Current Affairs Analysis
October 21, 2017
October 20, 2017
October 19, 2017
2017 Man Booker Prize; George Saunders’s novel Lincoln in the Bardo; Herbicide tolerant (HT) genetically modified cotton; What is a Genetically modified crop? What is Bt cotton? IISc & IIT Bombay among world’s top 200 for engineering; Times Higher Education rankings; What is Bharatmala Project? ACI-ASQ Survey; Airports Council International (ACI); Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards; etc.
October 18, 2017
Sawfish; International Sawfish Day; Indian Food Recovery Alliance (IFRA); Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI); #IamThatWoman; India’s first commodity options trading with gold; How does Gold Option work? Check-posts on Bangladesh border; Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI); Pros & Cons of reservation in private sector; ‘Izzat Ghar’; Swachh Bharat Mission; etc.
October 17, 2017
INS Kiltan; Project 28 (Kamorta Class); Mullaperiyar Dam dispute; Universal social security plan for poorest; Project CHAMAN; Importance of horticulture; 16 October: World Food Day; Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO); All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA); What is Graded Response Action Plan? National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF); Free Movement Regime (FMR); etc.
October 16, 2017
What is Bottom trawling? What is an information utility? Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016; Adulteration in traditional medicines; Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA); Mechanised column of power vehicles and machines; Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP); Kalam Sandesh Vahini: Vision 2020; Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration; etc.
October 14, 2017
October 13, 2017
Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2017; Mobile Health App `MedWatch'; IHGF - Delhi Fair Autumn 2017; Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH); Universal basic income (UBI); IFPRI; ‘A Global Disaster Displacement Risk Model’; United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR); What is El Nino? Importance of Doklam; UNESCO; Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs); BNNT better than carbon; etc.
October 12, 2017
SC criminalises sex with minor wife; First Meeting of Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister (EAC-PM); Anupam Kher; FTII; International Day of the Girl Child; SANKALP & STRIVE Schemes; India’s first Sewage Treatment Plant; Hybrid Annuity model (HAM); Pondicherry Shark; Arabian Seas Region (ASR); Gibraltar; Belarus; India-Japan MoC on the "Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)”; Marine body IALA; 3rd International Yoga Conference; etc.
October 12, 2017
October 10, 2017
2017 Nobel Prize in economics; What is behavioural economics? Dr. Richard H. Thaler; e-IPO (Indian Postal Order); International Tracked Packet Service; India Post Payments Bank (IPPB); Universal Postal Union (UPU); World Post Day; National Postal Week; ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’; BIMSTEC; National Mission for Clean Ganga; SC bans sale of crackers in Delhi; US government’s merit-based immigration; etc.
October 10, 2017
October 09, 2017
What was the 1890 UK- China treaty? Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA); 'Intensified Mission Indradhanush'; Mission Indradhanush; India plans to lessen its drug reliance on China; 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature; International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations – IV; etc.
October 07, 2017
2017 Nobel Peace Prize to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN); BBBP Week; Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme; National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB); What is a Community Conserved Area (CCA)? Snow leopards; Dibang Biosphere Reserve; Namdapha National Park; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF); India-Ethiopia Agreements; etc.