Appointment of Chief Justice of India (CJI)
Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud was recently appointed as India's 50th Chief Justice.
He will serve for a period of two years before retiring on November 10, 2024.
Regarding Article 124
The procedure for appointing the CJI is
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2022
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) recently released the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2022.
What are the Index's main highlights?
One Nation, One Fertilizer’ Scheme
The 'One Nation, One Fertilizer' initiative was recently launched.
More on the 'One Nation, One Fertilizer' initiative
The scheme requires all fertilizer companies, State Trading Entities (SMEs), and Fertiliser Marketing Entitie
The Chandigarh government recently approved the use of green crackers.
Three Categories of Green Crackers: developed by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
SWAS (Safe water releaser)
Have a small water pocket/droplet w
Global Hunger Index 2022
India has performed worse than every nation in South Asia, with the exception of war-torn Afghanistan, according to the Global Hunger Index 2022. It came in at number 107 out of 121 nations.
Referring to the Global Hunger Index (GHI)
India dropped to 101st pl
Ocean Currents and Global Warming
A recent study claims that the Galápagos Islands have been protected from global warming by cold ocean currents.
Key Study Findings
Combating Global Warming:
The islands are shielded from the warming Pacific Ocean by a chilly, eastwa
Multi-State Cooperatives Societies
The Multi-State Cooperative Societies (MSCS) Amendment Bill, 2022, which proposes to amend the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, of 2002, has been approved by the Union Cabinet.
In July 2021, a new Ministry of Cooperation was established with the
Recently, INS Arihant carried out a successful launch of a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM).
About India’s nuclear programme
In 1998, India conducted nuclear tests under Pokhran-II.
In 2003, India declared its nuclear doctrine based on the No First
Heli-India Summit 2022
In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Minister of Civil Aviation recently launched the 4th Heli-India Summit 2022.
Theme: Helicopters for Last Mile Connectivity.
What are the Summit's Highlights?
When announcing the accomplishments in th