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G-Sec Acquisition Programme (GSAP)

G-Sec Acquisition Programme (GSAP): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is halting its bond buying under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme (GSAP) for now. It said that the measure had succeeded in ensuring adequate liquidity and stabilising financial markets. Coupled with other liquidity measures, it facilitated congenial and orderly financing conditions and a conducive environment for […]

Digital Divide

Digital Divide: The Supreme Court has flaggedthe consequences of growing digital divide. It observed, the digital divide caused by online classes will defeat the fundamental right of every child to education Little children whose parents are too poor to afford laptops, tablets or an “optimum” Internet package at home for online classes during the pandemic […]

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): Physicians at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have successfully treated a patient with severe depression by recognising and tapping into the brain circuits linked with depressive brain patterns. The physicians have tried to reset these patterns, which they have said is the equivalent of using a pacemaker for the […]

Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED)

Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED): Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has released the Framework for Implementation of Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED) – Phase1 for lowering the cost of power purchase to Consumers. Implementing an Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED) is an essential next step in reforming electricity market operations and in moving towards “One […]

Corbett National Park : Now Ramganga National Park

Corbett National Park : Now Ramganga National Park Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ashwini Kumar Choubey proposed to change the name of Corbett National Park to Ramganga National Park. Jim Corbett’s name has lent itself to India’s oldest and most celebrated national parks and to the cottage industry that has grown around […]