Daily Current Affairs: July 31, 2020

New National Education Policy 2020 by Admin Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Education; Govt schemes and policies  Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos In news:  The New National Education Policy – (Major highlights)  It will … Read more Daily Current Affairs: July 31, 2020

Budapest Convention or Convention on Cybercrime of the Council of Europe

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II and III – International Conventions; Cyber security  About:  Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime or the Budapest Convention is the first international treaty seeking to address Internet and computer crime (cybercrime) by harmonizing national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations.   It serves … Read more Budapest Convention or Convention on Cybercrime of the Council of Europe

Russia-India-China Relation

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India and the World; International/Multi-lateral relations In news: The special meeting of RIC on 23rd June 2020 was held to mark 75 years of the victory over the Axis powers in World War-II. Russia, India, and China to “increase interaction with ASEAN-based structures…” including on COVID-19 issues. India … Read more Russia-India-China Relation

SOFI 2020 Report on Food Security

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains I and II – Poverty/Health; Social/Welfare issues; Food Security  About:  State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) is a join report issued annually by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, UNICEF, the World Food Programme and the World … Read more SOFI 2020 Report on Food Security

Blue poppy – Meconopis acculette

Scientific name: Meconopis acculette. It is considered the Queen of Himalayan Flowers. Found from Kumaon to Kashmir at elevations of 3,000 to 5,000 meters. Why in News? A recent study indicated that it is slowly depleting at lower altitudes and rocky moraines. Not only the Blue Poppy but several other flowering plants, found at very … Read more Blue poppy – Meconopis acculette

Institutional structure for disaster management

  Part of: GS Prelims and Mains III – Disaster Management  National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is fighting against the COVID-19; Floods in Assam and Bihar.  Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos About NDRF  NDRF was established … Read more Institutional structure for disaster management

Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ)

In major part of the Eastern Himalaya, the Himalaya takes a sharp southward bend and connects with the Indo-Burma Range. Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ) of the Arunachal Himalaya has gained significant importance in recent times due to the growing need of constructing roads and hydropower projects, making the need for understanding the pattern of seismicity … Read more Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ)

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Key Points: Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship national programme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. IIT Delhi is the National Coordinating Institute on behalf of the UBA. The Centre for Rural Development Technology (CRDT) as well as the RuTAG group of IIT Delhi is fully participating in the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan activities. … Read more Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

4th Edition of Khelo India Youth Games to be hosted by Haryana

On July 25, 2020, the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju announced that Haryana is to host the fourth edition of Khelo India Youth Games. The Games has been scheduled to be conducted after Tokyo Olympics. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and … Read more 4th Edition of Khelo India Youth Games to be hosted by Haryana