Month: September 2023


Scientists from Kiel University in Germany have uncovered a deep-sea enzyme called PET46 capable of continuously degrading PET plastic, commonly found in plastic bottles. PET46 possesses unique properties, breaking down both long-chain and short-chain PET molecules, making it valuable for… Read More

Sarna Religious Code

The Jharkhand Chief Minister has appealed to the Prime Minister to officially recognize the ‘Sarna’ religious code for the state’s tribal communities. This request, a longstanding demand of tribal groups, gained support through a resolution passed by the Jharkhand Assembly… Read More

Qubit Circuit

Researchers at MIT have made remarkable progress in the development of a novel superconducting qubit architecture using fluxonium, a relatively new type of superconducting qubit with an extended lifespan compared to traditional ones. This breakthrough has enabled them to achieve… Read More


The Supreme Court of India has issued directives to the central and state governments to ensure the effective implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017, also known as the HIV Act…. Read More

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has made a request to the government to increase the guaranteed pension amount provided by the Atal Pension Yojana (APY). This request stems from concerns that the current pension amounts may not… Read More


India and Bangladesh have signed an agreement to tackle climate-related loss and damage in the Sundarbans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site shared by both nations. This agreement aims to create a joint initiative involving various stakeholders to raise global awareness… Read More

Internet Cookies

Internet cookies, tiny data files stored on users’ devices, play a crucial role in shaping online experiences. They act as a website’s memory, identifying users and their devices. There are different types of cookies, including session cookies that are temporary… Read More

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act

The Law Commission has advised the government against altering the existing minimum age of consent stipulated in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act. Enacted in 2012, the Pocso Act is India’s comprehensive law addressing child sexual abuse,… Read More

India Ageing Report 2023

The India Ageing Report 2023, jointly released by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), offers crucial insights into the challenges and opportunities associated with elderly care in India. This report draws upon… Read More

Gujarat Bans Conocarpus Trees

In a significant environmental policy shift, the Gujarat government has enacted a ban on the planting of ornamental Conocarpus trees in both forested and non-forested areas across the state. This decision comes as a response to mounting concerns regarding the… Read More