Month: October 2020

Commission for Air Quality Management

Context :  With the President signing the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020 on 28th October , a statutory authority to …

Typhoon Molave

Recently, Vietnam has been hit by one of its biggest storms in two decades – Typhoon Molave. Vietnam is prone to natural disasters in the rainy season between June and November, with central …

Projects launched by the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects under Integrated Development of Kevadia in Gujarat. Projects launched Arogya Van & Arogya Kutir – Arogya Van has 5 lakh plants …

Fiscal Deficit

Fiscal Deficit has continued to soar in September to reach Rs 9.1 lakh crore, or almost 115% of the budget target of Rs 7.96 lakh crore for 2020-21, as …

Translocating Corals

Recently, the Mumbai civic body received the green signal from the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife), Nagpur, for translocating the corals off the coast of Mumbai for the …

NCR Air Quality Ordinance, 2020

With the President signing the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance, 2020 recently, a statutory authority to track and combat air pollution in and …

Water on the Moon

The Moon has water at places where none had been detected before, and has potentially more water than previously believed in regions where it was already understood to exist. …

Annual State of Education Report

Recently, the Annual State of Education Report (ASER) survey was conducted in September i.e. during the sixth month of school closures due to COVID-19 across the country. What are …