1. POLITY AND GOVERNANCE

January 2020 – Polity

1.1. Article 131 of Indian Constitution

1.2. Office of the Speaker and the Issue of Defection

1.3. SC’s Verdicts on Curbing Restrictions

1.4. Aadhar report

1.5. Enemy Properties

1.6. Regulating Minority Educational Institutions

1.7. EWS Quota in States

1.8. All India Judicial Services

1.9. Fast Track Special Courts

February 2020 – Polity

1.1. Criminalization of Politics

1.2. Prison Reform in India

1.3. Job Reservations, Promotion Quotas not a Fundamental Right

1.4. New Rules for Tribunals

1.5. Gram Nyayalayas

1.6. Inner Line Permit

1.7. 22nd Law Commission of India

1.8. Delimitation Commission

1.9. National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA) 2019                                  

March 2020 – Polity

1.1. Judges in Rajya Sabha

1.2. Right to Property

1.3. Anti-Defection law

1.4. Draft Recommendations of ECI On Electoral Reforms

1.5. National Open Digital Ecosystem

1.6. World Happiness Report 2020

April 2020 – Polity

1.1. Panchayats and Pandemic

1.2. Role of Civil Society in Times of Crisis

1.3. COVID-19 and India’s Legal Framework

1.3.1. Ordinance to Protect Health Workers

1.4. Reservation Policy

1.5. Online Justice Delivery

1.6. Regulation of Government Advertisements

May 2020 – Polity

1.1. One Nation, One Ration Card

1.2. Government Advertisements on Social Media Platforms

June 2020 – Polity

1.1. Custodial Violence

1.2. Online Dispute Resolution

1.3. 5th Anniversary of Urban Missions

July 2020 – Polity

1.3. India’s second Voluntary National Review (VNR)

1.2. The Consumer Protection Act 2019

1.3. Issue of Local Reservations in the Private Sector Jobs

 2. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 

January 2020 – International Relations

 2.1. New and Emerging Strategic Technologies Division

 2.2. South China Sea

 2.3. Israel-Palestine

 2.4. Rohingya Issue in ICJ

 2.5. Iran-USA Standoff

February 2020 – International Relations

2.1. Trump’s Visit to India

2.2. US-Taliban Agreement

2.3. SAARC Revival

2.4. India – Myanmar

2.5. BBIN Agreement

2.6. Brexit: UK Leaves the European Union

March 2020 – International Relations

2.1. India’s Soft Power

2.2. Multiparty Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement at WTO

2.3. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at 50

2.4. Indian Ocean Commission

April 2020 – International Relations

2.1. Medical Diplomacy

2.2. Collective Action in the Times of COVID

2.3. Role of WHO

2.4. Trans-boundary River Water Management

May 2020 – International Relations

2.1. India- China Border Dispute

2.2. India -Taiwan

2.3. Indo-Nepal Territorial Dispute

2.4. Gilgit Baltistan Issue

2.5. Non-Aligned Movement

2.6. World Health Assembly (WHA)

2.7. New Security Law In Hong Kong

2.8. Open Skies Treaty

June 2020 – International Relations

2.1. India-Australia Relations

2.2. E-Diplomacy

2.3. India’s Energy Cooperation with Neighbouring Countries

2.4. India Elected Non-permanent Member of UN Security Council (UNSC)

2.5. European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)

July 2020 – International Relations

2.1. India-E.U. Relations

2.2. Chabahar – Zahedan Railway Line

2.3. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

 3. ECONOMY

January 2020 – Economy

3.1. Report of the 15th Finance Commission for FY 2020-21

3.2. National Strategy for Financial inclusion

 3.3. Stressed Urban Co-operative Banks to Face PCA-like Curbs

 3.4. E-Commerce in India

 3.5. The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020

 3.6. Road Infrastructure Funding

 3.7. Draft Guidelines for Private Trains

 3.8. Draft Scheme for Supply of Round-The-Clock (RTC) Power

 3.9. North-East Gas Grid Project

 3.10. Vision document – NDAP  by NITI Aayog for easy access of data

3.11. World Employment and Social Outlook

February 2020 – Economy

3.1. Revitalizing SEZs

3.2. Vadhavan Port

3.3. Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs)

