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Draft National Policy on Disability: Important Facts

Responses from the public were asked for by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment till 9th July regarding the new draft national policy on persons with disabilities (PwD). This ..

National Museum of Customs and GST: Key Points

On 11th June 2022, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister, opened the National Museum of Customs and GST “Dharohar” in Goa. This inauguration was in line with the Finance Ministry’s Azadi ..

Powassan Virus: Highlights

Powassan virus is a kind of tick-borne flavivirus and is associated with mosquito-borne viruses like the West Nile virus. This virus was discovered in 1958 in Powassan, Ontario, thus, the ..

Children in Street Situations (CiSS) App by NCPCR: Important Highlights

A “Ciss application” has been launched by the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) under the portal named “Baal Swaraj.” This app has been launched with the ..

Proposal of Space Solar Plant by China: Key Facts

A plan has been formulated by China to launch a solar power plant in space in 2028. The launch will be done with the aim of getting inexhaustible power. The ..

WTO -12th Ministerial Conference (MC12): Highlights

On 12th June 2022, the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) began. This conference is being held at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. This conference will ..

India-sponsored Resolution on Multilingualism in UNGA: Important Highlights

An India-sponsored resolution on multilingualism was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In this resolution, the Hindi language was stated for the very first time. What other languages ..

Anocovax, India’s First COVID-19 Vaccine for Animals: Key Points

Recently, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine that can be given to animals has been launched by the Union Agriculture Ministry. This vaccine has been developed by the National Research Centre on ..

Mascot & Logo for FIDE Chess Olympiad: Key Points

The 44th edition of the FIDE Chess Olympiad’s official logo, hashtag, and mascot was unveiled by the AICF President Dr. Sanjay Kapoor and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin ..

Singapore Shangri-La Dialogue: Important Points

The 19th edition of the Shangri-La Dialogue was held from 10th to 12th June 2022 in Singapore. This event is hosted by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). This ..