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Interstellar object visiting Solar System

In October 2017, the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii spotted a strange, spaceship-shaped object passing through the Solar System. Later named ...
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Explained: How waived loans impact states

Context The Reserve Bank of India shared the report of an Internal Working Group (IWG), which was set up in February ...
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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)

Context ISRO’S attempts to figure out what happened to Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram will get a boost on Tuesday, when a NASA spacecraft ...
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Explained: How attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facility could impact Indian and world economies

Context The Houthis, a rebel Shia group of Yemen that is backed by Iran, bombed the Abqaiq plant as well ...
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Explained: What is yank?

Students of physics define acceleration as the rate of change of velocity (or speed) with respect to time. Expressed mathematically, ...
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Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Context A new global study has quantified the damage that the modern food industry does to human health, development and ...
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Explained: What is Jammu and Kashmir’s Public Safety Act?

Context It emerged that former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the state’s stringent Public Safety Act ...
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Explained: Why Russia built a floating nuclear plant; why some are nervous

Context a Russian-built floating nuclear power plant completed its 5,000-km journey along the Northern Sea Route, causing excitement in the ...
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Specially Designated Global Terrorist

Context The United States has designated the leader of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, as a Specially Designated Global ...
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Explained: Joining the dots in the great game in Yemen

Context The over four-year-old war that has devastated Yemen and triggered a catastrophic humanitarian crisis in one of the world’s ...
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Must Read News Articles-September-18-2019

Govt. to peg MGNREGA wages to inflation in bid to hike incomes Only permanent residents to be recruited for police ...
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Role of Space Technology in Border Management

Context Sealing the entire border is a significant challenge mainly due to variations in the terrain and topography like mountain ...
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Genesis and Different types of Terrorism in World

Terrorists are motivated by different goals and objectives. Depending on the objectives of the group/groups, the nature of terrorism also ...
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Linkages of Organized Crime with Terrorism

Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of ...
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Must Read News Articles-September-17-2019

‘Delighted’ by Trump’s decision to join Houston rally, says Modi SC finds death, terror, violence from 1990 ‘formidable reasons’ for ...
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Must Read News Articles-September-16-2019

Effort worth emulation: On Rajasthan’s public information portal A dilution that falls short of the law The litmus test for ...
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