Month November 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 30th November

• Harshwanti Bisht was appointed as the first women President of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. Well-known mountaineer from Uttarakhand, Harshwanti Bisht, has was elected the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). • The annual Cherry Blossom Festival…

Contraception

• Less than one in 10 men use condoms in India, while nearly four in 10 women undergo sterilisation to avoid pregnancy, according to the latest National Family Health Survey-5 (2019-21), which also shows that female sterilisation continues to be…

Doorstep ration

• The Delhi Government defended before the Delhi High Court its scheme for doorstep delivery of ration, saying that it was optional and beneficiaries could opt out any time. About: • The notion that fair price shops (FPS) would cease…

Out-of-pocket expenditure

• Out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) as a share of total health expenditure and foreign aid for health has both come down as per the findings of the National Health Accounts (NHA) estimates for India for 2017-18 released by Health Secretary Rajesh…

AspirantWorld One liners : 29th November

• Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology, launched Project SWADESH. SWADESH is a first-of-its-kind large-scale multimodal neuroimaging database built particularly for Indians. • The 37th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) will take place in…

Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021

• The Lok Sabha Monday passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 without any discussion. The Bill was introduced in the house by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar. About: • The Farm Laws Repeal Bill,…