Current Affairs 11 March 2022

CONTENTS Newest crater on the moon New guidelines for lower fees in private medical colleges First Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Centre Ex Vayu Shakti Newest Crater On the Moon Context: Recently, A leftover piece of a spacecraft flying through space reportedly hit the surface of the moon, creating a new crater that may be around […]

PIB Summaries 11 March 2022

CONTENTS SAMARTH Ex Dharma Guardian-2022 Captive Employer SAMARTH Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Why in News? Recently, on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022, the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), launched a Special Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive for Women -“SAMARTH” . About SAMARTH Initiative As part of the Ministry’s Samarth initiative, aspiring and […]

Newest Crater On the Moon

Context: Recently, A leftover piece of a spacecraft flying through space reportedly hit the surface of the moon, creating a new crater that may be around 65 feet wide. The piece of space junk was earlier believed to be a SpaceX rocket, but was later said to be the third-stage booster of Chang’e 5-T1 – […]

New Guidelines For Lower Fees in Private Medical Colleges

Context: According to the new guidelines by the National Medical Commission, private medical colleges, including deemed universities, will have to charge fees equivalent to government medical colleges in their states for half of the total approved seats in their institutes. Relevance: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Which seats will be available […]

First Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Centre

Context: Recently, the Union Minister for Power has launched the Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) and Innovation Park. Relevance: GS II- Infrastructure, Industrial Policy, Growth & Development Dimensions of the Article: What is Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC)? Significance of this Initiative What is a Smart Grid? Benefits of Smart Grid Deployments What is […]

Ex Vayu Shakti

Context: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has chosen to postpone its firepower demonstration, Exercise Vayu Shakti, due to the worsening crisis in Ukraine. About Ex Vayu Shakti It takes place every three years and includes fighters, helicopters, force enablers, and support systems. In day, dusk, and night capability demonstrations, the goal is to detect and […]