Sahityotsa: Festival Of Letters Of Sahitya Akademi

Sahityotsa: Festival Of Letters Of Sahitya Akademi Sahityotsav, the Festival of Letters of Sahitya Akademi, India’s most inclusive literature festival will be held from 10th to 15th March 2022 in New Delhi. Festival of Letters 2022 will be a part of the celebrations to commemorate 75th anniversary of India’s Independence. The Exhibition will showcase Akademi‘s […]

Women in United Nations Peacekeeping

Women in United Nations Peacekeeping Many women soldiers were training to be a part of a United Nations Peacekeeping mission. For more than a decade, the United Nations (UN) has called for more participation from women in conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and peacekeeping. UN Peacekeeping began in 1948 when the UN Security Council authorised the […]

What Is National Land Monetization Corporation (NLMC)?

What Is National Land Monetization Corporation (NLMC)? The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up National Land Monetization Corporation (NLMC) as a wholly owned Government of India company. The Finance Minister had announced plans to set up a special purpose vehicle for this purpose in the Union Budget 2021-22. In August, 2021, the government of […]

Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) And Innovation Park

Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) And Innovation Park: The Union Minister for Power has launched the Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) and Innovation Park. Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) Located within the powergrid centre in Manesar (Haryana), Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) is the first of its […]

UPI123Pay and Digisaathi: New UPI Services By RBI

New UPI Services By RBI: UPI123Pay And Digisaathi The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched new UPI services for feature phones called UPI123Pay for non internet users to make digital payments, also launched a 24×7 helpline for digital payments called ‘Digisaathi’. ‘Digisaathi’ has also been set up by the National Payments Corporation of India […]

What Are Karewas?

What Are Karewas? In the name of development, Kashmir’s highly fertile alluvial soil deposits called ‘karewas’ are being destroyed. Despite its agricultural and archaeological importance, karewas are now being excavated to be used in construction. In the Kashmiri dialect, the term Karewa means “elevated table land”. Firstly, this term was used by Godwin Austin in […]

Amendments To The Mines And Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act

Amendments To The Mines And Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act: The Union Cabinet has approved amendments to the Second Schedule of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 for specifying the rate of royalty in respect of Glauconite, Potash, Emerald, Platinum Group of Metals (PGM), Andalusite, Sillimanite and Molybdenum. The approval would ensure […]