Current Affairs Analysis
September 20, 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 19, 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.
September 10, 2019
African Swine Fever (ASF); Krishna water dispute; River Krishna; Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); Conference of Military Medicine for Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO); Rapid Action Medical Team (RAMT); Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO); First helicopter summit; United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD); Desertification and the Sustainable Development Goals; Project 'Bal Basera'; Central Public Works Department (CPWD); India Iodine Survey 2018-19; UN Peacekeeping; World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Terrestrial Animal Health Code; Ban on single-use plastics; Motihari-Amalekhgunj petroleum pipeline; etc.
September 09, 2019
Time Bank; Task force to identify infra projects worth Rs 100 trillion; Imported inflation; Currency depreciation; Silver Acetate; Boronic Acid; Hydrogel; National Genomic Grid (NGG); National Cancer Tissue Biobank; Nilgiri tahr; New amylase-based biocatalyst; Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD); Tawang Hydroelectric Project; Visitor's Awards 2019; Thessaloniki International Fair; Aadhaar enabled payment system (AePS) services; ‘Pra-Kashi: Silk, Gold and Silver from the City of Light’ Exhibition; ANGAN (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat) conference; Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE); etc.
September 07, 2019
Great Indian Bustard; Rakhigarhi; Hepatitis B in India; Difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C; Universal Immunisation Programme; Chandrayaan-2: 110th Moon mission; Glyphosate; Travel and Tourism Competitive Report; Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme; Fourth Indian Ocean Conference 2019; National Animal Disease Control Programme for foot-and-mouth disease and Brucellosis; Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD); National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR); Aspirational Districts Programme; etc.
September 06, 2019
Loch Ness Monster; 28TH Indo–Thai CORPAT; Mobile Science Exhibition (SCIENCE EXPLORER); Exercise TSENTR 2019; Location of Nigeria; Institutions of Eminence (IoE) Scheme; Updated Credit linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (CLCSS); Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA); CBI’s Centralised Technology Vertical (CTV); East Economic Forum; Russian Far East; Eat Right movement; POSHAN Abhiyaan; Hurricane Dorian; Difference between "hurricane", "cyclone" and "typhoon"; Naming of Tropical Cyclone; Mapping lightning across India; What is lightning and how does it strike? Marine eels; etc.
September 05, 2019
Open Maritime Route Between Chennai and Vladivostok; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Dadabhai Naoroji; Drain Theory; Global Liveability Index 2019; Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill 2019; Advance Pricing Agreement (APA); External benchmarking of loans; MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate); Russian Far East; ‘Red’, ‘Orange’ alerts; Gold Reserves in world; World Gold Council; Athi Varadar festival; 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia; etc.
September 04, 2019
Asteroid Impact Deflection Assessment (AIDA); North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) Marketing complex; Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region (MOVCD-NER); Asiatic society of Bengal; Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFTAM); Swachh Iconic Places; Community kitchen; One Nation One Ration Card (RC) scheme; Integrated Management of Public Distribution System (IMPDS); Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme; ANDREX (Antarctic Deep Water Rates of Export) project; POSHAN Abhiyaan; Mount Kun; Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019; Nuakhai Juhar; etc.
September 03, 2019
Terracotta Grinder; India’s interim government of 1946; Tibetan Democracy Day; Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE); 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD); Male Declaration; 4th South Asian Speakers' Summit; What is Interpol? General assembly of Interpol; Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB); Subhash Chandra Garg Committee; World's most advanced attack helicopter ‘Apache’; Who is a Professor Emeritus? Scheme of Emeritus Fellowship; Lignin-based nanocomposite; Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC); Project REPLAN (REducing PLAstic in Nature); Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC); 2nd ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX); Nine-dash line; Qutub Minar; Quutb Complex;