Vision Plan (2021-2031) for Indian zoos

• Union Environment Minister released the Vision Plan (2021-2031) for Indian zoos by Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to upgrade them to global standards and strengthening of Central Zoo Authority. About: • The vision document is committed to making CZA and…

AspirantWorld One liners : 11th October

• David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens won the Nobel Prize for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships. • Dr Abdul…

Indian Air Force

• The Indian Air Force (IAF) have recently taken many steps towards ramping up the air defence ecosystem in order to get strategic advances over their enemy. About: • In a whopping ₹48,000 crore deal with state-run aerospace and defence…

PM-SVAMITVA scheme

• Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the personal intervention of the Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik for the expeditious implementation of PM-SVAMITVA scheme in the state. About the scheme: • SVAMITVA (Survey of villages and mapping with improvised technology…

AspirantWorld One liners : 10th October

• The sixth edition India- UK Joint Company Level Military Exercise called Ajeya Warrior began in Chaubatia, Uttarakhand. The Exercise aims to develop interoperability and sharing expertise with friendly foreign nations. Armies would familiarise themselves with each other’s armaments, tools,…

Bhasan Char Island

• The Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations signed an MoU for the relocation of Rohingya refugees to the newly developed facility at the Bhasan Char Island. About: • The MoU sets out the policy framework of services and…

Air India

• After 68 years, Air India is all set to return to the Tata fold. Tata Sons subsidiary Talace Pvt. Ltd. emerged as the winning bidder for the debt-laden national carrier after quoting an enterprise value of ₹18,000 crore. The…

Global minimum tax

• A global deal to ensure big companies pay a minimum tax rate of 15% and make it harder for them to avoid taxation has been agreed by 136 countries, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said. About: •…

AspirantWorld One liners : 9th October

• Indian Airforce Foundation day is also known as National Indian Airforce Day is commemorated on 8 October. Air Force Day parade happened at the Hindon airbase, Ghaziabad. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General…