Current Affairs Analysis
January 02, 2020
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS); Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Permanent Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC); Kargil Review Committee, Shekatkar Committee; Naresh Chandra committee; Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index; Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL); Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR); International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number; Afghanistan war; Afghan peace agreements; National Children’s Science Congress; National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC); UNESCO Kalinga Prize; Destruction of Public and Private Properties Vs State of A.P’
January 02, 2020
What is Accession Day? Swami Shraddhanand; Mahatma Munshi Ram; Hindu Sangathan, Arya Samaj? Indian national Anthem; Rabindra Nath Tagore; Maharaja Hari Singh; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill; Anti-maritime piracy bill; Code on industrial relations bill; Social security code bill; Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019; Parliamentary Committees; Types of Standing Committees; What is Deposit insurance? Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC); Budapest Convention on Cybercrime or the Budapest Convention; India State of Forest Report 2019; Difference between Forest Cover and Recorded Forest Area (RFA); International Space Station (ISS); Drake Passage; Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle; eBkray platform; Indian Banks Auctions Mortgaged Properties Information (IBAPI) Portal; Bandhavgarh National Park
December 30, 2019
Belum Caves; Dal Lake; Mahasarit; What is Non-Performing Assets (NPA)? Gross NPA; Types of NPAs; What is Provision Coverage Ratio (PCR)? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA); What is SnowEx? Snow Water Equivalent (SWE); Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary; Pulicat Lake; Flamingo; Western Dedicated Freight Corridor; Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor; Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL); What is Dedicated Freight Corridors? Speleothems; Andhracoides gebaueri; Stalactite; Stalagmite; National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports
December 28, 2019
What is solar eclipse? Grounds for divorce under Hindu law; Section 27 of The Special Marriage Act, 1954; Article 142 of the Constitution; Irretrievable breakdown of marriage; Eat Right Mela; NetSCoFAN (Network for Scientific Co-operation for Food Safety; Eat Right India; FL 2027 (FC-5); Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights (PPV&FR) Act, 2001; Tibetan Gazelle; Nari Shakti Puraskar; International Women’s Day; Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS); What is IPO (Initial public offering)?What is Offer for Sale? What is Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP)? SATAT; MulyaPravah; Guru-Dakshta; University Grants Commission (UGC); Satavahana dynasty
December 27, 2019
Madan Mohan Malviya; Satyameva Jayate; Recycling of Ships Act, 2019; What is Hong Kong International Convention? Good Governance Index; Jal Jeevan Mission; What is Locust? short-horned grasshoppers; gregarious phase; Locust Warning Organization; Orange Festival; Amur Falcon; National Consumer Day; Hoolock Gibbon; Brachiation; Indian Rhinoceros; Black Panther; Melanism; ghost striping
December 26, 2019
Bar-headed Goose; Swadesh Darshan Scheme; What is Tourist Circuit? Run Through Files; Universal Postal Union (UPU); Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY); Chief of Defence Staff; Kargil Review Committee; Naresh Chandra Committee on defence; What is oxygen Parlour? Rohtang tunnel; Tsokar wetlands; Asian Waterbird Census; Him Darshan train; Vistadome; Kalka–Shimla railway; Typhoon Phanfone; Super Typhoon Haiya
December 25, 2019
Kisan Diwas; Chaudhary Charan Singh; Mental disorder; Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs); Challenges of Mental health services in India; Financial Action Task Force (FATF); What is blacklist and grey list? Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system; Environment Education Awareness and Training scheme; National Green Corps (NGC) ‘Ecoclub’ programme; What are Detention centres? What are Open Market Operations (OMO)? What is Microdot technology? Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY); What are AT&C Losses? ‘Accelerated Power Development and ReformsProgramme’ (APRDP) programme; What are Microplastics and Macroplastics? Spandana programme; Gfiles awards;
December 24, 2019
Winter Solstice 2019; Nagpur Resolution; What is solstice? Yule; Spring Equinox; Hard and soft schools; US Space Force; Organization of Islamic Cooperation; Srinivasa Ramanujan; Hardy-Ramanujan number; Mission Shat Pratishat; What is CFA franc? Chillai Kalan; Chillai Khurd; Challai Bache; Hunar Haats; 2019 U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue; Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA); General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA); Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA); Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation (BECA); International Space Station; Society of Biotechnology of India (SBPI); AH-64E Apache attack helicopters; etc.
