Month: September 2020

H-CNG

In a major step toward adopting alternative clean fuel for transportation, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has allowed use of H-CNG (18% mix of hydrogen) in CNG …

Offset Clause

The Defence Ministry has removed the offset clause requirement in Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGA) in the new Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP), 2020. It also introduces a new category for leasing …

Cat-Que Virus

In a study published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, scientists from the Pune-based Maximum Containment Laboratory and ICMR-National Institute of Virology have noted the presence of antibodies …

Defence India Startup-Challenge 4

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has launched the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC 4) during the iDEX event, featuring the initiatives aimed at expanding the horizons of Innovations for Defence …

Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020

Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020 Context :  Self-reliance in defence manufacturing is a crucial component of effective defence capability and to maintain national sovereignty and achieve military superiority. In this …

Article 254(2) of the Constitution

Article 254(2) of the Constitution Context :   Many states are exploring the possibilities of passing legislation under Article 254(2) of the Constitution, to negate the enforcement of three Farm …

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict | What is the conflict?

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: The contested Nagorno-Karabakh region, a mountainous and heavily-forested patch of land (in South Caucasus), is at the heart of a decades-long armed standoff between neighbours Armenia and …