3.4. Soil Health Card Scheme

3.5. Boost for Dairy Sector

3.6. Technical Textiles

3.7. Rise in Digital Payments

3.8. CRR leeway for New Retail and MSME Loans

3.9. Declining Investments in P-notes

3.10. Ease of Living Index and Municipal Performance Index 2019

March 2020 – Economy

3.1. Economic Impact of COVID-19

3.2. Task Force on Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP)

3.3. Consolidation of Public Sector Banks

3.4. Basel III Norms

3.5. Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020

3.6. Electronics Manufacturing

3.7. Taxing Global Technology Companies

3.8. Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020

3.9. Fully Accessible Route for G-Secs

3.10. LLP Settlement Scheme

April  2020 – Economy

3.1. National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP)

3.2. Revised FDI Policy

3.3. COVID-19 and Poverty

3.4. Other Reports on Various Impacts of COVID-19

3.4.1. Shared Responsibility, Global Solidarity” Report

3.4.2. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the World of Work

3.4.3. Update of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report

3.4.4. Global Energy Review 2020

3.5. Special Liquidity Facility for Mutual Funds (SLF-MF)

3.6. Public Utility Service

3.7. Report on Industrial Relations Code

3.8. Negative Oil Prices

3.9. WTO Peace Clause

3.10. Special Drawing Rights

3.11. Minor Forest Produce

3.12. District Mineral Foundation (DMF)

3.13. Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020

3.14. Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS)

3.15. Atal Innovation Mission

May 2020 – Economy

3.1. Atmanirbhar Bharat: What, Why and How?

3.2. Status Paper on Government Debt

3.3. SARFAESI Act

3.4. TRIPS Flexibilities

3.5. Labour Law Reforms

3.6. Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures for the Year 2018-19 Report

3.7. Energy Transition Index Report

3.8. Sugar Industry in India

3.9. Draft National Fisheries Policy 2020

3.10. Rice Export Promotion Forum

June  2020 – Economy

3.1. Monetization of Deficit

3.2. Suspension of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)

3.3. Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance 2020

3.4. Payments Infrastructure Development Fund

3.5. Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)

