Renunciation Of Indian Citizenship

Renunciation Of Indian Citizenship: More than six lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the past five years, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Lok Sabha. The reason for a large number of Indians surrendering their citizenship was not stated in the reply. The citizenship act, 1955 prescribes three ways of losing citizenship: By renunciation: […]

Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0

Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0: Two rounds of Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0 of 15 days’ duration were conducted recently, to reach out to the pregnant women and children who missed vaccination under routine immunisation programmes in 250 districts across 29 states/UTs. During Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0 around 9.5 lakh children and 2.2 lakh pregnant […]

Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Technology

5G Technology: According to the recently released ‘Ericsson Mobility Report’ Fifth generation telecom services are likely to account for 39% of mobile subscriptions or about 500 million subscriptions in India at the end of 2027. The total number of smartphone subscriptions is expected to be 810 million at the end of 2021 and is projected […]

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021: The Lok Sabha has passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021. The bill has excluded live-in couples, single men and the LGBTQ community. The Government had been working on the bill to regulate the ART industry since 2008 when it was first drafted by the Indian Council of […]

G20 ‘Troika’: India Joined

G20 ‘Troika’: India joined the G20 ‘Troika’ and with this India has started the procedure for taking over the G20 presidency next year. ‘Troika’ refers to the top grouping within the G20 that consists of the current, previous and the incoming presidencies — Indonesia, Italy and India. As a Troika member, India will work closely […]

Global Gateway Plan: EU

Global Gateway Plan: EU The European Commission has announced a plan, called Global Gateway, to mobilise EURO 300 billion by 2027 in public and private infrastructure investment around the world. Although the plan doesn’t mention China, it is seen as a response to China’s Belt and Road strategy. About Global Gateway Plan: Developmental Dimensions: With […]

Omicron Cryptocurrency Price Surge

Cryptocurrency: A relatively lesser known cryptocurrency token named after the Greek letter Omicron saw its price surge more than 10 times in a matter of two days outperforming top digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, soon after the World Health Organization (WHO) named the latest Covid-19 variant of concern Omicron. From Friday to Monday morning, […]