12 July, 2020

  • Should Kuwait's draft expat bill worry India? (International Relations)
  • The Spectre of U.S. sanctions: Implications of CAATSA law (International Relations)
  • Indo-China Border Dispute - International Relations)
  • Is the airborne spread of COVID-19 a risk? (Science & Technology)
  • Psoriasis drug gets DCGI nod for emergency use (Science & Technology)
  • Red Sanders (Environment & Biodiversity)
  • India's security Architecture National Security Council (Defence)
  • IAF on buying Spree (Defence Acquisition Council Defence)
  • Hagia Sophia (Places in news)
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    SHOULD KUWAIT’S DRAFT EXPAT BILL WORRY INDIA?

    In a bid to balance its demography, Kuwait which is dominated by expats (70:30) has introduced a draft expat bill that aims to put a cap on the number of expats from each country

    • Nationalisation of Workforce in West Asia: Rationale and Objectives
    • Implications for India

     

    THE SPECTRE OF US SANCTIONS: IMPLICATIONS OF CAATSA LAW

    At a time when India is aggressively buying defence equipment from Russia during the recent visit of India’s defence minister to Russia, US has maintained its position of sanctions to countries buying defence equipment from Russia under CAATSA

    • What is CAATSA?
    • Implications of CAATSA on India

     

    INDIA-CHINA BORDER DISPUTE

    At a time when India and China have started the disengagement process, the former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon has iterated that disengagement on India’s part tantamount to conceding position at LAC and thus advocates a reset in India-China relations.

    • China's Grand Strategy towards Border Dispute

     

    IS THE AIRBORNE SPREAD OF COVID 19 A RISK?

    Recently a group of 200-odd scientists from 32 countries urged the WHO to recognise and address the aerosol transmission of the SAR-COV 2 novel coronavirus.

    • Modes of transmission of SARS-COV2 novel coronavirus

     

    PSORIASIS DRUG GETS DCGI NOD FOR EMERGENCY USE

    The Drugs Controller General of India has cleared Itolizumab, a psoriasis drug, for treatment in COVID-19 care

    • Details of Drugs approved for COVID-19 Treatment

     

    RED SANDERS

    This article discusses details about Red Sanders

    • About Red Sanders

     

    INDIA’S SECURITY ARCHITECTURE – NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL

    This article discusses about India's three-tier security architecture.

    • About National Security Council (NSC)
    • The Strategic Policy Group (SPG),
    • The National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) and
    • The National Security Council Secretariat.

     

    IAF ON BUYING SPREE – DEFENCE ACQUISITION COUNCIL

    On 2nd July, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister approved defence deals worth Rs. 38,900 crores.

    • About Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)

     

    HAGIA SOPHIA – PLACES IN NEWS

    The 1,500-year-old Hagia Sophia, now Turkey's most popular tourist attraction, has been stripped of its museum status by Turkey's highest court, the Council of State.

    • About Hagia Sophia
    Comments

    Md Ayaz Ahmed 4 months ago

    sir ...make the videos short .....

    Manish . 4 months ago

    Excellent analysis thanks sir

    Manish . 4 months ago

    Complete coverage no need to revisit newspaper thanks sir for your valuable contribution

    Ravina Tagor 4 months ago

    Very helpful sir thank you for good discussion

    Rennaisance 4 months ago

    Excellent explanation sir! Thank you.

    Ritika Gupta 4 months ago

    Great explanation Sir! 

    Saurav 4 months ago

    thank you sir

    Shyamsunder 4 months ago

    sir, in some sites i have seen as, national security council is headed by national security advisor.
    please clarify