Lord Nataraj

Lord Nataraj: As many as 157 artefacts and antiquities were handed over to the Prime Minister by the United States including a bronze Nataraj figure. The list has a diverse set of items bas-relief panel of Revanta in sandstone made in the 10th century, 56 terracotta pieces, several bronze figurines and copper objects, among others […]

Agni V Missiles

Agni V Missiles: China has cited a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution to question India’s missile programme amid reports of an upcoming test for the Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile. UNSC Resolution 1172 was issued after India’s 1998 nuclear tests. About Agni V Missiles: Agni-V is the most advanced surface-to-surface indigenously built ballistic missile. It […]

Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture Project (MeghEA)

Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture Project (MeghEA): Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture Project (MeghEA) was launched. The project aims to improve service delivery and governance for the people using the power of Digital technologies. Enterprise Architecture (EA) is the process by which organizations standardize and organize IT (Information Technology) infrastructure to align with business goals. The initiative is spread […]

International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court: The international criminal court’s new prosecutor has asked the court to relaunch an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity committed by the Taliban and supporters of the Islamic State in Afghanistan since 2003. ICC has notified the Taliban via Afghanistan’s embassy in the Netherlands that it intends to resume an investigation. A […]

Swachh Survekshan 2021

Swachh Survekshan 2021: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched the seventh consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan (SS), the world’s largest urban cleanliness survey conducted by Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U). Designed with ‘People First’ as its driving philosophy, Swachh Survekshan 2022 is curated towards capturing the initiatives of cities for the overall […]

Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme

Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme: The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in association with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme, virtually launched the Seed Capital Module. It was launched on Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) MIS Portal for seed […]

All-India Quarterly Establishment-Based Employment Survey

All-India Quarterly Establishment-Based Employment Survey: The All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey, in a report released recently said that the overall employment numbers had increased by 29% from the base year of 2013-14. However, in the first quarter of this fiscal (April-June 2021), 27% of the establishments surveyed reported pandemic-related retrenchment. The report, released by Labour […]