AIR spotlight summary on “Energy Conservation and Clean Energy Choices”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Energy Conservation and Clean Energy Choices”. Introduction World Energy Conservation Day is celebrated on 14th December globally to highlight the importance of energy consumption and its use in our day-to-day life, its scarcity and its impact on sustainability of global eco systems. The climate change concerns are globally disturbing the population …

AIR spotlight summary on “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana”. Introduction The government has recently announced the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana where black money can be deposited by paying a tax of 50%. Besides, declarant must make mandatory deposit of 25% of undisclosed income in the zero-interest Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, …

AIR spotlight summary on “New initiative for Housing and Urban Development”

    AIR spotlight summary on “New initiative for Housing and Urban Development”   Introduction The sixth Asia Pacific ministerial conference on housing and urban development was concluded in New Delhi. 68 Asia Pacific countries participated and they all resolved to adopt urban class approach to take planning beyond city limits. The conference also adopted …

AIR spotlight summary on “Different ways of cashless transactions”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Different ways of cashless transactions”. Introduction India has seen a dramatic move such as demonetisation. It is a significant move in the economic history of the country. Today mobile is viewed as an instrument of making payments. Ways of Digital Transactions A common man today has variety of alternatives …

AIR spotlight summary on “Supreme Court directive to play National Anthem in Cinema Theatre”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Supreme Court directive to play National Anthem in Cinema Theatre”. Introduction Supreme Court has mandated that it is mandatory to play National Anthem in cinema halls at the beginning of the movie and all those present in the cinema hall should stand up as a mark of respect. There …

AIR spotlight summary on “Fundamental Rights and Duties”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Fundamental Rights and Duties”. Introduction The Constitution day or Samvidhan Divas is celebrated on 26th November in India and to honour B.R. Ambedkar who is known as architect of Indian constitution. On this day in 1949 Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India and it came into …

AIR spotlight summary on “The Constitution of India: A model document for major democracies in the world”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “The Constitution of India: A model document for major democracies in the world”. Impact of Indian Constitution in India and other Countries In the context of freedom movement and evolution, the constitution making process has left a deep imprint in the entire world mainly in the developing world particularly …

AIR spotlight summary on “Nagrota Terror Attack”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Nagrota Terror Attack”. Introduction The unfortunate terror strikes have taken place in the Jammu sector of the International Border and where the BSF with great amount of agility was able to corner the terrorists and neutralise them. There were instances of infiltration and Army’s 16 corps Headquarters in Nagrota …

AIR spotlight summary on “Railway Safety Measures”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Railway Safety Measures”. Introduction Recently the Indore Rajendranagar express met with an accident. This kind of an incident is taking place after 7 years where so many people have lost their lives. The preliminary report suggests that there was a track fracture and there was possibly a human error …

AIR spotlight summary on “Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Yojana”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Yojana”.   Introduction Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with UNICEF launched a very important scheme aimed at improving maternal and child health which is India’s age old challenge. The idea is to launch a national campaign and a national level movement to …

AIR spotlight summary on “Consensus at the GST Council Meeting”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Consensus at the GST Council Meeting”     Introduction Country moved a step closer in realising its dream of implementing GST and the GST council reached a consensus on the rate structure. The rate structure has different rates starting from exempted goods without any tax, tax rate of 5% …

AIR spotlight summary on “India’s Efforts to Reduce Disaster Risks”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “India’s Efforts to Reduce Disaster Risks”. Introduction Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Management. This is the first major inter-governmental invent after the adoption of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Prime Minister came up with the 10 point agenda for the people …

AIR spotlight summary on “Formation of States and their Achievements”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Formation of States and their Achievements”. Introduction Prime minister inaugurated the 16th foundation day celebrations of Chhattisgarh. He launched a scheme for the benefit of the farmers known as Saur Sujala Scheme. Rationale behind the Bifurcation of states The new states have not necessarily being created only for administration purpose. …

AIR spotlight summary on “The Role of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Uniting the Nation”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “The Role of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Uniting the Nation”. Introduction October 31, 2016 marks the 141st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel who is one of the founding fathers of Republic of India. He was called the Iron man and was the first Home Minister of the country. …

AIR spotlight summary on “International Internet Day”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “International Internet Day”. Introduction October 29th is the historic day where 40 years back from this day the Internet was born. Few young researchers and students had invented the internet which has become the lifeline of today’s world. In the 21st century Internet is in every walk of life. Even …

AIR spotlight summary on “Forest Rights of Tribals”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Forest Rights of Tribals”. Introduction At the tribal carnival held in New Delhi prime minister has reiterated emphasised that the tribals should get their titles regard to their forest land according to Forest Rights Act, 2006. A committee will be setup to monitor the implementation. The implementation process is …

AIR spotlight summary on “India-New Zealand Bilateral Relations”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “India-New Zealand Bilateral Relations”.     Introduction John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, undertook a state visit to India. The visit was important because several issues were agreed between both countries. Agreements which include: Food safety cooperation arrangement to encourage greater coordination between New Zealand and Indian food …

AIR spotlight summary on “Emerging issues over Triple Talaq”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Emerging issues over Triple Talaq”.     Historical Evolution of Talaq Marriage is a contract among Muslims and there is a way to terminate it. That is called triple Talaq. If we look at the historical evolution of Talaq it was one of the earliest religious establishments which made …

AIR spotlight summary on “Festivity and Air Pollution”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Festivity and Air Pollution”       Introduction All the festivals we now celebrate we see bursting of crackers. There is a pollution spike during this period which is very unhealthy. The reasons for increased Air Pollution during festival season are: There will be increase in travelling due meeting …