Astronomers exploring the massive intriguing globular cluster in our Galaxy called NGC 2808 that is said to have at least five generations of stars have spotted rare hot UV-bright stars in it. These stars whose inner core is almost exposed, making them very hot, exist in the late stages of …Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2021
GS-3 5.ELECTRONIC WASTE MANAGEMENT Citing huge gaps in compliance of electronic waste-management rules, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recently ordered that scientific disposal of e-waste should beensured as per rules. The direction has been issued to centraland all state pollution control boards. E-Waste E-Waste is short for Electronic-Waste and …Read More »
Indian Economy and Issues Relating to Planning, Mobilization, of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.
GS-3 4.INDIA INNOVATION INDEX 2020: NITI AAYOG Recently, India Innovation Index Report 2020 was released by NITI Aayogin whichKarnataka retained its top position in the major States category IMPORTANT POINTS: NITI (National In stitution for Transforming India) Ayogwith theInstitute for Competitiveness. The index has b een developed on the lines …Read More »
GS-3 3.EXERCISE KAVACH The three wings of the Indian armed forces will be holding a massive joint military exercise ‘ExcerciseKavach’. About Exercise Kavach: The exercise would involve participation of Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. It will be conducted under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), …Read More »
GS-3 2.INDIAN TELECOM SERVICES PERFORMANCE INDICATOR REPORT TRAI releases the Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Reportfor the quarter ending July –September 2020. What is the Report? The ‘Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report’ is released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). It provides a broad perspective of the …Read More »
GS-2 1.STATEHOOD DAY Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura celebrate their Statehood Day on 21 January. IMPORTANT POINTS: January 21, 2021 marks the 49th formation day of the north-eastern states of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura. The former princely states of Tripura and Manipur were blended into the Indian Union in October 1949 …Read More »
Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services Relating to Health, Education, Human Resources
GS-3 7.REPORT ON FAECAL SLUDGE AND SEPTAGE MANAGEMENT IN URBAN AREAS NITI Aayog releases Report on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management in Urban Areas: Service and Business Models. IMPORTANT POINTS: The NITI Aayog released a book on faecal sludge and septage management in urban areas. The book was jointly developed …Read More »
GS-3 6.NEW TECHNOLOGY USEFUL IN WATER TRANSPORTATION & SELF-CLEANING Scientists develop gold microstructure substrate with tunable wettability useful in water transportation & self-cleaning. IMPORTANT POINTS: Scientists have developed a gold microstructure substrate with the ability to repel water as well as bubbles with tunable wettability, which can be used in …Read More »
Indian Culture Will Cover the Salient Aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture From Ancient to Modern Times.
GS-3 5.HUNAR HAAT The 24th “HunarHaat” of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen being organised at Avadh Shilpgram in Lucknow. IMPORTANT POINTS: The 24th HunarHaat is being organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs with the theme “Vocal for Local”. About 500 artisans and craftsmen from 31 States/UTs of the …Read More »
GS-2 4. 5TH INDIA – SINGAPORE DEFENCE MINISTERS’ DIALOGUE The 5th Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD) between India and Singapore was successfully held. IMPORTANT DETAILS: Defence and security engagements between India and Singapore have broadened significantly in scale and scope across all three Services of the Armed Forces as well as …Read More »