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.
Flamingo Festival; Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary; Pulicat Lake; Medaram’s Sammakka-Sarakka/Saralamma Jatara; Medaram; The battle of Bhima-Koregaon; Ozone layer; UV-B and UV-A radiation; Ozone hole; Chlorofluorocarbons; Antimicrobial resistance or Superbugs; National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance; Food poisoning; Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP); Film and Television Institute of India (FTII); Mankidia; Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG); Simlipal National park; What is Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT)? 8th All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE); ‘Green’ crackers; Solar city initiative; 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.
Zojila pass tunnel; What are Electoral bonds? National Security Advisor (NSA); National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017; NABARD; Typbar TCV; Typhoid; What is GAVI? Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY); Swine Flu; Zojila pass; China’s Environmental Protection Tax Law; Indo-Myanmar agreement on land border crossing; Jangalmahal Utsab festival; What is Bomb Cyclone? etc.
What is National Register of Citizens (NRC)? Need for a telecom ombudsman; Arunachal declared open defecation-free State; Swachh Bharat Mission; Non-Resident Indians (NRI); Person of Indian Origin (PIO); Overseas Citizen of India (OCI); What are the Virtual Currencies? Ponzi schemes; Two new Ginger species; Mewa Singh’s Night frog; Endo-atmospheric interceptor missile; NASA’s Parker Solar Probe; Common buzzard; Albania; 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.
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017; Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project; Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017; 25th National Children’s Science Congress; CARE Ratings report; FAME India scheme; Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project; Livestock Disease Forewarning –Mobile Application (LDF-Mobile App); NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission; L and S band microwave data; Kabul-Mumbai air freight corridor service; 2018 World Economic League Table; etc.
India’s 1st pod taxi; What is Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) network? What is Public Financial Management System? What is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ)? Atal Innovation Mission; Atal Tinkering Labs; PRASAD scheme; What is bank recapitalisation? 12-point ‘Air Action Plan – Abatement of Air Pollution; What is Blue Flag project? Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE); China’s Yaogan-30 project; ‘Mission Seven Summits’; etc.
Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya (BND-4201); electronic-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS); 25th December: Good Governance Day; Fixed term for police chiefs; Condonation of Delay Scheme; Tailor-made action plan for the backward districts; Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF); National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD); LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) devices; Prakash Hai to Vikas Hai Scheme; India’s first city to have its own logo; 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.