Russian Olympic Committee

• At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there are 335 sportspersons from Russia competing with athletes from around the world. Yet, unlike their counterparts, the Russians are not allowed to use their country’s name, flag and anthem, and are competing under…

AspirantWorld One liners : 25th July

• In a major push for AatmaNirbhar Bharat and the strengthening of the Indian army, DRDO successfully conducted flight tests on the indigenously developed low-weight, firepower and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The test successfully validated the minimum…

Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021

• In order to promote Agar tree, Agarwood based industry, its plantation, it’s sustainable harvesting, the Tripura government released the ‘Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021.’ About: • Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021 aims to double agarwood plantation by the year 2025. The…

Microplastic pollution

• Delhi-based NGO Toxics Link released a study this week titled, “Quantitative analysis of Microplastics along River Ganga”, which has found that the river – which flows through five states covering about 2,500 km before flowing into the Bay of…

97th Constitution Amendment

• The recent Supreme Court verdict striking down a part of the 97th Constitution Amendment, in so far as it dealt with cooperative societies under the domain of the States, has brought the focus on the extent to which the…

AspirantWorld One liners : 24th July

• The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted the Australian city of Brisbane as the host city for the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games. Brisbane is the third Australian city to host the Olympic Games after Melbourne in 1956…