Israel-Palestine Conflict : Important Points

Israel-Palestine: Israeli armed forces attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Haram esh-Sharif in Jerusalem, ahead of a march by Zionist nationalists commemorating Israel’s capture of the eastern half of the city in 1967. The threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinian families in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah escalated the crisis further. Zionism is a […]

Indian Researchers Have Sequenced 624 Pangolin Scales

Indian Researchers Have Sequenced 624 Pangolin Scales: Indian Researchers have sequenced 624 pangolin scales, thereby categorizing the Indian and Chinese pangolins. Pangolins, despite being listed in Schedule I of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 continues to be the world’s most trafficked mammal. The primary demand for its scales in the making of traditional East Asian medicines […]

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of India (ICAI) And Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA)

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of India (ICAI) And Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA): The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA). The MoU would enhance cooperation between the Institutes to work together to strengthen the Accounting profession and […]

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency: Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. IREDA has been conferred with the “Green Urja Award” for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for Renewable Energy this year by the Indian Chamber of Commerce Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) is a Mini Ratna (Category – I) Government […]

OSIRIS-REx : NASA

OSIRIS-REx: NASA: On May 11, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will depart asteroid Bennu, and start its two-year long journey back to Earth. Bennu is an asteroid located about 200 million miles away from the Earth. Bennu is named after an Egyptian deity. The asteroid was discovered by a […]

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) : Important Points

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC): Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant, a former Supreme Court judge, has been appointed the Acting Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) with effect from April 25, the commission said. NHRC was established in 1993. It is in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted at the first international workshop on […]