Current Affairs Analysis
September 30, 2019
'Panditjasraj (300128)'; Judicial reforms; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Sixth Assessment Report (AR6); Ban on onion exports; What is Industry 4.0? What is Cyber Physical System (CPS)? National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS); The ‘right to be forgotten’ on the Internet; INS Vikramaditya; Saraswati Samman; INS Nilgiri; Pandit Jasraj; 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA); 2019 UN Global Climate Action Awards; Exercise KAZIND – 2019; Malabar 2019; Black Hole’s Warped World; ‘Goldschmidtite’; etc.
September 28, 2019
Yanomami Tribe; Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016; Citizenship Act 1995; Location of Estonia; Location of New Zealand; What is 2I/Borisov? Interstellar objects; Sweden’s 'alternative Nobel Prize'; IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR); International Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Center Ranking; 10 Year Rural Sanitation Strategy (2019-2029); Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin; ODF; ODF+; ODF++; Silicosis; Saharia Tribe; System of unitary taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection (UNGCP); etc.
September 27, 2019
'Thackeray's cat snake'; Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban); National Population Register (NPR); Quad or Quadrilateral grouping; World Tourism Day 2019; World Tourism Organization (UNWTO); ‘Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)’; High Temperature Fuel Cell System; Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) fuel cell OR Proton-exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells; High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane (HTPEM) Technology; New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI); Project Network for space object Tracking and Analysis (NETRA); Space Debris; Forest-PLUS 2.0; Forest-PLUS 1.0; New IPCC report; Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere; “Voluntary Code of Ethics”; Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) prize;Cat Snack; etc.
September 26, 2019
International Cricket Council (ICC)’s Demerit Points system; Curcumin; BCG Vaccine; N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA); TB Harega Desh Jeetega Campaign; Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); Paika Rebellion; Quantum computing; Classical computers and Quantum computers; How a US President can be impeached; National Water Mission; National Water Policy (NWP); Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to the Prime Minister; Sardar Patel National Unity Award; Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Varaha; World Maritime Day 2019; etc.
September 25, 2019
Gandhi Solar Park;Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT); 'Christchurch call to action' initiative; Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NERP), 2019; Resource Efficiency; National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards; India Water Week – 2019; Vaidyaratnam P. S. Varier; Sastra-Ramanujan Award; Srinivasa Ramanujan; Dadasaheb Phalke award; Siachen waster cleaning; Siachen Glacier; CHC Farm Machinery for Custom Hiring Centres (CHCs); Sub-Mission On Agricultural Mechanization; Leadership Group for Industry Transition; Climate Action Summit 2019; ‘Ganga Data Collector’; ‘Biodiversity Conservation and Ganga Rejuvenation’ Project; Ganga river; “Right to be forgotten” case; etc.
September 24, 2019
Ladakhi Shondol dance; Naropa Festival; UMMID (Unique Methods of Management and treatment of Inherited Disorders) initiative; NIDAN (National Inherited Diseases Administration) Kendras; Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS); International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM); Cyclone 'Hikaa'; Naming of Tropical Cyclone; Methane-powered rocket engines; ‘LOx methane’; Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS); Placenta; Black carbon (BC); UN Global climate summit 2019; Paris Agreement; ‘Microhyla eos’; Article 324; Section 20B of The Representation of the People Act 1951; C-VIGIL; International Day of Sign Language; Indian Television and Subtitle Scenario; UNICEF; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC); Global Climate Strike; #FridaysForFuture; etc.
September 23, 2019
Head on Generation (HOG) system; AISHE 2018-19 report; Recogonition of Prior Learning (RPL) certificates; Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY); Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC); Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches; PACEsetter fund; Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA); National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP); The Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run”; Kargil War Memorial; Kohima War Cemetery; Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE); Sagittarius A*; Black Holes; Happy Seeder (HS) or Turbo Happy Seeder (THS); Nonylphenols; West Bank; Plagiarism Detention Software; ShodhShuddhi; HD-3226 or Pusa Yashasvi; Mochi Swabhimaan Initiative; etc.
September 21, 2019
Corporation tax;Access to Internet is a basic right; Anti-Defection Law; What is an ‘office of profit’? Amendments in Income Tax Act; Stubble burning; Aditya-L1 mission; What is Lagrangian point? ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan; Gandan Tegchenling Monastery; Emergency Response Support System (ERSS); E-Beat Book; 'E-Saathi' App; International Day of Peace; Coal block allocation; ‘Deocha Pachami Dewanganj-Harinsingha’ coal block; Tatpar App; etc.
