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IASGateAdmin | 06, Feb 2020

SUPREME COURT PANEL RECOMMENDS…

Why in News? The Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice Amitava Roy to examine the problems that plague prisons,…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Jan 2020

INDIA’S RICHEST 1% HOLD…

The International Rights Group, Oxfam released its annual study ‘Time to Care’ before the start of the 50thAnnual Meeting World…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Jan 2020

SC BATS AGAINST THE…

Why in News? Recently, the Supreme Court of India held that the Government has no right to transfer “invaluable” community…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Dec 2019

NEED A DIFFERENT APPROACH…

Why in News? Though National Family Health Survey-4 (NFHS-4) shows an encouraging improvement in child nutrition, the world level rankings…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Dec 2019

MANUAL SCAVENGING LEFT 282…

Context: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has responded to Rajya Sabha that there were 282 deaths cleaning sewers…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Dec 2019

INDIA SKILLS REPORT

Why in News? India Skills Report 2019-20 has been recently released PeopleStrong, a Global Talent Assessment Company. This report is…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Dec 2019

SKILLS BUILD PLATFORM

Why in News? India has recently launched the “Skills Build platform” becoming fourth country in the world to launch such…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Dec 2019

ODISHA GOVERNMENT WINS WORLD…

Context: The Odisha Government has won the World Habitat Award, a global recognition, for its ambitious initiative, Jaga Mission under…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Dec 2019

DRUG ABUSE AMONG YOUTH

Why in News? A National Survey to collect State wise Data on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use was conducted…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Dec 2019

KALIA SCHEME

Why in News? Odisha government has decided to merge its KALIA Scheme with centre’s PM-KISAN Scheme recently. About KALIA Scheme?…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Dec 2019

THE STRUCTURAL FLAWS IN…

Why in News? Recently, fee hike in JNU has raised a debate regarding the quality of higher education in India…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Dec 2019

THE NEGLECTED FOOT SOLDIERS…

Why in News? There has been a drastic rise in the contractualisation of the workforce in India. But the government…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Dec 2019

RESERVATIONS IN PROMOTIONS FOR…

Why in News? The Centre on Monday has asked the Supreme Court to refer to a seven-judge Bench the question…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Dec 2019

WHO IS A FARMER?

Why in News? Union Agriculture Minister has failed to answer the question regarding the definition of farmer, when it was…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Nov 2019

CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMME UNDER…

Why in News? Government of India is implementing Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent health and Nutrition (RMNCHAN) strategy to improve…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Nov 2019

INTENSIFIED MISSION INDRADHANUSH, IMI…

Why in News? Intensified Mission Indradhanush, IMI 2.0 is to be rolled out from 2nd December, 2019. Universal Immunization Programme…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Nov 2019

MATERNAL DEATH RATE DECLINING:…

Why in News? The latest Sample Registration System (SRS) 2015-2017 bulletin for MMR which was released recently has reported a…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-10-2019

1.HunarHaat Why in News? Minister for Minority Affairs has decided to organise about 100 ‘HunarHaat’ in the next five years…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Oct 2019

PULSE POLIO PROGRAMME

Why in News? 25 years of Pulse Polio Programme to be celebrated in October 2019. Pulse Polio Programme: The Pulse…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Oct 2019

COMPREHENSIVE NATIONAL NUTRITION SURVEY

Why in News? The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey released by the government recently has highlighted the glaring contrast existing in…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Oct 2019

STATIONS’ CLEANLINESS SURVEY REPORT

Context: Recently Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry has released the “Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report” (Cleanliness assessment of Non-suburban…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

THE RAJASTHAN PROTECTION FROM…

Context: The Rajasthan legislative assembly passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from ₹1 lakh to ₹5…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

BILL MANDATING DEATH PENALTY…

Context: The Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill,…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION…

Context: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was passed by the Lok Sabha Background: According to the 2011…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Aug 2019

THE ZOMATO OUTRAGE AND…

Context: Twitter post about person cancelling an order with Zomato -without refund- since the latter refused to concede his demand…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Jul 2019

DEATHS DUE TO MALNUTRITION

Context: The recently published National Family Health Survey (NFHS) conducted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare highlights the State-wise…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Jul 2019

IMPLEMENTATION OF POSHAN ABHIYAAN

Why in News? POSHAN Abhiyaan has been set up by Government of India in 2017 for a three-year time frame.…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Jul 2019

CODE ON WAGES BILL,…

Why in News? The Code on Wages Bill, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha to amend and consolidate the laws…

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