Mission Amrit sarovar

Mission Amrit sarovar Context: With a view to conserve water for the future, the Prime Minister launched a new Mission on Amrit Sarovar on 24th April 2022 What is the mission about? The Mission is aimed at developing and rejuvenating 75 water bodies in each […]

National Technology Day

National Technology Day   Context: The National Technology day is celebrated every year on 11 March to mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998. The tests were initiated on 11 May 1998, under the assigned code name Operation Shakti, with the detonation […]

Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize Context: A team of four Indian photographers from Reuters news agency — slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave — have won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for their coverage of the Covid 19 crisis in […]

Protected Mobility Vehicles

Protected Mobility Vehicles Context: The Army has floated a Request for Information to purchase Protected Mobility Vehicles (PMV) for high-altitude areas and for deserts and plains. About: The PMV is essentially an armoured personnel carrier on wheels. It protects the personnel inside the truck from […]

Minority Status to Communities

Minority Status to Communities Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges the power of the Centre to notify minority communities at a national level.   About: The PIL explicitly challenges the constitutionality of Section 2(f) of […]

India Hypertension Control Initiative

India Hypertension Control Initiative   Context:   A project called the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) finds that nearly 23% out of 2.1 million Indians have uncontrolled blood pressure.   Background:   Recognising that hypertension is a severe and growing public health problem in India, […]