Information Technology Rules 2021- For social media, OTT platforms
The government has notified guidelines to provide a grievance redressal mechanism for users of digital platforms of all kinds — social media sites, messaging apps, over-the-top (OTT) streaming services, an
International Atomic Energy Agency- Analysis
The Biden administration’s attempts to revive the Iran deal have turned the spotlight on the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog
IAEA was set up as an autonomous organisation on July 29, 1957, at the he
Makar Sankranti denotes the entry of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) as it travels on its celestial path.
The day marks the onset of summer and the six months auspicious period for Hindus known as Uttarayan, the northward movement of the sun.
As a pa
The Prime Minister has called upon to explore the possibility of e-marketing of Channapatna toys across the country and the world, during the India Toy Fair 2021.
About Channapatna Toys:
Channapatna toys are a particular form of wooden toys. Artisans of the town Channapatna in Karnataka
A habitable zone, also called the “Goldilocks zone”, is the area around a star where it is not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to exist on the surface of surrounding planets.
Our Earth is in the Sun’s Goldilocks zone.
If Earth were where the dwarf planet Pluto
Mass spectrometry is an analytical method useful for calculating the mass-to – charge ratio ( m / z) of one or more molecules.
Using this, researchers can ionise or break down the compound into simple ions and then identify the molecules based on their masses.
The current process o
Social media companies are prohibited from hosting or publishing any unlawful information.
These information are “in relation to the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India, public order, friendly relations with foreign countries, etc.
If such information is hosted or pu
Also known as Ghost of the mountains acts as an indicator of the health of the mountain ecosystem in which they live, due to their position as the top predator in the food web.
Habitation: The Snow Leopard lives at high altitudes in the steep mountains of Central and Southern
Electoral Reforms in India: No Postal ballots for NRIs in Assembly Elections
Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) will have to wait longer to be able to vote by postal ballots, as Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the facility would not be extended to them for the upcoming elections to
Guidelines for online conferences-was a Bottleneck
The Centre has withdrawn the Education Ministry’s ill-thought-out guidelines for holding online conferences, seminars and training sessions.
Ill thought out plan
Barriers: It created a bottleneck for scientist
NetWire- Infiltrated Remote Access Trojan
Activist Rona Wilson, who has been imprisoned since June 2018 in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case, filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking a stay on proceedings against him and others who are co-accused.
India-U.S. relationship- During the Biden's regime
The new U.S. President, Joseph Biden, has spent much of his first month in office changing Mr. Trump’s policies, including reversing the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, the World Health Organ
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 (STIP2020)
National Science Day, on February 28, is a moment to celebrate the progress that India has made in science and technology research, thanks to its science policies.
Publications published by India
From the rep
Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched in 2022 (earlier scheduled to be launched in late 2020).
Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) Chandrayaan-3 is India's third mission to Moon.
It aims to make a soft-landing in the Lunar South Pole’s Aitken basin.
ISRO is targeting December, 2021 to launch the unmanned test mission of Gaganyaan project (earlier scheduled for December 2020).
ISRO’s Gaganyaan is India's first manned space mission.
It envisages sending three Indians to space by 2022. Four pilots have been selected for the missi
This index for January, 2021 was released by the Office of the Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
Eight Core Industries - Coal, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Petroleum Refinery Products, Fertilizers, Steel, Cement, Electricity.
These Core Industries comprise
Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive a shipment of coronavirus vaccines under the COVAX program.
Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) is a global initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
It is led by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations