AspirantWorld One liners : 28th July

• Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa announced his resignation from the top post on 26 July 2021, when his government completed 2 years in the state after being elected to power in the year 2019. The 78-year-old Yediyurappa, often…

Phosphorus rocks

• Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers informed Parliament that India will explore indigenous deposits of phosphatic rock, a step towards becoming AatmaNirbhar in fertilizer production. About: • Phosphorus rocks or phosphate rocks are unprocessed ores. • Phosphate rock deposits…

James Webb Space Telescope

• NASA is set to launch the large infrared James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) touted as the “premier observatory” of the coming decade later this year. About: • Considered the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope, JWST will study various…

AspirantWorld One liners : 27th July

• The reorganized Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme will be implemented in all states/UT in 2018-19. It was introduced in 2018. It is a Centrally-funded programme. The primary goal is to strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions in order…

Central and South Asia Regional Connectivity Conference 2021

• Uzbekistan hosted a high-level International Conference titled “Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity. Challenges and Opportunities” at Tashkent, recently. About: • The conference was an initiative of the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev. • Delegates from over 40 countries…

SAANS Campaign

• The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare provided details about the SAANS campaign recently. What is Pneumonia? • Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. • The air sacs…

84 kos parikrama marg

• The central government last week decided to declare the “84 kos parikrama marg” around Ayodhya a national highway. About: • Road Transport and Highways Ministry has issued Draft Notification declaring ‘Chaurasi Koshi Parikrama Marg’ as National Highway in the…

Socio Economic Caste Census

• The Government of India informed Lok Sabha that it has decided as a matter of policy not to enumerate caste-wise population other than SCs and STs in Census. Subsequently many leaders demanded a caste-based census. About: • Every Census…