Ordnance Factory Board

• Seven new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), were dedicated to the Nation at a function organised by Ministry of Defence on the occasion of ‘Vijayadashami’ in New Delhi on October 15, 2021. About: • To…

International Monetary and Financial Committee

• Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman attended the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Annual Meetings 2021 held in Washington…

Global Hunger Index

• India was ranked 101 in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) for 2021 from 94 in the previous year, trailing behind its South Asian neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. About: • The Global Hunger Index (GHI), which tracks hunger and…

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament

• Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has invited the Chairman of Pakistan’s Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, to attend the centennial celebration of the creation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. The invite has not been confirmed by the…

AspirantWorld One liners : 15th October

• ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ program was launched by Delhi Cheif Minister Aravind Kejriwal for the Delhi Government Schools. This program aims to provide guidance to school students on the career choices of successful citizens in their respective fields. • Author…

Confidence Building Measures in Asia

• External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Nur Sultan in Kazakhstan on the second leg of visit to Central Asia. Dr Jaishankar will attend the 6th Ministerial meeting of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia…

Linear No-Threshold model for radiation safety

• The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) upheld the Linear No-Threshold model to prescribe radiation safety standards. • Petitioners’ proposed substantial increase in dose limits to workers; raise the public dose limits to be the same as the worker doses;…

AspirantWorld One liners : 12th October

• KV Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), has chosen to resign after completing his three-year term within the Finance Ministry of India. KV Subramanian took over the command of Chief Economic Adviser on 2018 7 December. • IEA has asked…

Nano Urea

• In the presence of Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers, a practical field trial of Drone Spraying of Nano Liquid Urea was conducted in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. About: • This demonstration of spraying liquid nano urea by drone was undertaken…