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When did Vijayanagar Raja Krishnadevaraya Died?

Vijayanagar King Krishnadevaraya Death: The first-ever epigraphical reference (an inscription) to the date of death of Vijayanagar king Krishnadevaraya has been discovered at Honnenahalli in the Tumakuru district, Karnataka. Normally, the death of kings was not recorded in the inscriptions and this was one of those rare records. Findings: As per the inscription, Krishnadevaraya, one […]

CECPA Between India And Mauritius – Approved by Union Cabinet

Comprehensive Economic Cooperation And Partnership Agreement (CECPA) Between India And Mauritius: The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritius. The India-Mauritius CECPA is the first trade agreement signed by India with a country in Africa. About CECPA : It is a kind of […]

PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Scheme : Details

PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Scheme: The Prime Minister talked about the need to address health issues in a holistic manner and to adopt a four-pronged strategy for a healthy India that includes implementing the PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat scheme. Four-Pronged Strategy for a Healthy India: Prevention of illness and promotion of wellness including measures such […]

Vijay Sampla : Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes

Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes (NCSC): Vijay Sampla has been appointed as the chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC). NCSC is a constitutional body that works to safeguard the interests of the scheduled castes (SC) in India. Article 338 of the constitution of India deals with this commission It […]

Centre For Science And Environment (CSE) Report On Pollution : Findings

Centre For Science And Environment (CSE) Report On Pollution: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) reported that the levels of PM 2.5, worsened in 43 out of 99 cities whose winter air was compared for two years, 2020 and 2019. PM 2.5 refers to fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter. It […]

What is a Blank-Cheque Company?

Blank-Cheque Company: Renewable energy producer ‘ReNew Power’ announced an agreement to merge with RMG Acquisition Corp II, a blank-cheque company or a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). About Blank-cheque Company: A SPAC, or a blank-cheque company, is an entity specifically set up with the objective of acquiring a firm in a particular sector. The aim […]

Disha Ravi Case Update : Section 120A of the Indian Penal Code

Disha Ravi Case:   In granting bail to 22-year-old climate change activist Disha Ravi on Tuesday, the trial court in Delhi rejected the Delhi Police charge that she was part of a “larger conspiracy” to incite violence in the national capital on January 26. Section 120A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) defines criminal conspiracy; […]

BRICS India 2021: India Assumes Chairmanship

BRICS Chairship: India’s BRICS Chairmanship begins with a 3-day-long Sherpas’ meeting India has assumed the Chairmanship of BRICS for 2021 and will be hosting this year’s summit. The BRICS grouping comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. BRICS India 2021: India has begun its BRICS Chairship with the inaugural three-day-long Sherpas’ meeting. This was […]

New Rules To Regulate Content On Social Media, OTT etc..

Centre Releases New Rules To Regulate Content On Social Media, OTT And Media Platforms: The Centre on Thursday announced new guidelines that are set to change the digital landscape in the country by bringing OTT, digital news and social media platform under regulation. In its announcement the government has said that objectionable social media content […]