Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Regional Anti-Terror Structure Meeting

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Regional Anti-Terror Structure Meeting: Counterterrorism teams from Russia, China, Pakistan and Central Asian countries will gather in Delhi ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Regional Anti-Terror Structure (SCO-RATS) meeting hosted by India from May 16 to 19. While both India and Pakistan have no bilateral engagement at present and have not attended […]

Karnataka’s Anti-Conversion Bill

Karnataka’s Anti-Conversion Bill: Karnataka state government has decided to take the Ordinance route to get clearance for the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021. The Bill, which was adopted by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in its special session in December 2021, is yet to be introduced in the Legislative Council. Highlights […]

India Hypertension Control Initiative

India Hypertension Control Initiative: According to a project called the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI), nearly 23% out of 2.1 million Indians have uncontrolled blood pressure. Managing blood pressure for 2.5 crore individuals can prevent up to five lakh deaths due to cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years. Hypertension: Blood pressure is the force […]

Central African Republic (CAR) Became The Second Country To Adopt Bitcoin

Central African Republic (CAR) Became The Second Country To Adopt Bitcoin: The Central African Republic (CAR) became the second country after El Salvador to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. The Union Budget 2022-2023 of India has also proposed to introduce a digital currency in the coming financial year. It was also announced that “any income […]