RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- EDUCATION & ASPIRING INDIA

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- EDUCATION & ASPIRING INDIA   Introduction: In the Union Budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has suggested speedy implementation of the new education policy, besides several measures that will bring in a paradigm shift in the educational systems and creation of employment in India and abroad. The budget earmarked Rs 99,300 …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 08 February 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 08 February 2020 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 2: 1. What is ‘unparliamentary’ language? 2. Panel suggests steps to curb child porn.   GS Paper 3: 1. NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft. 2. Genome India project. 3. Kerala’s ban on CFL and filament bulbs from November 2020.   …

Kerala’s ban on CFL and filament bulbs from November 2020

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Kerala’s ban on CFL and filament bulbs from November 2020 What to study? For Prelims: Differences between LED, CFL and filament bulbs. For Mains: Why the ban? Implications and significance. Context: Kerala will impose a ban on the sale of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and incandescent (filament) bulbs starting November …

Genome India project

Topics Covered: Issues related to biotechnology. Genome India project What to study? For prelims: What is genome sequencing and how is it done?  For Mains: Significance, need and challenges to the project.  Context: The government has cleared an ambitious gene-mapping project, called Genome India Project. Overview of Genome India Project: The Rs 238-crore Genome India …