Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Topic: Training

PMO needs to do a ‘Gati Shakti’ on Skill India plan. Modi’s intervention is crucial

Skilling and education are like the Siamese twins, artificially separating them would be disastrous for both. Only the Modi govt can heal Skill India.

Sarda Group of Industries’ Ghanshyam Sarda plans training centre for inexperienced jute workers

Ghanshyam Sarda has been an advocate of refining factory workers' abilities & Sarda Group is first India company to establish professional training facilities for jute mill employees.

How often should we exercise to get in shape?

Weight training or running — improvements only happen with a combination of recovery and repetition.

Army, Navy, IAF to jointly train for nuclear biological chemical warfare and intelligence

Integrated Defence Staff headquarters has planned joint tri-services institutes for training in select subjects at existing institutes.

RAW thinks espionage can be taught in 6-month crash course—it clearly needs training reforms

Intelligence failure and attacks cannot be eliminated, but efforts can be made to minimise them.

Talk Point: What measures are needed to ensure that every Indian school has trained teachers by 2019?

Poor learning levels at school and the absence of adequately qualified and trained teachers are clearly identified as the biggest of concerns in the...

On Camera


Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.