Day: August 29, 2020

Bureau of Police Research and Development

The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) has recently celebrated its Golden Jubilee Anniversary. The Bureau of Police Research and Development was raised on 28th August, 1970, through a …

Great Andamanese Tribe

Five members of the Great Andamanese tribe, a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal group (PVTG), have tested positive for COVID-19. The Great Andamanese are one of five PVTGs that reside in the Andamans …

Female mosquitoes to counter dengue

Two years ago, researchers infected mosquitoes with bacteria and released them into parts of an Indonesian city. In areas where such mosquitoes were deployed. dengue incidence was 77% lower …

Subcategorisation – Quota within quota

Recently, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court reopened the legal debate on sub-categorisation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for reservations, or what is commonly referred to …

Chunauti

Union Ministry for Electronics and Information Technology has launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Startup Challenge Contest to further boost startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns of …

Mahatma Ayyankali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Mahatma Ayyankali on his Jayanti. Who is Mahatma Ayyankali? Ayyankali is a firebrand Dalit leader. He was born on August 28, 1863 …

Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis

A bronze statue of Indian doctor Dwarkanath Kotnis is set to be unveiled in China. He is revered in China for his contributions during the Chinese revolution headed by …