Day September 25, 2020

Barbados

• Queen Elizabeth II, who is the head of state in the UK and 15 other Commonwealth realms, including Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will be dropped as monarch by Barbados next year. About: • The Caribbean nation aims to…

[Editorial Analysis] The G in NGO

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Bill Mains level: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation Context: • The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Bill (FCRA) 2020, passed…

[Editorial Analysis] Environmentalism at the core

Mains Paper 3: Environment Prelims level: Environmentalism Mains level: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Context: • The United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the World Bank Group’s global practices have recognised sustainability as an essential issue of…