Day: August 31, 2020

BIPOC

The term BIPOC became popular on the internet during the Black Lives Matter movement. It stands for “Black, Indigenous and People of Color.” Key Points The BIPOC movement urges to acknowledge the …

Consociationalism

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun has called for the proclamation of a “secular state” during a televised address to mark the upcoming centenary of the Lebanese state. Political scientists are …

Administrative Rules for J&K

The Union Home Ministry has notified new rules for administration in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) that specify the functions of the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) and the Council of …

Tibet

Chinese President Xi Jinping has outlined plans to “solidify border defence” and build an “impregnable wall” to ensure the stability of Tibet. Speaking at the Central Committee’s two-day central …

National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority

On  the foundation day of  National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers has congratulated NPPA “for working tirelessly to ensure availability of life-saving drugs at …

Shetrunji and Bhadar Dams of Gujarat

Due to heavy rains, Shetrunji and Bhadar dams, the two largest reservoirs in the Saurashtra region (Gujarat), have overflowed simultaneously. This monsoon, rain is centred over south Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch regions while …