Indian Army’s First Vertical Wind Tunnel Enhances Training

A cutting-edge vertical wind tunnel (VWT), the first of its kind in the Indian Army, has been inaugurated at a training school in Himachal Pradesh. The VWT offers a controlled environment for military trainees to improve their skills by simulating… Read More

Northwestern and South-Central India: Emerging Heatwave Hotspots

A new government study has identified Northwestern, central, and south-central India as emerging heatwave hotspots, projecting a significant increase in heatwave frequency in the mid-term and long-term future. The study, conducted by the Mahamana Centre of Excellence in Climate Change… Read More

PM Modi Applauds Cabinet’s Approval for Jamrani Dam Multipurpose Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commended the Union Cabinet’s decision to include the Jamrani Dam Multipurpose Project of Uttarakhand in the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme, a move he described as a significant step toward prosperity and sustainability for both Uttarakhand… Read More

IOC Introduces ‘Reference’ Petrol and Diesel for Automobile Testing

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has taken a groundbreaking step by commencing the production of specialized ‘reference’ petrol and diesel in India. These fuels, which possess higher specifications, play a crucial role in the calibration and testing of automobiles and… Read More

RBI Mandates Two Whole-Time Directors for Private Banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a mandate requiring private sector banks to appoint at least two whole-time directors (WTDs) in addition to the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Banks failing to meet this requirement… Read More

Icelandic Women and PM Strike for Gender Equality

In a powerful display of solidarity, tens of thousands of Icelandic women, including the Prime Minister, Katrin Jakobsdottir, went on a 24-hour strike to demand gender equality and to raise their voices against gender-based violence. A Unified Call for Equality… Read More

Protecting Tropical Forests: The Urgency at the Three Basins Summit

As the Summit of the Three Basins convenes in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, leaders from the Amazon, Congo, Borneo-Mekong, and Southeast Asia gather to strengthen South-South governance for their shared ecosystems. At the heart of their discussions lies a pressing… Read More

National 5G Hackathon ‘Vimarsh-2023’: Revolutionizing Policing with Technology

In a groundbreaking effort to tackle the challenges faced by Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), India is set to host a national hackathon named Vimarsh-2023, focusing on the utilization of 5G technology in policing. This initiative is poised to empower LEAs… Read More

October 26, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

In a meeting of Union Cabinet and the Economic Affairs Committee (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a crucial decision has been taken which approved the ‘Teaching-Learning and Results for States (STARS)’ program under the National Education Policy (NEP)…. Read More

Apollo 17 Lunar Crystals Reveal Moon’s True Age

Recent analysis of lunar crystals brought back by Apollo 17 astronauts has unveiled a surprising revelation: the Moon is significantly older than previously believed. Formerly estimated to be around 4 billion years old, these lunar crystals indicate that the Moon… Read More