Daily News Updates

World Sustainable Development Summit

February 16, 2019

The World Sustainable Development Summit 2019 is being held in New Delhi. It is organized by The Energy and Resources Institute – TERI.

Wasted effort: half of India’s waste-to-energy plants defunct

February 16, 2019

An analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment has revealed that nearly half of India’s waste-to-energy (WTE) plants, meant to convert non-biodegradable waste, are defunct.

Oxytocin ban

February 16, 2019

Indian Medical Association has said Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (KAPL) neither has the experience nor the capacity to handle Oxytocin production.

WHO issues new international standard for music devices

February 16, 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have issued a new international standard for the manufacture and use of musical devices.

Dolphin census

February 16, 2019

Annual Dolphin census was recently carried out in Odisha by the state’s forest and environment department.

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Yojana

February 16, 2019

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has launched the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan Yojana (PM-SYM), a mega pension scheme for unorganised sector. The scheme was announced in the Interim Budget 2019.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban

February 16, 2019

Government has launched a Mobile App to Allow Beneficiaries to Capture & Upload Photographs of Completed Houses under PMAY- U.

STRESS POINTS OF DEMOCRACY

February 16, 2019

According to M.K.Narayanan (former National Security Advisor and a former Governor of West Bengal), Across the world, democracy is in obvious retreat, with authoritarian tendencies on the rising in power and the influence.

TIME TO RAISE THE BAR

February 16, 2019

Judiciary and Executive should remain mutual watchdogs than mutual admirers, and post-retirement offers can lead to erosion of judicial independence.

THE SOLUTION IS UNIVERSAL

February 15, 2019

Rural distress has hit unprecedented levels. According to unofficial news reports, unemployment is the highest in 45 years.

NO ZERO-SUM GAMES: ON INDIA-U.S. TRADE HOSTILITIES

February 14, 2019

There are alarm bells in India over a possible decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to withdraw the Generalised System of Preferences status

NO ZERO-SUM GAMES: ON INDIA-U.S. TRADE HOSTILITIES

February 14, 2019

There are alarm bells in India over a possible decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to withdraw the Generalised System of Preferences status

WE NEED A LEAP IN HEALTHCARE SPENDING

February 14, 2019

At present, health spending is only 1.15-1.5% of GDP. In the Interim Budget 2019-20, 10.6% of the total amount is allocated to defence, while only 2.2% is allocated to healthcare.

GOVERNING INDIA’S MANY SPACES

February 12, 2019

There are three important Indices which needs to be analysed and interlinked with each other as well. They are of the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ (EDB), ‘Human Development’ (HDI) and ‘Environmental Performance’ (EPI).

West Bengal Police Recruitment 2019- 8419 Constable Vacancy

February 06, 2019

WEST Bengal Police Recruitment 2019 – 8419 Constables Vacancy – Last Date 05 March

Jharkhand SSC – JSSC Recruitment 2019 – 518 Excise Constable (JECCE) Vacancy

February 06, 2019

Jharkhand SSC – JSSC Recruitment 2019 – 518 Excise Constable (JECCE) Vacancy – Last Date 09 February 2019

Jharkhand SSC – JSSC Recruitment – 1012 Special Branch Constable (Close Cadre) Vacancy

February 06, 2019

Jharkhand SSC – JSSC Recruitment – 1012 Special Branch Constable (Close Cadre) Vacancy – Last Date 18 February 2019

UPSSSC Recruitment-672 Marketing Inspector, Executive Officer, Consolidation Officer & Various Vacancy

February 06, 2019

UPSSSC Recruitment – 672 Marketing Inspector, Executive Officer, Consolidation Officer & Various Vacancy – Last Date 19 February 2019

SSC JE Recruitment – Junior Engineer Exam 2018 Vacancy

February 06, 2019

SSC JE Recruitment – Junior Engineer Exam 2018 Vacancy – Last Date 25 February 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission – PSC AP Recruitment 2019 – 78 Assistant Statistical Officer Vacancy

February 06, 2019

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission – PSC AP Recruitment 2019 – 78 Assistant Statistical Officer Vacancy – Last Date 06 March

Haryana Staff Selection Commission-HSSC Recruitment 2019 – 49 Junior Engineer (Electrical) Vacancy

February 06, 2019

Haryana Staff Selection Commission – HSSC Recruitment 2019 – 49 Junior Engineer (Electrical) Vacancy – Last Date 05 March