oct 26,2017 , 09:29 PM IST | Young Hans
US ambassador to the United Nations (Nikki Haley) said that America was open to UN reforms to expand the permanent membership of the security council but the key for India to get there would be to “not touch” the issue of veto power that current members are neither willing to share nor give up.
Understanding India’s Nuclear Policy

Understanding India’s Nuclear Policy

Oct 24,2017 , 10:12 PM IST | Young Hans
•    Nuclearization has had unforeseen consequences for India security.  •    Though nuclear weapons, the perfect status quo weapon, has benefits for a status quo power such as India, there are also some concerns about what it does to the military balance in South Asia. 
Understanding India’s Nuclear Policy

Understanding India’s Nuclear Policy

Oct 23,2017 , 09:22 PM IST | Young Hans
India’s nuclear doctrine, in its declaratory form if not in its  operational variation, has undergone some changes since it was   first announced in August 1999. 
Understanding India's Nuclear Policy

Understanding India's Nuclear Policy

Oct 22,2017 , 09:32 PM IST | Young Hans
For the second time in the last decade, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual peace prize to the laudable goal of nuclear disarmament.  This year’s recipient, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of nuclear dangers. 
Things to know about the Nobel Prize

Things to know about the Nobel Prize

Oct 16,2017 , 09:59 PM IST | Young Hans
 As we all know the Nobel Prize is one of the most prestigious awards bestowed on individuals or institutions for outstanding achievements in the field of medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.
Conference of Parties-23 on climate change at Bonn

Conference of Parties-23 on climate change at Bonn

Oct 13,2017 , 09:52 PM IST | Young Hans
The meeting will primarily concentrate on various aspects associated with the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA), which was negotiated at COP-21 and entered into force, or became legally binding, on November 4, 2016.
Understanding the NPA’s and their impact

Understanding the NPA’s and their impact

Oct 11,2017 , 11:37 PM IST | Education & Careers
A Non-Performing Asset refers to a classification for loans on the books of financial institutions that are in default or are in arrears on scheduled payments of principal or interest. In most cases, debt is classified as nonperforming when loan payments have not been made for a period of 90 days.
NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy

NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy

Oct 09,2017 , 09:38 PM IST | Young Hans
The NITI Aayog’s Draft National Energy Policy (DNEP) predicts that between now and 2040, there will be a quantum leap in the uptake of renewable energy together with a drastic reduction in fossil fuel energy intensity.
Power for all by 2022: challenges & innovative solutionsyonu

Power for all by 2022: challenges & innovative solutionsyonu

Oct 06,2017 , 08:55 PM IST | Young Hans
Two years ago, in his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, promised to provide electricity to the 18,500 villages, which did not have electricity then, in 1,000 days. This Independence Day he highlighted that more than 14,000 have been electrified since then.
Surgical strike and diplomatic challenges

Surgical strike and diplomatic challenges

Oct 03,2017 , 11:15 PM IST | Education & Careers
A top Army commander said the surgical strikes carried out last year at terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were intended to convey the message that the Line of Control (LoC) can be breached whenever the need arises.
Understanding ozone layer and associated concepts

Understanding ozone layer and associated concepts

Oct 01,2017 , 10:59 PM IST | Education & Careers
The population of vertebrate species on Earth in the wild saw a dramatic fall of about 30% between 1970 and 2006, with the worst effects being in the tropics and in freshwater ecosystems. Destruction of species’ habitats by pollutants and land-use change are destroying flora and fauna at unprecedented rates. ozone layer, Understanding ozone layer
Demystifying foreign policy of India

Demystifying foreign policy of India

Sep 23,2017 , 04:15 AM IST | Education & Careers
•The Look East policy has emerged as a major thrust area of India’s foreign policy in the post-Cold War period. It was launched in 1991 by the then Narasimha Rao government to renew political contacts, increase economic integration and forge security cooperation with several countries of Southeast Asia as a means to strengthen political understanding.
Understanding importance of national waterways

Understanding importance of national waterways

Sep 20,2017 , 10:03 PM IST | Young Hans
As acquisition of land for national and State highways becomes scarce and the cost of construction of roads, flyovers and bridges goes up, the government is now exploring using water as a means of public transportation.
Demystifying Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 2015

