GS-2 EXERCISE YUDH ABHYAS 2021 The 16th edition of Indo-U.S. joint military exercise ‘YudhAbhyas’ is set to be held in Rajasthan between February 8 and 21. YudhAbhyas The exercise near the India-Pakistan border aims at enhancing cooperation and interoperability between the two armies and will focus on counter-terrorism operations under …Read More »
Daily Archives: February 22, 2021
GS-1 NCBC CHAIRMAN ON SUB-CATEGORISATION OF OBC The chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Bhagwan Lal Sahni, said that the NCBC is in favour of four subcategories of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). This move complies with the recommendation of the Justice Rohini Commission. Justice Rohini …Read More »
GS-2 UTTARAKHAND BRINGS ORDINANCE TO GIVE CO-OWNERSHIP RIGHTS TO WOMEN The Uttarakhand government has put forward an ordinance providing the co-ownership rights to women in the ancestral property of their husband. Highlights The ordinance was put forward in the backdrop of large-scale migration of men from hill areas of the …Read More »
GS-1 DECLINING RAINFALL IN CHERRAPUNJI A recent study that looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) and nearby areas. The village of Mawsynram in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya has beaten Cherrapunji to become the wettest place in the world. Mawsynram receives over 10,000 millimetres of …Read More »
Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
GS-1 HUNAR HAAT Recently, the Governor of Maharashtra inaugurated a HunarHaat in Mumbai. HunarHaat is an exhibition of handicrafts and traditional products made by artisans from the minority communities. These are organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme. The USTTAD scheme aims to promote …Read More »