ARYAN INVASION THEORY About the Aryan Invasion Theory: Source: THE HINDU.
INDIGNEOUS DEFENCE MANUFACTURING Why Indigenization of Defence is required: For self-sufficiency To reduce reliance on foreign players while ensuring national security To save or reduce the deficit in the Balance of Payments Promote job creation as well as exports To minimize India’s cost of production […]
GENOME SEQUENCING About the Genome Sequencing: The process of understanding the exact arrangement of base pairs in a person’s genome is known as genome sequencing. Sequencing is concerned with “deciphering” or “reading” the genome. The cost of sequencing varies depending on the methods used to […]
ATAL INNOVATION INDEX About the Atal Innovation Index: Its importance: Source: THE HINDU.
INSACOG About the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG): The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) is a collaboration between the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the […]
DAIRY SECTOR OF INDIA About India’s Dairy Industry: Dairy is one of India’s most important agribusinesses and a substantial contributor to the country’s economy. With a 4% share of the economy, it is the most important agricultural commodity. With an output of 188 million MT […]
INDIA ISRAEL DEFENCE COOPERATION INDIA ISRAEL DEFENCE COOPERATION Context: The 15th Joint Working Group (JWG) on Bilateral Défense Collaboration between India and Israel has agreed to organize a Task Force to develop a comprehensive ten-year road plan to identify new areas of cooperation. India-Israel Joint […]
NORD STREAM 2 About: This 1,200-kilometer pipeline goes through the Baltic Sea from Russia’s Ust-Luga to Germany’s Greifswald. It will transport 55 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year. In 2015, it was determined to construct this pipeline. The Nord Stream 1 system is […]
Background: Elon Musk’s SpaceX recently announced that ‘Inspiration-4,’ the company’s first all-civilian, non-government mission, will launch on September 15. NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is preparing to launch the Crew Dragon spacecraft. A party of four private citizens will be sent into space for […]
What exactly is GRAP: The GRAP is a set of emergency measures to be implemented based on air quality to control pollution. The Supreme Court approved it in 2016. Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority drafted the plan. It’s only useful in an emergency. Because […]