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Current Affairs

"Bad bank", "Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs)" and "Non Performing Assets (NPA)"

Banks have finalised plans to transfer 15 Non-Performing Asset (NPA) accounts worth Rs 50,000 crore to the National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. ...

Economy · May 25, 2022 · 5 min read

India State of Forest Report 2021 (UP Special)

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) released the India State of Forest Report 2021 prepared by the Forest Survey of India (F ...

Environment · May 25, 2022 · 2 min read

Highlights of "Economic Survey 2021-22"

Economic Survey 2021-22 was tabled in Parliament by the Finance Minister soon after the Presidents address to both Houses of Parliament. The central ...

Economy · May 25, 2022 · 10 min read

Highlights of Union Budget 2022-23

Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman is presenting the Union Budget 2022 for the 4th time in a row. She will be presenting the financial state ...

Economy · May 25, 2022 · 6 min read

Avian influenza (Bird flu) - H5N1, H5N8, H1N1

In April, 2022 Chinas National Health Commission (NHC) announced that a four-year-old boy was found to have been infected with the H3N8 variant of Bir ...

Science & Tech · May 21, 2022 · 2 min read

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

Maharashtra is the latest state to threaten to withdraw from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yogna (PMFBY) if the changes suggested by it were not take ...

Gov. Schemes · May 21, 2022 · 3 min read

NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter

Perseverance Rover has captured a solar eclipse on Mars. Mars has two small moons, Phobos and Deimos, that may be captured asteroids. Perseverance ro ...

Science & Tech · May 21, 2022 · 2 min read

What is "UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik)" scheme ?

UDAN (UdeDeshkaAamNagrik) Scheme has been selected for Prime Ministers Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 under the category Innovatio ...

Gov. Schemes · May 21, 2022 · 2 min read

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The UN Charter established ECOSOC in 1945 as one of the six main organs of the United Nations. It is at the heart of the United Nations system to ad ...

International Relations · May 21, 2022 · 1 min read

National Agriculture Market (eNAM)

Recently, e-NAM marks the sixth anniversary of the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM), a pan-India electronic trade network. A total of 1000 mandis ...

Economy · May 21, 2022 · 1 min read

ISRO Launch Vehicles - (ASLV, PSLV & GSLV)

In 2021, a high-level panel was established to examine the failed GSLV-F10/EOS-03 mission and recommended measures for making the Cryogenic Upper Stag ...

Science & Tech · May 21, 2022 · 6 min read

Uttar Pradesh Budget, 2021-22

On February 22, 2021, Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna presented the budget for the financial year 2021-22 in the Assembly. The siz ...

Polity · May 21, 2022 · 3 min read

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010

SC upheld the constitutional validity of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act (FCRA), 2020. It held that receiving foreign donations c ...

Polity · May 22, 2022 · 2 min read

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA)

Ministry of Rural Development has notified fresh wage rates under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) for financial year ...

Polity · May 22, 2022 · 2 min read

What is the "Nipah Virus (NiV)" ?

Scientists at Punes ICMR – National Institute of Virology were able to detect the presence of IgG antibodies against Nipah virus infection (NiV) in 51 ...

Science & Tech · May 22, 2022 · 1 min read

De-Notified And Nomadic Tribes (Vimukta Jati)

The standing committee of Parliament has criticised the functioning of the development programme for de-notified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes. Th ...

Social Issues · May 22, 2022 · 1 min read

IPCC: Sixth Assessment Report (Part I, II & III)

The UNs climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the third part of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The ...

Environment · May 22, 2022 · 2 min read

Stand-Up India Scheme

Under the Stand-Up India Scheme, over 30,160 crore rupees have been sanctioned to more than 1 lakh 33 thousand 995 accounts since the launch of the Sc ...

Gov. Schemes · May 22, 2022 · 1 min read

The International Solar Alliance (ISA)

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has granted Observer Status to International Solar Alliance (ISA) Nepal became the 105th member country to ...

Environment · May 22, 2022 · 2 min read

State of World Population Report 2022 - UNFPA

The United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) flagship State of World Population Report 2022 titled Seeing the Unseen: The case for action in the neglec ...

International Relations · May 22, 2022 · 1 min read
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General Studies

Chronology of Important events in Modern Indian History

Modern Indian History · May 27, 2022 · 26 min read

Census 2011 - Basics, Summary and Important Findings

Indian Economy · May 25, 2022 · 11 min read

Important Harappan (Indus Valley) Sites in India

Ancient History of India · May 23, 2022 · 5 min read

Books, Magazine and Newspapers written by Indian Freedom Fighters

Modern Indian History · May 23, 2022 · 6 min read

Cabinet Mission to Partition & Independence (1946-47)

Modern Indian History · May 23, 2022 · 5 min read

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose : The forgotten Hero

Modern Indian History · May 23, 2022 · 4 min read

Poverty Estimation in India (Methods and History)

Indian Economy · May 21, 2022 · 3 min read

Monetary Policy Instruments and Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI

Indian Economy · May 21, 2022 · 5 min read

The "Quit India Movement" (August 8, 1942)

Modern Indian History · May 20, 2022 · 3 min read

What is "Cripps Mission (March 1942)" ?

Modern Indian History · May 20, 2022 · 2 min read

Lahore Resolution, August Offer & Individual satyagraha (1940-41)

Modern Indian History · May 20, 2022 · 2 min read

Tripuri crisis of Indian National Congress (1939)

Modern Indian History · May 20, 2022 · 2 min read

Congress Socialist Party and Provincial Elections of 1937

Modern Indian History · May 20, 2022 · 2 min read

Electromagnetic Waves (Ultraviolet, infrared rays, X-rays etc)

General Science · May 19, 2022 · 3 min read

Acid Rain : Causes, Effects and Solutions

General Science · May 16, 2022 · 1 min read
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