El Nino Becomes National Disaster in Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared Zimbabwe’s drought a national disaster, requiring over $2 billion in aid to feed millions facing hunger.  The drought, triggered by the El Nino global weather pattern, has led to a humanitarian crisis in Southern Africa.  Over 2.7 million people in Zimbabwe are expected to go hungry […]

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SC Nod to Cross-Verify EVM Votes and VVPAT Slips

The Supreme Court has issued a writ petition to the Election Commission of India (ECI) requesting mandatory cross-verification of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) count with verifiably ‘recorded as cast’ votes through voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPATs).  The petitioner, a voter, has not been provided with any physical proof of his […]

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IIM Study Says Nuclear Power Crucial For India’s Progress

Nuclear Power as a Deterrent for a Nation  Strategic use of nuclear capabilities to deter potential adversaries from hostile actions.  Utilizes the principle of mutually assured destruction (MAD).  Deterrence: The credible threat of nuclear retaliation can dissuade adversaries from launching military offensives or engaging in provocative behavior.  Increase Global Influence: […]

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Government Launched Mycghs Ios App

Union Health Secretary, Shri Apurva Chandra, launched the myCGHS iOS app for iOS devices.  The app enhances access to Electronic Health Records, information, and resources for Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiaries.  The app is developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) Himachal Pradesh and the NIC Health Team.  It […]

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