Demystifying Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 2015

Aug 29,2017 , 10:56 PM IST | Hans
Justice Dispensing System in India has come under great stress for various reasons including huge pendency of cases in various courts. The injustice is particularly egregious in commercial disputes, where cases remain pending for years.
Challenges associated with domestic workers in India

Challenges associated with domestic workers in India

Aug 08,2017 , 09:30 PM IST | Hans
The recent case of a minor girl in Noida being accused of stealing; and the counter allegations of her ill-treatment are the latest in a long list of incidents involving domestic workers and questions of the rights of such workers.
States’ fiscal deficit on the rise

States’ fiscal deficit on the rise

Aug 02,2017 , 12:23 AM IST | Hans
How much of fiscal deficit is right? Fiscal deficit is bridged by market borrowing and central bank printing fresh currency (monetization), if necessary. (To a limited extent, FD is important as the Government’s ability to help growth and welfare increases).
Need for lateral entry into Civil Services

Need for lateral entry into Civil Services

Jul 26,2017 , 12:32 AM IST | Hans
Good governance is basic to all reforms and changes in society. Given the significance of the bureaucracy in India’s development, some of the major changes need to be incorporated in order to improve the bureaucracy’s efficiency and performance.
Need for a new India national textile policy

Need for a new India national textile policy

Jul 19,2017 , 12:58 AM IST | Hans
Almost three centuries ago India was the richest country dominating the world economy with textile exports. However, lapses in our policies and certain decisions in those years allowed the British to rule upon us. 
Making prescription of generic drugs mandatory

Making prescription of generic drugs mandatory

Jul 11,2017 , 11:58 PM IST | Hans
In a widely publicised speech on April 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated that the government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines.
An insight into India’s Energy Transformation

An insight into India’s Energy Transformation

Jun 20,2017 , 11:48 PM IST | Hans
India has gained global attention for its ambitious clean energy targets. India is now expected to play a major role in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence.
Decoding Jobless Growth in India

Decoding Jobless Growth in India

Jun 08,2017 , 10:11 PM IST | Hans
Growth should be inclusive and sustainable. One of the crucial determinant of the same is it should be employment intensive. India has witnessed service of the economy and this has resulted in less job intensive growth. Further there are issues in policy orientations.
Demystifying new Index for Industrial Production (IIP)

Demystifying new Index for Industrial Production (IIP)

Jun 01,2017 , 09:57 PM IST | Hans
You all know that GDP measures the overall activity (production) in the Indian Economy. But is there any index which specifically captures the industrial activity in the Indian Economy? Yes, this index is known as Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
An analysis of India-Africa relationships

An analysis of India-Africa relationships

May 29,2017 , 09:39 PM IST | Hans
In the global geopolitics India needs to effectively engage with all countries across the world for engagement on multiple fronts. Africa as a dark continent is emerging as global theatre for all major powers for resources and power play. India has its task cut out though with historical ties. Importance of Africa:
Poverty line and its associated concepts and issues

Poverty line and its associated concepts and issues

May 15,2017 , 05:19 AM IST | Hans
Some have dominant access to resources while some are deprived of resources. Situation is no different now.
China Belt and Road Initiative for international cooperation

China Belt and Road Initiative for international cooperation

May 11,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Hans
Since 2013, the ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiative has become the centerpiece of China’s economic diplomacy. The essence of OBOR is to promote regional and cross-continental connectivity between China and Eurasia. 
An analysis of generic medicines in India

An analysis of generic medicines in India

May 09,2017 , 10:42 PM IST | Hans
Generic medicines in India have received a new impetus with Prime Minister Modi himself advocating the usage of these medicines. Doctors will now be required to prescribe generic formulations of medicines, as opposed to specific brands. The Prime Minister has announced that prescription of medicines by their generic names will be mandatory.
NITI Aayog’s vision to transform economy

NITI Aayog’s vision to transform economy

May 08,2017 , 10:17 PM IST | Hans
India’s top think tank Niti Aayog with an aim of transforming India in fifteen years, has envisioned an ambitious agenda for the country to be achieved by 2032.

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