Raisina Dialogue 2018; Australia’s Great Barrier Reef; World Energy and Environment Council (WEEC); What is Deep Brain Stimulator? What is Tourette syndrome? Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN); Haj subsidy; Simplification of Make II procedure; Defence Acquisition Council (DAC); Energy Globe World Award 2017; World’s biggest air purifier; Rajasthan’s first oil refinery at Barmer; etc.
65th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE); India International Exchange (India INX); Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC); What are Green Bonds? Passenger protocol; BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA); SASEC Programme; What is National Knowledge Network (NKN)? Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’; Purandara Dasa; The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH); Mahanadi river; ‘IPrism’ competition; Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM); UN Youth Envoy’s office; etc.
Nepal ends India’s monopoly on internet access with new Chinese link; Section 126 of RP Act; Model Code of Conduct (MCC); North Koel Reservoir Project; North Koel River; What is the urban heat island effect? Vulcanops jennyworthyae; 4th ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture & Forestry; Various harvest festivals; Chandrayaan-2 mission; Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and Navigation Technology (SEXTANT); INS Nirbhik and INS Nirghat; Rizhao; Saksham-2018; Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA); Global Economic Prospects (GEP); etc.
Transport for London (TFL); National Trust; ‘Rajyapal –VikasKeRajdoot: Catalytic Role of Governors as Agents for Change in Society’; Amendments in FDI policy; Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS); Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index; Council for Trade Development and Promotion (CTDP); Second edition of the Goa Bird Festival; Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary; 4th International Dharma-Dhamma Conference; Virtual ID; Limited KYC; What are Stem cells? Limca Records for All Woman Staff; New chairman of ISRO; Army Air Defence Corps Celebrates Its 25th Raising Day; etc.
Madhubani paintings; 1st PIO-Parliamentarian Conference held; Persons of Indian Origin (PIO); The Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA); High-Risk Pregnancy (HRP) portal; What are ‘Microplastics’ or Microbeads? India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route; What is Supernova? Health issues for astronauts; Charlie-435; etc.
18th All India Whips’ Conference; What is BharatNet? Domestic Content Requirements (DCR); Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF); e-Sansad and e-Vidhan; Hepatitis C; “Drone” cameras (UAV/NETRA); National Solar Mission; Composite Ecological Task Force (CETF) battalion; Territorial Army; Pratyush, India’s fastest supercomputer; Zuma mission; SpaceX; etc.
ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas; Central Water Commission (CWC); Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP); 3rd meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion; What is e-Tourist Visa? What is Avian influenza? What is H5N1? National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD); What is Ethereum? What is the ‘latte levy’? Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD); P-8I Training Solution; Low Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS); What are Bio-toilets? etc.
26th World Book Fair; Jute industry in India; First Online Oncology Tutorial Series; Iceland; What is Jal Marg Vikas Project? River Information system; National Waterway-1 (NW-1); Inland Waterways Authority of India; Four new balsam species; What is Special Watch List? What is Countries of Particular Concern (CPC)? Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017; Jal Mahotsav: India’s Largest Water Carnival; Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD); Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON); Ionosphere; etc.
What is H-1B visa? GI tag for Nilambur teak; Telecom Interconnection Regulations 2018; Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI); Allied and Healthcare Professional (APH) Database portal; IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) red list; China’s underwater surveillance networks; What is National Knowledge Network (NKN)? Barak 8; What is precision-guided munition? ‘Perihelion’: Earth closest to sun; ‘Aphelion’; World’s first ‘speed breeding’ technique; International Space Station (ISS); Chang’e 4 project; etc.
What is Symbiodinium? Coral beaching; Ancient jumping genes – Retrotransposons; 9th meeting of High Powered Review Board (HPRB) of Brahmaputra Board; Barak Valley; E-Samvad portal; NARI portal; New species of blind fish – Schistura larketensis; Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations; ‘Disturbed area’ tag; Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Eight Core Sectors; India’s second-largest rooftop solar plant; Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT for first time; Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); etc.
NASA’s flying observatory Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Sofia); Infrared energy; Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR); Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga; Gas (India) Limited (GAIL); India’s “brain drain”; Ramanujan Fellowship Scheme; Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) Faculty Scheme; National Action Plan Vision 2022; Cities need a sustainable transport update; Ujh multi-purpose project; Indus Water treaty; India’s first BIO-CNG plant; China’s photovoltaic highway; etc.
UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea; Prevention of Torture Bill, 2017; What is Private member’s bill? United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT); National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT); All about Diphtheria; Reservoir computing system; Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO); What are Gravitational Waves? AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft; Odisha recognised as ‘Champion State’ for exports; ‘Awakened Citizen Programme’; Inauguration of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line; India’s first AC suburban train; 350th Birth Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji; etc.
UN resolution against US’ Jerusalem move; National vehicle registry VAHAN; What is Ganga Gram Project? Ganga Swachhata Manch; Namami Gange Programme; The State of the World’s Children Report; What is Prompt Correction Action (PCA)? Schaller’s wood scorpion or Liocheles schalleri; Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary; What is anti-smog gun? Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); 2017 Sahitya Akademi Award; India’s first design university; etc.
Frog species Odorrana Arunachalensis; Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary; National Service Scheme Awards 2016-17; National Service Scheme (NSS); Section 20A of the Representation of the People Act; DARPAN Project; National Highways Investment Promotion Cell (NHIPC); National Highways Authority of India (NHAI); SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program); India-Swiss deal on data sharing; MoU for development of Rakhine state; Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) ICGS Sujay; etc.
Kimberley Process (KP) Certification Scheme; Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector (SCBTS); Pare Hydroelectric Plant; Dikrong River; What is the Kimberley Process (KP)? What are conflict diamonds? Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC); Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017; What is STRIVE project? International Development Association (IDA); India’s first National Rail and Transportation University at Vadodara; India, Sri Lanka 2nd phase of joint oceanographic survey; Naseem-Al-Bahr 2017; etc.
World Migration Report 2018; International Organisation for Migration (IOM); The Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2017; The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017; OBC status for farmers; Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA); Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA); Zika virus; Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI); What are Essential medicines? National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM); National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA); What is FSOC technology? Google X; AP’s Fiber grid project; International conference on advanced functional materials; etc.