In this post, we analyze the problems of Medical Education in India. We will also see if the inefficient working of Medical Council of India (MCI) has compounded the problems in the health sector. Then we analyze what government had done to alleviate the situation. Finally, we will examine what all … [Read more...] about The Problems of Medical Education in India – Should the Medical Council of India (MCI) be Scrapped?
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Dalits (SC) and Tribals (ST) are the most marginalized sections of Indian society. Many atrocities have been committed against them since time immemorial. The SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act protects them against discrimination and atrocities. However, the SC/ST act can never be called a … [Read more...] about SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act – Recent Issues and Court Rulings
The Blockchain technology has become a regular news item with the emergence of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Now, this technology is disrupting almost all markets, changing the way we do our day to day business. Yes, the blockchain technology is changing our world. Let's decode the latest buzz … [Read more...] about Blockchain Technology – Everything you need to know in layman’s language
Who orders vegetables for your home? You or your parents do that, right? But what if tomorrow, your refrigerator directly orders for vegetables after analysing the shortage in stock? Yes, that is possible with the emergence of a new concept called the Internet of Things (IoT). What is the "Internet … [Read more...] about Internet of Things (IoT) – A Simple Explanation
Economists are warning that the world is on the verge of an all-out trade war. With US President Donald Trump imposing a lot of taxes on imports, and China hitting back with similar measures, there is every possibility that world will witness a new war - a trade war - in the coming months. What is … [Read more...] about Trade War – Who will be the winner in the US-China Conflict?
UPSC aspirants are generally confused about how many months of current affairs are required for IAS Prelims Exam. They get different pieces of advice like 0.5 year, 1 year, 1.5 years, 2 years etc - from different sources. In this post, let us analyse previous UPSC question papers of IAS Prelims, … [Read more...] about How many months of current affairs are required for IAS Prelims Exam?
Through social media and various other platforms, you might have heard the word 'crowdfunding'. It is one of the emerging and innovative ideas which is boomed after the spread of the internet. In this article, we shall see what is 'crowdfunding', its benefits, concerns, and the way forward. What … [Read more...] about Crowdfunding – Benefits and Concerns
Just like the Economic Survey 2016 which had 8 interesting facts, Economic Survey 2017 too has brought us new facts. The Economic Survey 2017-18 has relied upon analysis of the new data to highlight ten new economic facts, which is discussed below. Fact 1: Large increase in registered indirect as … [Read more...] about 10 New Facts About Indian Economy Based on Economic Survey 2017
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Recently, US President Donald Trump's pledge to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused controversy across the world. He also announced his plans to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Let's analyse the implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem. What is the capital of … [Read more...] about ‘Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital’ – Implications of US Embassy in Jerusalem