Assessing Disasters’ Impact on Agriculture and Food Security

A recent report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provides an eye-opening assessment of the global consequences of disasters on the agricultural sector and food security. Over the past three decades, the agricultural sector has experienced staggering losses, totaling… Read More

China and Turkiye Explore BRI and Middle Corridor Alignment

China is taking steps to engage in discussions with West Asian countries to align its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with Turkiye’s Middle Corridor Initiative. This move is a response to India’s growing influence in the region, particularly through projects… Read More

New Water Reservoir Benefits 6,500 Families

Guwahati, Assam – Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma unveiled the Lichubagan Distribution Reservoir, a vital part of the Guwahati Water Supply Project supported by JICA, bringing fresh drinking water to over 6,500 families in the city. Phased Rollout to Benefit… Read More

Dedicated CAA Portal in the Works

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been a subject of discussion and debate in India since its inception in 2019. With the 2024 general elections on the horizon, the Indian government is making a concerted effort to provide clarity and… Read More

Unlocking the Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have captured the fascination of astronomers and stargazers alike since their first discovery in 2007. These transient cosmic phenomena, which manifest as brief bursts of intense radio waves, remain shrouded in mystery. Over the years, astronomers… Read More

October 16, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was awarded to the World Food Programme for its efforts to fight hunger and food insecurity around the world. The World Food Programme plays a major role in multilateral cooperation in making food security an… Read More

World Organisation for Animal Health Approves India’s Freedom from Avian Influenza in Poultry Compartments

In a significant development for India’s poultry industry, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) has granted approval to India’s self-declaration of freedom from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) within specific poultry compartments. This accomplishment underlines India’s commitment to upholding… Read More

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Releases PM GatiShakti Compendium: Two Years of Progress

In a significant development marking the completion of two years of PM GatiShakti, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal, unveiled a “Compendium of PM GatiShakti” in New Delhi. This compilation showcases the adoption and benefits of PM… Read More

Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles and Environmental Conservation: LiFE Initiatives

In an effort to advance the ‘LiFE’ (Lifestyle for Environment) movement initiated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister in 2021, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has introduced two groundbreaking initiatives. These initiatives, the Green Credit Program (GCP) and… Read More

Biden’s $7 Billion Plan to Promote Clean Hydrogen Across America

President Joe Biden is investing $7 billion in clean-energy initiatives, covering projects from Pennsylvania to California, with the aim of jumpstarting the development and production of hydrogen fuel. This marks a crucial component of his commitment to reducing greenhouse gas… Read More