GS2: Governance Centre for tougher law against sexual harassment at work (TH) Group of Ministers finalizes recommendations, which will be put up for public comments. A net verdict that falls short of expectations (TH) If one were to merely consider its proclamation of the law, it is difficult to quibble with the ruling of the Supreme Court of India delivered recently. INDIAN CONSTITUTION, IN NUMBERS (Mint) Nearly 70 years after it first came into ... .
Updated on 20 January, 2020
GS1: Geographical phenomenon Explained: What new monsoon dates mean (IE) Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns Can't prevent earthquakes, but can minimize Damage: Earth Sciences ministry (DTE) Can't prevent earthquakes, but can minimize Damage: Earth Sciences ministry. Vulnerable areas include all north-eastern states GS2: Governance Nirbhaya killers to hang on February 1 (TH) Co... .
Updated on 18 January, 2020
GS2: Governance Explained: What is National Investigation Act, why is Chhattisgarh challenging it? (IE) What is the NIA Act, and why is Chhattisgarh challenging it? GS2: Social Issues No improvement in state of mental health patients, despite legislation (Mint) 4935 people who were cured are still lodged in mental hospitals as they could not be rehabilitated GS2: International relations 1ST Session of India-Norway Dialogue on Trade... .
Updated on 17 January, 2020
GS1: Indian Society Top institutes will now be graded on gender equality (ToI) The ministry of science and technology will grade higher educational institutions and research institutes that it funds on gender equality GS2: Governance Shri Dharmendra Pradhan to launch ‘Saksham’, annual one-month long, people centric fuel conservation mega campaign of PCRA on 16th January, 2020 (PIB) 'Saksham', an annual one-month long, people-ce... .
Updated on 16 January, 2020
GS1: Art & culture Vice President greets the nation on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal (TH) The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. GS2: International Relations Iran nuclear deal: EU launches dispute mechanism (TH) Britain, France and Germany charge Tehran over 'transgressions' that could ultimately lead to reimposition ... .
Updated on 15 January, 2020
GS1: Art & Culture Inscriptions confirm the presence of two medieval monasteries at Moghalmari (TH) A study of inscriptions on clay tablets recovered from recent excavations at Moghalmari, a Buddhist monastic site of the early medieval period GS2: Governance Maharashtra, Gujarat lag behind in compensation for sewer deaths (TH) Of the 926 deaths inside sewers in the country, from 1993 till December 31, 2019, families of 172 victims were yet... .
Updated on 14 January, 2020