Day: October 5, 2020

Challenges and Issues in Medical Education

The following are some of the issues of relevant stakeholders in medical education. Private sector participants:  Due to demand for high-quality medical care on the one hand and constraints …

Referendum in New Caledonia GS2- IR

Context :  The French territory of New Caledonia voted against independence from France in a referendum held recently. The referendum was a part of a decolonisation plan agreed in …

CBD Oil

Recently, late actor Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar made an appeal to legalise CBD oil in India. Her appeal followed the criticism of actor Rhea Chakrabaorty after it was …

Polygraph and Narcoanalysis Tests

Government of Uttar Pradesh plans to perform polygraph and narcoanalysis tests as part of the investigation into the alleged gangrape and murder of a 19-year old Dalit woman by …

K-Missile Family

A successful trial of the nuclear capable Shaurya missile was conducted by India recently. Shaurya is a land-based parallel of the submarine launched K-15 missile. These ballistic weapons belong to the K …

Sonneratia Caseolaris

In 2008, a mangrove ecologist from the University of Calcutta spotted an interesting mangrove plant at the bank of river Hooghly inside Kolkata city. It was quite unusual, as …

New Caledonia

The French South Pacific territory of New Caledonia will vote in a referendum on independence with voters expected to reject breaking away from France after almost 170 years despite …

Abetment to suicide

The intention to abet suicide cannot be assumed and it needs to be backed by solid, visible proof, the Supreme Court held in a judgment. What is ‘abetment to …