Day January 23, 2021

[Editorial Analysis] Home, alone

Mains Paper 1: Society Prelims level: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Mains level: Role of women and associated issues Context: • Domestic violence cases had spiked during the COVID-19 lockdown and it was echoed as “shadow pandemic”. There was an…

Sree Narayana Guru

• Vice President of India launched a book of poems, “Not Many, But One” (Two Volumes), an English translation of poems of Sree Narayana Guru by Prof G.K. Sasidharan. About: • Narayana Guru (1855 – 1928) was a philosopher, spiritual…

Union Budget Mobile App

• The Halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the Budget making process for Union Budget 2021-22, was held in North Block in the presence of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. About: • A customary Halwa ceremony is performed every…

Aqua Rejuvenation Plant

• CSIR-CMERI unveils ‘Aqua Rejuvenation Plant’ which facilitates an Organic Farming Model through treated Waste Water. About: • CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur unveiled the first-ever WasteWater Treatment Technology Model which purifies Waste Water for Irrigation/Farming purposes. • Aqua…