Faster Drying of Rubber

• The Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) under the Rubber Board has developed a method to dry sheet rubber in 24 hours in place of the traditional method that takes four to five days. The significance • Rubber plantations…

Rain Water Harvesting

• Minister of State for Jal Shakti informed Rajya Sabha about the Rain Water Harvesting. About: • Though Water is a State subject, Central Government has taken a number of important measures for implementation of rain water harvesting through scientific…

Fugitive economic offender

• Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed the Lok Sabha that banks have recovered ₹13,109.17 crore by selling the assets of fugitives like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. About: • Talking about the recovery of ₹13,109.17 crore from…

Election Laws Amendment Bill 2021

• The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that seeks to link electoral rolls to Aadhaar number has been listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha. About: • The Bill allows electoral registration officers to ask for Aadhaar numbers of applicants…

Sacrilege

• The debate about sacrilege in Sikhism — and what the appropriate punishment for such conduct is — has heated up again after some incidents in the past few years. About: • The lynching of a man Saturday for allegedly…

Battery Energy Storage System

• Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has awarded a contract for setting up a 100 MW (AC) solar with 40 MW/120 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project to be set up at Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. About: • The project,…