Bhaskarabda: A Luni-Solar Calendar

Bhaskarabda: A Luni-Solar Calendar: The Assam Government has announced that Bhaskarabda, a Luni-Solar Calendar will be used as an official calendar. Presently, the official calendar of Assam government makes use of the Saka calendar and the Gregorian calendar. However, the Bhaskarabda calendar will also be used from now onwards. Bhaskarabda, an era counted from the […]

New Quadrilateral Economic Forum

New Quadrilateral Economic Forum: India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the United States have decided to launch a new quadrilateral economic forum, as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar joined his counterparts at a videoconference from Jerusalem, where he is on a five-day visit. The quadrilateral builds on ongoing cooperation between the U.S., Israel and […]

Bachelor Of Sowa Rigpa Medicine And Surgery (BSRMS)

Bachelor Of Sowa Rigpa Medicine And Surgery (BSRMS): The University Grants Commission has issued notification recognizing Bachelor of Sowa Rigpa Medicine and Surgery (BSRMS) under the specified Degrees. Duration of the degree will be of minimum of five years and Ten plus Two (10+2) is fixed as entry qualification. In a gazette notification issued on […]

NASA’s Perseverance Rover

NASA’s Perseverance Rover: NASA’s Perseverance rover has clicked a panorama view of the “South Seitah” region of Mars’ Jezero Crater, offering clues to the area’s mysterious past. The images reveal the gray, darker gray, and Swiss-coffee-coloured rocky outcrops of the ridge nicknamed “Faillefeu” (after a medieval abbey in the French Alps). NASA’s Perseverance rover is […]

Fugitive Economic Offender

Fugitive Economic Offender: Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s attempts to get the fraud allegations against him dismissed suffered a major setback after the bankruptcy court in New York dismissed his petition. UK High Court had granted fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi permission to appeal against a magistrates’ court order, in favour of extradition to India […]

PM’s 60-Point Action Plan

PM’s 60-Point Action Plan: The Centre has prepared a comprehensive 60-point action plan. The action plan is targeted at specific ministries and departments, but a closer analysis suggests they fall under broadly three buckets: leveraging IT and technology for governance, improving business climate, and upgrading the civil services. Leveraging IT and Technology for Governance: There […]

Consent Of AG On Contempt Proceedings

Consent Of AG On Contempt Proceedings: The Attorney General for India KK Venugopal recently declined to grant consent to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against the National President of Azad Samaj Party, Chandra Shekhar Azad for his comments levelling allegations against the judges of the Supreme Court. The AG was considering a request to grant consent […]