Khelo India programme; Outstanding Parliamentarian Award; What is Res extra commercium? Quota for acid attack survivors, people with disability in Government Jobs; What is PLEDGE for Khelo India? What is Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF)? Khelo India School Games; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C); VINBAX-2018: Vietnam-India Bilateral Military Exercise; etc.
2018 Pulse Polio programme; Polio Virus; Child Nutrition and Development Nodal Agency Bill, 2017; Stree Swabhiman Initiative; What are the Common Services Centers (CSCs)? Pulse Polio Immunization (PPI); Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV); What is Prompt Corrective Action (PCA)? Red Handfish; Tasmania; Cambodia; SkyRev360; ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony; ‘Made in India’ thermal spray coating technology; Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) science satellite; What is blockchain technology? Agricultural scientist GS Kalkat; etc.
Scientists have cloned monkeys for the first time; Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT); Jammu & Kashmir Student Exchange Programme ‘Maitreyi Yatra’; Atal Pension Yojana; Difference between Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks; China’s Arctic policy; Chhau dance; Taiwan; RemoveDebris; Mensa IQ test; BMP II; India’s first floating market opens in Kolkata; ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’; ‘Apni Gaddi, Apna Rozgar’ scheme; etc.
26th January: Republic Day; PM’s Shram Awards for 2016; Padma Awards 2018; WHO pre-qualification; Rotavac; Rotavirus; Universal Immunization Programme; Zojila pass tunnel; India, ASEAN sign Delhi Declaration; Global Centre for Cybersecurity; World Economic Forum (WEF); Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD); India-Japan Smart Grid Pilot Project; etc.
UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam naagrik) regional connectivity scheme; 25th January: National Voters Day; Election Commission of India (ECI); TARE Scheme; Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship; Distinguished Investigator Award (DIA); AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research) Scheme; Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) scheme; Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls; Anganwadi Services Training Programme; 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI); SARAS PT1N; Bharat Parv; VoICEIndia Magazine; etc.
World Economic Forum (WEF); Inclusive Development Index (IDI); Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY); Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Program; Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT); Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) list; India’s richest 1% corner 73% of wealth generation: Oxfam Survey; Himalayan Research Fellowship Scheme; Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); etc.
Mass cull of coral-eating starfish to save Great Barrier Reef; National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC); National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF); Surat emerges as leading ‘solar smart city’ in country; Akshay Urja; First International Dam Safety Conference; Dam Health and Rehabilitation Monitoring Application (DHARMA); Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP); Super-continent Nuna; Parker Solar Probe; First Ladies Awards; Agriculture Ministers’ Conference; Rocket Lab; etc.
Jiyo Parsi scheme; Smart Star-Rating for Garbage Free Cities; Smart City Mission; ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ anthem; Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies 2016-17’; Millets; What is Ind AS or Indian Accounting Standards? Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust; Chilika Lagoon; World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); India’s first, locally made BS-VI car; What is automated moorings? Coast Guard patrol vessel Vijaya; etc.
Australia Group; Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR); National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal; Appointment of Governors in India; Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs; Accessible India Campaign; Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna; Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP); 13th Raising Day celebrations of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF); Wassenaar Arrangement; Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); Cyber Surakshit Bharat; National Security Guard (NSG); Kilopower project; SBIRS GEO-4; etc.
Navika Sagar Parikrama; INSV Tarini; Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA); What are the Empowered Action Group (EAG) states? Maharashtra govt rolls out 1% reservation for orphans; Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS); International Solar Alliance; World Future Energy Summit (WFES); UN Environment Management Group (EMG); What is the Drake Passage? Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar); ‘Potentially Hazardous’ asteroid set to pass earth; ‘Nirman Samvaad’; etc.
Agni-5 – nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM); National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA); Maharashtra govt.’s public cloud policy; Effects of microwaves on environment; 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture; International Green Week (IGW); Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (CIC); Cyber Warrior Police Force (CWPF); Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS); What is Budapest Convention? Romania; iCREATE facility; etc.
Raisina Dialogue 2018; Australia’s Great Barrier Reef; World Energy and Environment Council (WEEC); What is Deep Brain Stimulator? What is Tourette syndrome? Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN); Haj subsidy; Simplification of Make II procedure; Defence Acquisition Council (DAC); Energy Globe World Award 2017; World’s biggest air purifier; Rajasthan’s first oil refinery at Barmer; etc.