Category Archives: Current Events

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The government has come out with guidelines on interest rate subsidy scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) for middle-income groups. The scheme was earlier announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his New Year’s Eve address to the nation. … Continue reading

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Names of Reports published by Organisations

Sl.No Report title Organisation 1. Asian Development Outlook ADB (Asian Development bank) 2. Global Financial System Report BIS (Bank for International Settlements) 3. Global Money Laundering Report FATF (Financial Action Task Force) 4. India State of Forest Report Forest Survey … Continue reading

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Does Trump know what he is doing?

What trump has done since he became The President of USA? Since the swearing in as the 45th president of USA on Jan 20th of 2017, Mr Trump has unleashed a series of decisions on immigration and refugee programs of United … Continue reading

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ISRO Satellites in 2016

http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/science/pslv-c36-launch-heres-a-look-at-isros-missions-in-2016-4414698/

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Nobel Prizes- 2016

Medicine: To : Yoshinori ohsumi Why: For discovery of mechanisms of autophagy Physics: To: David J Thouless – one half Duncan M Haldane Micheal Kostarlitz Why: Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter Chemistry: To: Jean … Continue reading

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What is Indus Water Treaty??

The Indus Waters Treaty was signed on September 19, 1960 by the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan’s President Ayub Khan. It was brokered by the World Bank. The treaty administers how river Indus and its tributaries that flow … Continue reading

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Modi’s moment: PM tackling problems head on; India a giant awakening, says Aberdeen

Modi’s moment: PM tackling problems head on; India a giant awakening, says Aberdeen

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