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World Bank on India’s Learning Poverty

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the many sectors that took a massive hit. India and many other countries had to shut down colleges and schools while encouraging online classes. But, during the pandemic, there were irregularities and its effects were felt by the students especially the ones from the marginalized ..

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India-US 2 plus 2 Ministerial Dialogue

India and the United States will be holding a 2 plus 2 Defence and Foreign Ministry dialogue on 11th April 2022 in Washington. In this annual meeting, the fourth of its kind, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be participating. Overview: Talks will be held with the United States’ Defense ..

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NHA Health Benefit Package 2022

A new version of the Health Benefit Package 2022, has been launched by the National Health Authority under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Overview: 365 new procedures have been added in the new version of the NHA Health benefit Package which takes the total to 1,949. Under this scheme, differential pricing has ..

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Delhi: Incentives for e-Cycles

The government of Delhi has decided to incentivize e-cycles under the Electric Vehicle (EV) policy.  This will include cargo and passenger e-cycles having speeds less than 25 km/hour. Overview: To the first 10,000 buyers, 25 percent off of MRP up to Rs 5,500 as a purchase incentive will be provided. To the first 1000 individual ..

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Nurse to population ratio in India

In India, the current ratio of nurses per 1000 population stands at 1.96:1000. This was reported to the Rajya Sabha by the Union Health ministry. Overview: As per the records of the Indian Nursing Council, there is around 33.41 lakh registered nursing personnel in India. This includes 23,40,501 registered midwives and nurses, 56,854 lady health ..

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Weapons of Mass Destruction (Amendment) Bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022. The Bill has been passed to amend the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005. Overview: In accordance with India’s international commitments, the amendment bill was passed ..

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