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We Indians have a lot of respect for corporate houses. But the best corporate practices will not work well in government. Explain.

Mains Model Question 1, December, 2019 with answer. We Indians assume that sound business practices implemented by a successful corporate house can also work in Government. But the governance and public policy has different challenges which need different approaches. Even some of the big corporate houses are very small compared with even the smallest of …

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Global Climate Risk Index 2020 Ranks India As The Fifth Most Affected Country From Extreme Weather Events

The Global Climate Risk Index 2020 was released on December 4, 2019 by Germanwatch. Key Facts about the Index The annually published Global Climate Risk Index analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) developed by Germanwatch …

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Prelims & Mains Model Question: Volume 1 (November 2019)

UPSC 2020, Prelims & Mains Model Questions, November 2019. It contains 100 current affairs based Model Questions on Prelims & Main. This e book for UPSC preparation is available on Amazon Kindle. It contains 50 model questions on prelims with answers and 50 model questions for practice. Questions have been formed from the news and …

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Emissions Gap Report 2019

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the tenth edition of Emission Gap Report on November 26, 2019. The Emission Gap Report 2019 provides the latest assessment of scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway …

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Do You Think Electoral Bonds Will Never Serve Its Original Purpose?

UPSC Preparation (Mains Model Question & Answer): Now, it is clear that Electoral Bonds will not end the corrupt practices that we usually associate with political funding. Here is why: They are designed to support the party which is in the power. All political parties know who paid them and who don’t Even State Bank …

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India’s Poor Forest Governance And What Needs To Be Done

Like anywhere in the world, forests in India is not just an environmental resource. It is a valuable social resource as well. Many households from vulnerable sections, derive their full or potential livelihood support from forest. But, more often, forest dwelling communities end up harvesting forest at unsustainable pace. India’s poor forest governance should also …

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14 Facts You Should Know About Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Antibiotic drugs are increasingly becoming ineffective, and this phenomenon is not just confined to India. It is a global phenomenon. WHO is observing Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019 from November 18-24. Here are few things you should know about antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics or anti-bacterial are medicines which treat bacterial infections destroying of slowing down growth of …

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India’s Export Subsidies Schemes And Why WTO Ruled Against It

WTO recently ruled against export subsidies provided by India. WTO’s dispute settlement panel’s ruling came while delivering judgment on the matter brought by the US in March 2018. Subsidies provided by India to these five schemes was challenged by the US: Export-Oriented Units, Electronics Hardware Technology Park and Bio-Technology Park (EOU/EHTP/BTP) Schemes Export Promotion Capital …

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