CURRENT AFAIRS


Rajasthan First State to Implement Biofuel Policy:

01 August 2018

Rajasthan has become the first State in the country to implement the national policy on biofuels unveiled by the Centre in May 2018.


Confrontation in Dhaka

08 August 2018

In context of recent student Protest; The Bangladesh government clamps down on dissent and democratic challenges.


Centre comes to Kerala’s aid

13 March 2019

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of floodravaged Kerala and announced an immediate relief of Rs. 100 crore as the State braced for another spell of heavy rain after a fresh low pressure area developed in the Bay of Bengal.


How India should close the financial gender gap

16 August 2018

The World Bank’s latest Global Findex data proves that India has made rapid strides in improving access to formal financial services.


Seeing through the smoke

19 August 2018

Traditionally, people have been using conventional products such as cigarettes, bidis and chewable tobacco.


Slum policies

20 August 2018

India’s rapid urbanization has been proceeding apace for decades and there is growth of Slums in the urban areas and for thousands who come to the cities every day, cheap housing in slums is often the springboard to better lives.


State can stop voluntary retirement of doctors’

23 August 2018

The State can stop government doctors from taking voluntary retirement in public interest, the Supreme Court has ruled.


In search of greatness (GS Paper-III)

23 August 2018

Scientific achievement will only happen in a culture which celebrates great art, philosophy, sports.


Accepting help

24 August 2018

Various governments have made specific offers to Kerala, from about Rs. 700 crore from the UAE to about Rs. 35 lakh from the Maldives. But the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson has remarked that “in line with the existing policy”, the Central government would meet requirements in Kerala through “domestic efforts”.


Kudumbashree:

30 August 2018

Government of Kerala launched Kudumbashree in 1998, to wipe out absolute poverty fro state through concerned community action under the leadership of local self-government.


Inland Waterways Authority of India:

01 September 2018

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has made public 13 standardised state-of-the-art ship designs suitable for large barge haulage on river Ganga (National Waterway-1).


Deep sociability

02 September 2018

We live in dark times, perhaps among the darkest in memory. Not a single day passes without news of rape or lynching’s, treacherous lies, vitriolic rumors, venomous threats, fearmongering, hatred and violence.


For a shift Gear

03 September 2018

India is prone to disasters. About 70% of its coastal areas are prone to tsunamis and cyclones, about 60% of its landmass vulnerable to earthquakes, and 12% of its land to floods.


Ending tuberculosis (TB)

07 September 2018

After decades spent battling the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in developing countries, 2018 might be the year that it is finally accorded the dignity it deserves.


IMA moots ethics code overhaul:

08 September 2018

Big private hospitals are constantly promoting their set ups through advertisements in all mediums. How will individual doctors, especially those who have just begun practice, survive such competition. so, IMA suggested that Individual doctors may be allowed to publicise their practice.


Education Ecosystem

12 September 2018

Education system in India hardly played any role in moulding the child prodigy and this was also rather the case with Manjul Bhargava (Fields medal 2014).


First Tribal circuit project under Swadesh Darshan Scheme inaugurated in chhattisgarh

15 September 2018

Union Ministry of Tourism has inaugurated India’s first tribal circuit project connecting 13 tourism sites in Chhattisgarh under Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The circuit connects Jashpur, Kunkuri, Mainpat, Kamleshpur, Maheshpur, Kurdar, Sarodadadar, Gangrel, Kondagaon, Nathiya Nawagaon, Jagdalpur, Chitrakoot, and Tirthgarh in Chhattisgarh.


Multidimensional Poverty Index 2018

23 September 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have released the 2018 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).


Union Cabinet approves National Digital Communications Policy-2018

26 September 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP-2018) and re-designation of the Telecom Commission as the “Digital Communications Commission”.


Finance Minister launches Financial Inclusion Index, Jan Dhan Darshak app

27 September 2018

The annual index will be released by the Department of Financial Services (DFS) under the Ministry of Finance by the end of this year and it would rate states on their performance on last-mile banking services availability.


The poor are left to themselves

29 September 2018

In a recent judgement by the Supreme Court of India, four out of five judges on a Constitution Bench ruled that the law enabling the implementation of the unique identification programme (Aadhar) does not violate the right to privacy of citizens.