25 June, 2020

  • With space reforms, private sector to get level playing field (Science)
  • The many questions about Favipiravir (Article) (Science)
  • RBI will supervise coop. banks (Economy)
  • CCEA nod for animal husbandry infra fund (Economy)
  • China, Kashmir and the ghost of August 5 (Article) (I.R)
  • Signalling intent (Article) (Economy)
  • Education gap widened: UNESCO (Social Issues)
  • Prelims Summary
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    WITH SPACE REFORMS, PRIVATE SECTOR TO GET LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

    The Indian government has recently decided to allow private players to be part of the country’s larger space program, which includes satellites, launches and space-based services.

    • Benefits of Private sector participation
    • About New Space India Limited (NSIL)

     

    THE MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT FAVIPIRAVIR

    The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, an Indian pharmaceutical company, to sell generic versions of Favipiravir for the treatment of COVID-19.

    • What is Randomised clinical trials (RCT)?
    • Concerns over the License issued to Favipiravir

     

    RBI WILL SUPERVISE COOP. BANKS

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has decided to take the ordinance route to strengthen the regulation of Urban Cooperative Banks by through the passage of Banking Regulation (Amendment) ordinance 2020

    • Structure of Cooperative Banking in India
    • Present Regulation of Cooperative Banks in India
    • Present Problems with the Regulation of Urban Cooperative Banks
    • Salient Features of Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance 2020

     

    ANIMAL HUSBANDRY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND (AHIDF)

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has finally given approval for the setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF)

    • Details about the Fund

     

    CHINA, KASHMIR AND THE GHOST OF AUGUST 5

    Author highlights that the decision of government of India to abrogate article 370 and the consequent change in status of J&K into a Union territory has opened a second front for India.

    • Impact of Revocation of Special Status of J&K on India-Pak Relations
    • Impact of Revocation of Special Status of J&K on India-China Relations

     

    SIGNALLING INTENT

    Recently, the Centre’s decided to make it mandatory for vendors on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) procurement platform to specify the country of origin of new products listed by in order to promote Make in India. In this regard, the article focusses on 2 dimensions:

    • Challenges/concerns with Vocal for Local Campaign
    • Concerns with Economic boycott of Chinese Goods

     

    EDUCATION GAP WIDENED: UNESCO

    The COVID-19 pandemic has increased inequalities in education systems across the world as per the 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report of UNESCO

    • Highlights of UNESCO Report
    Comments

    Kshitish Mishra 5 months ago

    Kindly, paste the table (e.g. Benifits/concerns related to GeM portal from today's analysis) in an editable format in the word file of DNS, so that it would be easier to mark as well as edit the same.
    This has been my constant request since last so many days. Please do the needful.