What is Shaheen-III Missile?

Shaheen-III Missile: Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Shaheen-III missile. Shaheen-III Missile of Pakistan: It is a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile that can strike targets up to 2,750 km. The launch of the missile was aimed at the revalidating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system. Other Recent Developments: China had recently asked India […]

What are Bio Medical Wastes?

Bio Medical Wastes: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recently directed various authorities to ensure compliance from the biomedical waste management facilities in the country. Central Level: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to ensure strict compliance of biomedical waste management rules and scientific disposal of the waste. State Level: The Chief Secretaries of all […]

Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Ordinance, 2020

Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Ordinance, 2020: Karnataka government has given an undertaking to the High Court that no coercive action will be initiated for transporting cattle in breach of the Cattle Ordinance, 2020 till the relevant rules are brought into force based on the draft rules notified recently. The court is […]

Supreme Court Dismissed Aadhaar Review Petitions

Supreme Court Dismissed Aadhaar Review Petitions: The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed petitions seeking a review of its 2018 judgment upholding the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act (2016). In 2018, the SC upheld the country’s biometric identity system and also cleared mandatory Aadhaar enrolment of recipients of government welfare benefits. The court, in its […]

Veer Savarkar Stirred Controversy In The Uttar Pradesh State:

Veer Savarkar: An MLC in Uttar Pradesh has demanded that the portrait of Hindu Mahasabha leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar be removed from the picture gallery of the State Legislative Council saying that the installation of his frame next to those of freedom fighters amounted to an “insult” to them. This has stirred controversy in the […]

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS: 20th January 2021

Today Current Affairs: 20th January 2021  for UPSC IAS exams, State PSC exams, SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc   Contents: Supreme Court Directive on Quota in Promotions Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC): Systemically Important Banks (SIBs) Shadow Entrepreneurs 1st National Conference of States on Logistics Carbon Sequestration Open-RAN (Radio […]

When is PARAKRAM DIWAS celebrated?

PARAKRAM DIWAS: The government of India has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the 23rd day of January every year as ‘PARAKRAM DIWAS’. The objective is to remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation and to inspire people of the country, especially the youth, to act with […]

Desert Knight-21 : Indo-French Joint Exercise

Indo-French Joint Exercise Desert Knight-21: Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force will conduct a bilateral Air exercise, Ex Desert Knight-21 at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 20 to 24th Jan 2021. The exercise is unique as it includes fielding of Rafale aircraft by both sides and is indicative of the growing […]

What is Open-RAN (Radio Access Network)

Open-RAN (Radio Access Network): Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman said that use of Open-RAN (Radio Access Network) and software-defined telecom networks will open new opportunities for Indian entities to enter into the network equipment market. Open-RAN is not a technology, but rather an ongoing shift in mobile network architecture that allows networks to […]

What is Carbon Sequestration | Its Types

Carbon Sequestration: There has been increasing investments to develop technology in the field of Carbon Sequestration and fight the menace of climate change. As Global Warming accelerates and society continues to emit greenhouse gases, the idea is gaining of investing in artificial techniques of Carbon Sequestration. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, nations […]