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Windsor Framework Why in news: The UK government under Prime Minister  reached a landmark deal with the European Union (EU) on post-Brexit trade rules that will govern Northern Ireland. Windsor Framework’ will replace the Northern Ireland Protocol, which had proved to be among the thorniest of Brexit fall-outs, creating problems both economic and political. Problem …



SYLLABUS TOPIC- SOCIAL JUSTICE , SOCIAL ISSUES, CULTURE , GLOBALISATION DEFINITION changes that occur when two or more groups come in contact with each other and exchange aspects of their cultures Concept coined by American geologist John Wesley Powell in 1880- psychological changes induced in people due to cross-cultural imitation, resulting from the interaction with …


Women in science

SYLLABUS TOPIC- GENDER, GOVERNANCE, SOCIAL JUSTICE Indian role models Tessy Thomas, Soumya Swaminathan, Gagandeep Kang, N Kalaiselvi, Annapurni Subramaniam and a handful of others DATA 1. The percentage of women researchers has increased from 13.9 in 2015 to 18.7 in 2018- Department of Science and Technology (DST) 2.Health sciences is now pegged at 24.5 per …

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Why there is a need to revamp higher education

SYLLABUS TOPIC– GOVERNANCE, SOCIAL JUSTICECONTEXT– Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are required to constantly upgradethemselves to meet the demands of both students and industries against the backdrop ofrapid technological development. How do we recalibrate the system of teaching-learning in our Higher EducationInstitutes to meet the demands of the job market? WHAT should be done ?1. Train …

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