Year-End- Review of Ministry of Heavy Industries – 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-End- Review of Ministry of Heavy Industries – 2022” published in PIB on 30th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Heavy Industries has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Heavy Industries in… Continue reading Year-End- Review of Ministry of Heavy Industries – 2022

Year End Review –Ministry of Education

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review –Ministry of Education” published in PIB on 30th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Education has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Education in 2022? Samagra Shiksha Shiksha Shabdkosh:… Continue reading Year End Review –Ministry of Education

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Year End Review 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Year End Review 2022” published in PIB on 30th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying have launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the… Continue reading Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Year End Review 2022

New geospatial policy to foster startup ecosystem

Source: The post is based on the article “New geospatial policy to foster startup ecosystem” published in Livemint on 1st January, 2023 What is the News? The Department of Science and Technology(DST) has notified a National Geospatial Policy 2022 with the goal of making India a world leader in the global geospatial sector.  What is… Continue reading New geospatial policy to foster startup ecosystem

Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Coal

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Coal” published in PIB on 30th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Coal has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Coal in 2022? Scheme for Harnessing… Continue reading Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Coal

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways -Annual report ‘Road accidents in India — 2021’

Source: The post is based on the article “Ministry of Road Transport & Highways -Annual report ‘Road accidents in India — 2021” published in PIB on 28th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has published the annual report ‘Road accidents in India — 2021’. About Road accidents in… Continue reading Ministry of Road Transport & Highways -Annual report ‘Road accidents in India — 2021’

Year-end Review-2022 Ministry of Steel

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-end Review-2022 Ministry of Steel” published in PIB on 30th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Steel has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Steel in 2022? India is the 2nd largest… Continue reading Year-end Review-2022 Ministry of Steel

Government gives official recognition to Esports

Source: The post is based on the article “Government gives official recognition to Esports” published in The Hindu on 28th December 2022 What is the News? The Government of India has officially recognised e-sports as part of the ‘Multi-sport’ event. What are E-sports? Esports (Electronic Sports) is a competitive sport where gamers use their physical… Continue reading Government gives official recognition to Esports

Year End Review – 2022 Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review- 2022 Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises” published in PIB on 28th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the… Continue reading Year End Review – 2022 Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

Year End Review – 2022 : Ministry of Mines

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review – 2022 : Ministry of Mines” published in PIB on 28th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Mines has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Mines in 2022? Khanij… Continue reading Year End Review – 2022 : Ministry of Mines

Explained | The recommendation to ban the sale of single cigarettes

Source: The post is based on the article “Explained | The recommendation to ban the sale of single cigarettes” published in The Hindu on 28th December 2022 What is the News? The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare in its latest report has recommended several measures to reduce the use of tobacco products.… Continue reading Explained | The recommendation to ban the sale of single cigarettes

India, ADB sign $125 million loan to improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu

Source: The post is based on the article “India, ADB sign $125 million loan to improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu” published in the PIB on 28th December 2022.  What is the News? The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $125 million loan to develop climate-resilient sewage collection and treatment,… Continue reading India, ADB sign $125 million loan to improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu

Expedite classification of nomadic tribes in quota lists, panel tells Centre

Source: The post is based on the article “Expedite classification of nomadic tribes in quota lists, panel tells Centre” published in The Hindu on 27th December 2022.  What is the News? The parliamentary panel on Social Justice and Empowerment has highlighted the Centre’s “very slow” process to categorise over 260 denotified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes… Continue reading Expedite classification of nomadic tribes in quota lists, panel tells Centre

Year-End Review 2022: Ministry of Earth Sciences

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-End Review -2022: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare” published in PIB on 27th December 2022.  What is the News? The Ministry of Earth Sciences has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Earth Sciences? -Six… Continue reading Year-End Review 2022: Ministry of Earth Sciences

Year-End Review 2022: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-End Review -2022: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare” published in PIB on 27th December 2022.  What is the News? The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Agriculture… Continue reading Year-End Review 2022: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Year End Review: Ministry of Tourism

