ITBP inducts its first women officers

Context: The India-China LAC guarding the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force commissioned its first two women officers in combat after they completed their training. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Various Security Forces/Agencies and their mandate) Dimensions of the Article: About the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) About the Indo-Tibetan Border Police […]

Made-in-India carrier – INS Vikrant

Context: Recently, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-1) set out to sea for its maiden set of trials, propelling India to a select group of nations capable of designing and building a complex platform such as this. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Security Challenges & their Management in Border Areas, Technological Advancements in Defence […]

Dravidian Languages Spoken In IVC

Context: A recent publication has provided crucial evidence that Ancestral Dravidian languages were possibly spoken by a significant population in the Indus Valley civilisation. Relevance: GS-I: History (Ancient Indian History), Prelims, GS-I: Art and Culture (Languages) Dimensions of the Article: About Indus Valley Civilization What is the relevance of Harappa in today’s world? Proto-Dravidian language […]