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[Editorial Analysis] A Force for the Future

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: custodial deaths Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability Context: • The custodial deaths in Thoothukudi and the killing of eight policemen in an ambush in Uttar Pradesh has brought the country’s…

Indradhanush 2.0

• Government of India launched nationwide vaccination drive to prevent eight diseases under Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 on December 2, 2019. Key highlights: • The scheme is aimed at immunizing children under the age of 2 years and pregnant women…

Multiverse Concept

• A new book titled ‘The Number of the Heavens’ written by science journalist Tom Siegfried explores how the concept of the multiverse has evolved. About: • Multiverse is a scientific concept under which some scientists believe that our universe…

[Editorial Analysis] On Take Away from G20

Mains Paper 2: International Prelims level: G 20 Mains level : Highlights of the figure depicts the dimensions of take away from G20 summit Context • Prime Minister Narendra Modi held separate bilateral meetings with leaders of Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey,…

PM conferred with Seoul Peace Prize

• The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. • It is the recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human…

“Harit Diwali-Swasth Diwali” campaign

• Air pollution is a serious health issue in the country especially in the northern parts during winter seasons. • The air pollution in the northern region is attributed to dust, burning of crops in certain states, burning of garbage…