Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) – 9th Instalment

9th Instalment Of Financial Benefit Under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN): The Prime Minister released the 9th instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). Further, the Prime Minister also interacted with farmer beneficiaries during the event. PM-KISAN: Under the scheme, the Centre transfers an amount of Rs 6,000 per year, […]

World Tribal Day, 2021 : Theme

World Tribal Day, 2021: World Tribal Day or International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9th August every year. It is aimed at promoting and protecting the rights of the world’s indigenous population and to acknowledge the contributions that indigenous people make towards world issues such as environmental protection. The day recognizes […]

Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021: Parliament has passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with the Lok Sabha clearing it. The Rajya Sabha has already approved it. The Bill amends the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950. The Constitution empowers the President to specify the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in various states and […]

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) Losing Stability

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) A study published in Nature Climate Change notes that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), is losing its stability. According to the IPCC’s Report (AR6) released on August 9, it is very likely that AMOC will decline over the 21st century. The AMOC is a large system of ocean currents. […]

India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) – 2021

India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) -2021: Anil Kumar Jain, the CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), Ministry of Electronics & IT and the Chairman of Coordination Committee, India Internet Governance Forum 2021 (IGF), announced the launch of India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) -2021. The Forum will act as the platform for various stakeholders to […]