RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently released the operational guidelines of Jal Jeevan Mission which is centre govt’s initiative to provide Functional Household Tap Connections to every rural household by 2024. Out of 17.87 crore rural households in the country about 14.6 crore which accounts for 81.67 …

Insights into Editorial: India’s under-5 mortality of girls exceeds that of boys

Insights into Editorial: India’s under-5 mortality of girls exceeds that of boys Context: According to the ‘Levels and Trends in Child Mortality’ report by the United Nations (UN) inter-agency group for child mortality, India is among the few countries in the world where, in 2018, the mortality under-5 years of girls, exceeded that of boys. …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 January 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 January 2020 Table of Contents: GS Paper 1: 1. Indian harvest festivals. 2. World’s fastest-growing cities.   GS Paper 2: 1. What is the commissionerate system? 2. Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD). 3. ‘8 Wonders of SCO’. 4. Hormuz peace initiative. 5. Raisina Dialogue.   Facts for …

Raisina Dialogue

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Raisina Dialogue What to Study? For Prelims and Mains: Raisina Dialogue- key facts. Context: Fifth edition of the Raisina Dialogue is being held in New Delhi. …

Hormuz peace initiative

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Hormuz peace initiative What to study? For Prelims: About the Starit of Hormuz and peace initiative. For Mains: Significance and need for stability in the region. Context: The meeting of Hormuz Peace Initiative was recently held in Iran. The meeting …