AspirantWorld One liners : 1st June

• National Doctors’ Day is celebrated annually on 1 July. The day is observed for honoring the physician and former chief minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. It is celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of doctors…

[Editorial Analysis] New red line

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Chinese apps ban Mains level: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation Context: • On Monday, the government banned 59 mobile applications with…

Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project

• The Concession Agreement for the 600 MegaWatt Kholongchhu (Joint Venture) Hydroelectric Project between Bhutan government and Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited was signed. About: • The 600 MW run-of-the-river project is located on the lower course of the Kholongchhu River…

Gynandromorphism

• Researchers have spotted a very rare biological phenomenon – ‘gynandromorphism’ – in dragonflies of the Puzhakkal area of the Kole wetlands in Thrissur, Kerala. About: • A gynandromorph is an organism that contains both male and female characteristics. •…

Delhi Gymkhana Club

• The Principal Bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ruled that the Delhi Gymkhana Club was acting in a manner prejudicial to “public interest” and therefore a five-member central government-appointed panel should look into the affairs of the…

Research and Development Campus of Indian Oil

• Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister inaugurated Indian Oil’s state-of-the-art Technology Development and Deployment Centre as its second Research and Development Campus at Faridabad. About: • The new centre, with an investment of Rs. 2282 crore, covers an area…