Day: November 12, 2020

Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Scheme

Context : The government has expanded the provision of financial support by means of viability gap funding for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure projects to include critical social sector …

Crew-1 Mission

Context : SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will lift off carrying a crew of four people to the International Space Station (ISS) on a six-month-long mission. Details of the Crew-1 …

PLI Scheme extended to 10 key Sectors

Context : The Union Cabinet has unveiled the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme to encourage domestic manufacturing investments in ten key sectors. PLI Scheme The PLI scheme aims to boost …

OTT Platforms

The government has brought video streaming over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Netflix, Amazon’s Prime Video, Hotstar, and others under the ambit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. These platforms were …

Obscenity under Section 294

Recently, a model-actor was booked for ‘obscenity’ for running nude on a beach in Goa. An FIR was filed against him under Section 294 (obscenity) of the Indian Penal …

Production Linked Incentive Scheme

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to introduce the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme in the following 10 key sectors for Enhancing India’s Manufacturing Capabilities and Enhancing Exports. SECTOR …