Thirty Meter Telescope

Topics covered: Awareness in space.   Thirty Meter Telescope   What to study? For prelims and mains: TMT- objectives and significance, location.   Context: Thirty Meter Telescope Set to Begin Construction. Background: The mega telescope completed its design and development phase in 2009, but legal challenges from Native Hawaiian activists — who treasure Mauna Kea …

National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill 2019

Topics covered:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill 2019   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key features of the Bill, about NIA and the need for enhanced powers.   Context: The Lok Sabha has passed …

Guidelines for crèches at workplaces

Topics covered: Women related issues. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Guidelines for crèches at workplaces   What to study? For Prelims: Maternity Benefit Act- key features, Guidelines on crèches at workplaces. For Mains: Significance of the act and challenges in its …