PIB Analysis 06-12-22

PIB Analysis 06-12-22 National Bamboo Mission National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was launched during 2018-19 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. NBM mainly focuses on the development of complete value chain of Bamboo sector to link growers with consumers starting from planting material, plantation, creation of facilities […]

New Indian Navy Crest

New Indian Navy Crest #GS-01 Indian Heritage and Culture For Prelims New Indian Navy Crest The Hon’ble President of India has approved introduction of a new design for the President’s Standard and Colour and Indian Navy Crest for the Indian Navy, which were unveiled at […]

Square Kilometre Array Observatory

Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) #GS-03 Science and Technology For Prelims Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO): SKAO is a new intergovernmental organisation dedicated to radio astronomy and is headquartered in the UK. At the moment, organisations from ten countries are a part of the SKAO. […]

Unemployment and the Pandemic

Unemployment and the Pandemic #GS-03 Economic Development For Prelims: Reports of International Labour Organisation (ILO): Global Wage Report 2022-2023: The Impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power’. This discusses the twin crises, inflation and economic slowdown, which created a “striking fall” in […]

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) #GS-02 Governance For Prelims: Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) 1976: The FCRA was enacted during the Emergency in 1976 amid rising concerns about foreign powers interfering in India’s affairs by pumping money into the country through independent organisations. The law […]

PIB Analysis 05-12-22

PIB Analysis 05-12-22 Abu Dhabi Space Debate Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and UAE Space Agency (UAESA) signed an MoU regarding cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes in 2016. UAE’s first nanosatellite – ‘Nayif-1’ meant for collecting environmental space […]

e-Rupee

e-Rupee #GS-03 Economy  For Prelims RBI and Digital Currency: The Reserve Bank of India this week launched the digital rupee on a pilot basis. The digital currency will be offered by a select group of public and private banks in a few major cities initially, […]

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum #GS-02 International Relationship For Prelims: China-Indian Ocean Region Forum: On November 21, China’s top development aid agency convened the first “China-Indian Ocean Region Forum” in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming. The forum was hosted by China International Development Cooperation Agency […]

West Bank

West Bank #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims West Bank The West Bank is a landlocked territory near the coast of the Mediterranean in Western Asia that forms the main bulk of the Palestinian territories. It is bordered by Jordan and the Dead Sea to the […]