Daily Archive: November 26, 2017

Insights into Editorial: The numbers game — On India’s victory at the ICJ

Insights into Editorial: The numbers game — On India’s victory at the ICJ Context: The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the highest judicial body having trans-national jurisdiction, is in the process of filling a clutch of vacancies, with the terms of five serving judges coming to an end. Dalveer Bhandari, an incumbent who represented India at the ICJ has been...

All India Radio News Summary: 25 November 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 25 November 2017 India is committed to an open, safe and inclusive cyber space Context: Recently Global Conference on Cyber Space was concluded in New Delhi.   India is committed to an open, safe, inclusive, democratic and dynamic cyber space. The dynamic and evolving nature of cyber space has brought cyber issues to the centre-stage...

Insights into Editorial: Pill talk — On antibiotic resistance

Insights into Editorial: Pill talk — On antibiotic resistance Context: Around the time the UN Climate Change Conference drew to a close in Bonn last week, so did the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, a World Health Organisation campaign to focus attention on antibiotic resistance. The global threats of climate change and antibiotic resistance have much in common. In both cases,...

All India Radio News Summary: 24 November 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 24 November 2017 Centre promulgates Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest areas. The Cabinet had approved the promulgation of the Ordinance in this regard. The ordinance exempts bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of tree, thereby dispensing with the requirement of felling and transit permit for its economic use....