Current Affairs Analysis
July 31, 2020
Aerial seeding; Abetment of Suicide; Section 306 section of IPC; Cognizable, non-bailable and non-compoundable; Sangarabonia Sreenu case; Sanjay Singh case; Difference between Insolvency & Bankruptcy; How does insolvency resolution process (IRP) works? What is a pre-pack? How many trains will the private players operate? Benefits of Privatization of Railways; Concerns related to privatization; International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR); AIM-iCREST; Misuse of Antibiotics; India`s Dairy Industry; Toxic Truth Report; UNICEF; Lead Poisoning of Children; India–Myanmar–Thailand Trilateral Highway (IMTTH); Australia; LY6e and PLpro; Lepcha People;etc.
July 30, 2020
Art and Architecture under Gurjara-Pratihara rulers; National Education Policy 2020; National Curricular and Pedagogical Framework for Early Childhood Care and Education; National Mission on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy; National Curricular Framework for School Education; PARAKH (Performance Assessment, Review, and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development); Gender Inclusion Fund; Special Education Zones; National Professional Standards for Teachers; State School Standards Authority; School Quality Assessment and Accreditation Framework; Academic Bank of Credit; National Research Foundation; National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education; National Mission for Mentoring; National Educational Technology Forum; What is acceptable maximum limit of ammonia? What is ammonia? River Yamuna; NASA’s past mars missions; Significance of Rovers on Mars; New Features of Perseverance rover; MOXIE; Ingenuity; Mars; Significance of studying Mars; MoU between India and Zimbabwe in Medicine; Zimbabwe; India-Zimbabwe relations; Natesa; Gurjara-Pratiharas; ITER; Fusion; Tokamak; Ocean Economy; World Resources Institute; Offshore Wind Energy; AstroGen Project; AJO-Neo; What’s Bilirubin; Awards of MoES;etc.
July 29, 2020
Biomedical Waste; Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards [CA|TS]; International Tiger Day; All India Tiger Estimation; India Report on Digital Education, 2020; PM eVidya; DIKSHA; VidyaDaan; CBSE Creative and Critical Thinking (CCT) Program; Swayam Prabha; Shiksha Vani; Digitally Accessible Information System (DAISY); E-Pathshala; National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER); ICT scheme under Samagra Shiksha; India-Indonesia ministerial defence dialogue; India-Indonesia relations; World Hepatitis Day; Hepatitis; Green-Ag Project; Chambal region; Ravines; Gas flaring; Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR); Reduction in Life expectancy of Indians due to Air Pollution; NGT; CPCB; Mauritius; Special Economic Package (SEP); Suspension of Extradition Treaties; Five Eyes; Hong Kong;etc.
July 28, 2020
What is Rafale? Spyaware App; Stalkerware app; interplanetary contamination; Forward contamination; Back contamination; Outer Space Treaty; Meteor Missiles; SCALP; MICA; HAMMER (Highly Agile Modular Munition Extended Range); India-France Defence Cooperation; Contempt of Courts; Civil Contempt; Criminal contempt; Punishment for Contempt of Court; N. Sanyal committee; KRCNet; MAUSAM; BIS-Care; Dare to Dream 2.0; High-Throughput Testing Facilities; AIDS by 2030; Minimum Support Price; Nag River; SWAMIH; Cosmos 2543; Outer Space Treaty; Central Reserve Police Force;etc.
July 27, 2020
Kashmir Saffron; Articles 174 and 163; Discretionary powers of governor; Nabam Rebia Case; Financial Stability Report; Non-performing assets (NPAs); Types of NPAs; What is Stress Test? Key Highlights of the 21st Financial Stability Report; Capital Adequacy ratio (CAR); Common equity tier-I; Who are the Marathas? History of Maratha Quota; 50% cap in reservation; Indra Sawhney case (1992); When did Hinduism reach Afghanistan? When did Sikhism reach Afghanistan? Aab Gang pilgrimage passport; Financial Management Index for Rural Development Programmes; Unnat Bharat Abhiyan; Van Dhan Yojana (VDY); Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED); Madagascar; Kongonaphon Kely; JETCO; Kargil Vijay Diwas; Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ); Arunachal Himalayas; PanSeer; NSP16 Enzyme; Hurricane Hanna; etc.
