Day: November 20, 2020

Fault Lines in India’s economic liberalism

Context : Impact of economic liberalisation on India’s economy. Details : India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently disapproved of free trade and globalisation. About FTA’s he said that …

Community Cord Blood Banking

Context : Community Cord Blood Banking, a stem cell banking initiative, has recently helped save the life of a girl child making it India’s first dual cord blood transplant …

Hanoi declaration – East asia summit

Context :  In an apparent dig at China, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday expressed concern about “actions and incidents” that “erode” trust in the South China Sea …

P-8I Patrol Aircraft

The Navy received the first of the four new P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft at its air station in Goa from the US. The ninth P-8I surveillance aircraft is …

Ethiopian Crisis

UNHCR is warning that a full-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding as thousands of refugees flee ongoing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region each day to seek safety in eastern Sudan. A “full-scale …

One Health High-Level Expert Council

International organizations are taking steps to strengthen multilateral health architecture.  Four entities, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as well as a number of key international experts, have agreed to …

Chapare Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) recently found a rare virus in Bolivia. The virus in question is capable of human-to-human transmission, and can cause haemorrhagic fevers …