Day June 18, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 18th June

• The Sports Ministry is all set to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE) under the ministry’s flagship, Khelo India Scheme to enhance India’s Olympic performance. One KISCE will be identified in each state and union territory, with…

[Editorial Analysis] Language of Justice

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Official Language Act Mains level: Highlights the amendment of the Official Language Act Context: • The Haryana government in May notified an amendment to its Official Language Act, brought in to compulsorily mandate the…

Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

• The Sports Ministry is all set to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCE) under the ministry’s flagship, Khelo India Scheme to enhance India’s Olympic performance. About: • One KISCE will be identified in each state and union…

Art of Talamaddale

• The traditional art of ‘talamaddale’, a variant of Yakshagana theatre, too has gone virtual in times of COVID-19. A performance was streamed live on social media on June 13. About: • Tala-Maddale is an ancient form of performance dialogue…

Dexamethasone

• Researchers leading a major clinical trial in the UK announced that the drug dexamethasone had been found to cut death rates by around a third in the most severely ill among Covid-19 patients. About: • Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid,…

Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Sanitary Napkin

• Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Sanitary Napkin is being made available in more than 6300 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushdhi Pariyojna -PMBJP Kendras across the country at a minimum price of Rs.1/-per pad. The market price of the similar Sanitary Napkins is…