Nobel Prize For Physiology Or Medicine 2021

Nobel Prize For Physiology Or Medicine: American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch. David Julius Julius has been studying the different compounds in chili peppers and spider venom to understand how our bodies sense heat and […]

Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act Of 2016

Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act Of 2016: The Supreme Court has stepped in to protect homebuyers from exploitation by builders who delay transfer of possession and often redraft delivery schedules. A petition was filed on the lack of a “uniform or model” form for agreements entered into among builders, agents and buyers. The petition […]

Antarctic Treaty: Madrid Protocol On Environmental Protection

Madrid Protocol On Environmental Protection To The Antarctic Treaty: Union Minister of Earth Sciences addressed the International Conference commemorating the signing of the Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. India signed the Antarctic Treaty on 19th August 1983 and soon thereafter received consultative status on 12th September 1983. The Madrid Protocol was […]

Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB)

Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB): Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB), a joint initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), launched its programme in Seychelles on 4th October, 2021. India was chosen as the Partner Administration and has provided Tax Expert for this programme. This programme […]

Ministry Of Coal Finalises Agenda Document For 2021- 22

Ministry Of Coal Finalises Agenda Document For 2021- 22: The Ministry of Coal has finalized an Agenda Document for the year 2021-22 which broadly focuses on the four areas of : Coal Sector Reforms Coal Transition and Sustainability Institution Building Futuristic Agenda. The Agenda covers the entire gamut of areas for steering the Coal Sector […]

ARINC818: Armed Forces Products

Armed Forces Products: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh handed over to the Armed Forces three products/systems indigenously developed by DRDO. These are: ARINC818 Video Processing and Switching Module: The module, developed for the Indian Air Force is a state-of-the-art module with high bandwidth, low latency, channel bonding, easy networking and will cater to 5th generation aircraft […]

Conference On Disarmament

The Conference On Disarmament: The Conference on Disarmament (CD) is being held in Geneva. At the conference, India expressed deep concern over the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems that could endanger peace and security, saying the possibility of terrorists acquiring such weapons necessitates the global community to work together to […]