Day July 27, 2020

Missile Technology Control Regime

• In a significant development, the Trump administration has relaxed standards for exporting drones to friendly countries. About: • Under the new policy, drones that fly at speeds below 800 km per hour are no longer subject to the Missile…

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana

• The Union Home Minister distributed to under the 100 electric potter wheels 100 trained artisans Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana. About: • It is an initiative of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). • Its targeted beneficiaries are potters from several…

[Editorial Analysis] Locked in

Mains Paper 1: Society Prelims level: National Commission for Women Mains level: Role of women and women’s organisation, population and associated issues Context: • A study by researchers at the University of California brings confirmation that the coronavirus lockdowns are…

[Editorial Analysis] The big fight

Mains Paper 2: International Prelims level: US-China bilateral relations Mains level: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests Context: • Beijing has retaliated swiftly against Washington’s decision earlier this week to close down the…