- Judges pro tem(TH) Roping in retired HC judges to clear backlog should not be at cost of regular appointments
- We expect national plan from Centre on oxygen, drugs: SC(TH) The apex court appointed senior advocate Harish Salve as an amicus curiae to assist it in the suo motu proceedings.
- Oxygen trains to set off for Maharashtra, U.P.(TH) Tankers filled with LMO are being transported by the Indian Railways’ roll on-roll of (Ro-Ro) service.
GS2: International Relations
- PM announces climate partnership with the U.S.(TH) The Prime Minister said he and President Biden are launching the ‘India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership’.
GS2: Social development
- Making education accessible(TH) There are two possible solutions involving AIR and DD, and Internet service providers
GS3: Science and Tech
- Swine fever hits four Mizoram districts(TH) Certain areas in four districts of Mizoram have been declared as epicentres of the African swine fever (ASF) that has so far killed 1,119 pigs in a month.
- Oxygen produced on Mars: How and Why(IE) On Mars, carbon dioxide makes up ~96% of the gas in the planet’s atmosphere. Oxygen is only 0.13%, compared to 21% in Earth's atmosphere. Like a tree on Earth, MOXIE inhales carbon dioxide and exhales oxygen.
- Van Dhan Vikas Yojana is promoting and backing tribal entrepreneurship in a big way(PIB) RIFED has now launched “Sankalp se Siddhi” - Village & Digital Connect Drive. Starting from April 1, 2021, this 100 day drive will entail 150 teams (10 in each region from TRIFED and State Implementation Agencies/Mentoring Agencies/Partners) visiting ten villages each.