Sustainable Development Efforts

• Union Ministry of Coal of India has moved forward with a comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan. About: • A full-fledged Sustainable Development Cell (SDC) in Ministry of Coal has been established to advice, mentor and plan action to minimise the…

AspirantWorld One liners : 17th November

• Russia has begun delivering the S-400 missile system to India in order to improve the country’s air defence capabilities. In 2021, Russia began deliveries for deployment on schedule. In 2018, India paid $5 billion for this system. The contract…

G N Bajpai Committee

• The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), with an objective to develop the financial products and services International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) has constituted an Insurance Committee under the Chairmanship of Mr. G.N. Bajpai, former Chairman LIC and SEBI,…

UNHCR Releases Mid-Year Trends for 2021

• The report provides a snapshot of displacement trends in the first half of 2021. Key highlights: • Global forced displacement exceeded 84 million by mid-2021, 42% of those are children below 18 years. • Persecution, conflict, violence, human rights…

[Editorial Analysis] Exception to the rule

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Central Bureau of Investigation Mains level: Statutory/Non-statutory bodies. Context: • The new law authorising an extension of the services of the heads of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED)…