The Global Gender Gap Report estimates that raising women’s participation in the labour force can increase India’s GDP significantly. Over the last few years more women have taken up Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics courses and are aspiring to enter the workforce. However, dropout rates among women is also high, particularly around marriage, maternity and motherhood.
ExoMars to take off for Mars in 2022; Birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman; Indian Culture Portal; Eklavya Model schools; UP property damage ordinance; Changes in Sustainable Development Goals indicators; 2020 comprehensive review; 20-year window for Telcos to clear dues; Road through Pakke Tiger Reserve stalled; Pakke tiger Reserve; Mass nesting of Olive Ridley begins; Arribada; Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary; Olive Ridley Turtles; Telangana passes resolution against CAA, NPR, and NRC; FDI in Defence sector; Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2020; All India Survey on Higher Education; Drinking Water specification; Iconic Tourist Sites; Article 80(1)(a)
Banjara Community ;#SheInspiresUs Campaign; Namda Traditional Art; Food bank India; Demand for grants for school education report 2020-2021; Red Panda; Initiatives for women in Science; Initiatives for women in Science; Warli Adivasi revolt; Warli Tribe; Kyasanur Forest Disease; Bureau of Police Research and Development; 43rd Annual Day of NIHFW; National Institute of Health & Family Welfare; International Women’s Day; Gender Social Norms Index; Organisations cannot be branded ‘political’ for aiding a public cause; How wounded plants heal and survive?
Cabinet approves FDI policy on Civil Aviation;US-Taliban Pact; National Sports Development Fund; Target Olympic Podium Scheme; Rare diseases; Rare Diseases day, Violent protest for ILP status in Meghalaya, Inner Line Permit; Period Poverty; COVID-2019 placed under Very High Risk category; COVID-19; Global Subject Ranking; 61st Lalit Kala Akademi Awards; Lalit Kala Akademi; Janaushadhi Week; Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana; Generic drugs.
Vivaad se Vishwas Bill, 2020; Major Ports Authority Bill, 2020; Major Ports in India; DRT under Vivaad se Vishwas scheme; What are Debt recovery tribunals; No right to detain children in prisons; Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015; Juvenile Justice Board; No voting rights for prisoners; Medical equipment categorised as drugs; Pesticides Management Bill 2020; Codification of customary laws of Tribals; What is Sixth Schedule; Autonomous districts and regional councils; Price cap on bottled water; Rajasthan seeks increased assistance for JJM; Jal Jeevan Mission; Five-day working week in Maharashtra; Bill to include tribes in ST category; Parivara and Talawara tribe; Siddi Tribe
Facts about Hampi; Unregulated sale of acid; Supreme Court guidelines regarding sale of acid; Bill seeking unemployment allowance; What is a Private Member Bill; Uniform Civil Code; Reasons India needs UCC; Pulling Down constructions at Hampi; Storm Ciara; Data on Indians living abroad; Exercise AJEYA Warrior 2020; 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign; 41st anniversary of Iranian Revolution; International Day of Women and Girls in Science; Safer Internet Day; World Pulses day; Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
NASA fixes Voyager-2; Voyager mission 1; Voyager mission 2; Heliosphere; Kerala imposes ban on CFLs and Filament bulbs; Filament-free Kerala project; Genome India Project; Human Genome Project (HGP); What is Genome; Rules governing Unparliamentary Expressions; What are Unparliamentary expressions; No reservation in promotion to SC and ST; Uncompensated Victims of trafficking; Central Victim Compensation Fund scheme (CVCF); Nirbhaya Fund; Codifying laws to ban child pornography; Agartala-Akhaura rail line; Kakinada Port; Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam; Nile River
Human Genome Project. Female genital mutilation; Trust for Ram Temple; Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP); Features of UCPMP Code; What is the Public Safety Act (PSA)?; Artemis program; Motion of Thanks; Bhutan; Motion of Thanks; National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme; Mudumalai Tiger Reserve; Bhutan Imposes Sustainable Development Fee; Lucknow Declaration; Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism; Genome India Project;
Wuhan Virus; Classical Swine fever vaccine; What is Classical Swine fever (CSF); Vikram Sarabhai Centenary Programme; Vikram Sarabhai; Anti-dumping duty on PTA removed; What is PTA; What is Anti-dumping duty; Blue Dot Network; 4th EAS Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation; 4th EAS Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation; East Asia Summit; Picture Archiving and Communications Systems; Burhi Dihing River; Oxbow lake; Mukti Caravan; Membrane-based water purification systems; Osmosis; Reverse Osmosis; Desalination; Reverse Osmosis (RO) Desalination; State of Calamity; Anganwadis centres; Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey; Purified Terephthalic Acid; Integrated Government Online Training (iGOT).
Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT); Three capitals for Andhra Pradesh; Proposal to shift Thirty Meter Telescope; Scrapping the disqualification power of Speaker; Tenth Schedule; International Arbitration Tribunal dismisses claims against India; United Nations Commission on International Trade Law; National Start-up Advisory Council; Rising global economic divide: Oxfam; SEBI specifies Rules for issuance of units; Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT); Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvIT); Jal Shakti Rankings 2019; CDP India Report; etc.
China’s one-child policy; “Reciprocating territory” under Section 44A of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908; Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT); Global Social Mobility Index 2020; What is social mobility? National Agriculture Market (NAM); Malthusian theory; White Rhinocerous; What is In- vitro fertilisation (IVF)? Global Investment Trend Monitor report; What is polio? What is the Pulse Polio Programme? Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV); WHO initiative for Polio Eradication; etc.
Indo-Japanese joint exercise ‘Sahyog-Kaijin’ counducted; Blcokchain CoE; Blockchain technology; Z- Morh Tunnel; How are race and ethnicity defined under the US Census? Biggest airborne exercise ‘Winged Raider’ conducted; Integrated Battle Groups (IBG); ‘Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects (D3S-i)’; ‘The Death Penalty in India: Annual Statistics’ report; Project 39A of NLU; Australian Bushfires; etc.