Vulture Conservation

🕔17:29, 16.Sep 2019

Vulture Vultures are nature’s most successful scavengers Apart from that, they also provide an array of ecological, economic, and cultural services. High body temperatures and strong stomach acids allow vultures to ingest carrion infected by bacteria such as anthrax without

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Single use plastic

🕔17:25, 16.Sep 2019

In News At the United Nations Conference on Desertification, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the time has come for the world to say goodbye to single use plastic. In World Environment Day also, India promised to phase out single-use

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NDMA guidelines on Boat Safety

🕔17:07, 16.Sep 2019

  In News About eight people drowned and 25 went missing after a private boat carrying 60 people capsized in the Godavari river on 12 September. In another such incident nineteen persons drowned when a boat overturned in the Godavari

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Strategic Disinvestment – Changes In The Process Of Strategic Disinvestment

🕔18:21, 14.Sep 2019

The Narendra Modi government has decided to go for strategic disinvestment of 23 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) this year. The move in 2019-20 is estimated to bring about ₹1,05,000 crore. In recent years, the proceeds from the sale of shares

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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

🕔18:18, 14.Sep 2019

In News Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in New Delhi to deliver its surface-to-air Akash missile systems to seven more squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs

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Maritime Communication Services

🕔18:14, 14.Sep 2019

Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched the maritime communication services at Mumbai on 13 September. He said that Maritime Connectivity will enable high-end support to those in the

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Light Combat Aircraft Tejas

🕔18:11, 14.Sep 2019

The naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas made a successful short arrested landing on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF), INS Hansa in Goa. This is a big step towards the aircraft getting operational on aircraft carrier

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    Social Media Accountability

🕔18:05, 14.Sep 2019

  In News Facebook had moved the Supreme Court to transfer the cases related to demands for linking of social media profiles of users with Aadhaar number, pending before the high courts of Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh to the

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Why it is Compelling To Restore Degraded Land (updated)

🕔17:50, 14.Sep 2019

India has been hosting the meeting of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. The UNCCD meeting takes place every two years and the ongoing one in Greater Noida is the 14th such meeting. Factors affecting Land Degradation(static) Why is desertification

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Kris Gopalakrishnan committee: To suggest ways for Regulation of non- personal data

🕔17:41, 14.Sep 2019

In News The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has set up a committee headed by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan to work on a data governance framework and suggest ways to regulate non-personal data. Background Justice BN Srikrishna committee,

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