AspirantWorld One liners : 2nd June

• Prices for edible oil have risen dramatically in recent months. Prices for six edible oils have risen: groundnut oil, mustard oil, vanaspati, soya oil, sunflower oil, and palm oil. Consumption of edible oils has increased over the years due…

[Editorial Analysis] Sedition

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Sedition Law Mains level: Judiciary Context: • A Supreme Court Bench led by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud recently flagged indiscriminate use of the sedition law against critics, journalists, social media users, activists and citizens for…

AspirantWorld One liners : 1st June

• Indimimus jayanti, a new species of cricket, was discovered recently in the Kurra caves of Chhattisgarh. The new species was named after Professor Jayant Biswas, one of the country’s foremost cave explorers. • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited…

Marathas brought under EWS quota

• Maratha community brought under Economically Weaker Section (EWS) quota in Maharashtra. About: • In a bid to extend relief to the Maratha community in the State, the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra extended the benefits of…

Second Positive Indigenisation List

• Ministry of Defence (MoD) has notified ‘Second Positive Indigenisation List’ of 108 items to promote indigenisation in the Defence sector and defence exports. About: • This will give further boost to indigenisation with active participation of public and private…

AmbiTAG

• Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar (IIT Ropar) in Punjab has developed “AmbiTAG”- India’s first indigenous temperature data logger for the cold chain management. About: • AmbiTag is a first-of-its-kind IoT device that records real-time ambient temperature during the transportation…

AspirantWorld One liners : 31st May

• Bangladesh’s central bank has approved a $200 million currency swap facility for Sri Lanka, which will assist the country in dealing with its foreign exchange crisis. • A Himachal Pradesh farmer has created an innovative self-pollinating apple variety that…