Assam earthquake

• After the earthquake of 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale, Assam’s Sonitpur was again struck by six tremors. About: • An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale struck Assam’s Sonitpur . The epicentre of the quake was…

AspirantWorld One liners : 26th April

• The Indian Council of Medical Research lately reported that around two to four of the ten thousand vaccinated people tested advantageous for the disease. This is referred to as “Breakthrough Infection”. • The authorities have as soon as again…

Cybercrime volunteers

• The Union Home Ministry has said it does not maintain a centralised list of volunteers enrolled under the cybercrime volunteer programme since the police is a “State subject” under the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution. About: • The Ministry,…

Yemen rebels advance on Marib

• Yemen’s Houthi rebels have taken full control of the northwest Kassara battlefield, advancing close to the centre of Marib city despite heavy casualties. About: • Marib is the capital city of Marib Governorate, Yemen. • It was the capital…

AspirantWorld One liners : 25th April

• Climate activist author Aakash Ranison launched a new e-book on the occasion of Earth Day called “Climate Change Explanation-Once and For All”. Key Facts: Through the e-book, the author explains the impact of climate change and aims to inspire…

AspirantWorld One liners : 24th April

• The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Geena Davis’s Gender Institute (GDI) in the media released a report entitled Gender Bias and Inclusiveness in Indian Advertising. Research shows that although Indian ads are better than global benchmarks in terms…

[Editorial Analysis] Coping with COVID

Mains Paper 2: Health Prelims level: COVID Cases Mains level: Issues related to Vulnerable and Public Policy. Context: • The resurgence of the 2nd wave of COVID causing exponential descent into death and despair demands for collective action. Editorial Insights:…