How can we Prevent the Next Pandemic?

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Prevention of Next Pandemic   INTRODUCTION On 12 March 2020, WHO (World Health Organization) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic after spreading in 114 countries in three months and infecting over 118,000 people. Pandemic is declared when an epidemic occurs worldwide, or over a very wide area, crossing international boundaries and usually affecting a large number of people. Before COVID-19, many pandemics came and left with remarkable effect on humankind and this will also not be the world’s last pandemic so it is high time we should take some measurement for…

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Statue of Unity: Worth it or Wastage of Money?

STATUE OF UNITY

STATUE OF UNITY INTRODUCTION When I say “Iron Man”, does a super-hero image pop up in your mind? Let me be clear regarding the one I’m talking about. The Iron Man of India, Bharat Ratna Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is one of the most prominent freedom fighters. He brought together around 562 princely states into the Indian Union without bloodshed and thus the colossal statue built in his memory is called the Statue of Unity. The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world built at the Sadhu-Bet Island…

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Epidemic Vs Pandemic – GD Topic

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EPIDEMIC Vs PANDEMIC INTRODUCTION After months of referring to the coronavirus outbreak as an epidemic, the World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic. To understand what is Epidemic and Pandemic we need to know different levels of disease in a community. What is an Endemic? Endemic is a disease among particular people or in a certain area   What is an Epidemic? An epidemic is an outbreak of an infectious disease that attacks many people in a community at the same time.   What is Pandemic? PANDEMIC…

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THE UNION BUDGET 2021 Highlights

THE UNION BUDGET 2021 INTRODUCTION The government budget is an annual statement of estimated expenditure and expected revenue for the upcoming fiscal year. On 1st February 2021, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Annual Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022. This budget will be applicable from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022. It was the first digital budget. Soft copies of the budget are distributed to everyone. Like every year this year budget is also of Fiscal Deficit type. QUOTES The budget is not just a collection of…

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Does India need a New Parliament Building?

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Does India need a new Parliament Building?   INTRODUCTION On 10th December 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for new parliament building after the supreme court gave nod for it. The new building will be the replacement of 93-year-old and the first parliament building of India. It is a part of the Central Vista project. Government is planning to inaugurate new building on the celebration of 75 years of independence of India in 2022. Though the NDA government started the process of building a new parliament, it was…

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BPCL Privatisation – Good or Bad?

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Privatisation of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited   INTRODUCTION On 17th May 2020, Nirmala Sitharaman announced that government is going to privatise all the PSUs in the non-strategic sector and some of PSUs in the strategic sector to reduce wasteful administrative costs. The government is selling 23 PSUs and one of them is BPCL. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is India’s large oil and gas company incorporated in 1952. Headquarter of BPCL is in Mumbai. It has businesses in retail, LPG, Aviation, Gas, refinery and I&C sectors. It is one of the…

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Why are Farmers protesting in India?

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Why are Farmers protesting in India? INTRODUCTION In September, three farm bills were passed by both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. According to the government, these bills will accelerate growth in the farming sector by removing middleman between farmer and buyer and attracting private investors towards agriculture through a Nation-wide legal framework. But farmers aren’t happy with these bills, as they’re scared of exploitation from the private investigators. So from 26th November, Indian farmers are protesting against these bills on road. So what exactly these farm bills states? Are they…

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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: GD Topic – Best GD Topics

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BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO INTRODUCTION Beti Bacho Beti Padho (BBBP) launched by the Prime Minister on 22nd January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. BBBP empowers girls and encourages people in bringing mental revolution realizing the value of girl child and giving them their rights. The overall goal of the BBBP is to celebrate the girl child and enable her education. The trend of ever-declining child sex ratio in the country has given rise to the necessity of this programme. QUOTE “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous”…

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National Education Policy 2020

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National Education Policy 2020   INTRODUCTION What is the most vital part of any human being’s life? Indeed, it is education. As it is rightly said “The founding stone of a nation’s economy is education. If a nation fails to provide the right education to its citizens the economy will lag behind in every way. Considering India and its education system: The roots can be traced back to the ancient ages where the Gurukul system was followed. It was a well-structured system where the students had to leave their parents’…

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Impact of China’s growing influence on India

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INTRODUCTION The rise of China over the last two or three decades continues to make global news headlines. Competition between the two global powers (i.e. India and China) in economic, political, and diplomatic domains has garnered scholarly and media attention, most recent being the Galwan valley tensions and ban of Chinese apps by the Indian government. China’s global investments have grown dramatically in recent years, surpassing the United States as the largest trading partner with many countries.   According to China, they are building a “new model” of major-country relations,…

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