Current Affairs Analysis
December 16, 2017
North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS); Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) Scheme; “Press in India 2016-17”; Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI); National Medical Commission Bill, 2017; Medical Council of India (MCI); Commission of Railway Safety; Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS); National AYUSH Mission (NAM); Tobacco pack warnings; Bharatmala Project; Tuirial HEPP; Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme; Category-2 Centre (C2C) of UNESCO; What is operational oceanography? etc.
December 15, 2017
11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the WTO; Section 126 (1) (b) of The Representation of the People Act, 1951; India BPO Promotion Scheme (IBPS); North East BPO Promotion Scheme (NEBPS); What is Sakhi scheme? What is Cochlear implant? CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); What is ADIP scheme? ATL Community Day; Atal Tinkering Lab Community Drive Initiative; Atal Tinkering Labs; Atal Innovation Mission; ‘Peace Clause’; ECO-NIWAS; 14th December: Energy Conservation Day; National Energy Conservation Awards; Morocco; Plants that can glow; EKUVERIN Exercise 2017; etc.
December 14, 2017
Scorpene-class submarine Kalvari; SANKALP Project; Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994; Legatum Prosperity Index 2017; Dredging Corporation of India (DCI); Global E-waste Monitor 2017; Amarnath cave shrine not a silent zone; International Court of Justice; Sri Lanka formally hands over Hambantota Port to China; What is Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade? What is VoLTE? e-mail IDs in Hindi; Indian Railways E-Procurement System (IREPS); etc.
December 13, 2017
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB); India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) highway; ASEAN; Injupani Bridge; Deopani/Eze Bridge; Border Roads Organisation (BRO); India and “2+2” dialogues; India-Australia bilateral relations; Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC); FAME India scheme; National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020; Special courts to try politicians; World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); India's first Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC); 'World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018' report; United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA); etc.
December 12, 2017
Laqshya- A Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative; Door-to-door campaign against TB; Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP); December 10: World Human Rights Day; Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit (AICS); Section 33 (7) of the Representation of the People Act of 1951; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); NIC-CERT centre; National Informatics Centre (NIC); CERT-In; Lalji Singh, ‘father of DNA fingerprinting in India; What is DNA profiling? 12th December: Universal Health Coverage Day; "Safe City Surveillance" scheme; Safe Delivery Application; etc.
December 11, 2017
Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage; Draft ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI); "One Nation-One Education Board" system; India State-Level Disease Burden report; Floriculture in India; Kacheguda Railway station; What is S&DT in WTO law? Vyas Samman 2017; New form of matter ‘excitonium’; What are solar storms? L1 point; ICAN receives Nobel Peace Prize; India’s first mobile food testing lab; etc.
December 10, 2017
India joins Wassenaar Arrangement; What is the Wassenaar Agreement? 9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day; National Conference on E-Courts Project; What is e- courts project? ‘MSME Sambandh’; Procurement Policy 2012; Adultery law; What is Trachoma? National Trachoma Survey Report 2014-17; Asian Development Bank (ADB); United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); What is mudhumakkal thazhi? etc.
December 08, 2017
Kumbh Mela; UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage; NASA's 'SuperTIGER' balloon; Cosmic Ray Particles; Neutron stars; Central Information Commission; Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017; ‘Draft code on Social Security and Welfare’; Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016; What is benami transaction? What is Border Protection Grid (BPG)? Indo-Bangladesh Border; ‘The Silence Breakers’; Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’; 1st SAICON 2017; World's oldest eye; etc.
December 07, 2017
US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital; India’s membership to NSG; Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); What is Inter-country parental child abduction? The Hague Abduction Convention; Rotary International’s India National PolioPlus Committee; What is the Uniform Civil Code? National Commission for Minorities (NCM); UNICEF report on air pollution; Cuba; What is OP Sahayam? 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day; etc.
December 06, 2017
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); Joint Cooperation Committee; National Green Tribunal (NGT); Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB); Soil Health Card Scheme; What is soil health card? Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC); International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC); International Solar Alliance; UN Peacekeeping; Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP); Akash Missile; ESA’s Sentinel-5P satellite; New graphene-based battery; What is Graphene? 6th International Tourism Mart; UN Environment's Patron for Clean Air; Okarito kiwi and the Northern Brown kiwi; etc.
December 05, 2017
UN Global Compact on Migration; New York declaration; Haj guidelines for 2018-22; Panel to assist on pricing, launch of new drugs; AROGYA 2017: First ever International Conference cum Exhibition on AYUSH and Wellness; Work Programme on E-Commerce; National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC); 60th Foundation Day of DRI; Shamli District of Uttar Pradesh Now Part of National Capital Region; 5 December: World Soil Day; ‘Muzrai’ Act; etc.
December 04, 2017
'Petro' Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency; Vechur cow; 11th Annual MedTech Summit of Biodesign Programme; What is Noxeno? 3rd December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities; What is the ‘green habitat’ concept? International Maritime Organization (IMO); IMO council; Why is the pact on Rohingya important? “Crime in India 2016”; National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB); Kapu reservation bill; ‘Vigilant Ace’; World's first IT campus for differently-abled; Navy Day 2017; etc.
December 02, 2017
Hornbill Festival; National Nutrition Mission; Mission SAMPARK; National Strategic Plan 2017-24; What is 90:90:90 Strategy? What is Food Recall? Operation Save Kurma; Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB); Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Autonomy to Election Commission of India; Transgender Persons Bill, 2016; BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement; BIMSTEC; Ajeya Warrior-2017; What is SDR technology? What is Dark Matter? China's DAMPLE; What are “justice clocks”? etc.
December 01, 2017
Clean Sea-2017; Cyclone Ockhi; Controller General of Accounts; Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC); Sand quarrying; 6th International Tourism Mart; SATH initiative; 1st December: World AIDS Day 2017; Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS); Strategy on Resource Efficiency (RE); Indian Resource Panel (InRP); National Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan (NOSDCP); Kathakar: International Storytellers Festival; 52nd Raising Day of BSF; Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant; NASA algorithm; etc.