Current Affairs Analysis
August 11, 2020
Mount Sinabung volcanic eruption; 4% mandatory reservation under Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016; Union Public Service Commission (UPSC); Lok Adalat; World Biofuel day; Biofuels; Generations of Biofuel; EnviStats India 2020 report; Heat waves; Cold waves; UN arms embargo on Iran; Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); Modernization of Defence facilities; Himalayan Geothermal Springs release CO2; Hot Springs; Sunspots; India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference; Indian Council for Fertilizers and Fertilizer Technology Research; Gandagi Mukt Bharat campaign; etc.
August 10, 2020
Black box; Agriculture Infrastructure Fund; PM-KISAN; eSanjeevani; Forex reserves; Components of Forex; Significance of Forex; Tanystropheus; Flight Data Recorder; Cockpit Voice Recorder; Tabletop runway; Indus Waters Treaty 1960; Negative import list for defence; Quit India Movement (QIM); TRIFED; World Tribal Day 2020; Food Vision 2050 prize; Loya Jirga; New Guinea; etc.
August 08, 2020
Eravikulam National Park; What are Landslides? National Landslide Susceptibility Mapping (NLSM); Status of E-mobility in India; National Electric Mobility Mission Plan; Challenges of Electric Vehicle Adoption in India; What is restructuring? Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR); Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) scheme; Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A) scheme; 5/25 scheme; What is Handloom? Handloom sector in India; Challenges of handloom sector; Schemes of handloom sector; Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana; PMFBY; Schizophrenia; SFTS virus; High-speed Broadband connectivity for Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Optical Fiber Cable; Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF); Leopard Poaching in India; Leopard census; Study on Antibiotic Disposal in India's Waterways; India-UK; Cuba at Human Rights Council; Cuba; US -Cuba Relations; Kavkaz 2020; National Panchayat Awards 2020;etc.
August 07, 2020
National Handloom Day; Key Policy Changes in MPC’s 24th bi-annual meeting; Priority Sector Lending; Link between growth, inflation and interest rates; Headline inflation and Retail inflation; What is Monetary Policy Committee? Bru community; Innovation and Agripreneurship; Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana: Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR); Handloom Weaving Sector; India Handloom Brand; Handloom Mark; Deendayal Hastkala Sankul (Trade Centre & Museum), Varanasi; Scheme of Offline Retail Payments; Online Dispute Resolution (ODR); Positive Pay for all cheques; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India; IBBI; Kumaun Himalaya; Abanindranath Tagore; National Gallery of Modern Art; etc.
August 06, 2020
Ayodhya Ram Temple; 103rd constitutional amendment; Indra Sawhney case (1992); Substantial questionable law; Article 145(3); Width test; Identity test; What is ammonium nitrate? Regulations in India about ammonium nitrate; Location of Lebanon; Nagasaki and Hiroshima nuclear bomb explosions; Why did the US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki? The Manhattan Project; About Sir Creek; About Junagadh; MyGov Platform; Higher Education Funding Agency; HEFA; COVISHIELD; Grand Challenges India; Commercial Use of Groundwater; National Green Tribunal; NGT; Groundwater Status in India; COVID19BWM APP;H1-B Visa; Ram Mandir at Ayodhya; Nagara Style; Comparison of Nagara Style with South Indian Style of Temples; Shadesmart; Radiant Cooling Technologies; Habitat Model for Efficiency and Comfort; Fluorosis;etc.
August 05, 2020
Black Swan; City Gas Distribution (CGD) sector; PNGRB; What is Accidental Death Report (ADR); What happens if the family makes an allegation or some foul play comes to light? Can two police forces investigate the same case? What is zero FIR? Diminishing importance given to groundnut oil; Sahakar Cooptube NCDC Channel; About NCDC; Parivar Pehchan Patra; COVID-19 impact on Education; Study on Sugarcane; About Sugarcane; Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI); Thenzawl Golf Resort Project; Golf Tourism in India; Swadesh Darshan Scheme; Centrosaurus; National Gas Grid;etc.
August 04, 2020
Hoolock Gibbons; Turkey and Greece; About Hagia Sophia; Bharat Air Fibre service; Draft Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy 2020; RADx initiative; Parliamentary Panel on Labour recommendations; Code on Social Security, 2019; Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN); Eastern Hoolock Gibbons; Western Hoolock Gibbons; Indicators that shows upliftment of agriculture; Sources of uncertainty in agriculture; Extreme weather in coastal plains and Western Ghats of southern India; What are Sholas? Danger to Shola;etc.
August 04, 2020
Barakah nuclear power plant; The High Level Group (HLEG) on Agricultural Exports; What is Sea level rise? What is Regional SLR? Global efforts against sea level rise; Galapagos Islands; Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ); draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification; What are the apprehensions on draft EIA? How does the draft notification compare with global norms? Mullaperiyar dam; Muslim Women Rights Day ; Gramodyog Vikas Yojana; Khadi Vikas Yojana; SKOCH Gold Award; SKOCH Award; Dhole; BeiDou; Cataract; INST; Idu’l Zuha;etc.
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.