December 24, 2019
Pinaka Missile System; What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB); 2019 Pollution and Health Metrics; National Population Register (NPR); draft National Statistical Commission (NSC) Bill; Goa Liberation Day 2019; Future Skill; United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA); NAFTA; EChO network; European Green Deal; Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP)
December 23, 2019
Gandhi Citizenship Education Prize; GST Council; What is GST Compensation Cess? Special Economic Zone (SEZ); SEZ in Tripura; Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP); Balimela Reservoir; Sileru River; Operation Twist; Open Market Operations; Processing-grade White Onion (PWO-2); Section 144; National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT); Jim Corbett National Park
December 20, 2019
Houbara bustards; Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY); What is the strength of Lok Sabha? Delimitation; Impeachment process of US President; Silver Line or SHSR corridor; What are Semi High Speed Trains? trastuzumab; What is a biosimilar medicine? Difference between Biosimilar and generic drugs; Apharan exercise; EVM under RTI; 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's handover to Chinese rule; Location of Macau; Sahitya Akademi Awards; etc.
December 19, 2019
Global Gender Gap Report 2020; Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT); What is Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)? Draft provisions of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2018; First ever Global Refugee Forum; Global Compact on Refugees; National Broadband Mission; Gujarat model of “non-interventional approach during the final stages of labour”; What is Obstetrics? What is Postpartum haemorrhage? Three Capitals for AP; United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS); What is UN Peacekeeping Operations? Location of South Sudan; International Rights Advocates; Cobalt in India; Location of Democratic Republic of Congo; etc.
December 19, 2019
The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984; Privilege motion; What is the privileges committee? What is a public property? K T Thomas Committee; Fali Nariman Committee; What is National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT)? What is Real time gross settlement systems (RTGS)? Project Dolphin; Gangetic dolphins; StrandHogg; Amitabha Bagchi; 2019 DSC Prize; Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary; Golden Mahseer fish; Vijay Diwas; What is Kargil war? etc.
December 18, 2019
Crystal award; Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY); GIMS (Government Instant Messaging System); Namami Gange Programme; National Ganga Council; Ganga river; 'Sustainable Development Cell' (SDC); UN Climate Change Conference COP 25; Chile-Madrid Time for Action; What are Carbon markets? Emissions Trading Systems (ETS); Andhra Pradesh Disha Act 2019; Right to Speedy Trial Vs. Right to Fair Trial; Ajanta Caves; Ellora Caves; What is a Fuel Cell? Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV); etc.
December 18, 2019
What is a Human Milk Bank? Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY); Heavy metals contaminating India’s rivers; What are Rare Earth elements? 2019 Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI); International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Classification by the IUCN Red List; Exercise 'Iron Union 12'; Essential Medicines; National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA); Drug Prices Control Order, 2013; Accessible India Campaign (AIC); Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995; Comprehensive Lactation Management Centres (CLMC) and Lactation Management Unit (LMU); Importance of breast feeding; National Energy Conservation Day; National Energy Conservation Awards; etc.
December 17, 2019
RISAT-2BR1;National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA); NFRA and Quality Review Board (QRB); Difference between PSLV and GSLV; Classes of Orbit; Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS); What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Exemption from Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019; United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF); World Habitat Award; United Nations Habitat/United Nations Human Settlements Programme; India Geospatial Award; 1948 Genocide Convention; Location of Gambia; International Court of Justice (ICJ); How does the International Court of Justice differ from other international courts? 4th edition of International Seminar cum Exhibition on Naval Weapon Systems ‘NAVARMS-19’; Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers; etc.
December 16, 2019
Goldman Environmental Prize; World Heritage Week; Archaeological Survey of India (ASI); Goldman Environmental Prize; Typbar TCV vaccine; Typhoid; Benefits of typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCV); Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); Subramaniya Bharathiyar; Partial credit guarantee scheme; What is Asset–liability mismatch? Social Security Code Bill; What is Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT)? What is Bharatmala Pariyojana? etc.