Current Affair Analysis
May 17, 2018
Newest frog for India from Karnataka; National Policy on Biofuels – 2018; National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR); Central University in Andhra Pradesh; What is Micro Irrigation Fund? About Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY); Development of Infra Components for 'Freight Village'; Western Corridor; About Microhyla kodial; About the Network For Spectrum (NFS) Project; Intellectual Property mascot 'IP Nani'; About WIPO; About the new IPR policy; CIPAM.
May 16, 2018
'REPLACE' to eliminate trans fat in foods; Atal Pension Yojana; Bharat Inclusion Initiative; Trade facilitation pact in services; State Startup Ranking Framework 2018; First all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra; Indian Army Women Officers’ Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi-II; National Dengue Day 2018; International Day of Families; India third largest solar market; Integrated Centre for Crisis Management; First International Rail Coach Expo held in Chennai.
May 15, 2018
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC); Skill development centre; About Bharosa; About United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); ‘Samarth’- Scheme; About National Skill Qualification Framework (NSOF); Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM); Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY); National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy; ADNOC ships; About India’s SPR programme; Frozen Semen Station; About Rashtriya Gokul Mission; Green Skill Development Programme.
May 14, 2018
Elephant tusks; Domestic Violence Act for divorced women; About the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005; Section 39(1) (c) of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972; Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) round; About Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP); overcrowding in prisons; What are open prisons? 8th May: World Thalassemia Day; What is Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)? EC Meeting and Workshop of SAWEN; About SAWEN; ammunition production project; green propellant; What is the 'Castle doctrine' in Law? India largest remittance-receiving country; RemitSCOPE; Type 001A aircraft carrier.
May 12, 2018
What is NAFTA? Buddhist tourism circuit; Swadesh Darshan Scheme; Prompt Corrective Action (PCA); World Migratory Bird Day 2018; Convention on Migratory Species (CMS); African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA); global environment compact; About the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC); Kazan Summit; Location of Peru; Mars Helicopter; About Mars 2020 rover mission; What is Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Programme? Mount Merapi; Janakpur-Ayodhya direct bus service; 12 May: International Nurse Day; World’s second oldest rock is from Odisha.
May 11, 2018
May 10, 2018
Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or Iran nuclear deal; Advisory Council; Finance Commission; Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR); Draft Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Draft Bill, 2018; Atal Tinkering Marathon; Atal Innovation Mission (AIM); Green licence plates for e-vehicles; FAME scheme; Operation Insaniyat; Digital India Internship Scheme; Location of Panama; etc.
May 09, 2018
Tholu Bommalata; Kailash Manasarovar Yatra; Mansarovar Lake; Nathu La pass; What is pyrogen test? What is abnormal toxicity test? Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC); New laparascope-assisted insemination technique for sheep breeding; Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED); Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS); United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP); CriSidEx Survey; NABH Nirman initiative; Global Optimism Index; Draft Telecommunication Interconnection (Amendment) Regulations 2018; Location of Guatemala; Asia Power Index; India's 1st Smart Cities Control Centre; Smart City Mission; etc.
May 08, 2018
15th Asia Media Summit; One Stop Centres (OSCs); ‘Nirbhaya Fund’; What is Leptospirosis? Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016; What is Assam Accord? National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan); Van Dhan Yojana; Van Dhan Vikas Kendra; Minor Forest Produce (MFP); Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD); What is Artificial intelligence? Seven-point strategy; What is Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)? Location of Kuwait; Android Things for IoT platform; ‘First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities’; etc.
May 07, 2018
What are Trans fats? 58th Raising Day celebration of Border Roads Organisation (BRO); Saturated fatty acids; Brown peach aphid; InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport); Mars Cube One (MarCO); What is GravityRAT? Water ice hidden on the moon; Procellarum Terrane; Moganite; Western Ghats forest cover vital for Tamil Nadu’s South-West monsoon rainfall; etc.
May 05, 2018
First organised census of Indus Dolphins; Policy for national security clearance; GIS technology; DEM technology; Namami Gange Programme; SWAYAM; GST Network (GSTN); National Water Informatics Centre; Narcotics Control Bureau; Precision Agriculture using Artificial Intelligence; Law for speedy disposal of commercial disputes; APSTAR-6C; etc.
May 04, 2018
India fifth largest military spender in the world: SIPRI; UMANG App; Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO); Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme; World Gold Council; Advance Pricing Agreement (APA); AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index; Bhupathy’s shieldtail; Varuna Exercise 2018; Location of Reunion Island; 3rd May: World Press Freedom Day; etc.
May 03, 2018
What is Noctiluca algae? Petroleum & Safety Organization (PESO); Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM); Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY); Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP); Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK); Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY); Green Revolution-Krishonnati Yojana; WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC); Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); etc.
May 02, 2018
Fast-track trial under POCSO Act; Highlights of the POCSO Act; The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI); Functions of IRDA; National Telecom Policy; Highlights of the draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018; DNA fingerprinting or DNA profiling; Significance of DNA profiling; About Human DNA Profiling Bill, 2015; Highlights of the Human DNA Profiling Bill; Highlights of the DNA Based Technology (Use and Regulation) Bill, 2017; National DNA Data Bank; India tops world in bad air quality: WHO database; Disaster Risk Reduction database; 9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue; Exercise Vijay Prahar; South Western Command; National Committee on Gandhi 150th birth Anniversary.
May 01, 2018
Harimau Shakti 2018; The Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) scheme; Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin); Procurement of Aggregate Power of 2500 MW; Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS); New Shepard Space Capsule; The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission; interactive humanoid IRA 2.0; Electronic Virtual Assistant (EVA); IRA 1.0; 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas; India’s longest-serving Chief Minister.