Deadlock in formation of Maharashtra govt; Powers of governor with respect to forming ruling party in a state; What is ethanol? Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme; India Justice Report (IJR) 2019; Feni River; Feni River dispute; Moody’s cuts India outlook; Different general credit ratings; Who are the Brus? IndAIR (Indian Air quality Studies Interactive Repository); Partition Museum; Partition of Bengal; etc.
Brown Blotched Bengal Tree Frog ((Polypedates bengalensis); SkillsBuild Platform; Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support (ARLS); What is Liquidity coverage ratio (LCR)? high-quality liquid assets (HQLA); ISRO’s NavIC or Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS); New IT Initiatives -ICEDASH & ATITHI; Punjab Preservation of Subsoil Water (PPSW) Act, 2009; What is Danakil Depression?; GV-971 drug; Alzheimer’s disease; ‘Vigyan Samagam’; Mega science exhibition; etc.
Tawang Festival; India’s unemployment rate; Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE); 14th East Asia Summit (EAS); Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO); ‘Coastal Flood Warning System App’ (CFLOWS-Chennai); Red Atlas Action Plan Map; Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI); National Highway 1; National Waterway-2; Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Tracie (PIWTT); Indo-Bangladesh Protocol (IBP) route; Fifth India International Science Festival; National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT); Dustlik-2019; Location of Uzbekistan; How long is a day on each planet? Festivals celebrated by the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh; Glyphosate based herbicides; etc.
Electoral Bonds; Polavaram irrigation project; What is Graded Response Action Plan for Delhi & NCR? Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO); What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) 2016; High Level Advisory Group (HLAG); Foundation day of seven states; Article 3; etc.
Commemorative Coin on Paramahansa Yogananda; Paramahansa Yogananda; Kriya Yoga; A 15-point reform charter to strengthen parliamentary institutions; National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards (NCSRA); Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB); What are Dirac metals? What is cloud computing? What is edge computing? How is edge computing different from cloud computing? Strategic Partnership Council (SPC); 2019 SEED Awards; Changes made in the National Education Policy (NEP); Role of mountain streams in carbon cycle; NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited); Nelloptodes gretae; etc.
29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change; BASIC countries; ‘Absentee voters’; Amendments in Conduct of Election Rules, 1961; Universal Postal Union (UPU); International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO); Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention); Sentinel-3 World Fire Atlas Prototype; Copernicus; Sentinel-3 mission; ‘Exercise Shakti-2019’; INS Baaz; Military Significance; Controversy over climbing Uluru; Uluru; Difference between parole and furlough; Polio Virus; Global Polio Eradication Initiative; etc.
‘Mini brains’ created from human tissue; Odisha Integrated Irrigation Project for Climate Resilient Agriculture; Excavation at a site near Naidupeta in Andhra Pradesh; Institutions of Eminence scheme; 19th IORA Council of Ministers meeting; Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA); Organoids; Blockchain technology; Fly ash; Difference between fly ash, ESP ash, bottom ash and pond ash; etc.
Australia’s Uluru rock formation; Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna status of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs); Developing country status in WTO; Classification of WTO member countries; IndiGen initiative; India’s first human genome mapping project; What is Whole-genome sequencing (WGS)? Colombo Declaration on Sustainable Nitrogen Management; How Nitrogen is harmful; Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016; Citizenship Act 1995; Keeladi excavation site; Sakhalin oil project; Air Quality Index (AQI); SAFAR (System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research); etc.
East Antarctic marine park; Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR); Guidelines for Evaluation of Nanopharmaceuticals; What is nanopharmaceutical? Global Roadmap of Action Toward Sustainable Mobility (GRA) report; Global Roadmap for Action (GRA); SuM4All initiative; J&K’s Chenani-Nashri Tunnel; Open General Export Licences (OGELs); Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex; Vigilance Awareness Week; Central Vigilance Commission (CVC); Hemodialysis; Peritoneal dialysis; Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme; etc.
Vishwa Shanti Stupa; Rajgir; Government e-Marketplace (GeM); Non-Aligned Movement (NAM); Relevance of NAM for India; India’s shift to Multi-aligned policy; Proposed framework for merger of BSNL and MTNL; World Bank’s ease of doing business 2020; “Quantum supremacy” Snow Leopard; Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP); Group of Intellectuals and Academicians (GIA); Famous Buddhist location in Rajgir; Operationalisation of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point; Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Yojana; etc.
Subedar Taanaji Malusare; Battle of Singhagad (1670); Global Status of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint September 2019; National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data; QS World University Rankings; TechSagar; Data Security Council of India; BHIM 2.0; MeitY StartUp Hub (MSH); National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI); Unified Payments Interface (UPI); Ecological flow notification; Draft National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill 2018; Ganga river; India Plans to Regulate Social Media; Defence Acquisition Council (DAC); Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI); Siachen Glacier Dispute; Palm oil imports; US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF); ‘Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam’; etc.
Skandagupta Vikramaditya – famous ruler of Gupta Dynasty; Vinayak Damodar Savarkar; Legislative Council; Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report; Global TB targets; UN Political Declaration on TB; Tuberculosis (TB); India Innovation Index (III) 2019; Vikram Sarabhai; Odd-even scheme; Mount Kilimanjaro; Saharan silver ant (C. bombycina); Italy web tax on digital giants; Mount Paektu for Koreans; Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM); etc.
Pattadakal; Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN – 2019; “mHariyali”; Coalition for disaster resilient infrastructure (CDRI); Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT); Location of Comoros; Regional Comprehensive Partnership Agreement (RCEP); First National Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy Survey (2015-19); Chalukya dynasty; India- Sierra Leone relations; Location of Sierra Leone; Reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC); Asian Development Bank (ADB); G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance; C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration; C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group; 30th International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction; Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030); 10th National Cultural Festival; Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav; Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme; SARAS Aajeevika Mela; Typhoon Hagibis; Difference between “hurricane”, “cyclone” and “typhoon”; etc.