‘Tsunami’ of e-waste rolling out over the world(DownToEarth, environment , )

Annually, one million people die from occupational poisoning, says UNEP chief Photo: UNEP The head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday stressed the need to limit the use of dangerous chemicals and electronic waste. He said this at a Conference of Parties to three major Conventions on

Will Real IP Policy Stand up? ( Intellectual property.,GS paper 3 ,Indian Express )

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his desire to see India adhere to “global” IP standards. The United States Trade Representative (USTR) was quick to latch on to this, noting in its latest Special 301 report: “The United States also welcomes April 2015 statements made by Prime Minister Modi

RBI and public debt: 15-yr search for moment of separation (Indian Express ,Economy )

The Indian economy made a decisive structural turn in 1991. Change was manifested in policies, processes, thinking. A new series looks back at events in the transition, their contexts, the men and women who shaped them, and the ways in which they’re playing out now. Every Wednesday, starting today In