03 Jan, 20

  • Standard Health Insurance Policy - Social Issues
  • Bharat Bond - Economy
  • Decline of US Hegemony - International Relation
  • Swachh Survekshan Survey- Social Issues
  • DRDO Young Scientist Labs
  • Prelims question

Prelims Quiz


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    IRDAI norms for standard health cover

    The IRDAI has issued guidelines on standard individual health insurance to offer a product that can take care of basic health needs of customers with a maximum sum insured of ₹5 lakh and a minimum of ₹1 lakh.

    • Background
    • Challenges in current health insurance products
    • Guidelines for Standard Health Insurance Policy: Main Features
    • About IRDA
    • Main Functions


    Bharat bond debuts on bourses

    Bharat Bond ETF has made its maiden debut in the secondary market as the first corporate Bond ETF in the country.

    • Features of Bharat Bond ETF:
    • Benefits of Bharat Bond ETF to investors
    • Benefits for CPSEs
    • Overall impact on Bond Markets
    • What are ETFs?
    • ETF vs Mutual Funds


    In the ruins of unilateralism

    The defining feature of world politics in the recent times is the failure of the US to shape the geopolitics of West Asia.

    • The Afghan War
    • The Iran standoff
    • Cracks in NATO


    A weak test

    Recently, the Union Ministry for Housing and Urban Affairs has published the results of the Swachh Survekshan survey. In this regard, this editorial highlights that the survey is indeed a novel method to enhance cleanliness and sanitation. However, at the same time, there is a need to recalibrate the survey so as to focus on sustainability rather than mere symbolism.

    • About Swachh Survekshan Survey
    • Concerns raised in the article


    DRDO Young Scientists Labs launched

    Prime Minister has recently dedicated to the nation 5 Young Scientists Laboratories of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).