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review: Ministry of Tourism” published in PIB on 23rd December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Tourism has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Tourism in 2022? National Digital Tourism Mission(NDTM):… Continue reading Year End Review: Ministry of Tourism

Year-End Review -2022: Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-End Review -2022: Ministry of Panchayati Raj” published in PIB on 23rd December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in 2022? SVAMITVA… Continue reading Year-End Review -2022: Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Amid VHP row over song in school, recalling Muhammad Iqbal, also the poet of Saare Jahan Se Achcha

Source: The post is based on the article “Amid VHP row over song in school, recalling Muhammad Iqbal, also the poet of Saare Jahan Se Achcha” published in Indian Express on 24th December 2022 What is the News? Police in Uttar Pradesh has booked the principal of a government school for hurting religious sentiments by… Continue reading Amid VHP row over song in school, recalling Muhammad Iqbal, also the poet of Saare Jahan Se Achcha

A short history of the looted Benin Bronzes, 20 of which Germany has returned to Nigeria

Source: The post is based on the article “A short history of the looted Benin Bronzes, 20 of which Germany has returned to Nigeria” published in Indian Express on 24th December 2022 What is the News? Germany has returned the 20 Benin Bronzes that were looted in the 19th century to Nigeria at a ceremony.… Continue reading A short history of the looted Benin Bronzes, 20 of which Germany has returned to Nigeria

Centre to provide free ration to poor people for one year under food security law

Source: The post is based on the article “Centre to provide free ration to poor people for one year under food security law” published in The Hindu on 24th December 2022 What is the News? The Government of India has decided to provide a free ration to 81.35 crore poor people under the National Food… Continue reading Centre to provide free ration to poor people for one year under food security law

Year End Review-2022: Ministry of Women and Child Development

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review-2022: Ministry of Women and Child Development” published in PIB on 22nd December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Women… Continue reading Year End Review-2022: Ministry of Women and Child Development

Palm-leaf manuscript museum with audio-visual technology opens window to little-known history

Source: The post is based on the article “Palm-leaf manuscript museum with audio-visual technology opens window to little-known history” published in The Hindu on 22nd December 2022 What is the News? Kerala Chief Minister will inaugurate a palm-leaf manuscript museum with modern audio-visual technology at the Central Archives Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. What is the… Continue reading Palm-leaf manuscript museum with audio-visual technology opens window to little-known history

Year-end Review: Ministry of Ayush

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-end Review: Ministry of Ayush” published in PIB on 22nd December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Ayush has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Ayush in 2022? WHO – Global Center for… Continue reading Year-end Review: Ministry of Ayush

With 9 new additions, registered Geographical Indications (GI) rise to 432

Source: The post is based on the article “With 9 new additions, registered Geographical Indications (GI) rise to 432” published in AIR on 20th December 2022 What is the News? Nine new items from various states of India such as Gamosa of Assam, Tandur Redgram of Telangana, Raktsey Karpo Apricot of Ladakh, Alibag White Onion… Continue reading With 9 new additions, registered Geographical Indications (GI) rise to 432

Year End Review 2022- Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review 2022- Ministry of New and Renewable Energy” published in PIB on 21st December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Minority of New and Renewable Energy has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the… Continue reading Year End Review 2022- Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Vadnagar, Sun Temple of Modhera and Unakoti: Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO

Source: The post is based on the article “Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO” published in The Hindu on 20th December 2022 What is the News? Gujarat’s Vadnagar town, the iconic Sun Temple at Modhera and the rock cut sculptures of Unakoti in Tripura have been added to the tentative list of… Continue reading Vadnagar, Sun Temple of Modhera and Unakoti: Three more sites added to tentative list of UNESCO

Social Progress Index(SPI) for States and Districts received by EAC-PM, released

Source: The post is based on the article “Social Progress Index(SPI) for States and Districts received by EAC-PM, released” published in PIB on 21st December 2022 What is the News? The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has released the Social Progress Index(SPI). What is the Social Progress Index(SPI)? Prepared by: Institute for… Continue reading Social Progress Index(SPI) for States and Districts received by EAC-PM, released

Government has taken several steps to provide Vocational Education to the youth

Source: The post is based on the article “Government has taken several steps to provide Vocational Education to the youth” published in PIB on 19th December 2022 What is the News? The Minister of State for Education has informed Lok Sabha about the steps taken by the government to provide vocational education to the youth.… Continue reading Government has taken several steps to provide Vocational Education to the youth

Organ donations rise after Covid-19 dip: What do the numbers show?

