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News Today 30-09-2020
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Weighing the costs: On COVID-19 vaccine

India is going to enter the first winter of the pandemic with over 6 million cases and nearly one lakh deaths. It remains a big headache for the Health Ministry to decide who gets the [Read More]

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Poverty & Pandemic
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Poverty & Pandemic

Relevance:  According to the official estimates nearly 19% of India’s population was already below poverty line. Additionally given the prolonged lockdowns, in the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic, has affected the economy really badly. To the [Read More]

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Vulnerability of South Asia to Epidemics
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Vulnerability of South Asia to Epidemics

Relevance:  The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that South Asia is particularly vulnerable to epidemics and infectious diseases. South Asia is the most populated region in the world and poverty levels are too high. Access to [Read More]

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Agriculture and the Pandemic
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Agriculture and the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has incapacitated the entire world. The outbreak has created panic to such an extent that economic activities have almost come to a standstill. Different restrictions put in place in order to curb [Read More]

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How is India as an Emerging Market?
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How is India as an Emerging Market?

Relevance:  The Indian economy which was once termed as the world’s fastest growing economy is not so attractive anymore. There are many structural issues that are needed t be fixed in order to push economic [Read More]

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BRICS During Pandemic
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BRICS in the time of Pandemic

Relevance:  Amid the pandemic, the BRICS nations have demonstrated comparative strength as providers of humantarian assistance. BRICS countries now need to pool and coordinate efforts in partnership with WHO, and Europe and North America to [Read More]

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Farmer's Distress During the Pandemic
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Farmer’s Distress During the Pandemic

Relevance:  India’s agricultural sector has been severly disrupted because of the lockdown imposed due to the pandemic. It is starving of buyers and migrant labourers as the restrictions have halted people’s movements. While there are [Read More]

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Dying Judicial Review in India
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Dying Judicial Review in India

Relevance:  The biggest let down during the whole pandemic have been the Supreme Court and other high courts in India. Since last year the jusiciary has just watched the executive take decisions in haste and [Read More]

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The Voracious Appetite of Locusts
Issues In News : Environment

The Voracious Appetite of Locusts

While gazing through the gloomy and bright phases of history, the year 2020 will definitely be underlined. Not because tens of thousands died in the pandemic but because nature showed its fury to the fullest, [Read More]

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