Day May 6, 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 6th May

• NASA’s Parker Solar Probe detected a natural radio signal, indicating that the spacecraft had passed through the planet’s upper atmosphere. In nearly 30 years, this was the first direct measurement of Venus’s atmosphere. • Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s Finance and…

Section 142 of the Social Security Code

• Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020 has been notified by Ministry of Labour & Employment covering applicability of Aaadhar. About: • The notification of section will enable Ministry of Labour and Employment to collect Aaadhar details for…

IDBI Bank Ltd

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its in-principle approval for strategic disinvestment along with transfer of management control in IDBI Bank Ltd. About: • The extent of respective shareholding to be divested by GoI and LIC shall…

[Editorial Analysis] Against express

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Maratha quota Mains level: Basic structure of Indian constitution and their mandate Context: • A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court unanimously declared a Maharashtra law, which provides reservation benefits to the Maratha…

Asian Development Bank

• Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs and Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Governor for India Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the Governor’s Seminar on “Cooperation for a Resilient Future”, held as part of ADB’s annual meeting 2021. About: Background: •…

Section 142 of the Social Security Code

• Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020 has been notified by Ministry of Labour & Employment covering applicability of Aaadhar. About: • The notification of section will enable Ministry of Labour and Employment to collect Aaadhar details for…