Source: The post is based on the article “Organ donations rise after Covid-19 dip: What do the numbers show?” published in Indian Express on 20th December 2022 What is the News? According to the data presented by the government in Parliament, organ donations have picked up again in 2021 after they had decreased in 2020… Continue reading Organ donations rise after Covid-19 dip: What do the numbers show?

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE – YEAR END REVIEW 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “MINISTRY OF DEFENCE – YEAR END REVIEW 2022” published in PIB on 18th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Defence has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Defence in 2022? Agnipath INS Vikrant… Continue reading MINISTRY OF DEFENCE – YEAR END REVIEW 2022

Year End Review of The Ministry of Minority Affairs

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review of The Ministry of Minority Affairs” published in PIB on 18th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Minority Affairs has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Minority Affairs in 2022?… Continue reading Year End Review of The Ministry of Minority Affairs

What is the law on acid attacks in India?

Source: The post is based on the article “What is the law on acid attacks in India?” published in Indian Express on 19th December 2022 What is the News? A 17-year-old girl was attacked with an acid-like substance in Delhi by three assailants while she was on her way to school.  How prevalent are acid… Continue reading What is the law on acid attacks in India?

Year End Review: 2022 – Ministry of Civil Aviation

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review: 2022 – Ministry of Civil Aviation” published in PIB on 16th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Civil Aviation has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation in 2022?… Continue reading Year End Review: 2022 – Ministry of Civil Aviation

2,500-year-old puzzle solved by Indian student

Source: The post is based on the article “2,500-year-old puzzle solved by Indian student” published in The Hindu on 17th December 2022 What is the News? In his PhD thesis, Cambridge scholar Dr Rishi Rajpopat claims to have solved Sanskrit’s biggest puzzle—a grammar problem found in the ‘Ashtadhyayi’, an ancient text written by the scholar… Continue reading 2,500-year-old puzzle solved by Indian student

Lok Sabha clears Bill to include Hattee community in ST list of Himachal Pradesh

Source: The post is based on the article “Lok Sabha clears Bill to include Hattee community in ST list of Himachal Pradesh” published in The Hindu on 16th December 2022 What is the News? Lok Sabha has passed the Bill to include the Hattee community in the Trans-Giri region of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh… Continue reading Lok Sabha clears Bill to include Hattee community in ST list of Himachal Pradesh

Find ways to counter China’s soft power push: Parliamentary panel to MEA

Source: The post is based on the article “Find ways to counter China’s soft power push: Parliamentary panel to MEA” published in Economic Times on 16th December 2022 What is the News? A Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs has recommended that the ministry of external affairs(MEA) prepare a policy document on India’s soft power… Continue reading Find ways to counter China’s soft power push: Parliamentary panel to MEA

Kanheri caves: In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism

Source: The post is based on the article “In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism” published in the Livemint on 17th November 2022. What is the News? Kanheri cave complex is one of the most important historical monuments of western India. About Kanheri cave complex Reason for the name: According to the autobiography of… Continue reading Kanheri caves: In a forest in Mumbai, a secret history of Buddhism

Atal Innovation Mission and UNDP India launch 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab for Young Entrepreneurs

Source: The post is based on the article “Atal Innovation Mission and UNDP India launch 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab for Young Entrepreneurs” published in PIB on 15th December 2022 What is the News? The 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab was jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and UNDP India. What is… Continue reading Atal Innovation Mission and UNDP India launch 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab for Young Entrepreneurs

Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY)

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY)” published in PIB on 15th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY) has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by MeitY in 2022?… Continue reading Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY)

Tramjatra event: Come February, 150 years of Kolkata tram to be celebrated by users

