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Agreement On Disengagement In The Pangong Lake : Keypoints

Agreement On Disengagement In The Pangong Lake: India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement in the Pangong lake area to cease their forward deployments in a phased, coordinated, and verified manner. As per the agreement: The Chinese side will keep its troop presence in the North Bank area to the east of Finger […]

Goa : 6th State To Complete Urban Local Bodies (ULB) Reforms

Urban Local Bodies (ULB) Reforms: Goa becomes the 6th State to complete Urban Local Bodies (ULB) reforms. Gets additional borrowing permission of Rs. 223 crore. Goa has joined five other States namely, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Rajasthan, and Telangana, who have completed ULB reforms. Reforms in ULBs and the urban utility reforms are aimed […]

Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 : Highlights

Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021: Lok Sabha today gave its nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on February 4, 2021. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The Act contains provisions to deal with domestic and international […]

Small Black Holes Discovered In Cluster NGC 6397

Small Black Holes Discovered In Cluster NGC 6397:   The astronomers have discovered a concentration of smaller black holes in the cluster NGC 6397. Small black holes were discovered instead of one massive black hole at the heart of the cluster. The Globular clusters are a dense stellar system that hosts the closely packed stars. […]

India-Australia Circular Economy (I-ACE) Hackathon 2021 : Theme

India-Australia Circular Economy (I-ACE) Hackathon:   With the goal to enable talented innovative students and start-ups from Australia and India to address common national issues through innovative technology solutions, About Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Australia’s national science agency (CSIRO) kick-started the India-Australia Circular Economy (I-ACE) Hackathon, 2021. I-ACE is supported by the Australian Department […]

Seaweed Mission For Commercial Farming : Keypoints

Seaweed Mission: Technology Information, Forecasting, and Assessment Council (TIFAC) has launched a Seaweed Mission for commercial farming of seaweeds and its processing for value addition towards boosting the national economy. The Mission envisages the following activities: Establishing model demonstration farms over one hectare for the cultivation of economically important seaweeds in nearshore and onshore along […]

SAKSHAM (Shramik Shakti Manch) : Keypoints

SAKSHAM (Shramik Shakti Manch): Technology Information, Forecasting, and Assessment Council (TIFAC) has launched SAKSHAM (Shramik Shakti Manch). It is a dynamic job portal for mapping the skills of Shramiks vis-à-vis requirements of MSMEs to directly connect Shramiks with MSMEs and facilitate placement of 10 lakh blue-collar jobs. The SAKSHAM job portal will help eliminate middlemen/ […]

MOVCDNER Scheme : Objectives

MOVCDNER Scheme: Prime Minister Modi initiated a scheme for the development of commercial organic farming in the region during 2015 which later became to be known as “Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region” (MOVCDNER). The scheme started with an average annual allocation of Rs. 134 crore during last five years has so […]

Centre vs Twitter : Current Issue

Centre vs Twitter: The government of India reprimanded Twitter (micro-blogging website) for not complying with its order to block more than a thousand accounts for the alleged spread of provocative content and misinformation on the farmers’ protest. Current Issue: The Centre has issued notice to the micro-blogging site after it restored more than 250 accounts […]