Day: October 23, 2020

UN reforms :

Context :  October 24 marks the diamond jubilee of the United Nations. It is an occasion to seriously reflect on why the UN is stagnating at 75 and how …

Expansion of Production-Linked Incentive Scheme

The government will extend the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme to eight more sectors to boost domestic manufacturing. Key Points PLI Scheme is an outcome- and output-oriented scheme where incentives will be paid only …

UDAN Day

Recently, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has celebrated the UDAN day on the 4th anniversary of the UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik) Scheme. The Government of India has acknowledged the contribution of the scheme and has …

NAG Missile

Final user trial of 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) NAG was carried out from Pokhran range. The missile was integrated with the actual warhead and a tank …

General Consent for CBI Investigation

The Maharashtra government has withdrawn “general consent” given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe cases in the state. The decision means the central agency will have to …

Integrated Theatre Commands

Army Chief General Manoj Naravane has said that the next step in defence reforms after the appointment of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) would be the formation of …

OSIRIS-Rex

Recently, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx — Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer — spacecraft briefly touched asteroid Bennu, from where it is meant to collect samples of dust and pebbles and …