Source: The post is based on the article “Come February, 150 years of Kolkata tram to be celebrated by users” published in The Hindu on 15th December 2022 What is the News? Kolkata will witness Tramjatra event that will celebrate 150 years of its iconic tram and renew hope that this non-polluting mode of transport… Continue reading Tramjatra event: Come February, 150 years of Kolkata tram to be celebrated by users

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summit

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summit” published in PIB on 15th December 2022 What is the News? Union Minister for Jal Shakti has inaugurated the 7th Edition of the India Water Impact Summit (IWIS) at New Delhi. What is… Continue reading Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summit

House committee calls for more medical facilities for troops at forward locations

Source: The post is based on the article “House committee calls for more medical facilities for troops at forward locations” published in The Hindu on 14th December 2022 What is the News? The Public Accounts Committee(PAC) has released a report titled “Provisioning, procurement and issue of High Altitude Clothing, Equipment, Ration and Housing”. What are… Continue reading House committee calls for more medical facilities for troops at forward locations

Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Culture

Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Culture” published in PIB on 14th December 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Culture has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022. What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Culture in 2022? Azadi ka Amrit… Continue reading Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Culture

2022 Prison Census: Number of journalists jailed has reached record high: CPJ report

Source: The post is based on the article “Number of journalists jailed has reached record high: CPJ report” published in The Hindu on 15th December 2022 What is the News? The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a report titled “2022 Prison Census”. Note: The Committee to Protect Journalists(CPJ) is an American independent non-profit,… Continue reading 2022 Prison Census: Number of journalists jailed has reached record high: CPJ report

How J&K’s proposed family ID will work, and why it is being criticized

Source: The post is based on the article “How J&K’s proposed family ID will work, and why it is being criticized” published in Indian Express on 15th December 2022 What is the News? J&K Lt Governor’s announcement to introduce a family Pehchan Patra (identity card) for residents of the UT has been criticized by the… Continue reading How J&K’s proposed family ID will work, and why it is being criticized

Geographical Indication tag sought for Beypore Uru

Source: The post is based on the article “Geographical Indication tag sought for Beypore Uru” published in The Hindu on 15th December 2022 What is the News? The District Tourism Promotion Council, Kozhikode (Kerala) has applied for a Geographical Indication(GI) tag for the famous Beypore Uru(boat). What is Beypore Uru? Beypore Uru is a wooden… Continue reading Geographical Indication tag sought for Beypore Uru

All about Tripura’s Unakoti, the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East’ seeking UNESCO world heritage tag

Source: The post is based on the article “All about Tripura’s Unakoti, the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East’ seeking UNESCO world heritage tag” published in Indian Express on 15th December 2022 What is the News? Unakoti, famously known as the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East’ is vying for a UNESCO World Heritage Tag. What is… Continue reading All about Tripura’s Unakoti, the ‘Angkor Wat of the North-East’ seeking UNESCO world heritage tag

International travel yet to shake off pandemic blues but students go abroad in record numbers

Source: The post is based on the article “International travel yet to shake off pandemic blues but students go abroad in record numbers” published in The Hindu on 14th December 2022 What is the News? The Bureau of Immigration(BOI) has released statistics on Indians going abroad in 2022. Note: The Bureau of Immigration was established… Continue reading International travel yet to shake off pandemic blues but students go abroad in record numbers

Sri Aurobindo inspired generations, left his mark wherever he went: PM Modi

Source: The post is based on the article “Sri Aurobindo inspired generations, left his mark wherever he went: PM Modi” published in The Hindu on 14th December 2022 What is the News? The Prime Minister has virtually released a commemorative coin and postage stamp to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Aurobindo. Who… Continue reading Sri Aurobindo inspired generations, left his mark wherever he went: PM Modi

Year-End- Review of Department of Food and Public Distribution– 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “Year-End- Review of Department of Food and Public Distribution– 2022” published in PIB on 12th December 2022 What is the News? The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has released the achievements of the department during… Continue reading Year-End- Review of Department of Food and Public Distribution– 2022