Pulicat Lake: Current events of national and international importance
UPSC SyllabusAchievements of Indians in science & technology
3. Is the economy in really bad shape? (GS-3)
UPSC SyllabusEconomic growth and development
The government has acted with reasonable alacrity to create the post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), who will head the Department of Military Aff airs (DMA). It was only four months ago, on August 15, that the Prime Minister stressed the importance of creating this post, whereas two Defence Ministers came and went after Manohar Parrikar promised that this move was very much on the government’s agenda.
It has been able to close about 85.8 percent of its overall gender gap. Norway (83.5 percent) came at the second spot, Sweden (82.2 percent) at the third, and Finland (82.1 percent) claimed the 4th spot in the rankings.
Subhash Kashyap, who was secretary general of the seventh, eighth and ninth Lok Sabha, said that with both Houses of Parliament having passed the CAB, and the President giving assent, the only way to “correct it” is through the “court of law” or by Parliament amending the Act.
5. Shape of Sun’s corona accurately predicted (CSAT-1)
UPSC SyllabusGeneral Science
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