Current Affairs – 24 December 2021

Minimum Legal Drinking Age Indian Express GS 2: Health, Human Resource, Government Policies & Interventions Context: The Haryana government has amended its Excise Act, reducing the legal age to purchase, sell or consume liquor from 25 years to 21 years. … Read more

Current Affairs – 23 December 2021

Amendments to Marriage Age The Hindu, Indian Express GS 2: Issues Related to Women, Gender, Government Policies & Interventions Context: The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021 proposing to increase the age of marriage for women, and ensuring harmony … Read more

Current Affairs – 21 December 2021

3rd Meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue The Hindu GS 2: Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests, Global Groupings, India and its Neighbourhood Context: Recently, the 3rd meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue was held in New … Read more

Current Affairs – 20 December 2021

India’s Missile Capability Indian Express GS 3: Defence Context: At a seminar organised by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) recently, Defence Minister encouraged scientists to work towards developing hypersonic missile technology. China had demonstrated its hypersonic missile capability with … Read more

Current Affairs – 18 December 2021

Biological Diversity Bill 2021 The Hindu GS 3: Environment and Conservation Context: The Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced as a Bill in the Lok Sabha by Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav recently. About Bill: The Bill relax certain rules … Read more

Current Affairs – 17 December 2021

Durga Puja Festival Indian Express GS 1: Indian Culture Context: UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage put “Durga Puja in Kolkata” on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Puja in Kolkata: … Read more

Current Affairs – 14 December 2021

Role of Governor in State and Central Universities Indian Express GS 2: Indian Constitution Context: Recently, Gopinath Ravindran as the Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University was reappointed by the Governor of the state, which created a controversy. The disputes are, quite naturally, more … Read more