Daily Archive: March 7, 2017

AIR spotlight summary on “Air Pollution – a serious health hazard”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “Air Pollution – a serious health hazard”.   Introduction Air pollution is again hitting the headlines with 2 reports pointing to its catastrophic effects in India. The reports have pointed out that India’s poor air quality causes 1.1 million pre mature deaths every year. Delhi and Patna are among the worst polluted cities in the...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 March 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   13th Executive Committee Meeting of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) inaugurated   The Ministry of Power, Government of India is hosting the 13th Executive Committee (ExCo) Meeting of the International Smart...

Insights into Editorial: Bharat Stage-VI in 3 years: Race over speedbumps

    Insights into Editorial: Bharat Stage-VI in 3 years: Race over speedbumps    Summary: From April 1, all of India moves to Bharat Stage IV (BS-IV) vehicular emission norms, already in place in several parts of the country. The fuel sector has said it is committed to the move, but sections of the auto sector continue to lobby hard...

The Big Picture: Takeaways from India-China Strategic Dialogue

  The Big Picture: Takeaways from India-China Strategic Dialogue   The India-China relationship is one of partnership as well as of rivalry i.e. partnership in growing trade relationship and rivalry as China increases its influence in the region and uses Pakistan to checkmate India. Recently, Foreign Secretary S.Jaishankar visited Beijing for the first Sino-Indian strategic dialogue since Prime Minister Mr....