3.6. International Comparison Program of World Bank

3.7. World Investment Report 2020

3.8. Empowered Group of Secretaries and Project Development Cells

3.9. Commercial Coal Mining

3.10. Social Stock Exchange

3.11. Indian Gas Exchange (IGX)

3.12. Real Time Market in Electricity

3.13. AGRIDEX

3.14. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

July  2020 – Economy

3.1. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2020

3.2. Private Participation in Railways

3.3. Privatising Discoms

3.4. Affordable Housing

3.5. Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs

3.6. Financing of MSME Sector

3.7. Unified Gas Price System

3.8. Bundling Scheme for Round-the-clock (RTC) Power Supply

3.9. Model Concession Agreement for BOT Model

3.10. National Land Management Corporation

4. SECURITY

January 2020 – Security

 4.1. Bodo Peace Accord

 4.2. Pact to end Bru Refugee Crisis

 4.3. Kuki- Naga Militants Sign Pact

 4.4. Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre

February 2020 – Security

4.1. Integrated Air Defence Weapon System (IADWS)

4.2. Indo Bangladesh Border

March 2020 – Security

4.1. Draft Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2020

4.2. Fake News

April 2020 – Security

4. 4.1. Epidemics and National Security

4.2. Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons

May 2020 – Security

4.1. Border Infrastructure and Shekatkar Committee Recommendations

4.2. Indian Army Proposes Tour of Duty

4.3. Integrated Battle Groups

June 2020 – Security

4.1. Police Preparedness During COVID-19 Pandemic

4.2. “Lone Wolf” Attacks

4.3. Financial Action Task Force

July 2020 – Security

4.1. Militarization of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

4.2. Non-Personal Data

4.3. Space Warfare

 5. ENVIRONMENT

January  2020 – Environment

 5.1. Green Economy

 5.2. Coral Restoration

 5.3. Guidelines for Implementing Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017

 5.4. 10 New Ramsar Sites in India

 5.5. Urban Lakes

 5.6. Compensatory Afforestation: Green Credit Scheme

 5.7. African Cheetah

 5.8. State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index 2019

 5.9. Enforcement & Monitoring Guidelines for Sand Mining

5.10. Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141 b

5.11. New Monsoon Dates

5.12. Australian Bush Fire

February 2020 – Environment

5.1. CMS CoP 13

5.2. Draft Visionary Perspective Plan to Conserve Birds

5.3. Highways through Tiger Reserves and Underpasses

5.4. Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Parks

5.5. Energy- Water-Agriculture Nexus: NITI Aayog

5.6. Arsenic Contamination in Groundwater

5.7. Treatment of Wastewater

5.8. Scientific Disposal and Utilization of Fly Ash

5.9. Locust Attack

5.10. Southern Ocean scientific expedition

5.11. Organic Agriculture trends and stats

5.12. INCOIS Launches Services for Marine-Based Users

March 2020 – Environment

5.1. Illegal Wildlife Trade

5.2. Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2020

5.3. Eco-Sensitive Zones

5.4. UN World Water Development Report

5.5. Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

5.6. Living Entity

5.7. BEE: Star Rating Programme

April 2020 – Environment

5.1. COVID-19 and Disaster Management

5.2. Green Bonds

5.3. Supreme Court Relaxes BS-IV Deadline

5.4. Petcoke

5.5. Uranium Contamination

5.6. Arctic Ozone Hole

5.7. Petersberg Climate Dialogue

5.8. Naming Of Tropical Cyclones

5.9. Antarctica Experiences First Known Heat Wave

May 2020 – Environment

5.1. Locust Attack

5.2. Super Year for Biodiversity

5.3. UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

5.4. Gas Leak at Vizag

5.5. State of the World’s Forests Report 2020

5.6. India’s First Dolphin Observatory

5.7. Cyclone Management in India

5.8. Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia (CARE) Project

June 2020 – Environment

5.1. Climate Change and Its Impact on Indian Region

5.2. Gender, Climate & Security

5.3. Loss of Ice Cover in The Arctic Sea

5.4. Natural Barriers to Natural Disasters

5.5. Urban Flooding

5.6. One Sun One World One Grid

5.7. Extended Producers Responsibility

5.8. COVID-19 Biomedical Waste Management

5.9. Seabed 2030 project

5.10. India’s First Lichen Park

July 2020 – Environment

5.1. Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), 2020

5.2. COVID-19 and Its Impact on Environment and
Climate Change Efforts

5.3. Decarbonising Transport

5.4. Agricultural Emissions in India

5.5. Methane Emissions

5.6. E-waste

5.7. Marine Plastic Pollution

5.8. Sustainable Ocean Economy for 2050 Report

5.9. Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis
Report

5.10. Virtual Water

5.11. Watershed Development

5.12. Hydropower Projects in Northeast

5.13. Tiger Status Report 2018

6. SOCIAL ISSUES

January 2020 – Social Issues

 6.1. Income Inequality

 6.2. Global Social Mobility Index

 6.3. Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020

 6.4. Anganwadi Workers

 6.5. Adoption in India

 6.6. Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019

February 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. Permanent Commission and Command positions to Women Army Officers

6.2. Women and Digital Literacy

6.3. National Consultation on the Review of Beijing +25

March 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. Internal Migration

6.2. Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [Phase II]

6.2.1. ODF+ and ODF++

6.3. Report on Progress of Beijing Declaration

6.4. POCSO Rules 2020

6.5. Children’s Right and their Future

6.6. Tech for Tribals

April 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. Urbanisation of Pandemics

6.2. Gender Violence and COVID-19

6.3. Global Report on Internal Displacement

6.4. Global Education Coalition

6.5. Vidyadaan 2.0

May 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. COVID 19 and Mental Health

