Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

Barakah is the UAE first nuclear reactor. Barakah, means “blessing” in Arabic, it is the Arab regional first Nuclear power plant. Barakah was built by a consortium led by the Korea Electric Power Corporation at a cost of some $24.4 billion. Recently the power plant achieved its criticality; the first step towards power production. Criticality … Read more Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

1947 agreement Tripartite agreement

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India-Nepal relations; International relations  About:  Tripartite agreement between the United Kingdom, India and Nepal was a treaty signed in 1947 concerning the rights of Gurkhas in military service.  In 1947, India became independent from the United Kingdom, and it was decided between the two governments to split the … Read more 1947 agreement Tripartite agreement

Menstrual Hygiene Management National Guidelines, 2015

Part of: GS Mains II and III – Children/Women welfare; Health/Social issue  Context:  National Guidelines on Menstrual Hygiene Management was released by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in 2015  It seeks to address every component of menstrual hygiene ranging from, raising awareness, addressing behaviour change, creating a demand for better hygiene products, capacity building … Read more Menstrual Hygiene Management National Guidelines, 2015

A.P. Governor clears Bill which provides for three capitals

Part of: GS Mains II – Government policies and interventions for development  In news:  In a major turning point in the history of Andhra Pradesh, Governor gave his assent to the A.P. Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions and A.P. Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bills ­ 2020.  The clearance of the decentralisation Bill facilitates the … Read more A.P. Governor clears Bill which provides for three capitals

NEP 2020: KVs unlikely to change medium of instruction

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Education reforms  Context:  The new NEP contained a clause which provides for the mother tongue or local language to be used as the medium of instruction “wherever possible” at least until Class 5, but preferably till Class 8 and beyond.   Kendriya Vidyalayas and schools affiliated to the CBSE cater to … Read more NEP 2020: KVs unlikely to change medium of instruction

Core sector output shrank further

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – Economics – Growth and Development  Context:  The output of eight core sector industries shrank further.  Economists expect the negative trend to continue for at least two more months.  During April-­June 2020­21, the sector’s output dipped by 24.6% as compared to a positive growth of 3.4% in the same … Read more Core sector output shrank further

Prelims 2020: Current Affairs 27 February 2020

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