Current Affairs Analysis
November 22, 2017
Manipur Sangai Festival 2017; 1st North East Development Summit; Vasectomy Fortnight; What is Vasectomy? IMD World Talent rankings; 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health; What is a Solar park? What is ‘Peace Clause’? Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS); Sagarmala port project; New Development Bank (NDB); India’s first woman physician: Rukhmabai; Swachh Iconic Places (SIP); A new Improved Samba Masuri (ISM); etc.
November 21, 2017
International Court of Justice (ICJ); UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana); Logistics Sector granted Infrastructure Status; 21st November: World Fisheries Day; COP23; What is 'Talanoa Dialogue'? M-STRiPES (Monitoring System For Tigers-Intensive Protection and Ecological Status); All-India Tiger Estimation; India's Dalveer Bhandari wins ICJ election; India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX); etc.
November 20, 2017
NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1); Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016; Moscow Declaration; Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis; 19th November: World Toilet Day 2017; First Namami Barak festival; International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM); Gleadovia konyakianorum; World’s biggest toilet pot; Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development; Qaumi Ekta Week; National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH); Manushi Chhillar:Miss World 2017; etc.
November 19, 2017
Moody's India's rating; Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat Yojana; What is a credit rating? furnace oil, pet coke; ICAO audit; International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO); South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTAC); Location of Poland; Location of Belarus; MoU between India and Poland; Agreement between India and Belarus; Aadi Mahotsav; etc.
November 19, 2017
National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA); Article 167 of the Constitution; Anganwadi Services; Sabla (programme for adolescent girls); Child Protection Services; National Creche Scheme; Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme; What is anti-profiteering clause in GST Rule? India’s first mega coastal economic zone (CEZ); What is a Coastal Economic Zone? ‘Saubhagya’ Web-Portal; “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice.”; Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS); IndiaRAP programme; World’s first fully electric cargo ship; Sampriti 2017; INS Sarvekshak; Location of Tanzania; etc.
November 19, 2017
Urjit Patel appointed on BIS advisory board; Bank of International Settlement (BIS); Rajasthan Dharma Swatantraya Vidheyak; India State-level Disease Burden Initiative; What are emission norms? History of Bharat Stage emission norms; BS VI Norms; Climate Change Performance Index; India-EU free trade agreement; Broadbased Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA); Birsa Munda Jayanti; etc.
November 15, 2017
Mamallapuram stone sculptures; Geographical Indication; National Power Portal (NPP); Karnataka’s Anti-Superstition Bill; Accessible India Campaign; 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES-2017); Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT); CERT-In; International Solar Alliance; Rasogolla; Hunar Haat; USTTAD scheme; Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman advocate; Coastal Security Exercise "Sagar Kavach"; 37th India International Trade Fair; India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO); etc.
November 14, 2017
India Youth Development Index and Report 2017; Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC); Land Acquisition Bill, 2015; Ram Setu controversy; Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR); National Achievement Survey (NAS); Northeast to get India's first ever 'Air Dispensary'; World Diabetes Day 2017; What is Diabetes? What is Jal Marg Vikas Project? What is River Information system? National Waterway-1 (NW-1); Inland Waterways Authority of India; Fish tourism circuit; Equestrian Federation of India (EFI); etc.
November 13, 2017
Rice Field laboratory in Manila named after PM Modi; International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Article 345; Project Saksham; Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign; Measles-rubella (MR); What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis C; Hausala 2017; Bal Sandad; Islamic banking; What is Sulphur dioxide? South China Sea Controversy; What is a cobot? Piezoelectric rubber; UNESCO'S new chief; First woman President of NASSCOM; etc.
November 11, 2017
National Testing Agency (NTA); General Conference of the UNESCO; Second National Judicial Pay Commission; National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP); Prime Minister’s Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative; Facebook Disaster Maps; Colombia; Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); Philippines; What is DTAA? Kyrgyzstan; “People First” campaign; ‘magic island maker’; Mohammed VI-A satellite; etc.
November 10, 2017
Olive Ridley sea turtle; Gharimatha Marine Sanctuary; Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA); Non-Banking Financial Company(NBFCs); National Green Tribunal (NGT); Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement; Hong Kong; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice; etc.
November 09, 2017
Chennai now part of UNESCO’s ‘creative cities network’ (UCCN); Second meeting of Island Development Agency; TISC (Technology and Innovation Support Centre) Program; World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); Business Optimism Index (BOI); Composition scheme; UN Security Council reform; United Nations Security Council (UNSC); Why India should be given a permanent seat in the council? International Energy Agency (IEA); China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative; Asian Boxing Championships; etc.
November 08, 2017
'NIRBHAY' Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile; What is Kambala? SHe-Box (sexual harassment e-box) online complaint Management System; Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI); Coal India’s New App “Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App”; OHEPEE Project; Musa paramjitiana; Tyrannomyrmex alii; Fossils of oldest mammal ancestor; Jurassic Coast; etc.
November 07, 2017
23rd Conference of Parities (COP) COP23; Surat wins Best City Bus Services Award; Banaganapalle mangoes; What is GI tag? India-UN Development Partnership Fund; UNOSSC; Paris Agreement; UNFCCC; What is Public Credit Registry (PCR)? World Meteorological Organization (WMO); Most ancient spiral galaxy- A1689B11; What are gravitational lenses? Catapult-based aircraft launch mechanism (CATOBAR); What is an Instrument Landing System? BeiDou Navigation Satellite System; Proxima Centauri; ALMA telescope; Women’s Asia Cup hockey title; ‘Chintan Shivir’; etc.
November 06, 2017
Cauvery water dispute; Inter-State Water Dispute Act, 1956; Article 262 of Constitution; Cauvery river; What is a commercial dispute? The Commercial Courts Act 2015; What are the Paradise Papers? International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ); What is Saubhagya scheme? Hotspots of rattan; Financial Action Task Force (FATF); Superhydrophobic cotton; 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017; National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA); 2017 World Youth Forum; “Quadrilateral” grouping; World's highest motorable road in Ladakh; etc.
November 04, 2017
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple; UNESCO Asia-Pacific awards for cultural heritage conservation programme; 'Food Regulatory Portal'; 'Nivesh Bandhu'; What is Philately? Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana; Gender Vulnerability Index; Coastal Berth Scheme; Sagarmala port project; Glide bomb Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW); Asian genotype (genetic structure) of dengue virus; National Institute of Virology (NIV); Krishna Sobti chosen for Jnanpith Award; etc.
November 03, 2017
Blackbuck conservation reserve; Indian antelope; Global Gender Gap Report 2017; 21st World Congress of Mental Health; Etikoppaka toys get GI tag; What is Geographical Indication? World Food India 2017; Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID); 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER); International Energy Forum (IEF); ‘Integrated Quarter Master Package’ (IQMP); Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC); PRABAL DOSTYK 2017; Agreement between India and Ethiopia; etc.