India’s First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Passes Away
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, an Army Brigadier, and ten others perished when an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17V5 helicopter
Bird Flu Reported In Ducks In Kerala
The Alappuzha district of Kerala was put on alert after an outbreak of bird flu was confirmed at Kunnumma South (ward 10) in Thakazhy grama panchayat.
India’s First Cases of Omicron
India has confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Karnataka. One is a 66-year-old South African national and the second, a 46-year-old Indian doctor from Bengaluru.
INS Vela Joins Navy
The fourth Scorpene class conventional submarine, INS Vela, was commissioned into the Navy in the presence of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh at a ceremony in Mumbai.
A Whopping 1,160 Elephants Were Killed in the Country
A whopping 1,160 elephants were killed in the country due to reasons other than natural causes in the past 10 years up to December 31, 2020
UPSC CSE Prelims Previous Year’s Questions of POLITY with Solutions (2016-2021)
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the central recruiting agency held responsible for the appointment of group “A” officers under varying services.
FPIs Can Invest In Debt Issued By InvITs, REITS
The Reserve Bank on Monday said FPIs had been permitted to invest in debt securities issued by Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Fivefold Boost to Export of Technical Textiles
The annual growth rate of the technical textiles sector in the country should be in the 15%-20% range in the next five years, from the current 8%
Highest Power Shortage in October
India recorded a power supply shortage of 1,201 million units in October 2021 — the highest in 5.5 years — due to a crunch in coal stocks available with thermal plants.