Block Chain Technology

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology.   Block Chain Technology   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Blockchain technology- what is it? How it operates? Concerns and potential. Context: The Tea Board of India is keen to harness latest technologies such as blockchain to help end-consumers track the …

Organoids

  Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   Organoids   What to study? For Prelims: What are Organoids? Features. For Mains: Applications and ethical concerns.   Context: We’ve heard a lot in the last few years about organoids, the so-called “brains …

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: IORA- composition, objectives, functions, significance and relevance.   Context: The 19th IORA Council of Ministers meeting will be held on November 7 in Abu Dhabi with the theme of “Promoting …

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 

Topics covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Citizenship (Amendment) Bill    What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Bill, Citizenship Act 1955, Citizenship- acquisition and types available. For Mains: Issues over the Bill, why NE States oppose to this bill?   Context: With political positions …