SPMCIL Declared A Prohibited Place

SPMCIL Declared A Prohibited Place:   The Delhi headquarters of the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL) has been declared a “prohibited place” under the Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act, 1923 by the Union Home Ministry “to prevent the entry of unauthorised persons”. The Security Printing & Minting Corporation of […]

Cobra Warrior: Defence Exercise

Multilateral Air Exercise Cobra Warrior:   In a first, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will deploy the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for multilateral air exercise ‘Cobra Warrior’ at Waddington, U.K. Five Tejas aircraft will fly to the U.K. The multilateral air exercise ‘Cobra Warrior’ will also see the participation of Air Forces of […]

25th Meeting Of The Financial Stability And Development Council

25th Meeting Of The Financial Stability And Development Council:   The 25th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held in Mumbai, under the Chairpersonship of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It was setup in 2010 by Indian Government as an executive body. It replaced the High Level Coordination Committee on Financial […]

Data Accessibility Policy: Highlights

Data Accessibility Policy:   The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has come out with a draft Data Accessibility and Use policy. Highlights of the policy: The policy proposes to improve data availability, quality and use in line with the decade’s current and emerging technology demands. Any data sharing shall happen within the legal […]

Sea Cucumbers: Important Points | IUCN Status

Sea Cucumber: Sea cucumber in India is treated as an endangered species listed under schedule I of Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. They are marine invertebrates that live on the seafloor found generally in tropical regions. They’re named for their unusual oblong shape that resembles a fat cucumber. They are an integral part of the […]