July 25, 2020
India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Programme; Siddi community; Panchayat funds to be audited online; AuditOnline; Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana; National Bee Board (NBB); National Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM); Seaweed outperform Remdesivir; Currency swap; Central Water Commission (CWC); SCO Digital Meet; Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCORadio-frequency identification (RFID); World’s first electrified rail tunnel;etc.
July 24, 2020
Bal Gangadhar Tilak; Chandra Shekhar Azad; spike protein; Cryogenic electron microscopy; Glycans; National Report on Safe and Secure School Environment; National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR); Maharashtra Village Panchayat (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020; Panchayati Raj System; Gram Panchayat; Gram Sabha; Information Technology Act, 2000; Section 79 (3)(b) of the IT Act; Section 66 of the IT Act; Creamy layer; Bru Refugees; Reserve Bank of India; Digital transactions forecast; Global Fintech Fest; Indian Bullfrog; Permanent commission; Short Service Commission; Madhubani Paintings; Gold Nanoparticles; Chirality; Tianwen-1;etc
July 23, 2020
Kakrapar Atomic Power Project; Asian Elephant; Project Elephant; India Idea Summit 2020; U.S.-India Business Council; Virtual meeting of G20 Digital Economy Ministers; G20; International Union of Railways; About UIC Security Platform; Lonar Lake; Haloarcheia; Bacterial study gives fresh insights on diabetes and fibrosis; ABC (ATP-Binding Cassette) transporters; The State of the Sector Report: Private Schools in India; Factors driving low learning levels in private school; GST Compensation Cess; Assessment of Climate Change over Indian Region; Types of Nuclear reactors; What does achieving criticality mean? 12 nuclear power reactors programme; India’s nuclear power capacity; PHWR technology in India; India's three-stage nuclear power programme; etc.
July 22, 2020
ICJ ruling on Qatar; Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act, 2019; Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana; National Financial Reporting Authority; Manodarpan; Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; GFTAM; Net exporter of Chemicals and related products; HIL(India); National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme; Russian origin Weaponry; Metamaterials; Guided wave testing (GWT); 3D Map of the Universe; International Civil Aviation Organisation; Convention on International Civil Aviation; International Court of Justice: Oxford-AstraZeneca; AZD1222; ChAdOx1 nCoV-19; adenovirus; Types of vaccine; NSS 75th Survey; Meaning of Direct Monetisation; Ad hoc Treasury-Bills; Why choose direct monetization over OMOs? Etc.
July 21, 2020
Maheshwar, Mandu & Omkareshwar; Energy Efficiency Services Limited Initiatives; publicEV (Electric Vehicle) charging plaza; RAISE (Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Indoor Air Quality for Safety and Efficiency); EESL; Godhan Nyay Yojana; Vitamin-D; Zoram Mega Food Park; Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report; Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC); Blackrock malware; Colon Cancer; INSPIRE Faculty award; Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education award; Casuarina; Scared groves; Consumer Protection Act, 2019 Central Consumer Protection Authority; Product liability; Committee on Content Regulation in Government Advertising; Supreme Court guidelines on government advertising; NR Madhava Menon Committee; Torture in Indian legislation; United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT); Committee against Torture; Convention against Torture Initiative; Geographical Indication; Madhya Pradesh GI case; etc.
July 20, 2020
Kaziranga National park; Global Multidimensional Poverty Index; Bathynomus raksasa; National Disaster Response Fund; State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF); U.S.-India Strategy Energy Partnership; IntelliMAST and TouF; Plea bargaining; Difference between plea bargain and guilty plea; Types of Plea Bargaining; Role of floods in Kaziranga’s ecosystem; Maru Ram vs Union of India (1980); Pardoning power under the law; etc.
