Aliva to Eradicate Child Marriage

Context: Recently, Nayagarh, a district in Odisha, has adopted a unique initiative- Aliva to eradicate child marriage. As per Odisha’s child marriage prevention strategy, the State aims to eradicate child marriage by 2030. Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Aricle: About Aliva to eradicate child marriage Significance About Aliva to eradicate child marriage: The […]

Community Forest Rights

Context: Recently, residents of Karipani and Budra villages in Chhattisgarh carried out a massive afforestation drive over 100 acres, as it was the last-ditch effort of the villagers to secure rights over their forest land. As many as 10 villages in protected areas of the state received the Community Forest Resource Rights (CFRR) titles on Adivasi Divas observed […]

About Quad Grouping

About Quad Grouping

Context: Foreign Ministers of the Quad (India, the U.S., Australia, and Japan) met on the fringes of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to sign a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) partnership into effect. Under the HADR, the member countries will coordinate their disaster response operations in the Indo-Pacific region with other National and International agencies, private non-governmental […]

Operation Megh Chakra

Context: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted searches at 59 locations across 20 States and one Union Territory, as part of a pan-India drive against the circulation and sharing of child sexual abuse material. The operation code-named “Megh Chakra” was carried out following the inputs received from the Interpol’s Singapore special unit based on the information […]

About Indian Rhinoceros

About Indian Rhinoceros

Context: Three lifeless rhinos have risen from the ashes of the most conspicuous part of the herbivore, at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Environment and Ecology, Protected Areas, Species in news) Dimensions of the Article: About Indian rhinoceros Status of Rhinoceros in India Indian Rhino […]

National Service Scheme Awards

Focus: GS II: Polity and Governance Why in News? Recently, President of India presented National Service Scheme Awards for the year 2020-21 About National Service Scheme (NSS) The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.  It provides opportunity to the student youth of 11th & […]

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

Focus:  GS I: Personalities Why in News? The Prime Minister, has paid homage to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya on his Jayanti. About Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Ji The Pandit Ji born in Mathura, UP in 1916, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay is an Indian politician. He was one of the most important leaders of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, […]

Putin Mobilization on Ukraine Issue

Context Almost seven months after the conflict in Ukraine began, Russia’s President announced a partial military mobilisation and increased the nuclear threat. Separately, four Russia-backed breakaway regions in Ukraine are holding referendums on joining Russia (Donetsk and Luhansk in the east, and Kherson and Zaporizhzhya in the south). These decisions followed Russia’s first major battlefield […]

India’s Concern on Fire Safety Measures

Context House densification is a phenomenon that occurs in both planned and unplanned settlements in cities. Devastating fires are the most common risk in India’s densely packed urban areas. Relevance GS Paper – 1 : Urbanization, GS Paper – 3: Disaster Management Mains Question In light of recent fire incidents, discuss the provisions relating to […]