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India – the Pharmacy Capital of the World

Let’s start with some numbers that prove India’s global stature. Indian pharmaceutical sector supplies over 50% of the global demand for various vaccines, 40% of the generic demand for US and 25% of all medicines for UK. India contributes the second largest share of pharmaceutical and biotech workforce in the […]

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Is FDI Good for Indian Economy?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment made by a firm or an individual into business interests located in another country. Generally, FDI takes place when an investor establishes foreign business operations or acquires foreign business assets, including establishing ownership or controlling interest in a foreign company. It frequently involves more than just […]

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5 TRILLION DOLLAR ECONOMY

On 15th August 2019, delivering his 6th Independence Day Speech, Prime Minister Narender Modi expressed confidence that India would be a $5-trillion economy in 2024. More recently, speaking at a function to mark 100 years of ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 20.12.2019, Prime Minister Modi said that BJP-led government has given the […]

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Farm Bills 2020

Theme: On 20th September 2020, Parliament passed three farm bills, which created protests in the country. The three bills are – ‘Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill‘, 2020 – ‘One Nation-one market’ concept was introduced to allow farmers to sell the produce anywhere in the country. ‘Farmers […]

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National Recruitment Agency – Pros & Challenges

Theme: In August 2020, Union cabinet approved the proposal of the ‘National Recruitment Agency‘ (NRA). This ‘One Nation – One Exam‘ concept was proposed in the budget speech in February 2020. NRA will conduct the Common Entrance Test to select candidates for non-gazetted government jobs. The recruiting agencies such as SSC, RRB […]

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ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT

In May 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 20 lakh crore rupees economic stimulus package named ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan‘, with the slogan ‘Vocal for Local‘. It was announced with the aim to make India self-reliant and also to provide a stimulus for the economy that was hit badly by COVID-19. This package is estimated to […]

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E-LEARNING – A SUBSTITUTE FOR CLASSROOM LEARNING ?

Background:- E-learning is essentially the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge. E-learning applications and processes include Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classroom opportunities and digital collaboration. In Favor:- Through E-learning we can study from anywhere at anytime. All we need is just a computer and internet connection. E-learning costs […]

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WORK FROM HOME CULTURE

Theme: Due to COVID-19 pandemic, many companies allowed their employees to work from home (WFH). Some employees are happy with WFH option, but some are not comfortable with it. There are pros & cons with WFH option for both employees and companies. Advantages for Employees: Travel time to and from […]

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BALANCE BETWEEN PROFESSION AND FAMILY

Professionalism and family can be described as the two sides of the same coin as both are equally important in one’s life. Profession gives us an individual identity and financial security and family gives us an emotional security. In today’s hitech busy lifestyle it’s becoming difficult to find the time to […]

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PRIVATE TRAINS IN INDIA – BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES

Theme: In July 2020, Indian Railways has invited private companies to run 151 passenger trains on 109 train routes. Government of India is expecting Rs.30,000 crores private investment with this move. It was announced that the private trains will start from April 2023. India’s first private train is Lucknow – New Delhi Tejas Express, […]

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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ENVIRONMENT

Theme: In December 2019, the first coronavirus case was detected in Hubai province of China. From then, it has spread to the entire world and has affected everyone’s lives and also the environment. Impact of COVID-19 on the environment: Positive impact: Due to lockdown, vehicular pollution dropped and most of […]

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DOES NEPOTISM EXIST IN BOLLYWOOD?

Background :- Bollywood or the Indian film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is the huge entertainment industry with over millions of viewers. A lot of fandom comes along with such a massive count of viewers. Along with fandom, controversies among actors are always the hot topics for media and the […]

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