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Environment Issues

  • India ranks 20th on 2017 Climate Change Performance Index

    India has been ranked 20th in the Climate Change Perfor… Read more

  • Tamil Nadu gets world’s first salt-tolerant plant garden

    The world’s first Genetic Garden of Halophytes (natur… Read more

  • COP 22 Concludes at Marrakech

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  • Brazilian free-tailed bat is the fastest flying animal: study

    Brazilian free-tailed bats are the fastest flyers in th… Read more

  • India’s carbon emissions increased by over 5% in 2015

    India’s carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels in… Read more

  • Brazilian free-tailed bat is the fastest flying animal: study

    Brazilian free-tailed bats are the fastest flyers in th… Read more

  • WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

    WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) as … Read more

  • India to host Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties

    The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govern… Read more

Science and Tech Issues

  • India successfully test-fires Agni-I ballistic missile

    Agni-I missile was successfully test-fired from the Int… Read more

  • NASA launches ‘next generation’ weather satellite

    NASA successfully launched for the National Oceanic and… Read more

  • India becomes Associate Member of CERN, Geneva

    India and European Organization for Nuclear Research (C… Read more

  • Successful Maiden Flight of Rustom – II

    Heralding a new era in the indigenous development of Un… Read more

  • NASA’s MMS mission sets new Guinness World Record

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA… Read more

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Award

    About the Award:  [stextbox id=”alert” bgc… Read more

  • China’s space lab launches micro-satellite-Prelims-2017

    China’s experimental space lab Tiangong-2 orbiting th… Read more

Economic Issues

  • RBI proposes ‘Islamic window’ in banks for Sharia banking

    The Reserve Bank of India has proposed opening “Islam… Read more

  • Benefits under Trade Agreements

    The tariff concessions being granted to Asia Pacific Tr… Read more

  • Minimum Support Prices

    What is it? In theory, an MSP is the minimum price set … Read more

  • Peru to host 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit

    The 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum… Read more

  • Demonetisation: What you need to know

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to de… Read more

  • India rises to 2nd spot on global business optimism index

    India improved its ranking by one spot in a global inde… Read more

  • Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

    The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 201… Read more

Polity Issues

  • Russia quits from the International Criminal Court

    Under a directive signed by President Vladimir Putin, R… Read more

  • Judicial Intervention in the matter of Policy Choices

    Imperatives of preserving the constitutionally ordained… Read more

  • 5 Things to know about “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”

    Here are the five things you should know about the R… Read more

  • Vigilance Awareness week commences

    The Central Vigilance Commission, as part of its effort… Read more

  • e-Postal Ballot System for Service Voters

    Decision: The Government has issued Notification on 21s… Read more

  • A pragmatic arrangement-Crux of The Hindu Editorial

    All About the constitutional impasse in Tamil Nadu D.D… Read more

  • Download EPW from Jan-Sept 2016

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  • Delhi a Union Territory in a class by itself: SC-Prelims-2017

    A 20-year-old judgment, delivered by a Constitution Ben… Read more

  • Not majority vs minority-Mains-2016

    The offensive and reactionary position taken by the All… Read more

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