Daily Archive: January 14, 2016

Special Report – India-Indonesia: A Timeless Bond

Special Report – India-Indonesia: A Timeless Bond Summary: Vice-president Hamid Ansari recently visited Indonesia. He termed this visit as- An old and deep friendship to be renewed. The visit was about taking the relationship forward – the political aspects, business links and the inherent human warmth. The closest distance between India and Indonesia is about 17 nautical miles. Strategically, and...

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 123: Is Akhand Bharat Needed – Whether as a Cultural or Political Concept?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 122 13 January 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” Is Akhand Bharat Needed – Whether as a Cultural or Political Concept?”   NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and you may...

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 January 2016 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Sugar cess ceiling hiked to Rs 200/qtl after President nod to Bill President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Sugar Cess (Amendment) Bill, 2015, raising the ceiling of the impost. Background: The bill...

Insights into Editorial: What works for Women at Work

Insights into Editorial: What works for Women at Work 14 January 2016 Article Link In an attempt to arrest the declining rates of female work participation, the Union Government recently came out with a slew of measures including the increase maternity leave. Under the new rules, maternity leave has been increased from the current 12 weeks to 26 weeks. This...