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.
The Dard Aryans of Ladakh; Arundhati Gold Scheme of Assam; Motion of thanks to Presidential Address; Small Grants Programme (SGP); Ujjwala Utsav; Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY); River Information Services (RIS); What is Fish pass? The Global Fund; HIV/AIDS; UNAIDS; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA); Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative; VVPAT; LAIRCM Self-Protection Suites; Parmanu Tech 2019; etc.
76th anniversary of Quit India movement; Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI); ‘One District One Product’ (ODOP) scheme; What is One District One Product (ODOP) concept? Global Innovation Index 2018; Delhi High Court decriminalises begging; Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959; August 10: World Bio-fuel Day; National Disaster Response Force (NDRF); ‘Train Captain’ service; Russia-Pakistan Joint Military Consultative Committee (JMCC); etc.
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY); Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017; What is a Negotiable Instrument? Recommendations of Shekatkar Committee; National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill; National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE); Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme; What are Manuscripts? National mission for manuscripts (NMM); National Culture Fund (NCF); What are Border Haats? High-level committee to deal with mob lynching incidents; ‘Police’ and ‘Public Order’; What is Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme? First-ever ‘Tribal Atlas of Odisha’; Iran becomes India’s No. 2 oil supplier; Pakistan’s 1st woman chief justice of high court; etc.
Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme; Global slavery Index 2018; ‘Modern Slavery’; HIV/AIDS; UNAIDS; National AIDS Control Programme IV; Avahan; National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO); What is a solar park? Solar Park Scheme; Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI); 10th edition of Delhi Dialogue; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law; What is MicroDots technology? CMVR-TSC; National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research; Arctic Council; IndARC; HIMANSH; National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR); e-Pragati core platform; etc.
Child marriages in India; What is the Sabarimala temple case? What is the meaning of Remission? Article 161 of the Constitution; Difference between pardoning powers of President and Governor; Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); Location of Bahrain; BSE’s iconic building Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers; Trademark law in India; Trademark Symbol vs Registered Trademark Symbol; The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Second Amendment) Bill, 2017; What is no detention policy? All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE); Article 17 of the constitution; What is Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP)? New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP); Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP); Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP); BRICS MoU for Regional Aviation Partnership Cooperation; BRICS; Exercise Pitch Black 2018; etc.
Nilgiri tahr; Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA); Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code; Adultery Law in India; India pips France to become world’s 6th largest economy; BSNL launches first Internet telephony service in India; First-ever colour X-ray on a human; Medipix; CERN; Indian Railways’first consolidated Bridge Management System (IR-BMS); “Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao”; etc.
Resolution 2427; United Nations Security Council (UNSC); “Technology Challenge: Identifying solutions for cleaning of sewerage systems and septic tanks”; Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention; What is Net Neutrality? What is the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme? Mission Olympic Cell; Abinav Bindra Committee; 11th July: World Population Day; India’s ‘Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh’; India becomes newest shareholder of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; India’s genetically modified crop area fifth largest in world; What is a Genetically modified crop? Global Innovation Index Rankings; 60 Anna Canteens; 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.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple; UNESCO Asia-Pacific awards for cultural heritage conservation programme; ‘Food Regulatory Portal’; ‘Nivesh Bandhu’; What is Philately? Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana; Gender Vulnerability Index; Coastal Berth Scheme; Sagarmala port project; Glide bomb Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW); Asian genotype (genetic structure) of dengue virus; National Institute of Virology (NIV); Krishna Sobti chosen for Jnanpith Award; etc.
India-Japan Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy; National Trade Facilitation Action Plan (NTFAP); Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA); The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017; India performs miserably on inequality index; Forest Fires in India; Castor oil can reduce soil pollution;
Anti-Tank Guided Missile – ‘Nag’; What is Certificate of Coverage (COC)? Mission Retro-Fitment; Problems of obesity in India; Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS); Minimum Age Convention; Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention; International Labour Organisation (ILO); ANUGA 2017; CSIR; What is One-China Policy? EPFO e-court Management System; Army’s Super – 40 initiative; AUSINDEX-17; etc.
India Exclusion Report (IXR); Strategic Partnership (SP) model; Voluntary unemployment; GM mustard; GEAC; “Yuegong-1”, or “Lunar Palace”; Bioregenerative Life Support System; Rail Connectivity for Chardham Pilgrimage; ‘Spyder’ surface-to-air missile; e-Krishi Samvad; Bhishtis; WHO’s goodwill ambassador for hepatitis; etc.