Punjab Politics TV Social Media Account Blocked

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act:   The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said it had blocked apps, website and social media accounts of Punjab Politics TV. The Ministry said the channel had close links with the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), and it attempted to use the online media to disturb public order during the […]

AI Supercomputer of META

Meta To Build An AI Supercomputer:   Meta announced in January 2022 that it is building an AI supercomputer, the AI Research SuperCluster (RSC). Meta considers the RSC as a powerful supercomputer capable of quintillions of operations per second. It can perform tasks like translating text between languages and help identify potentially harmful content on […]

National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMSS)

National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMSS):   Government has approved the continuation of Central Sector National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMSS) over the 15th Finance Commission cycle for a period of five years i.e. from 2021-22 to 2025-26 with financial outlay of Rs. 1827.00 crore. The scheme has been approved with minor modifications in eligibility criteria such as increasing […]

Petition To Enforce The Fundamental Duties

Petition To Enforce The Fundamental Duties:   The Supreme Court asked the Union and the State governments to respond to a petition to enforce the fundamental duties of citizens, including patriotism and unity of the nation, through “comprehensive, well-defined laws”. The Fundamental Duties were incorporated in Part IV-A of the Constitution by the Constitution 42nd […]

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY):   Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh will launch Rural Connectivity GIS Data in Public Domain on 22nd February, 2022 in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched in the year 2000, with an objective to provide all-weather road […]

Who Was Shakuntala Choudhary?

Who Was Shakuntala Choudhary?   The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted Gandhian Shakuntala Choudhary Ji. Shakuntala Choudhary (1920 – 2022), also known as Shakunthala Baideo, was an Indian social worker. Born in Assam, she was known for her commitment and devotion to the popularization of the […]

Lavender Cultivation: Purple Revolution

Lavender Cultivation:   Lavender Cultivation’ under CSIR-IIIM’s Aroma Mission will be started in Ramban district (Jammu Kashmir) as a part of Purple Revolution. Aromatic Plants include lavender, damask rose, mushk bala, etc. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) is a contemporary R&D organization under the Ministry of Science and Technology. Purple Revolution: The Purple […]