Not even 1 in 5 Indian rural households gets piped water, govt tells Parliament

🕔13:44, 19.Jul 2019

News Out of 17.87 total crore rural households, around 3.27 crore are currently getting water through piped connections, the Union Jal Shakti Ministry said in a written reply to the House. More in News The ministry, which has been formed

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Pupils and teachers: the best ratios are in the smaller states

🕔13:23, 19.Jul 2019

News In its reply to an unstarred question in Lok Sabha this week, the HRD Ministry said the PTR norm in the country has been set at 30:1 for primary level, and at 35:1 for the upper primary level. More

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OIC’s curious record on Xinjiang

🕔13:21, 19.Jul 2019

Article Sujan R. Chenoy, director general of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, discuss the reason behind Chinese preference over India at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) About Organisation of Islamic Cooperation The OIC, representing 57 member states and

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How films are certified, why it causes dispute

🕔16:05, 18.Jul 2019

News Earlier this month, the Bombay High Court pulled up the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for refusing to give a ‘U’ certificate to Chidiakhana, produced by the Children’s Film Society of India under the I&B Ministry. The CBFC

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Attack On Journalists In India

🕔15:04, 18.Jul 2019

Journalists are facing heightened threats around the globe, according to the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), covering 180 countries and territories. More in News It notes that the number of countries regarded as safe

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Turkey’s tilt towards Russia

🕔13:41, 18.Jul 2019

Article This article dealt with the reasons and Impact of Turkey’s tilt towards Russia Background In November 2015, a Turkish F-16 shot down a Russian fighter jet over the Syrian border, ratcheting up tensions between Moscow and Ankara. There were

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Takeaways From The Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Ruling

🕔13:10, 18.Jul 2019

Arjun Subramaniam, a strategic commentator, expressed his views on key takeaways from the Kulbhushan Jadhav case ruling Important Analysis Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian Navy officer, who was allegedly abducted by Pakistani intelligence from Iran and sentenced to death on

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At The UNSC, A Three-Point Agenda

🕔13:09, 18.Jul 2019

Jayant Prasad, former Director-General of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses expressed his views on changing the state of world order at India’s role as UNSC non-permanent member Changing the state of the world India finds itself in a

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National Digital Health Blueprint Report

🕔15:55, 17.Jul 2019

To strengthen Digital India and accelerate the efforts towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Union health ministry has released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report. Objectives of National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) To establish state-of-the-art digital health systems, for

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India’s Foreign Policy Needs Rework In The Next Five Years

🕔20:53, 15.Jul 2019

MK Narayan, former National Security Adviser, talks about challenges to India’s foreign policy in Next five year Important Analysis Prime Minister Narendra Modi has maintained a frenetic pace, renewing contacts with world leaders ever since the results of general election

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