Namma Kolhapuri chappal; National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB); Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC); Geographical Indication (GI) tag; ‘Back to village’ programme; Summer solstice; Winter Solstice; Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP); Varunastra; Operation Sankalp; International Yoga Day 2019; ‘Raavana-1’; Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989; etc.
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO); Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAs); Strait of Hormuz; Sheath Blight disease; Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill; Asiatic Golden cat; Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV); Scram jet and Ram jet; Hypersonic weapon; Jnanpith Award; Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) Telescope; Windrush Scheme; Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019; Triple Talaq; Information Fusion Centre — Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR); Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019; etc.
G20 Osaka Summit; Mount Sinabung; Ring of Fire; National Strategy for Wellbeing 2031; Draft National Education Policy (DNEP); Anganwadi; Leader of Opposition; Cabinet Secretary; Cabinet Secretariat; Group of Twenty (G20); World Food Safety Day; Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI); SPICE Bombs; Romila Thapar; American Philosophical Society; Long March 11 rocket; Ambassador of Conscience Award 2019; etc.
‘2nd Global Disability Summit’; JC Daniel award; Cabinet Committees; Transaction of Business Rules (TBR), 1961; 7th Economic Census; Location of Argentina; Emission trading scheme (ETS); International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); Fiscal Performance Index (FPI); Confederation of Indian Industry (CII); Rule 49 of Conduct of Election Rules; BrahMos; Difference between Cruise Missile and Ballistic Missile; “Confetti”; Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap (INECR);
National Security Advisor (NSA); ‘SelfieWithSapling’ campaign; Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Program; Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSSs); Nandan Nilekani committee; Rules for a person elected simultaneously to both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha; State of India’s Environment Report 2019; Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS); Parthenogenesis; “Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System (CAAQMS)”; etc.
Italy’s Mount Etna; QUAD countries; Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC); Generalised System of Preferences (GSP); SDG Gender Index; Nipah Virus; General consent for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI); Siachen Glacier; UdChalo Portal; Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center (PRC); Financial Literacy Week 2019; UN Security Council sanctions regime; Location of South Sudan; etc.
What is autism? ‘Checkpoint Tipline’; Draft Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018; “Global Report on Food Crises”; Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO); Chief Information Commissioner or an Information Commissioner; Ways and Means Advances (WMA); What is Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)? Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS); Malawi; AUSINDEX; Bharat Stage VI; BS norms; MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopters; ‘Reiwa’; ‘Maitri Bridge’; etc.
Coffee cultivation in India; What is a Geographical Indication? Hump-backed mahseer; International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); IUCN Red List; Terror financing; ‘Fiscal Council’; What is Fiscal Consolidation? Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act; What is an interest rate swap? What is an Interest-Rate Derivative? Skytrax World Airport Awards; Hikikomori; Tashigang; Rajasthan Divas; New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019; International Energy Agency; etc.
Dhole; Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ); Island Protection Zone Notification, 2011; Blue Economy; Floor area ratio (FAR); Is the Indian economy slowing down? Oxfam; Biomedical Research Career Programme; Wellcome Trust; What is Blockchain? Coffee Board of India; ‘Dhanush’ Howitzers; Power Finance Corporation (PFC); A.M Turing Award; World’s largest ‘Salt Cave’; National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT); FinTech Conclave 2019; FinTech market in India; etc.
National War Memorial; What is a Heatwave? Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM); What are stratocumulus clouds? United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); What is Repo Rate? What is MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate)? Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016; Citizenship Act 1995; What is Prompt Corrective Action (PCA)? 4R’s strategy of banking transformation; Exercise Sampriti – 2019; Largest Bhagavad Gita in the world; National Book Trust (NBT); etc.
Seoul Peace Prize 2018; Super-Efficient Air Conditioning programme; Global Environment Facility (GEF); Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); All India Citizens Survey of Police Services; RUCO (Repurpose Used Cooking Oil); Total Polar Compounds (TPC); Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI); What is DNS? Internet Corporation Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN); Global Health Expenditure Database (GHED); Hayabusa and Hayabusa2 mission; What is Beresheet? Capital Infusion; What is Golden rice? 4th India-ASEAN Expo Summit; Location of Saudi Arabia; Velayat 97; Strait of Hormuz; etc.
Exercise VAYU SHAKTI-2019; ‘Prevalence and Extent of Substance Use in India’ survey; Argentina; International Solar Alliance (ISA); Use of term ‘Dalit’; Dalit Panther Movement; Panic Button on Mobile Phones; SCIM portal under Safe City Project; DNA Analysis Facilities in States; ‘International Vision Zero Conference’; Rajasthan Social Accountability Bill; What is social accountability? What are stem cells? Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs); Fateh Submarine; 79th meeting of the Central Wakf Council; Maiden ‘Regional Maritime-Safety Conference’; etc.
‘India-Norway Marine Pollution’ Initiative; Marine Pollution; Blue Economy; Give it Up’ campaign; AHAL-Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Consumers Scheme; Maithili Language; What is Mithilakshar? “Light House Projects challenge”; “Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC- India)”; Defence Innovation Hubs (DIHs); What is Circular economy? National Productivity Council (NPC); Akshaya Patra; National Gas Grid; LAWASIA (The Law Association for The Asia and Pacific); African Union (AU); Egypt; 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution; ‘Sarthi Sandesh Vahini’; Vat Cau festival; ASCEND 2019; Chinook helicopters; etc.
Sela Tunnel; Forest Rights Act, 2006; Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility; Mega Food Park Scheme; Nirbhaya fund; Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP); Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP); ‘DD Arunprabha’; Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)’; Helina-Anti Tank Missile; Mobile-App e-Cocoon; Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP); etc.
Eligibility to become World Bank President; Ladakh gets divisional status; Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019; 6th schedule of the constitution of India; North- east autonomous administrative divisions; Exercise Cutlass Express 2019; INS Trikand; Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR); What is ramjet? 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS); Migratory species; Generalised System of Preferences (GSP); International IP Index; Asiatic Lions; etc.