SDG India Index Report

Source- This post on the SDG India Index Report has been created based on the article “India shows good progress on SDGs: NITI Aayog report” published in “The Hindu” on 13 July 2024. Why in the news? Recently, NITI Aayog released its fourth evaluation report of India’s progress on the 16 sustainable development goals (SDGs)… Continue reading SDG India Index Report

MeDevIS (Medical Devices Information System) Initiatives

Source- This post on the MeDevIS Initiative has been created based on the article “MeDevIS platform announced to boost access to medical technologies and devices” published on the official website of WHO on 8 July 2024. Why in news? The World Health Organization (WHO) has introduced MeDevIS (Medical Devices Information System). About MeDevIS 1. MeDevIS… Continue reading MeDevIS (Medical Devices Information System) Initiatives

Amendments to Administrative Role of J&K L-G

Source- This post on the Amendments to Administrative Role of J&K L-G has been created based on the article “Centre amends rules to broaden the administrative role of J&K L-G” published in “The Hindu” on 13 July 2024. Why in the news? The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recently widened the ambit of the… Continue reading Amendments to Administrative Role of J&K L-G

Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas

Source- This post on the Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas is based on the “Centre declares June 25 as ‘Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas” published in “The Hindu” on 13 July 2024. Why in the news? The Union government has declared June 25 as ‘Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas’. Centre Declares June 25 as ‘Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas’ 1. Significance: The day will… Continue reading Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas

Why Europe’s late stone age population crashed

Source- This post on the Why Europe’s late stone age population crashedhas been created based on the article “Plague: Why Europe’s late stone age population crashed”  published in “Indian Express” on 13 July 2024. Why in the news? A new study titled “Repeated plague infections across six generations of Neolithic Farmers,” published in the journal… Continue reading Why Europe’s late stone age population crashed

Squalus hima

Source- This post on the Squalus hima has been created based on the article “ZSI scientist discover new species of dogfish shark Squalus hima from India” published in “The Hindu” on 11 July 2024. Why in the news? Scientists from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) recently discovered a new species of deep-water dogfish shark named Squalus… Continue reading Squalus hima

Mackenzie River

Source- This post on the Mackenzie River has been created based on the article “Mackenzie River in Canada Reaches Historic Low Levels, Stranding Communities” published in “TimesNews” on 13 July 2024. Why in the news? The Mackenzie River is currently experiencing record-low water levels due to extreme heat and minimal precipitation. These conditions have caused… Continue reading Mackenzie River

Asteroid Apophis

Source- This post on the Asteroid Apophis has been created based on the article “Explained: ISRO’s plans to venture into planetary defence” published in “Indian Express” on 11 July 2024. Why in the news? ISRO might send its spacecraft or collaborate with other space agencies to study asteroid Apophis. About Asteroid Apophis 1. Apophis is… Continue reading Asteroid Apophis

India Austria relations

Source- This post on the India Austria relations has been created based on the article “India, Austria agree to ‘sustainable’ economic and tech partnership” published in “Indian Express” on 11 July 2024. Why in the news? Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer agreed to establish a future-oriented “bilateral sustainable economic and technology… Continue reading India Austria relations

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