India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017; LPG Panchayat scheme; Dastak Campaign; What is Japanese Encephalitis? Medical Council of India (MCI); International Conference on Unani Medicine; Unani Day; Who is Hakim Ajmal Khan? Unani system of medicine in India; NTPC Ltd; Farm loan waiver; Merger of PSU non-life insurers; Jogighopa; Chicken’s Neck; UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS); United Nations Peacekeeping; South Sudan; Defence Acquisition Council (DAC); ‘Progress 69’; etc.
Separate Flag for Karnataka; Competition Commission of India; Competition Act, 2002; Times Higher Education Asia 2018 rankings; Discovered Small field Round II; What is Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR)? Base rate regime Vs. MCLR; Rhododendron park; Rhododendron; Nature Interpretation Centre (NIC); India-China DTAA; Maldives political crisis; Maldives; Vinay Sheel Oberoi committee; Kailash Manasarovar Yatra; Mansarovar Lake; Nathu La pass; Falcon Heavy, world’s most powerful rocket; SpaceX; Haryana tops in ‘Khelo India’ School Games; etc.
Mahamastakabhisheka; Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN); Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh (JSK); Amendments to the “Motion of Thanks”; Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana; New criteria for classifying MSMEs; MSP for Copra; Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP); What is Minimum Support Price (MSP)? India-Australia MoUs for Secondment Programme; Recommendation No.- 205; International Labour Organisation (ILO); Minamata Convention on Mercury; Mercury pollution; Prithvi-II; Lord Bahubali; Gommateshwara statue; Shravanabelagola; Village Resource Centres program; “Pay as you use” tolling; etc.
Agni-1 Missile; Startup States and UTs Ranking Framework; Startup India Compendium of Good Practises; Startup India Kit; Google collaborates with NCERT to launch ‘Digital Citizenship’ course in India; Development of Solar Cities scheme; What is Inverted duty structure? 6th World Government Summit (WGS); ‘#SecurityCheckKiya’ campaign; etc.
Ayushman Bharat programme; National Health Protection Scheme; Health and Wellness Centre; Amendments to Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002; BharatNet phase II; Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF); Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education (RISE); Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA); Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS); Unified Regulator for International Financial Services Centre (IFSC); Ashgabat Agreement; New tunnel at Sela pass in Arunachal Pradesh; Sahitya Akademi’s Bhasha Samman; Magahi language; i3MS web-based software; Geospatial World Excellence Awards; Khelo India School Games; Ghodazari; etc.
Nilgiri Marten; Pampadum shola national park; Anti-Leprosy Day; World Leprosy Day; What is leprosy? New World Wealth; India is world’s 3rd largest steel producer; World Steel Association (WSA); National Solar Mission; Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project; Thar Link Express/Thar Express; Third Scorpene class submarine Karanj; High performance computer system Mihir; Explorer 1 satellite; Difficult Dialogues; etc.
Khelo India programme; Outstanding Parliamentarian Award; What is Res extra commercium? Quota for acid attack survivors, people with disability in Government Jobs; What is PLEDGE for Khelo India? What is Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF)? Khelo India School Games; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C); VINBAX-2018: Vietnam-India Bilateral Military Exercise; etc.
2018 Pulse Polio programme; Polio Virus; Child Nutrition and Development Nodal Agency Bill, 2017; Stree Swabhiman Initiative; What are the Common Services Centers (CSCs)? Pulse Polio Immunization (PPI); Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV); What is Prompt Corrective Action (PCA)? Red Handfish; Tasmania; Cambodia; SkyRev360; ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony; ‘Made in India’ thermal spray coating technology; Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) science satellite; What is blockchain technology? Agricultural scientist GS Kalkat; etc.
26th January: Republic Day; PM’s Shram Awards for 2016; Padma Awards 2018; WHO pre-qualification; Rotavac; Rotavirus; Universal Immunization Programme; Zojila pass tunnel; India, ASEAN sign Delhi Declaration; Global Centre for Cybersecurity; World Economic Forum (WEF); Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD); India-Japan Smart Grid Pilot Project; etc.
Australia Group; Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR); National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal; Appointment of Governors in India; Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs; Accessible India Campaign; Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna; Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP); 13th Raising Day celebrations of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF); Wassenaar Arrangement; Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); Cyber Surakshit Bharat; National Security Guard (NSG); Kilopower project; SBIRS GEO-4; etc.
Navika Sagar Parikrama; INSV Tarini; Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA); What are the Empowered Action Group (EAG) states? Maharashtra govt rolls out 1% reservation for orphans; Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS); International Solar Alliance; World Future Energy Summit (WFES); UN Environment Management Group (EMG); What is the Drake Passage? Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar); ‘Potentially Hazardous’ asteroid set to pass earth; ‘Nirman Samvaad’; etc.
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.
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.
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.