Kala Azar

Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health.   Kala Azar What to study? For prelims and mains: The disease, it’s causes, spread, symptoms and prevention. Context: Study warns Kala azar patients can infect others even after treatment. Research showed that patients with the condition can be a source …

What is Simla Agreement and How it is Relevant Amid Trump’s Kashmir Mediation Gaffe

Topics covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   What is Simla Agreement and How it is Relevant Amid Trump’s Kashmir Mediation Gaffe   What to study? For prelims and mains: Simla agreement- origin, impact and outcomes, has it been successful?   Context: Donald Trump’s offer …

NAM

Topics covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   NAM   What to study? For prelims: NAM- origin, Objectives, composition and members. For mains: It’s relevance today for India and the world, need for reorganisation.   Context: Ministerial meeting of Coordinating Bureau of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was held …

Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India

Topics covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India   What to study? For prelims and mains: Cryptocurrency- meaning, features, need for regulation and key recommendations. …