Insights Daily Current Events, January 17, 2014

ARCHIVES January 17, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) (will be rolled out across the country in the coming months.) The NULM is actually an improved version of the earlier poverty alleviation programme for the urban poor titled Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) which was found to be wanting for …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 09, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 09, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Status Quo in the Definition Of Handloom Under Handloom Reservation Act The apprehension of a change in definition of ‘handloom’ has triggered speculation and insecurity amongst a section of weavers and handloom activities. It has given a mistaken impression on handloom activists that …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 13

QUESTIONS: 04/11/2013 “Emerging technologies bring with them new ethical and regulatory challenges.” Comment. (200 Words) Critically analyze the salient features of the Mental Health Care Bill 2012? (200 Words) What is cDNA? Why it was source of concerns in recent times? (100 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 2 Link Link 2 Question 3 Link

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS: 29/10/2013 (Topics – Biotechnology; Climate Change; IPR; R&D) “The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority Bill, 2013, if passed, will adversely affect agriculture, health of humans and animals, and the environment, causing unparalleled harm”. Critically examine. (200 Words) “Too many international conventions and agreements on climate change  have perplexed and disappointed the world”. Comment. (200 World) “India …