[Editorial Analysis] Breaking the ice

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum Mains level: Potentiality of India-US trade Context: • On her maiden visit to Asia, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai held bilateral meetings with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and…

[Editorial Analysis] Falling short

Mains Paper 3: Internal Security Prelims level: Personal Data Protection Bill Mains level: Data security Context: • Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB), 2019 was finally adopted. • It has been more than three years since a draft Bill on personal…

Life expectancy lower for urban poor

• Azim Premji University in collaboration with 17 regional NGOs across India has recently released a report titled ‘Health Care Equity in Urban India’. • The report explores health vulnerabilities and inequalities in cities in India. It also looks at…

Project-15B

• The Defence Minister participated in the commissioning ceremony of the first Project-15B class stealth guided-missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam. • The remaining three ships — Mormugao, Imphal and Surat — are scheduled to be commissioned one per year from 2022…

East Asia Summit

• The fifth East Asia Summit Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation is set to begin in Kolkata. About: • The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a unique Leaders-led forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific region formed to further the…

AspirantWorld One liners : 22nd November

• According to Constitution and legal experts, the administration will have to introduce a bill in Parliament to abolish the three agro laws that have been the subject of farmer demonstrations over the past year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced…