RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ONE NATION, ONE GAS GRID

 Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 450-km natural gas pipeline between Kochi in Kerala to Mangaluru in Karnataka. Speaking at the event, he set out his government’s energy roadmap, envisaging more than double the share of cleaner natural gas in the consumption basket, diversifying sources of energy, connecting the nation with one gas …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PANDEMIC & AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE

 Introduction: Terming the right to health as a fundamental right which includes affordable treatment, the Supreme Court said it is the duty of the state to make provisions for affordable treatment during this unprecedented pandemic. “Right to health is a fundamental right guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. Right to Health …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- STRENGTHENING INDIA- BANGLADESH TIES

 Introduction: In a reflection of their rapidly growing ties, India and Bangladesh sealed seven agreements to expand cooperation in diverse areas, and restored a cross-border rail link which was in operation till 1965. The restoration of the Chilahati-Haldibari railway link and signing of the pacts, providing for cooperation in areas of hydrocarbons, agriculture and …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PENDENCY OF CASE & VIRTUAL COURTS

 Introduction: Mounting pendency of cases from the Supreme Court to the lower courts has Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu worried as he expressed concern on the issue. Naidu also urged the government and the judiciary to ensure faster justice. He was addressing the Platinum Jubilee meet of Dr B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR 12.12.2020

 IISF-2020- Guinness World Records: India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020 was organized during 22-25 December 2020 on virtual platform. This is the largest science festival on virtual platform. The central theme of this year’s IISF is “Science for self-reliance India and Global Welfare”. This year, 41 events will be organized under 9 verticals. IISF …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION

     Introduction: The 73rd session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) took place virtually from May 18-19. During the session, countries including India, Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, UK and Canada accepted a resolution asking for an “impartial, independent and comprehensive evaluation” of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the pandemic as well …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR- 14.11.2020

 State of art circular dome with 360o video-immersive experience at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat: Union Minister for Science & Technology inaugurated the 360o video-immersive experience in circular dome and Digital Exhibits on Mahatma Gandhi installed at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat. This was part of two-year long commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Harsh …

RSTV: COVID19: INDIA FIGHTS BACK- PM E-VIDYA: DIGITAL EDUCATION

 Introduction: PM e-Vidya scheme which has been launched for multi-mode access to digital/ online education. Under the PM e-Vidya programme, there will be 12 DTH channels introduced, with one each dedicated to classes 1 to 12. E- Vidya: The main objective of PM eVidya program is to educate students through digital platforms so that …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ROLE & FUNCTIONS OF NATIONAL RECRUITMENT AGENCY

 Terming the setting up of a National Recruitment Agency as “historic”, Union minister Jitendra Singh said it will conduct an online Common Eligibility Test for shortlisting candidates for majority of central government jobs twice a year. He said the multiple recruitment examinations are a burden on the candidates, as also on the respective recruitment …