The Big Picture – Bihar to ban alcohol from April 1, 2016: Has prohibition worked anywhere?

The Big Picture – Bihar to ban alcohol from April 1, 2016: Has prohibition worked anywhere? Summary Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has banned the sale of alcohol in Bihar. The complete prohibition is a very sensitive and complex issue. It has never succeeded anywhere in the world. Even a liberal country like America had imposed …

Insights into Editorial: Managing a great epidemic + MINDMAPS on Current Issues

Insights into Editorial: Managing a great epidemic + MINDMAPS on Current Issues 30 November 2015 Today, Diabetes has become a major public health concern in India. According to the International Diabetes Federation, over 66 million people in India live with this metabolic disease; an almost equal number has pre-diabetes which is an immediate precursor to …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). India was elected to the IMO council under Category ‘B’ at the 29th session …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 November  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  Click on …