What are the Common Services Centers (CSCs)? CSC 2.0 scheme; National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC); ‘National Freight Index’; Financial Action Task Force (FATF); Removal of Judges; DD Free Dish; Flood atlas; Centrally-controlled Air Traffic Flow Management (C-AFTM) system; Ocean Cleanup Project; Arogyapacha genome; Location of Mauritania; etc.
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.
World Organization of Animal Health; RADARSAT satellite; Juneteenth; Sahitya Akademi; Bal Sahitya Purskar; Yuva Puraskar; Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF); World Day to Combat Desertification; United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD); What is a Dead Zone? What is Eutrophication? Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP); Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI); Impatiens balsamina; World’s highest operating weather station; Mount Everest; 13 June: International Albinism Awareness Day; etc.
“Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle); UN Women; IMD World Competitiveness Rankings-2019; Population Research Centres (PRCs); Pension scheme for traders; e-cigarettes; Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS); National Defence Fund (NDF); Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme (PMSS); PM-KISAN Scheme; Puerto Williams; Location of Chile; Kudakrumia rangnekari; Difference between wasp and Bee;
Hayabusa2 mission; Global Cool Coalition; Muslim League; Hayabusa; What is Enemy Property? Enemy Property Act; Competition Commission of India; Competition Act, 2002; Rajasthan Backward Classes Amendment Bill, 2019; Ninth Schedule; FAME II scheme; National Seminar on Greenery and Landscaping; Hindu New Year celebrations;
What is Symbiodinium? Coral beaching; Ancient jumping genes – Retrotransposons; 9th meeting of High Powered Review Board (HPRB) of Brahmaputra Board; Barak Valley; E-Samvad portal; NARI portal; New species of blind fish – Schistura larketensis; Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations; ‘Disturbed area’ tag; Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Eight Core Sectors; India’s second-largest rooftop solar plant; Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT for first time; Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); 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.
“Gaming disorder”; What is International Classification of Diseases (ICD)? National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Amendment Bill, 2017; ‘Garbage emergency’; What is #CleanSeas campaign? Regional Project to Tackle Stubble Burning; Problem of crop residue burning in India; National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC); Protection of Majuli Island; The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2017; Trafficking in India; Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC); What is Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)? UP Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project; etc.
‘Petro’ Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency; Vechur cow; 11th Annual MedTech Summit of Biodesign Programme; What is Noxeno? 3rd December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities; What is the ‘green habitat’ concept? International Maritime Organization (IMO); IMO council; Why is the pact on Rohingya important? “Crime in India 2016”; National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB); Kapu reservation bill; ‘Vigilant Ace’; World’s first IT campus for differently-abled; Navy Day 2017; etc.
Program to train Elected Women Representatives of PRIs; IMMSAREX-17; Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS); N.K. Singh is 15th Finance Commission chief; What are ‘gas standards’? India, Russia sign comprehensive counter terror pact; India and Narcotic Drugs regulations; Narcotics Control Bureau; What is Private member’s bill? Shaktikanta Das appointed as India’s G20 Sherpa; First edition of INSPIRE 2017; Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE); United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT); Mount Agung/Gunung Agung; etc.
Urjit Patel appointed on BIS advisory board; Bank of International Settlement (BIS); Rajasthan Dharma Swatantraya Vidheyak; India State-level Disease Burden Initiative; What are emission norms? History of Bharat Stage emission norms; BS VI Norms; Climate Change Performance Index; India-EU free trade agreement; Broadbased Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA); Birsa Munda Jayanti; etc.
23rd Conference of Parities (COP) COP23; Surat wins Best City Bus Services Award; Banaganapalle mangoes; What is GI tag? India-UN Development Partnership Fund; UNOSSC; Paris Agreement; UNFCCC; What is Public Credit Registry (PCR)? World Meteorological Organization (WMO); Most ancient spiral galaxy- A1689B11; What are gravitational lenses? Catapult-based aircraft launch mechanism (CATOBAR); What is an Instrument Landing System? BeiDou Navigation Satellite System; Proxima Centauri; ALMA telescope; Women’s Asia Cup hockey title; ‘Chintan Shivir’; etc.
Blackbuck conservation reserve; Indian antelope; Global Gender Gap Report 2017; 21st World Congress of Mental Health; Etikoppaka toys get GI tag; What is Geographical Indication? World Food India 2017; Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID); 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER); International Energy Forum (IEF); ‘Integrated Quarter Master Package’ (IQMP); Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC); PRABAL DOSTYK 2017; Agreement between India and Ethiopia; etc.
Emissions Gap Report 2017; Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund (EERF); EESL; Global Environment Facility (GEF); Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme; RKVY-RAFTAAR Scheme; Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY); National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017; What is Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)? Special Banking Arrangement (SBA); Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA); India-Armenia agreement; India- Bhutan bilateral relations; Eco-friendly ductile cementitious composite (EDCC); Carnivorous plants; Indian pitcher plant; NASA’s Kepler telescope; KOI-7923.0; etc.