AspirantWorld One liners : 13th April

• NITI Aayog will publish an online dispute resolution manual. This is an invitation to business leaders to adopt online dispute resolution solutions. The manual emphasizes the need for companies to adopt online dispute resolution mechanisms. According to the manual,…

Aahaar Kranti

• Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan will launch a new mission called `Aahaar Kranti’. About: • The mission is aimed to spread the message of the need for a nutritionally balanced diet and to understand the importance of accessible…

Sushil Chandra

• The President of India appointed Sushil Chandra the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India. About: • Sushil Chandra will assume the charge of office of the Chief Election Commissioner with effect…

AspirantWorld One liners : 12th April

• After decades of inactivity, the La Sourfriere volcano on the eastern island of the Caribbean Sea recently erupted. The volcano forced thousands of people from surrounding villages to evacuate. Since 1979, the volcano has been dormant. It began to…

Begging

• The Supreme Court has asked the Centre and four States to file their response within three weeks on a plea seeking a direction to repeal the provisions criminalising begging. About: • The plea has referred to the August 2018…

Lilavati Awards 2020

• Union Minister of Education Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ presented the AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 on women empowerment to the winners. About: • With women empowerment as the theme, the objective of the award is to create awareness about issues…

Noura al-Matroushi

• The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts for its space programme, including the country’s first woman astronaut. About: • Noura al-Matroushi has been identified as the UAE’s first woman astronaut, with her male counterpart as Mohammed al-Mulla.…