Day November 22, 2021

[Editorial Analysis] Sifting the pile

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Swachh Sarvekshan rankings Mains level: Government policies, interventions and schemes Context: • Swachh Sarvekshan rankings were released recently. The Swachh Sarvekshan rankings: • It was launched as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which…

Tight oil

• Recently, Cairn Oil and Gas has announced that it is partnering with a US-based firm to start shale exploration in the Lower Barmer Hill formation, Western Rajasthan. What is shale oil? How does it differ from conventional crude oil?…

Central Consumer Protection Authority

• As part of celebrations of 75 years of Independence – ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Central Consumer Protection Authority has initiated a country-wide campaign to prevent sale of spurious and counterfeit goods that violate Quality Control Orders published by…