UNESCO: Six Sites Have Been Added To India’s Tentative List

UNESCO: Six Sites Have Been Added To India’s Tentative List: Six sites have been added to India’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Six of the nine sites submitted by the Archaeological Survey of India had been accepted by UNESCO for inclusion in the tentative list, which is a requirement before the final nomination […]

NASA-ESA Solar Orbiter Spacecraft

NASA-ESA Solar Orbiter Spacecraft: NASA and European Space Agency’s spacecraft has captured the first solar eruption on the Sun’s surface. These eruptions are also known as coronal mass ejections (CME). If these eruptions on the Sun’s surface are big enough, they can cause billions of tons of plasma and electrically charged particles to dash towards […]

E-Way Bill Integration with FASTag, RFID

E-Way Bill Integration with FASTag, RFID: The Union Government has integrated the E-Way Bill (EWB) system with FasTag and RFID. Electronic Way (E-Way) Bill: E-Way Bill is usually a unique bill number generated for the specific consignment involving the movement of goods. Under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, EWBs are mandatory for inter-state […]

Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program

Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program: Launched recently by the Union Ministry of Social Justice. The program aims to create a pool of grass-root rehabilitation workers at the community level who can work alongside ASHA and Anganwadi workers to handle cross-disability issues and facilitate inclusion of persons with disabilities in the society. The program has been […]

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana: New AIIMS started under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana are providing advanced COVID Care in States. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), a Central Sector Scheme, was announced in 2003 to address imbalances in the availability of tertiary care hospitals and improve medical education in the country. The scheme received […]

Infrastructure Status For Exhibition And Convention Centres

‘Infrastructure Status For Exhibition And Convention Centres: The Finance Ministry has granted ‘Infrastructure’ status for exhibition and convention centers, a move that is expected to ease bank financing for such projects. ‘Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre is included in the Harmonised Master List of Infrastructure sub-sectors by insertion of a new item in the category of Social and […]

Cryptocurrency: Reason for Crashing

Cryptocurrency: Crashing As Much As 30% Within 24 Hours: The cryptocurrency market saw a big correction with prices of major currencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB, and others crashing as much as 30% within 24 hours. China announced: This came in the backdrop of Chinese regulators announcing a crackdown on cryptocurrencies. China has barred financial institutions […]