Monthly Archives: May 2024

UN Peace Keeping Force

UN Peacekeeping: The United Nations Peacekeeping (UNPKO) is a crucial instrument deployed by the UN to assist countries ravaged by conflict in transitioning towards lasting peace. Established in 1948, UN Peacekeeping has evolved significantly, with over 70 missions undertaken and over two million personnel deployed Role of Peacekeeping Operations Peacekeeping …

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Hunar se Rozgar Scheme, The Skilling Potential of Tourism

Relevance : Hunar se Rozgar Scheme, India Skills Report 2024 And Skill Development In India, and Higher Education & The Skill Requirements In The Job. Since 2006, the Ministry of Tourism is implementing a relatively less-known scheme called ‘Hunar se Rozgar’ meaning skill to employment, primarily aimed at catching the …

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To preserve forests, it’s important to listen to tribal communities

  GS3: Biodiversity Conservation, Engaging Tribal communities in Forest Management, The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, The Forest Conservation Act, 1980, National Forest Academy, Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution. Recently, the President of India gave a congratulatory message to the 2022 batch of Indian Forest Service (IFoS) trainee …

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The First International AI Treaty – challenges and regulation

The First International AI Treaty In a significant development, the Council of Europe (CoE) adopted the first-ever international treaty specifically addressing Artificial Intelligence (AI). This groundbreaking convention, crafted collaboratively over two years, establishes a legal framework for AI that intersects with human rights, democratic values, and the rule of law. …

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Healthcare-Associated Infections (HCAIs) in India

Introduction Define Healthcare-Associated Infections (HCAIs): Infections acquired by patients while receiving medical care in a hospital or other healthcare setting. Highlight the global concern: HCAIs pose a significant public health threat worldwide, leading to increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs. Emphasize the Indian context: The situation in India is particularly …

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Judicial Appointments: Political Neutrality in Global Perspective

GS Paper 2 : Mains: Issues with Collegium system, Global Examples of appointing Judges Recently, a retiring Calcutta High Court judge revealed that he has always been a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Timeline for changes in Political Ideology in Judicial Appointments in India Historical Context Pre-1970s: Political …

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Rangeland Degradation: Impacts, Causes, and Responses in India

Introduction Rangelands, vast swathes of grasslands, shrublands, and savannahs, are crucial ecosystems supporting livestock grazing, biodiversity, and ecological balance. However, rangeland degradation is a growing concern globally, with significant implications for India. Rangeland Degradation: Causes Overgrazing: Excessive livestock numbers exceeding the carrying capacity of the land lead to depletion of …

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Antarctic Parliament meets in Kochi

GS Paper II (Governance, Constitution, Social Justice and International Relations): India’s foreign policy: India’s role in the Antarctic Treaty System and its strategic interests in the region. International relations and security: Challenges of environmental protection in Antarctica and the role of international cooperation. GS Paper III (Science and Technology): India’s …

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