RSTV: IN DEPTH- ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

RSTV: IN DEPTH- ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Introduction:             At the two day Group of 20 summit in Osaka in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored the significance of Digital Economy & Artificial Intelligence. He emphasised the government’s reliance on the 5 ‘I’s that stand for Inclusiveness, Indigenization, Innovation, Investment in infrastructure & International cooperation in developing …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TRANSGENDER PERSONS BILL

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TRANSGENDER PERSONS BILL Introduction:             The bill seeks to empower the transgender community by providing them a separate identity. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, seeking to define transgender and prohibit discrimination against them, was introduced in the Lok Sabha two years ago. Amid din, five members participated in the …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- AADHAAR AMENDMENT BILL

RSTV: IN DEPTH- AADHAAR AMENDMENT BILL Introduction:             A bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as an identity proof for opening bank accounts and procuring mobile phone connections was passed. During the discussion, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad allayed the concerns of opposition members over data security.   The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- UNITED AGAINST TERROR FUNDING

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- UNITED AGAINST TERROR FUNDING Introduction:             The Enforcement Directorate said it has attached over a dozen assets in Jammu and Kashmir in a terror financing case against Pakistan-based terrorist and chief of the globally banned Hizbul Mujahideen, Syed Salahuddin. The central probe agency issued a provisional order under the Prevention of …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- HACKATHON

RSTV: IN DEPTH- HACKATHON Introduction:             Innovation and incubation have become buzzwords for New India. They are the new approach to the task of nation – building and helping to find practical and out-of the box solutions to every day problems in various fields are events that have come to be popular as hackathons. Hackathons …

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION IN INDIA

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION IN INDIA Introduction:             The All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) has announced the launch of a new initiative, dubbed AICRA Tech Startup Programme. As the name suggests, the programme will act as an incubation environment for startups and other early stage adopters working on robotics and …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ELIMINATING SINGLE USE PLASTICS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ELIMINATING SINGLE USE PLASTICS Introduction:             Govt. of India has laid great emphasis on eradicating single use plastic which has become one of the biggest sources of pollution. During his Independence Day Speech this year Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the people to take a pledge on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PoK: THE UNFINISHED AGENDA

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PoK: THE UNFINISHED AGENDA Introduction:             Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) belongs to India, which expects to gain physical control over the region one day, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said against the backdrop of heightened tensions with Pakistan on the Kashmir issue. Terrorism is the only issue India is willing to discuss …

RSTV- In Depth – Yudh Abhyas 2019 | India-US Joint Military Exercise

RSTV- In Depth – Yudh Abhyas 2019 | India-US Joint Military Exercise Introduction:             The latest joint military exercise between India and the US began on September 5 and concluded on 18th September in Washington. This exercise is an important part of the ongoing defence co-operation between the two nations. Named Yudh Abhyas, the exercise …

RSTV: India’s World- RCEP – Challenges & Way Forward

RSTV: India’s World- RCEP – Challenges & Way Forward Introduction: The 7th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ministerial meeting of the 10 members of ASEAN countries and their six FTA partners, including India took place. The ongoing global uncertainties have added to the urgency to conclude the mega free trade agreement between these nations. The joint …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INDIA- SOUTH KOREA: STRATEGIC PARTNERS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INDIA- SOUTH KOREA: STRATEGIC PARTNERS Introduction:             Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a two visit to South Korea. He holded a summit meeting with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in which is the second such meeting between both the leaders. Relations between both nations have made great stride in the recent …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TACKLING TERROR FINANCE

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TACKLING TERROR FINANCE Introduction:             In the wake of the dastradly terror attack in Pulwama carried out by Pakistan based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad , India had upped the ante against Pakistan on the issue of terror funding by pushing to blacklist the neighbouring country at the plenary meeting of the anti …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PRODUCTIVITY & SUSTAINABILITY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PRODUCTIVITY & SUSTAINABILITY Introduction:             In today’s world of manufacturing raw materials are taken from the environment , turned in to new products which are then disposed after use. This is a linear process with a being and an end and in this process limited raw materials will eventually run out. …