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BSF is the first wall of Defence

Context: The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh presented the Police Medals for Gallantry and Meritorious Services to the BSF ...
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Model Contract Farming Act, 2018

Context: With a view to integrate farmers with bulk purchasers including exporters, agro- industries etc. for better price realization through ...
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NIDM Centre to help Southern States

Context: The Vice President of India, has said that Southern parts of the country are prone to multiple disaster challenges ...
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Crisis in higher education

Context: Actually, what India is experiencing in higher education today is far worse than merely the production of studious but ...
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Meghalaya & A Social Audit Law

What Social Audit is? Social audits stood for — speaking truth to power.  Social audits can be developed as an ...
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What’s in an election?

A democratic society: A democratic society is defined by its elections. The principle of one person, one vote (with some ...
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Queqiao or “Magpie Bridge”

Context: China launched a relay satellite on Monday as part of a groundbreaking programme to be the first to land a ...
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A Memory Transplant

Context: Scientists have transferred a memory from one sea snail to another, in a ground-breaking experiment that changes how we ...
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Rare Black Panther in Odisha

Context: The wildlife wing of Odisha’s forest and Environment Department have recorded the presence of black panthers in a forest in Sundargarh ...
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Prehistoric Rock Paintings

Context: Like many important monuments across India, the prehistoric rock paintings in Telangana’s Jayashankar Bhupalpally district are prey to confessions ...
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Must Read News Articles – May 22-2018

Graffiti taking its toll on prehistoric rock paintings The classroom as the instructor’s castle Had ‘extremely productive’ talks with Putin, ...
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‘Informal Summit’ in Wuhan

Context: Expecting a possible reset of ties between India and China in the wake of the ‘informal summit’ in Wuhan ...
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Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the Protection of Human Rights ...
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Steering reform in clogged courts

Context The spotlight was on the Bombay High Court in early May when one of its judges sat well past ...
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The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 was promulgated on April 21, 2018.  It seeks to confiscate properties of economic offenders ...
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World Bee Day

The importance of celebrating World Bee Day Observing World Bee Day on 20 May each year will draw attention to ...
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Facts Corner-Part-85

GRACE mission: The GRACE mission was selected as the second mission under the NASA Earth System Science Pathfinder (ESSP) Program ...
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Permanent Residency Status Scheme

Context: Recent report by the government shows that even after two years after it was launched, the Permanent Residency Status ...
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Advance Ruling in GST Council

Context: The GST council has asked the Centre and states to expedite setting up of appellate authorities for aggrieved entities ...
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National Policy on Biofuels – 2018

The Policy categorises biofuels as- (a) Basic Biofuels - First Generation (1G) bioethanol & biodiesel  (b) Advanced Biofuels - Second ...
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