Current Affairs Analysis
February 01, 2018
Nilgiri Marten; Pampadum shola national park; Anti-Leprosy Day; World Leprosy Day; What is leprosy? New World Wealth; India is world’s 3rd largest steel producer; World Steel Association (WSA); National Solar Mission; Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project; Thar Link Express/Thar Express; Third Scorpene class submarine Karanj; High performance computer system Mihir; Explorer 1 satellite; Difficult Dialogues; etc.
January 30, 2018
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.
January 29, 2018
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.
January 27, 2018
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.
January 26, 2018
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.
January 25, 2018
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.
January 24, 2018
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.
January 23, 2018
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.
January 22, 2018
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.
January 20, 2018
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.
January 20, 2018
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.
January 20, 2018
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.
January 17, 2018
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.
January 16, 2018
65th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE); India International Exchange (India INX); Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC); What are Green Bonds? Passenger protocol; BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA); SASEC Programme; What is National Knowledge Network (NKN)? Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’; Purandara Dasa; The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH); Mahanadi river; ‘IPrism’ competition; Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM); UN Youth Envoy's office; etc.
January 16, 2018
Battle for Haifa; Teen Murti Memorial; 7th edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2018’; Mahadayi river water dispute; Kalasa-Banduri Nala project; Sikkim Forest Tree (Amity & Reverence) Rules 2017; What is Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Global Manufacturing Index (GMI); India’s First Agri-commodity Options Contracts in Guar Seed; Elcysma Ziroensis; 25-year Environment Plan; India-U.K. to ink MoU on illegal migrants; India-Myanmar international border; Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat; Largest volcanic eruption in the ocean; India’s first-ever FDI in fertiliser sector; Kerala Accelerator Program; etc.
January 15, 2018
Nepal ends India’s monopoly on internet access with new Chinese link; Section 126 of RP Act; Model Code of Conduct (MCC); North Koel Reservoir Project; North Koel River; What is the urban heat island effect? Vulcanops jennyworthyae; 4th ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture & Forestry; Various harvest festivals; Chandrayaan-2 mission; Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and Navigation Technology (SEXTANT); INS Nirbhik and INS Nirghat; Rizhao; Saksham-2018; Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA); Global Economic Prospects (GEP); etc.
January 15, 2018
Chiru or Tibetan antelope; SFOORTI Application; What is kala-azar? National Youth Day; National Youth Festival (NYF); ISRO launches its 100th satellite into space; Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV); Star-Planet Activity Research CubeSat (SPARCS); M dwarfs; NASA's James Webb Space Telescope; BeiDou Navigation Satellite System; First woman lawyer to be directly promoted as SC judge; etc.