Day November 6, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] Just like corn

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: CORN REVOLUTION Mains level: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology…

[Editorial Analysis] Vienna’s woes

Mains Paper 3: Security Prelims level: Islamphobia Mains level: Terrorism CONTEXT: • The attack in Vienna that killed four people on Monday night underscores the transnational threat European countries face from Islamist terrorists. • The assault follows the beheading of…

Ephemeral messaging

• ‘Ephemeral messaging’ has made its way to WhatsApp. • The Facebook-owned messaging app has officially announced a new feature — ‘disappearing messages’ — to the platform, which will start rolling out to all users globally by this month. •…

International Satavadhanam

• The Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has observed that ‘avadhanam’ as a literary feat has greatly contributed to the Telugu language’s glorious tradition. • The ‘International ‘Satavadhanam’’ program, launched virtually by the Vice President recently, was organized by Dr. Medasani…