Hayabusa2

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Hayabusa2   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Objectives and significance of the mission, Asteroid Ryugu.   Context: Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft, which successfully made its second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu on July 12, 2019, has become the first ever space probe to gather material from beneath the surface …

Unlawful activities (Prevention) Act

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.   Unlawful activities (Prevention) Act   What to study? For prelims and mains: UAPA- features, significance, concerns over its misuse and need. …

Non-resident Keralite investment company

Topic covered: Indian diaspora. Non-resident Keralite investment company   What to study? For prelims: NRK investment company- objectives, chairmanship, holding and functions. For mains: Utilisation of NRI funds, need, significance and challenges.   Context: To channel investments from overseas Keralites for major infrastructure development in the state, the Kerala state Government has decided to form …

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’

Topics covered: Women related issues. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’   What to study? For Prelims: BBBP. For Mains: Declining CSR- concerns, challenges and solutions.   Context: All States and UTs except West Bengal have constituted the …