Current Affair Analysis
August 15, 2019
Why India celebrates Independence Day on 15 August? Bone substitutes from eggshells; Operation Number Plate; One-time partial credit guarantee schemes to PSBs; What is Asset–liability mismatch? ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the State of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh & NCT of Delhi’ scheme; Sub-Mission On Agricultural Mechanization; What is a ‘negative’ interest? How does negative rate policy work? What happened during Gulf War? How was India involved? Haryana Administrative Tribunal; RBI’s framework for regulatory sandbox; What is regulatory sandbox (RS)? FinTech (Financial technology) Services in India; Boko Haram; Location of Nigeria; Palani panchamirtham; ‘Geographical Indication’ (GI)
August 14, 2019
India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017; Seeds Act, 1966; Difference between certified seed and truthful labelled seed; DUS Testing; Falaq - radar air defence system; Child Care Leave (CCL); National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT); Kajin Sara lake; 'Mission Reach Out' in Jammu; Indian National Science Academy (INSA); Bar Council of India (BCI); etc.
August 09, 2019
77th anniversary of Quit India movement; Contributions of Vikram Sarabhai; Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research; United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019; United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA); Difference Between UNRWA and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR); United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA); Procedure of an appointment of Supreme Court judges; Draft Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF); Amendment in Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934; Monetary Policy Framework; Instruments of Monetary Policy; International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples; etc.
August 07, 2019
'Honour Killing'; Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill, 2019; Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019; Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019; Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019; Kosi-Mechi river interlining project; River Kosi; Article 370; Mission Shakti sports initiative; 65th Foundation Day of Lalit Kala Akademi; etc.
August 06, 2019
Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM); TechEx; UchhatarAvishkar Yojana (UAY); Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India Programme; Canine Distemper Virus (CDV); Space Situational Awareness Control Centre; Revised ‘Fit and Proper’ Criteria for Elected Directors on the Boards of PSBs; India’s first human genome mapping project; Indian Genome Variation initiative; Whole-genome sequencing (WGS); National Population Register (NPR); National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC); Location of English Channel; Tungbhadra river; Meghdoot mobile app; ‘Machail Mata Yatra’; 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting; Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC); etc.