SCO OFFERS ‘MEDIATION’ IN INDIA-PAK. TALKS

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-22 SCO OFFERS ‘MEDIATION’ IN INDIA-PAK. TALKS Relevant for: International Relations | Topic: India – Pakistan The eight-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Wednesday offered to smoothen a bilateral dialogue between India and Pakistan so that the two countries can resolve their differences, following last month’s terror attack in Kashmir.…

INDIA REACHES OUT TO MOZAMBIQUE

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2019-03-21 INDIAN NAVY – FIRST RESPONDER TO CYCLONE ‘IDAI’ IN MOZAMBIQUE 19 MAR 19 Relevant for: International Relations | Topic: India – Africa Ministry of Defence Indian Navy – first Responder to Cyclone ‘IDAI’ in Mozambique 19 Mar 19 Posted On: 20 MAR 2019 9:56AM by PIB Delhi The ships…

FOR A HEALTHY PLANET

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-21 FOR A HEALTHY PLANET Relevant for: Environment | Topic: Environmental Degradation – GHGs, Ozone Depletion and Climate Change Last week in Nairobi, governments welcomed the Global Environment Outlook 6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People (GEO-6) report. GEO-6 argues that in a business-as-usual scenario, the world will exhaust its energy-related carbon…

DOLLAR-RUPEE SWAP, A USEFUL TOOL

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-21 DOLLAR-RUPEE SWAP, A USEFUL TOOL Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Foreign Capital, Foreign Trade & BOP The Reserve Bank of India’s decision last week to resort to a dollar-rupee swap, instead of the traditional open-market purchase of bonds, to infuse liquidity…

INTEGRATE TB SERVICES WITH PRIMARY HEALTH SYSTEM: LANCET

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-21 INTEGRATE TB SERVICES WITH PRIMARY HEALTH SYSTEM: LANCET Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Diagnosis and treatment need improvement, says the report. Of the 10 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases reported globally in 2017 by the World Health Organisation, 2.74 million were from…

HEALTH MINISTRY REVIEWS THE PREPAREDNESS ON WEST NILE FEVER

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2019-03-20 HEALTH MINISTRY REVIEWS THE PREPAREDNESS ON WEST NILE FEVER. Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Health Ministry reviews the preparedness on West Nile Fever. Posted On: 19 MAR 2019 6:34PM by PIB Delhi The Ministry of Health…