26 June, 2020

  • Chinese build-­up started in May: MEA + It's wait and watch on disengagement + Why China is being aggressive along the LAC (International Relation)
  • Industry flags delay in China imports (Indian Economy)
  • Can online learning replace the school classroom? (Polity & Governance)
  • India reiterates cultural linkages with Nepal (International Relation)
  • Question of the day (Polity & Governance)

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    Chinese build-up started in May: MEA + It’s wait and watch on disengagement’ + Why China is being aggressive along the LAC

    China has revived its claim on the entire Galwan Valley and has asked India to pull back from the areas. Satellite images in the public domain suggest that China has set up defence positions in the valley as well as the disputed “Fingers” of Pangong Tso.  Massive build-up and construction by China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in Galwan Valley and in Depsang plains, threatening the Indian Army’s positions in Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO).

    • What led to the current situation?
    • There is a clear shift in Chinese foreign policy post the COVID­19 outbreak.
    • Decline in the country’s smart power
    • The strategic trap


    Can online learning replace the school classroom?

    The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the academic year, cancelled classes and examinations across the country. To ensure that students do not miss out on their studies, schools moved classes online, forcing students to attend lectures via their gadgets. However, this has also sparked a debate on whether the increased amount of screen time helps students learn or if it impedes their progress.

    • Objections against online Education
    • Arguments in support
    • measure which will need to be taken once the schools open?


    Industry flags delay in China imports

    In response to the Indo-China Border dispute, the Government has come up with a number of strategies to boycott Chinese Goods and promote domestic manufacturing. Some of these strategies include- Vocal for Local Campaign, Increasing the tariffs on Chinese Goods, making it mandatory for the sellers to mention the country of origin on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) etc.


    India reiterates cultural linkages with Nepal

    Ruling Nepal Communist Party decided to support amendments to the citizenship rules that will require foreign-born women marrying Nepalese men to spend at least seven years before getting citizenship. The move is likely to affect a large number of families that have cross-border kinship with India. People of India and Nepal share deep-rooted and familial bonds which reflect close civilizational and cultural linkages


    Snehil 8 months ago

    Kindly check the answer of Q.1 as the answer should be (b) as per the demarcations and markings discussed during the video. The question is referring to locations being arranged from North to South.

    Vikas Sharma 8 months ago

    Answer for Q1 should be option (B)

    Dishant 8 months ago

    Answer should be B

    ROHIT 8 months ago

    Answer to the Q1 should be "B" 4-1-3-2.

    Shubham mishra 8 months ago

    Answer should be B 

    Aman Raj Sinha 8 months ago

    Question no 1 answer should be option b

    Omprasad Mahapatra 8 months ago

    q. 1 should be 4 1 3 2 

    Antra Mishra 8 months ago

    Please re-check solution of the first question,Thanks.

    Salmanul Faris TP 8 months ago

    Answer should be B for first question.. please kindly check it

    Ravina Tagor 8 months ago

    Answer should be B of ques1