July 20, 2020
Farzad-B Gas Field; Iran; ASPIRE Portal; Restructured Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 scheme; Jaigaon-Ahllay trade route; India-Bhutan Trade; Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project; United Nations Economic and Social Council; Delimitation; Delimitation exercise in Arunachal, Manipur, Assam and Nagaland; What is Human Growth Hormone? World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA); What is Doping? Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE); Eco-Sensitive Zones; Significance of approval of ZMP of Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone; etc.
July 18, 2020
Report on Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients; Indian Council of Agricultural Research; Prashad scheme; Somnath Temple; ZyCoV-D; National Biopharma Mission; BIRAC; Maternal mortality ratio; Sample Registration System; India Energy Modelling Forum; Methane emissions; Global Carbon Project; Pied Cuckoo; Indian Bio-resource Information portal; Melghat Tiger Reserve; Tenth Schedule; Main Features of the Anti-Defection Law; Ravi S Naik case, Kihoto Hollohan case; Dinesh Goswami Committee; Kerala Animals and Bird Sacrifices Prohibition Act of 1968; Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1960; Postal Voting; Special voters; Classified service voters; Initiatives of Indian Government on APIs; etc.
July 18, 2020
Ladybird beetles; India-EU summit; Sanitary and phytosanitary measures and technical barriers to trade (SPS-TBT); Broad Based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA); Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS); Total Fertility Rate; Replacement level fertility; Gangetic Dolphin; Conservation Action Plan for the Gangetic Dolphin; National Chambal Sanctuary; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); Jhelum River; Azad Pattan; Karot project; Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services; Anabin; National Institutes of Design (NID); Corosure; Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate vaccine; Pneumococcal disease; T cells; First trans-shipment port of India; Trans-Shipment Hub; Vallarpadam Terminal; Woolly Whitefly; India’s Trade Surplus; Tatya Tope; Magnetic minerals; etc.
July 15, 2020
Carmel; Arad; Draft Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020; Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019; World Youth Skills Day; Skill India; Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement; Bhanu Jayanti; Acharya Bhanubhakta; Supercapacitor; Seawater as Electrolyte; UAE's first mission to Mars delayed; Hope Mission; Ingenuity Mars Helicopter; Viking Link; Anamol Bhandari vs. Delhi Technological University case; Constitutional mechanism for upliftment of SC/ST; Disabled people in India; Initiatives for Disabled in India; PRAGYATA Guidelines on Digital Education; Non-personal data; Saharan Air Layer (SAL); Sahara Desert; etc.
July 15, 2020
Padmanabhaswamy Temple; Travancore-Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act, 1950; Privy purses; 26th constitutional amendment act; Chabahar-Zahedan rail project; Bandar-e-Jask port; Shahid Kalantar & Shahid Beheshti; World Wildlife Crime Report 2020; Pangolins; United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime;Tangams; UNESCO World Atlas of Endangered Languages (2009); Endangered languages of Arunachal Pradesh; Tribes of Arunachala Pradesh; Motor Vehicle Act; Sections 395 and Section 397; Nadi VIgyan; Dekho Apna Desh; Nadi Parikshan; Indian Railways; Green Railways by 2030; India’s second Voluntary National Review; Keeda Jadi (Ophiocordyceps sinensis); Flood resistant paddy; Google for India Digitisation Fund; Mont Blanc glacier; etc.
July 15, 2020
International Tiger Day; National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR); Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Act, 2019; Itolizumab; World Population Day 2020; Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Programme (RMNCH+A strategy); Global FP2020 Movement; India's top trading partner in 2019-20; Unified Gas Price System; Study on Forest fires; National Action Plan on Forest Fires; Mizoram quake zone; Faults; National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID); Kuaizhou-11 rocket; RCF SAFEROLA; EC’s power to hold election; Section 151A of the Representation of the People Act; Article 324; National Human Rights Commission guidelines; Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2005; PUCL vs. State of Maharashtra (2014); Important Rights of an Arrested Person; All India Tiger Estimation 2018; Bon Bibi; Sundarbans; etc.