Defence of India and every part of defence policy is conducive to the national security and interests of the nation. For a country like India, which lives in a hostile neighborhood and has extreme geo-political importance, the need for integrating the armed forces into one for a greater synergy increases.
MiG-27; Winter monsoon; El Niño, La Niña impact on NE monsoon; Savitribai Phule’s 189th birth anniversary; Kalapani Dispute; Lord Curzon; Partition of Bengal; 2020 International Year of the Nurse and Midwife; Florence Nightingale; Mandu Utsav; Tiger Conservation; Privileges individually enjoyed by the members; Privileges enjoyed by the members collectively as part of parliament; Parliamentary breach or contempt of the house; What is the privileges committee? 107th edition of Indian Science Congress; Farmers Science Congress; Rashtriya Kishore Vaigyanik Sammelan (Children’s Science Congress); Women Science Congress; Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA); etc.
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS); Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Permanent Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC); Kargil Review Committee, Shekatkar Committee; Naresh Chandra committee; Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index; Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL); Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR); International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number; Afghanistan war; Afghan peace agreements; National Children’s Science Congress; National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC); UNESCO Kalinga Prize; Destruction of Public and Private Properties Vs State of A.P’
Bar-headed Goose; Swadesh Darshan Scheme; What is Tourist Circuit? Run Through Files; Universal Postal Union (UPU); Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY); Chief of Defence Staff; Kargil Review Committee; Naresh Chandra Committee on defence; What is oxygen Parlour? Rohtang tunnel; Tsokar wetlands; Asian Waterbird Census; Him Darshan train; Vistadome; Kalka–Shimla railway; Typhoon Phanfone; Super Typhoon Haiya
Kisan Diwas; Chaudhary Charan Singh; Mental disorder; Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs); Challenges of Mental health services in India; Financial Action Task Force (FATF); What is blacklist and grey list? Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) system; Environment Education Awareness and Training scheme; National Green Corps (NGC) ‘Ecoclub’ programme; What are Detention centres? What are Open Market Operations (OMO)? What is Microdot technology? Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY); What are AT&C Losses? ‘Accelerated Power Development and ReformsProgramme’ (APRDP) programme; What are Microplastics and Macroplastics? Spandana programme; Gfiles awards;
Winter Solstice 2019; Nagpur Resolution; What is solstice? Yule; Spring Equinox; Hard and soft schools; US Space Force; Organization of Islamic Cooperation; Srinivasa Ramanujan; Hardy-Ramanujan number; Mission Shat Pratishat; What is CFA franc? Chillai Kalan; Chillai Khurd; Challai Bache; Hunar Haats; 2019 U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue; Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA); General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA); Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA); Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation (BECA); International Space Station; Society of Biotechnology of India (SBPI); AH-64E Apache attack helicopters; etc.
Pinaka Missile System; What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB); 2019 Pollution and Health Metrics; National Population Register (NPR); draft National Statistical Commission (NSC) Bill; Goa Liberation Day 2019; Future Skill; United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA); NAFTA; EChO network; European Green Deal; Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP)
Houbara bustards; Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY); What is the strength of Lok Sabha? Delimitation; Impeachment process of US President; Silver Line or SHSR corridor; What are Semi High Speed Trains? trastuzumab; What is a biosimilar medicine? Difference between Biosimilar and generic drugs; Apharan exercise; EVM under RTI; 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony’s handover to Chinese rule; Location of Macau; Sahitya Akademi Awards; etc.
RISAT-2BR1;National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA); NFRA and Quality Review Board (QRB); Difference between PSLV and GSLV; Classes of Orbit; Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS); What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Exemption from Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019; United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF); World Habitat Award; United Nations Habitat/United Nations Human Settlements Programme; India Geospatial Award; 1948 Genocide Convention; Location of Gambia; International Court of Justice (ICJ); How does the International Court of Justice differ from other international courts? 4th edition of International Seminar cum Exhibition on Naval Weapon Systems ‘NAVARMS-19’; Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers; etc.
Udham Singh; Ghadar Party; Registration of Political parties; The Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968; Recognition as a National Party; Recognition as a State Party; Benefits of ‘National Party’ & ‘State Party’ recognition; What is the Chagos Islands dispute about? UN Resolution 1514; Chagos Archipelago; What is Cold wave? Gross Domestic Product (GDP); Gross Value Added (GVA); Difference between GVA and GDP; Seismometers; Seismic Zones in India; Why north India is on shaky ground? What is the Sulphur 2020 limit? Exercise SURYA KIRAN – XIV; Bhopal gas tragedy; What are shadow banks? ‘Make in India’ defence project; etc.
Emissions Gap Report; Question hour in the parliament; Types of questions asked during question hour; QS World University Rankings; UN COP 25; What is Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR–RC)? ‘Contract’ for the World Wide Web; What is Emissions Gap? Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT); Bio-gas; GOBAR-DHAN Scheme; Trachischium apteii snake; ‘Indra’; ‘Hand in Hand’; ‘Mitra Shakti’; ‘Surya Kiran’; What is Doping? Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE); World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA); International Olympic Committee (IOC); NuGen Mobility Summit-2019; ICAT Manesar; National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP); Exercise Mitra Shakti-VII: 2019; etc.
Bodo Movement; Constitution Day of India; Samvidhan Divas; Code of Conduct for Politicians; CLPA Portal; Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC); Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban); What is Light House Project? China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); What is Coalbed Methane (CBM)? Coalbed Methane in India; Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967; Who are Bodos? ASI-protected temples; Rohtang tunnel; Imphal-Mandalay chartered flight; Assamese gamosa; Assam roofed turtle; Biswanath Ghat; Health benefits of ghiya-tori’; Food Safety And Standards (Advertising And Claims) Regulations, 2018; What is Pink ball cricket? Color of cricket ball; Making of cricket balls; Indian Railways Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM); Financial Commissioner of Railway Board; Indian Railway Accounts Service; Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA); etc.
What is Botulinum? Sambhar Lake; Sections 5(1)(f) and 10(2) of Citizenship Act, 1955; Criteria to get an Indian citizenship; K-12 Education Transformation Framework; Arundhati Gold Scheme; Mission Indradhanush; Intensified Mission Indradhanush; Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0; Budapest Convention on Cybercrime or the Budapest Convention; Prithvi-2 Missile; What are Bacteriophages? Phage Therapy; Five Industrial corridors for development; National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT); World Conference on Access to Medical Products; Convention on the Rights of the Child; World Children’s Day; Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2019; ISRO’s INSAT-3D & 3DR satellites; Aerosol optical depth (AOD); Udan 4.0; UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) scheme; Amnesty International;
191st Birth Anniversary of Queen of Jhansi; What was the Doctrine of Lapse? Bubonic plague; What is Plague? Article 371(G) of the Constitution; Tribal Sub Plan (TSP); Forest Rights Act (FRA); West Bank; Oslo Accords; Six-Day War; Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY); National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) project; Mahabodhi Temple; Srisailam dam; River Krishna; Solar Eclipse; New Moon; Skills study by the National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC); Ministry of Road Transport and Highways’ annual report on road accidents in India; etc.