Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: NEET

Panic stockpiling of Molnupiravir can result in similar harm seen last summer. Govt must regulate

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Doctors on SC’s NEET-PG quota verdict: ‘Thankful, but wish it had come two months earlier’

SC order paves way for counselling of prospective candidates for medical courses to resume with 27% quota for OBC & 10% for EWS categories, ending months of protests by resident doctors.

SC clears path for NEET counselling, upholds OBC quota, allows EWS criteria for this session

A two-judge bench upholds the validity of Centre’s July 2021 notification to allow 27% reservation for OBCs (non-creamy layer). The court will rule on EWS quota later in March.

Petitioners in SC question ‘completely arbitrary’ Rs 8 lakh income cap to determine EWS quota

Govt-appointed panel suggested sticking to Rs 8 lakh annual income limit for determination of EWS quota in connection with the ongoing admissions to NEET-PG courses.

Supreme Court to hear plea on NEET-PG admissions tomorrow

A bench of CJI N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who appeared in the court on behalf of the Centre.

Modi govt seeks urgent hearing in SC for EWS quota case in connection with NEET-PG admissions

The matter at present is listed for hearing on 6 January. The NEET-PG admissions were postponed after the central government decided to revisit the EWS quota.

‘Doctors should be in hospitals, not streets’: Delhi CM Kejriwal writes to PM Modi

In his letter, Kejriwal said the prime minister must accept the demands of the protesting doctors and urged him to ensure that NEET-PG counselling process is expedited.

India doesn’t need police cracking down on doctors as it braces for Omicron

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Stressed and overworked, resident doctors irked by delay in postgraduate admissions

Doctors across the country have suspended outpatient services in their protest against the delay caused by NEET postponement and EWS quota dispute

3 Centre-run Delhi hospitals suspend OPD services over delayed NEET 2021 counselling

Doctors from Ram Manohar Lohia, Safdarjung and Lady Hardinge hospitals took action following a nationwide call by the Federation of Resident Doctors' Associations.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.