Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India

Source: This post is based on the article “Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India” published in PIB on 16th October 2021. What is the News? The Minister of State for Communications has launched the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Telecom and Networking Products. What is the… Continue reading Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India

Statsguru: Six charts explain another dimension of poverty in India

Source: This post is based on the article “Statsguru: Six charts explain another dimension of poverty in India” published in Business Standard on 18th October 2021. What is the News? Researchers have released a paper titled “Examining multidimensional poverty reduction in India between 2005/6–2015/16”. What are the key highlights of the paper released? Incidence of… Continue reading Statsguru: Six charts explain another dimension of poverty in India

World’s most powerful passports as per Henley’s Index; India at 90th spot

Source: This post is based on the article “World’s most powerful passports as per Henley’s Index; India at 90th spot” published in TOI on 16th October 2021. What is the News? Henley & Partners has released the Henley Passport Index. What is the Henley Passport Index? Henley Passport Index(HPI) was started in 2006 as Henley &… Continue reading World’s most powerful passports as per Henley’s Index; India at 90th spot

China tested ‘nuclear capable hypersonic missile’, says report

Source: This post is based on the following articles  “China tested a ‘nuclear capable hypersonic missile’, says a report” published in The Hindu on 18th October 2021. “Explained: China’s hypersonic glide vehicle test” published in Indian Express on 18th October 2021. What is the News? China’s military has carried out its first-ever test of a… Continue reading China tested ‘nuclear capable hypersonic missile’, says report

More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal, India’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers

Source: This post is based on the article “More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal” published in PIB on 17th October 2021. What is the News? According to the Labour Ministry’s data, more than 4 crores (40 million-plus) workers have registered at the e-Shram portal.  Click Here to Read about e-Shram portal… Continue reading More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal, India’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers

INDIAN ARMY TEAM WINS GOLD MEDAL IN EXERCISE CAMBRIAN PATROL ORGANISED AT BRECON, WALES (UK)

Source: This post is based on the article “INDIAN ARMY TEAM WINS GOLD MEDAL IN EXERCISE CAMBRIAN PATROL ORGANISED AT BRECON, WALES (UK)” published in PIB on 17th October 2021. What is the News? A team from Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) which represented the Indian Army at the prestigious Cambrian Patrol Exercise at Brecon, Wales,… Continue reading INDIAN ARMY TEAM WINS GOLD MEDAL IN EXERCISE CAMBRIAN PATROL ORGANISED AT BRECON, WALES (UK)

Abortion allowed till 24 weeks of pregnancy in special cases

Source: This post is based on the article “Abortion allowed till 24 weeks of pregnancy in special cases” published in Indian Express on 17th October 2021. What is the News? The government of India has notified the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021. These rules have been notified under Section 6 of the Medical Termination… Continue reading Abortion allowed till 24 weeks of pregnancy in special cases

Why Nasa is launching robo archaeologist named Lucy

Source: This post is based on the article “Why Nasa is launching robo archaeologist named Lucy” published in “The Times of India”on 16th October 2021.  What is the News?  NASA is about to launch a probe toward clusters of asteroids along Jupiter’s orbital path. They are known as the Trojan swarms. It represents the final unexplored regions of asteroids in the solar system.  More about the news The spacecraft, a deep-space robotic archaeologist named Lucy will… Continue reading Why Nasa is launching robo archaeologist named Lucy

India slips 7 spots to rank 101 among 116 countries on Global Hunger Index

Source: This post is based on the articles  “Hunger Index: poor ranking devoid of ground reality and facts, says Govt” published in The Hindu on 16th October 2021.  “India slips 7 spots to rank 101 among 116 countries on Global Hunger Index” published in Down To Earth on 15th October 2021.  “Statement of Ministry of Women and Child Development on Global Hunger Report 2021” published… Continue reading India slips 7 spots to rank 101 among 116 countries on Global Hunger Index

COVID-19 reverses decades of progress in TB elimination, India worst-hit: WHO

Source: This post is based on the article “COVID-19 reverses decades of progress in TB elimination, India worst-hit: WHO” published in Down To Earth on 14th  October 2021.  What is the News?  World Health Organization (WHO) released “Global TB report” which stated that the world suffered huge reverses in progress towards tuberculosis (TB) elimination in 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic. India has been the worst-hit. … Continue reading COVID-19 reverses decades of progress in TB elimination, India worst-hit: WHO