CERT-In Context: • CERT-In issues directions relating to information security practices, procedure, prevention, response and reporting of cyber incidents for Safe & Trusted Internet. About: • As per the terms of section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team […]

Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel Context: • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Engineering Marvel Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh received Indian Building Congress (IBC) ‘Best Infrastructure Project’ award. About: • Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh is an engineering marvel connecting Manali to […]

TRAI’s Recommendations on 5G Spectrum

TRAI’s Recommendations on 5G Spectrum   Context: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s recommendation of cutting spectrum prices for 5G airwaves by 35-40 percent as not gone down well with the companies and the industry associations, who had called for up to 90 per cent reduction. […]

Coal Gasification

Coal Gasification Context: • Government has initiated steps to execute the four pilot coal gasification projects. What is Coal Gasification? • Coal gasification is a process in which coal is partially oxidised with air, oxygen, steam or carbon dioxide to form a fuel gas. • […]


NETRA Context: ISRO is planning to set up a mechanism in order to tackle the space debris which has posed a challenge to Indian assets in the space. About the project NETRA: Under this project network for Space object tracking and analysis, ISRO is planning […]

Ethical Responsibilities of the Internet Giants

Ethical Responsibilities of the Internet Giants Context: • The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology on Monday questioned Facebook officials over allegations that the algorithm used for its advertising platform unfairly promotes one political party besides claims that hate content is rewarded on the […]