International Container Transhipment Port (ICTP)

International Container Transhipment Port (ICTP) Context: Recently, the Union Minister conducts a progress review of the proposed International Container Transhipment Port (ICTP). Relevance: GS – 03 (Infrastructure, Inclusive Growth) Main Highlights: The International Container Transhipment Port (ICTP) is a forthcoming port situated at Galathea Bay, […]

Exercise Vajra Prahar

Exercise Vajra Prahar Context: Recently in the month of November, the 14th Edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise “VAJRA PRAHAR 2023” commenced at the Joint Training Node, Umroi, Meghalaya. Relevance: GS-03 (Security) Main Highlights: It is a bilateral India-US military exercise. The exercise […]

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Context: The new Chief Information Commissioner pays a courtesy call on the Union Minister and provides an update on the disposal rate of RTI applications. Relevance: GS-02 (Constitutional Bodies) Main highlights: As per CIC data, a total of 11,499 RTI Appeals/Complaints […]

Digital Government Senior Leaders Program

Digital Government Senior Leaders Program Context: The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) is orchestrating the Digital Government Senior Leaders Program as part of the Digital India initiative. Main highlights: This collaborative program with IIM-Bangalore is scheduled to take place from November 20-25, 2023. The six-day intensive […]


AEROSPACE & AVIATION IN 2047 Context: Recently, the International Conference cum Exhibition on ‘Aerospace & Aviation in 2047,’ commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Aeronautical Society of India, was honored by the presence of the President of India. Relevance: GS  – 03 (Investment Models, Space […]

Project Collaboration Agreement

Project Collaboration Agreement Context: The Ministry of Ayush and the World Health Organization (WHO) have formally entered into a ‘Project Collaboration Agreement’ focusing on Traditional and Complementary Medicine. Relevance: GS – 2 (India and its Neighbourhood) Main highlights: The initial phase of this agreement is […]

RISC-V (DIR-V) Program

RISC-V (DIR-V) Program Contact: The Union Minister inaugurated the Nationwide Roadshow on the Digital India RISC-V (DIR-V) Program. Main Details: The DIR-V program is designed to enhance India’s semiconductor ecosystem. Its primary objective is to encourage indigenous innovation in the realm of microprocessors. The program […]

Indian Navy’s Gunnery Symposium 2023

Indian Navy’s Gunnery Symposium 2023 Context: The symposium took place at INS Dronacharya, the Navy’s Center for Excellence in Gunnery and Missile Warfare under the auspices of Headquarters Southern Naval Command. Relevance: GS – 02 (India and its Neighbourhood) Main Details: This triennial symposium holds […]

India’s overall trade

India’s overall trade Context: In October 2023, India experienced a significant surge in overall exports, witnessing a notable 9.43% increase compared to the figures from October 2022. Relevance: GS-03 (Indian Economy) Main Details: The estimated value of India’s overall exports in October 2023 stands at […]