Operation Olivia for Olive Ridley Turtles

Context Every year, the Indian Coast Guard’s “Operation Olivia”, initiated in the early 1980s, helps protect Olive Ridley turtles as they congregate along the Odisha coast for breeding and nesting.…

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UNESCO Science Report

Context Recently UNESCO Science Report has been released where it stated that, India’s investment in research remains unsatisfactory. About UNESCO Science Report The gross domestic expenditure on research (GERD) has…

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Shenzhou-12 Manned Mission By China

Context China has successfully launched the Shenzhou-12 – its first manned mission in five years – further accelerating its space programme to rival the United States. About Shenzhou-12 The Shenzhou-12…

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Implications on relocation of cheetah and other animals

Implications on relocation of cheetah and other animals Context In 1952 - five years after the last three wild cheetahs fell to hunting - cheetahs were declared extinct in the…

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World’s first wooden satellite to be launched from New Zealand

Context The European Space Agency (ESA) has planned to put the world’s first wooden satellite, WISA Woodsat, on Earth’s orbit by the end of this year. About world’s first wooden satellite…

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Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)

Context To empower the farmers through Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) scheme, Government of India has released funds for various activities of Farm Mechanization like Establishment of Custom Hiring Centres, Farm…

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