AspirantWorld One liners : 25th January

• Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL), Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Limited (RSMML) and Department of Mines & Geology (DMG) has signed a tripartite agreement. The Rajasthan government is responsible for the feasibility study of Potash Solution Mining in Rajasthan.…

AspirantWorld One liners : 24th January

• DPIIT (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) has launched the Regulatory Compliance Portal in January 2021. The purpose of this portal is to act as a bridge between citizens, industries and Governments to minimize burdensome compliances. The…

Green Bond

• A study by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) noted that the cost of issuing green bonds has generally remained higher than other bonds in India, largely due to asymmetric information. About: • A green bond is a type of…

AspirantWorld One liners : 23rd January

• The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbanada Sonowal, provided 400,000 rupees to about 1,279 surrendered cadres of the National Democratic Front in Bodoland. The Bodoland National Democratic Front is an armed separatist who seeks to fight for the sovereignty of…

[Editorial Analysis] Home, alone

Mains Paper 1: Society Prelims level: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Mains level: Role of women and associated issues Context: • Domestic violence cases had spiked during the COVID-19 lockdown and it was echoed as “shadow pandemic”. There was an…

Sree Narayana Guru

• Vice President of India launched a book of poems, “Not Many, But One” (Two Volumes), an English translation of poems of Sree Narayana Guru by Prof G.K. Sasidharan. About: • Narayana Guru (1855 – 1928) was a philosopher, spiritual…

Union Budget Mobile App

• The Halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the Budget making process for Union Budget 2021-22, was held in North Block in the presence of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. About: • A customary Halwa ceremony is performed every…

Aqua Rejuvenation Plant

• CSIR-CMERI unveils ‘Aqua Rejuvenation Plant’ which facilitates an Organic Farming Model through treated Waste Water. About: • CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur unveiled the first-ever WasteWater Treatment Technology Model which purifies Waste Water for Irrigation/Farming purposes. • Aqua…