Partners In Blue Pacific

Partners In Blue Pacific: US and its allies- Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United Kingdom — have launched a new initiative called ‘Partners in the Blue Pacific’ for “effective and efficient cooperation” with the region’s small island nations. Areas where PBP aims to enhance cooperation include “climate crisis, connectivity and transportation, maritime security and […]

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface To Air Missile (VL-SRSAM)

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface To Air Missile (VL-SRSAM): Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy from an Indian Naval Ship at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on June 24, 2022. The VL-SRSAM, a […]

Performance Grading Index For Districts (PGI-D)

Performance Grading Index For Districts (PGI-D): The 1st ever report on PGI-D for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20 was released to grade schools in Indian districts. Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSEL under the ministry of education) Importance: Will help prioritise interventions in school education It grades districts in 10 grades e.g. Daksh (>90 […]