September 20, 2019
Third-party mediation between India-Pakistan; Vijaynagar; Namdapha National Park; Malnutrition; India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative; 'Samudrayaan' project; National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT); Sangam period; Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY); Draft Code on Social Security, 2019; National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT); Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK); Gilgit-Baltistan (GB); Gilgit-Baltistan; Khanderi Submarine; Kalvari class submarine; 'Digital Payment Abhiyan'; World Patient Safety Day; Teaser Loans; etc.
September 19, 2019
E-cigarettes; Waste Management Accelerator for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs (WAWE) Summit 2019; Margadarshan; Margdarshak; Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC); Accessible India Campaign (AIC); Zonal Councils; International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Shola Grassland; Assisted reproductive technology (ART); In vitro fertilisation (IVF); 2020- "Year of AI"; World Health Organization’s Global Preparedness Monitoring Board; Zika virus; Dengue; Chikungunya; Man-animal conflict; Bio-fencing; etc.
September 18, 2019
Hydrogen fuel cell cars;Government-funded NGOs come under RTI ambit; ‘The International Migrant Stock 2019’; National Recruitment Agency (NRA); Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011; The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010; Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS); National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI); Human Space Mission; Gaganyaan Mission; Rustom UAV; Rustom-II; 5th International Ramayana Festival and ICCR; Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR); Tsentr-2019 (Center-2019); Astra Missile; Paraquat poisoning ; Location of Slovenia, Iceland, Switzerland; Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS); Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999; What is gasification? Coal Gasification; Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS); etc.
September 17, 2019
Legal provisions related to Uranium mining; Radiative Cooling; Mineral Concession System; Nallamala Hills; Chenchu Tribe; NIRVIK Scheme; Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC); NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO); Attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facility; Certificates of Origin (CoO); Common Digital Platform for Issuance of electronic Certificates of Origin (CoO); India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP); Montreal Protocol; Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) report; Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA),1978; Survey of India; SITMEX 2019; Location of Soloman Islands; Location of Taiwan; etc.
September 16, 2019
Vulture Conservation Breeding Centre (VCBC); Collegium of Supreme Court judges; Three Judges case; Stimulus measures to boost exports and the housing sector; Pulikali folk art form; World Ozone Day; Montreal Protocol; Ozone layer; Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); HimVijay Exercise; UN Mission in support of the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA); Battel of Al Hudaydah; Jaldoot Campaign; Hindi language; Central Adverse List; Sikhs for Justice (SFJ); 9 species of vultures found in India; Protection of Vultures; Farm loan waivers; Engineers Day 2019; M Visvesvaraya; etc.
September 14, 2019
Community Radio in India; Policy on Community Radio Broadcasting; Uniform Civil Code (UCC); Groundwater reservoirs in India; Jan Soochna Portal; RTI Act, 2005; Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) Policy; Hindi Diwas; Hindi language; ‘Bamboonomics’; 4P1000 Initiative; Maritime communication services; Central Equipment Identity Register’ (CEIR) system; Equipment Identity Register (EIR); etc.
September 13, 2019
Indian, Chinese soldiers get into scuffle in Ladakh; District Mineral Foundation (DMF); Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY); National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self Employed Persons; Kartarpur Corridor; What is Salmonella?; Rohingyas; Global AMR R&D Hub; Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) or superbugs; Armed Forces Medical Services; Bioterrorism; National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project; Exercise MAITREE; White Water Rafting Expedition – 'Rudrashila'; Pangong Tso Lake; Drought Toolbox; K2-18b; Exoplanets; Samudra Laksamana; Location of Malaysia; etc.
September 12, 2019
Nataraja idol; Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU); ‘Tribal area’ status for Ladakh; Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India; 125th amendment bill; National Commission for Scheduled Tribes; Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA); Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC); Government e-Marketplace (GeM); GeM Organizational Transformation Team (GOTT); World Energy Congress; World Energy Council; Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal); Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM); National Artificial Insemination Programme; Krsihi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs); Swachhta Hi Seva campaign; World University Rankings 2020; Exercise ‘HimVijay’; Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs); etc.
September 11, 2019
Snow Leopard; Bombay blood group; Multi-Modal terminal (MMT) at Sahibganj; Jal Marg Vikas Project; Equatorial Indian Ocean Oscillation (EQUINOO)? Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD); Framework for the Assessment of Benefits of Action/Cost of Inaction for Drought Preparedness; Cryodrakon boreas; Geological time scale; Special Market Intervention Price Scheme (MISP); National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED); Market Intervention Scheme (MIS); Fall Army Worm (FAW); Basel Convention; Basel Ban Amendment; ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA); ASEAN-India Free Trade Area (AIFTA); Sardar Sarover Dam; Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP); etc.