Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti Context: • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti has said: – • “On the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all the fellow citizens, […]

Nano Urea

Nano Urea   Context: Nano Urea, a fertilizer based on nanotechnology has been tested in many universities and is found to be successful, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai   About:   IFFCO Nano Urea is the only Nano fertilizer approved by the Government of India […]


SLINEX   Context: The Ninth Edition of India – Sri Lanka Bilateral Maritime Exercise SLINEX (Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise) is scheduled at Visakhapatnam from 07 Mar to 10 Mar 2022. The exercise is being conducted in two phases; the Harbour Phase at Visakhapatnam on 07-08 […]


Kavach   About Kavach   Kavach or “armor” is the indigenously-developed system that prevents collisions between trains. It is also known as Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS). It is being developed since 2012 and in 2016 first field trials were conducted. At present, it is […]

SWIFT International Payment System

SWIFT International Payment System   Context: The United States and its allies on Saturday moved to block certain Russian banks’ access to the SWIFT international payment system in further punishment of Moscow as it continues its military assault against Ukraine. The measures, which will also […]

Ramanujan Prize

Ramanujan Prize Context:   The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians was awarded to Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician of the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, in a virtual ceremony on 22nd February 2022. She received the award for the year 2021 for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry […]

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana   Context: Celebration of 3rd Anniversary of PM-Kisan Scheme PM-KISAN is a central sector scheme launched on 24th February, 2019 to supplement financial needs of land holding farmers. About: Financial benefit of Rs 6000/- per year in three equal installments, every […]