ARCHIVES January 23, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES POVERTY AND POVERTY ESTIMATION IN INDIA DEFINING POVERTY Poverty, droughts, underdevelopment, different sorts of inequalities and domination have been the age old problems or phenomena observed from the past to the present and across the time and space. Poverty is a very vague concept with varied connotations […]
QUESTIONS: DAY 69 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER IV, Topics: issues relating to intellectual property rights; environmental pollution and degradation – current events als0) To date, India has issued compulsory licenses or revoked patents for eight advanced pharmaceuticals. Do you think these measures will affect investors and undermine research into the innovative cures of tomorrow? Critically comment. (250 Words) IPCC’s […]
Just concluded Rio+20 summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has been labeled as failure of epic proportions by Greenpeace and this is not without reason. The final outcome document of the summit brought out by the heads of 190+ countries after lots of negotiations, named “The Future We Want” is high on series of R […]
Carbon tax is a fixed fee that domestic emitters must pay to the government on every tonne of CO2 they release into the atmosphere. This measure is resorted to discourage people and industries from using fossil fuels and decrease GHG emission. This will encourage people to switch on to cleaner forms of energy.