Current Affairs Analysis
August 31, 2017
August 30, 2017
August 29, 2017
Low Enriched Uranium Bank (LEU Bank); International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Simultaneous Elections; Consolidated FDI policy; Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX); Indo-German Energy Programme–Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC); Gobindobhog rice gets Geographical Indication (GI) tag; National Sports Talent Search Portal; August 29: National Sports Day; 'Cleanliness is Service' campaign; etc.
August 29, 2017
Ocean Forecasting System; RIMES; INCOIS; Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC); Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO); Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017; Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS); National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI); Essential Commodities Act; Waste to Energy Corporation of India (WECI); Bioethanol from cotton-stalks; New Biosensor test for kidney disorders; Nuakhai; Grameen Khel Mahotsav; India’s first Videsh Bhavan; etc.
August 26, 2017
Bt cotton; Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI); Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD); SC judgement on parliamentary secretaries; Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran; India’s Trade deficit with ASEAN; Rights-based data privacy in household finance; Chief Minister’s Helpline; Typhoon Hato; etc.
August 25, 2017
August 24, 2017
MoU between India and Nepal on Drug Demand Reduction and Prevention of Illicit Trafficking; Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs; Framework for Consolidation of PSBs; Moss serves as a cheap pollution monitor; Mechi River; Project Brainwave; Global Commission on the Future of Work; etc.
August 23, 2017
SC strikes down instant triple talaq; Mentor India Campaign; Atal Tinkering Labs; Atal Innovation Mission; SAMPADA; Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY); 17th meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council; Nasikabatrachus bhupathi; Epidermal Biofuel Cells; Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company (BWEL); etc.
August 22, 2017
What is cloud seeding? Project Varshadhari; Soil Health Card Scheme; Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme; Public health spending; What are Polymetallic Nodules? International Seabed Authority (ISA); International Vaccine Institute (IVI); Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR); Digital police portal; Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS); Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV L52; etc.
August 21, 2017
Border Roads Organisation (BRO); India’s first calf born to surrogate cow in Pune; In Vitro Fertilisation; What is Artificial intelligence (AI)? Mahaparinirvana posture; Reclining Buddha; Ghantasala; Electronic Nematic State; What is superconductivity? World’s smallest surgical robot created; China’s First Cyber Court; etc.
August 19, 2017
World Honey Bee Day; Benefits of beekeeping; MyFASTag App; FASTag Partner App; Electronic Toll Collection (ETC); What is FASTag? Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED); India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue; New “two plus two” ministerial dialogue; Artificial womb; EVE (Ex-vivo uterine environment) therapy; Preterm birth; NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS); Two new species of Earthworm discovered in Kerala; etc.
August 17, 2017
Melbourne named ‘World’s Most Liveable City’; National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA); Price cap on knee implants; Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh” (MUSK); What is strategic disinvestment? DIPAM; Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF); Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY); North Koel Reservoir Project; North Koel River; UJALA scheme; Ecosystem Service Improvement Project; Global Environment Facility (GEF); National Mission for Green India; New tectonic plate – ‘Malpelo plate’; MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs; 2017 Global Liveability Report; etc.
August 16, 2017
August 15, 2017
Largest volcanic region on earth lies in Antartica; West Antarctic rift system; National Human Rights Commission (NHRC); Recommendations of Olympic Task Force; Pashu Sanjivni component under National Mission on Bovine Productivity scheme; Information Network for Animal Productivity & Health (INAPH) data base; Shell company; Companies Act, 2013; etc.
August 14, 2017
Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Shaurya’; What is Infusion Therapy? Odisha’s Telemedicine project; International Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX); Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS); The Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency and Public Safety) Rules, 2017; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Ultrasensitive DNA sensor; What are the S. pyogenes infections? Yoda bat; etc.
August 12, 2017
Gaj Yatra Campaign; "Right to Passage"; 12th August: World Elephant Day; SheMeansBusiness’ programme; What is Transparency of Rules Act (TORA)? Economic survey on state of Agriculture and Food Management; Multi Commodity Exchange Ltd (MCX); Prasoon Joshi; Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC); 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting; etc.