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  • World Trans-Fat Elimination

    In News: A new status report from WHO has found that five billion people globally remain unprotected from harmful trans-fat, increasing their risk of heart disease and death. More on World Trans-Fat Elimination WHO first called for the global elimination...

    Published On January 31st, 2023
  • OBC Sub-Categorisation

    Context:  Recently, Justice G. Rohini-led commission for the sub-categorisation of other backward classes (OBCs) has been given 14th extension in its tenure by the President About Commission It was set up by the President under Article 340 of the Indian...

    Published On January 31st, 2023
  • Democratic Values in the History of India

    Context: The Prime Minister said in his latest address to citizens that the spirit of democracy has been present in every part of our country since ages and cited a few examples of it. Prevalence of Democratic Features and values...

    Published On January 31st, 2023
  • Editorial of the Day: In NREGA Reforms, Prioritise the Worker and her Dues (The Hindu)

    Context of the Article: While reforming National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, focusing on administrative and fiscal efficacy alone would be a flaw. The Author’s Views The author writes about the reforms required in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • Case Study of the Day: Jharkhand- Migrants’ Database for Targeted Welfare Delivery

    Jharkhand- Migrants’ Database for Targeted Welfare Delivery Background The Jharkhand government has launched an initiative recently, to collate Migrants' information and build a database of migrant workers from the state, in direction of effective Delivery of Welfare Schemes. About the...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • AISHE Report

    Context:  Recently, the Union Ministry of Education released data on the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), 2020-2021. Highlight of AISHE Report Enrolment: Total student enrolments in higher education increased to nearly 4.13 crore in 2020-21 from 3.85 crore...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • Worst Impacts of Sea Level Rise will Hit Earlier than thought: Study

    In News: A study has reported that the worst impacts of sea level rise will hit earlier than thought and the impact would be more than earlier predicted. About Worst Impacts of Sea Level Rise Study Instruments used in the...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • States Fall Short of Forest Cover Targets

    Context: India is lagging behind in the targets to increase the number and quality of tree- and forest-cover plantations set in the Green India Mission, according to data accessed via the Right to Information Act. What is National Mission for...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • Livestock and Climate Change

    In News: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has invested in a climate technology start-up that aims to curtail the methane emissions of cow burps. More on Livestock and Climate Change Rumin8, the start-up has received funding worth $12 million from Breakthrough...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • Editorial of the Day: India’s Growth Amid a Global Economic Slowdown (Indian Express)

    Context of the Article: Global Slowdown is on the way, but India has done relatively well despite multiple shocks in the past three years. The reasons include its “double diversity” advantage, arriving at a feasible set of reforms, and the...

    Published On January 28th, 2023