Day June 20, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] Skilled response

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: National Skill Development Corporation Mains level: Indian Economy and issues relating to development and employment Context: • Covid-19 continues to ravage lives and destroy economies, causing disruption that will change the world forever. •…

AspirantWorld One liners : 20th June

• The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati in association with RR Animal Healthcare Ltd and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) developed low-cost diagnostic kits. These are Viral Transport Media (VTM) kits, RT-PCR kits, and RNA isolation kits. The…

PM SVANidhi Scheme

• A MoU has been signed between Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to engage SIDBI as the Implementation Agency for PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) – a Special…

World Sickle Cell Day

• The World Sickle Cell Day is being observed on June 19, 2020. It is observed each year to raise public awareness about the sickle cell disease and its treatment methods. Sickle Cell Anaemia: • It is characterized by a…

Central Vista project

• Recently, the Supreme Court refused to order a stay on work for the Central Vista project with the Centre stating that there was no violation of process in the grant of clearances for the Rs 20,000-crore redevelopment project. About…

Kodumanal Excavation

• The recent Kodumanal excavation where 10 pots and bowls were excavated. These items were placed outside three-chambered burial cists. This threw light on burial rituals and the concept of an afterlife in megalithic culture. • Researchers identified 250 cairn-circles…