The BRICS Contact Group on Economic And Trade Issues (CGETI)

The BRICS Contact Group on Economic And Trade Issues (CGETI): The BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) leads held their first meeting under India’s Chairship from 9-11 March 2021. The theme of BRICS this year is -“BRICS@15: Intra BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation, and Consensus”. India, under its Chairship in 2021, presented […]

Genome Mapping In Indian Ocean

Genome Mapping In Indian Ocean: National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) is going to launch the first-of-its-kind project of Genome Mapping in the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean is the third largest water body in the world, covering about 20% of the Earth’s water surface. Aim: To gather samples for genome mapping of microorganisms in the […]

E3 Certifications Programme : Brick Manufacturing Sector

“Energy Efficiency Enterprise (E3) Certifications Programme For The Brick Manufacturing Sector”.: The Ministry of Power has launched the “Energy Efficiency Enterprise (E3) Certifications Programme for the Brick Manufacturing Sector”. The E3 Certification Scheme is aimed at tapping huge energy efficiency potential in this sector. About the Energy Efficiency Enterprise (E3) Certifications Programme: E3 certification is […]

What is LGBTIQ Freedom Zone?

LGBTIQ Freedom Zone: In a resolution adopted, the European Parliament symbolically declared European Union, the entire 27-member bloc as an “LGBTIQ Freedom Zone” – the acronym meaning lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, intersex, and queer. The resolution reads, ‘‘LGBTIQ persons everywhere in the EU should enjoy the freedom to live and publicly show their sexual […]

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav : Padyatra Flagged Off

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off the ‘Padyatra’ (Freedom March) from Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad and inaugurated the curtain raiser activities of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ The launch of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ 75 weeks before 15 August 2022 will continue till 15 August, 2023. The Prime Minister […]

Mera Ration Mobile App : Key Points

Mera Ration Mobile App: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution launched Mera Ration Mobile App for the benefit of those ration card holders who move to new places in search of livelihood. At present 32 States and Union, Territories are covered under the One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) and integration of the […]

Supreme Court Direction On State Election Commissioners

State Election Commissioners: The Supreme Court held that independent persons and not bureaucrats should be appointed State Election Commissioners. It said that giving government employees the additional charge of State Election Commissioners is a “mockery of the Constitution”. The top court directed that the States should appoint independent persons as Election Commissioners all along the […]

Quad Vaccine Partnership : First Summit Of The Leaders

First Summit Of The Leaders Of The QUAD: The Prime Minister addressed the first summit of the leaders of the QUAD (Quadrilateral Framework). The meeting was hosted by the USA on a virtual platform. Earlier in February 2021, the QUAD ministerial meeting discussed issues across Indo-Pacific and the military takeover in Myanmar. QUAD is a […]