Current Affairs Analysis
November 30, 2017
Navy gets access to Singapore’s Changi naval base; Competition Commission of India; Competition Act, 2002; Badri Narain Sharmanamed GST anti-profiteering body Chairman; National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA); Namami Gange Programme; Asthma; Higher Education Funding Agency (HEFA); Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC); Arunachal’s Siang river; ICBM ‘Hwasong-15’; Lesotho; World Weightlifting Championships; etc.
November 29, 2017
Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017; What is Net Neutrality? National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC); Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC); SAUBHAGYA Scheme; India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI); Meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities; What is Incheon strategy? United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP); International Maritime Organization (IMO); Why Chabahar Port is crucial for India? National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC); Third ‘Distinguished Indologist’ award; etc.
November 28, 2017
Program to train Elected Women Representatives of PRIs; IMMSAREX-17; Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS); N.K. Singh is 15th Finance Commission chief; What are ‘gas standards’? India, Russia sign comprehensive counter terror pact; India and Narcotic Drugs regulations; Narcotics Control Bureau; What is Private member’s bill? Shaktikanta Das appointed as India's G20 Sherpa; First edition of INSPIRE 2017; Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE); United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT); Mount Agung/Gunung Agung; etc.
November 27, 2017
26 November: National Milk Day; Dairying in India; 12th meeting of Standing Committee of Inter-State Council; Punchhi commission; 26th November: Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas or National Law Day; About Atal Pension Yojana; PFRDA; WHO guidelines on responding to child sex abuse; “Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event”; India's first mission to Sun 'Aditya-L1'; Lagrangian points and halo orbit; What is CRISPR gene-editing technique? Gopi Thonakal; Asian Marathon Championships; SAM: World’s first Artificial Intelligence politician; Golden Temple awarded ‘most visited place of the world’; International Gita Mahotsava; etc.
November 25, 2017
Multi State Mega Mock Tsunami Exercise 2017; Communal Harmony Campaign Week; National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH); What are Essential medicines? National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM); National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA); Transforming Backward Districts of India; Financial Stability and Development Council; Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS); SBI’s YONO, an integrated app; Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS); New species of gecko; 36th International Geological Congress (IGC); International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS); Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX); etc.
November 24, 2017
What is AGLAE? UMANG App; Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-third Amendment) Bill 2017; Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017; Section 45(1) of the PMLA, 2002; Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002; Task Force for drafting New Direct Tax Legislation; DigiLocker; Location of Dijbouti; Indian Navy’s first woman pilot; etc.
November 23, 2017
BrahMos Missile; 15th Finance Commission; What is National Register of Citizens (NRC)? PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation); ‘Safe city’ plan for women; Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY); What are the District Mineral Foundations (DMFs)? Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme (PMMSK); Scheme on Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs; Millets; Chilika Lagoon; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE); What is Mars 2020 mission? etc.
November 22, 2017
Manipur Sangai Festival 2017; 1st North East Development Summit; Vasectomy Fortnight; What is Vasectomy? IMD World Talent rankings; 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health; What is a Solar park? What is ‘Peace Clause’? Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS); Sagarmala port project; New Development Bank (NDB); India’s first woman physician: Rukhmabai; Swachh Iconic Places (SIP); A new Improved Samba Masuri (ISM); etc.
November 21, 2017
International Court of Justice (ICJ); UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana); Logistics Sector granted Infrastructure Status; 21st November: World Fisheries Day; COP23; What is 'Talanoa Dialogue'? M-STRiPES (Monitoring System For Tigers-Intensive Protection and Ecological Status); All-India Tiger Estimation; India's Dalveer Bhandari wins ICJ election; India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX); etc.
November 20, 2017
NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1); Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016; Moscow Declaration; Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis; 19th November: World Toilet Day 2017; First Namami Barak festival; International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM); Gleadovia konyakianorum; World’s biggest toilet pot; Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development; Qaumi Ekta Week; National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH); Manushi Chhillar:Miss World 2017; etc.
November 19, 2017
Moody's India's rating; Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat Yojana; What is a credit rating? furnace oil, pet coke; ICAO audit; International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO); South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTAC); Location of Poland; Location of Belarus; MoU between India and Poland; Agreement between India and Belarus; Aadi Mahotsav; etc.
November 19, 2017
National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA); Article 167 of the Constitution; Anganwadi Services; Sabla (programme for adolescent girls); Child Protection Services; National Creche Scheme; Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme; What is anti-profiteering clause in GST Rule? India’s first mega coastal economic zone (CEZ); What is a Coastal Economic Zone? ‘Saubhagya’ Web-Portal; “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice.”; Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS); IndiaRAP programme; World’s first fully electric cargo ship; Sampriti 2017; INS Sarvekshak; Location of Tanzania; etc.
November 19, 2017
Urjit Patel appointed on BIS advisory board; Bank of International Settlement (BIS); Rajasthan Dharma Swatantraya Vidheyak; India State-level Disease Burden Initiative; What are emission norms? History of Bharat Stage emission norms; BS VI Norms; Climate Change Performance Index; India-EU free trade agreement; Broadbased Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA); Birsa Munda Jayanti; etc.
November 15, 2017
Mamallapuram stone sculptures; Geographical Indication; National Power Portal (NPP); Karnataka’s Anti-Superstition Bill; Accessible India Campaign; 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES-2017); Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT); CERT-In; International Solar Alliance; Rasogolla; Hunar Haat; USTTAD scheme; Cornelia Sorabji, India's first woman advocate; Coastal Security Exercise "Sagar Kavach"; 37th India International Trade Fair; India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO); etc.
November 14, 2017
India Youth Development Index and Report 2017; Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC); Land Acquisition Bill, 2015; Ram Setu controversy; Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR); National Achievement Survey (NAS); Northeast to get India's first ever 'Air Dispensary'; World Diabetes Day 2017; What is Diabetes? What is Jal Marg Vikas Project? What is River Information system? National Waterway-1 (NW-1); Inland Waterways Authority of India; Fish tourism circuit; Equestrian Federation of India (EFI); etc.
November 13, 2017
Rice Field laboratory in Manila named after PM Modi; International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Article 345; Project Saksham; Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign; Measles-rubella (MR); What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis C; Hausala 2017; Bal Sandad; Islamic banking; What is Sulphur dioxide? South China Sea Controversy; What is a cobot? Piezoelectric rubber; UNESCO'S new chief; First woman President of NASSCOM; etc.
November 11, 2017
National Testing Agency (NTA); General Conference of the UNESCO; Second National Judicial Pay Commission; National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP); Prime Minister’s Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative; Facebook Disaster Maps; Colombia; Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); Philippines; What is DTAA? Kyrgyzstan; “People First” campaign; ‘magic island maker’; Mohammed VI-A satellite; etc.