What are Zoonotic diseases? Examine the challenges posed by it in India? How should India gear itself to deal with this challenge.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 2. What are Zoonotic diseases? Examine the challenges posed by it in India? How should India gear itself to deal with this challenge. (250 words) Reference : The Print  Why this question The coronavirus onslaught has presented an unprecedented …

Raja Ravi Varma’s art marks an historic turn in the development of Indian modern art and Indian artists, at the beginning of the movement for Indian Independence. Discuss.

Topic: salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Raja Ravi Varma’s art marks an historic turn in the development of Indian modern art and Indian artists, at the beginning of the movement for Indian Independence. Discuss. (250 words). Reference : Indian Express  Directive word Discuss- this is an …

Insights into Editorial: Enabling local government systems to combat COVID-19 in India

  Context: The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is not the first pandemic faced by the world. The earliest recorded one was Athen’s Plague in 430 BC and the deadliest one that came just before COVID-19 was the H1N1 virus (Swine Flu) in 2009-10, that killed more than 500,000 people worldwide. Crisis at times make some …

Insights into Editorial: At the edge of a new nuclear arms race

Context: In mid-April, a report issued by the United States State Department on “Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Non-proliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments (Compliance Report)” raised concerns that China might be conducting nuclear tests with low yields at its Lop Nur test site, in violation of its Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) undertakings. …