WHAT DOES AUSTRALIA’S OFFER TO CHINA ON QUAD MEAN TO INDIA?

By: FATIMA HASAN At a time when India is embroiled in border issues and preparing to deal with the threats from Afghanistan-Pakistan-China axis, the recent  comments by Australian  Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcoming China into the Quad assumes significance. India is a member of the Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) grouping—which includes Japan, Australia and USA […]

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DOES CHANGING CMs CHECK ELECTORAL LOSSES TO BJP?

By: Fatima Hasan In the run- up to the elections, ruling parties don’t leave any tables unturned and work very hard to retain power. But kick-starting a new practice since it grabbed power at the Centre, the BJP has been changing the CMs of saffron-ruled states on the eve of Assembly elections. The latest CM […]

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IS ALL INDIA QUOTA FOR OBCs A WELCOME MOVE FOR MEDICOs?

By: Fatima Hasan After back-to-back protests on many of its legislative bills, the Central government’s recent announcement on extending OBC reservations to All India Quota (AIQ) for medical courses in undergraduate and post graduate courses has received positive response from the people and experts alike. It was a very long pending move. The OBC reservation […]

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IT IS STUDENTS’ RIGHT TO EXAMINATIONS AND IT CANNOT BE DENIED IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

By: Fatima Hasan There are few memes that are going viral on What’sApp and Instagram   about the 10th Class and Intermediate results being declared without conducting exams. “Passed Exams like a boss” is one of the many memes making rounds. When compared to the previous years, the pass percentage of SSC students in Telangana in […]

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GLOBALLY COVID-19 CASES CROSS 21 MILLION AND DEATH TOLL HITS 756,000

From Our Bureau                                                             15TH AUGUST 2020                The Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic situation remained grim globally, with the confirmed cases across the world soaring to 2,10,26,758 and the death toll rising to  7,55,786 in the 216 affected countries and territories, according to the latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO). Globally, American region continued […]

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SAFE EID AL ADHA PRACTICES IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19 : Interim guidance from WHO

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION Background The Eid al Adha is a festival marked by social and religious gatherings where Muslim families and friends unite to pray together and give alms, especially in the form of sacrificed animal meat. The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily by human-to-human transmission of secretions of saliva and respiratory droplets, which are produced […]

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WILL THE RULING ALLIANCE RETAIN BIHAR IN 2020 ELECTIONS ?

By: Fatima Hasan Be it a health emergency or an uproar over a controversial legislation, the country’s administration has to carry on its business as usual. Amidst the lockdown in the wake of Corona virus pandemic and observing social distancing norms, the political parties have started campaigning for the upcoming  assembly elections in Bihar. Although […]

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GLOBALLY COVID-19 CASES REACH 3.6 MILLION AND DEATH TOLL HITS 250,000

From Our Bureau 6th MAY 2020                                         The Corona Virus (CPVID-19) pandemic situation remained grim globally, with the confirmed cases across the world soaring to 35,88,773 and the death toll reaching 2,47,503 in the 215 affected countries and territories, according to the latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO). Globally, European region continued […]

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