6.2. E-Learning

6.3. Global Nutrition Report 2020 (GNR)

June 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. Urban Poor

6.2. Drug Abuse in India

6.3. Gender Dimensions of the COVID-19 Pandemic

6.4. COVID-19 and India’s Healthcare Sector

6.5. Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

6.6. National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

6.7. State Food Safety Index for 2019-20

6.8. Swachh Bharat Mission Phase II

July 2020 – Social Issues

6.1. New Education Policy 2020

6.1.1. School Education

6.1.2. Higher Education

6.1.3. Other Major Provisions

6.1.4. Analysis of New Education Policy-2020

6.2. Role of ASHAs During Pandemic

6.3. Lancet Study on Population Trends

6.4. State of Food Security and Nutrition in the
World 2020

 7. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

January 2020 – Science and Technology

 7.1. Regulating Artificial Intelligence

 7.2. Blockchain Technology

 7.3. 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

 7.4. Rare Diseases

 7.5. Drone Regulation

February 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1. Dark Net

7.2. National Mission on Quantum Technologies & Applications (NM-QTA)

7.3. Mapping the Indian Genome

7.4. Scientific Utilisation through Research Augmentation-Prime Products from Indigenous Cows (SUTRA PIC)

7.5. Ban on RO systems

7.6. Government Notifies Medical Devices as ‘drugs’

7.7. International Intellectual Property (IP) Index

7.8. InSight Mission

7.9. Voyager-2

March 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1.1. CoVID-19

7.1.1. Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2

7.1.2. Diagnosis

7.1.3. Treatment

7.1.4. Vaccine development

7.1.5. Steps taken by India to deal with the outbreak

7.1.6. Herd Immunity

7.1.7. Pandemic Disease

7.2. One Health

7.3. Telemedicine Guidelines

7.4. Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industry in India

7.5. New regulatory Bodies to Cover Traditional Medicine

7.5.1. National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIsM) Bill, 2019

7.5.2. National Commission for Homeopathy Bill, 2019

7.6. Supreme Court Lifts Curbs on Cryptocurrencies

7.7. Empowered Technology Group

7.8. Inflight Wifi

7.9. Sun Spot Cycle

April 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1. BCG Vaccine and COVID-19

7.2. Updates on Various aspects of CoVID-19 _ 70

7.2.1. Transmission, Testing and Prevention methods

7.2.2. Vaccines and Other Treatment methods

7.2.3. Tracking and Surveillance

7.2.4. Awareness Generation and Grievance Redressal

7.2.5. Capacity Building And Promoting Innovation73

7.3. Indian Initiative on Earth BioGenome Sequencing (IIEBS)

May 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1. Blockchain Bill of Rights

7.2. Security issues with Aarogya Setu App

7.3. Private Sector in Space Activities

June 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1. COVID-19 Therapies and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

7.2. Patent Pools

7.3. Plasma Bank

7.4. India Tuberculosis Report 2020

7.5. Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe)

7.6. Joint Lunar Polar Exploration mission

7.7. Quantum Key Distribution

7.8. Fifth State of Matter

7.9. Annular Solar Eclipse

July 2020 – Science and Technology

7.1. Nano Technology in Agriculture

7.2. Accelerate Vigyan

 8. CULTURE

January 2020 – Culture

 8.1. Republic Day Parade 2020

 8.2. Ashfaqullah Khan

 8.3. Cultural Festivals in News

February 2020 – Culture

8.1. Dara Shikoh

8.2. Payyanur

8.3. Guru Ravidas Jayanti

8.4. Poompuhar to be digitally Reconstructed

8.5. Kumbhabishegam Ceremony at Brihadisvara Temple

8.6. Early Humans Lived in Northern India 80,000 Years Ago

March 2020 – Culture

8.1. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

8.2. World Heritage List for the year 2020

8.3. Chapchar Kut

April  2020 – Culture

8.1. National List for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)

8.2. Qissa Khwani Bazaar Massacre

May 2020 – Culture

8.1. World War 2

8.2. Purandara Dasa

8.3. Geographical Indication (GI) tag

June 2020 – Culture

8.1. Heritage Management

8.2. Malabar Rebellion

8.3. Ahom Kingdom

8.4. Kushinagar

July 2020 – Culture

8.1. Gurjara-Pratiharas

 9. ETHICS

January 2020 – Ethics

 9.1. Death Penalty

February 2020 – Ethics

9.1. Protest in a Democracy- Rights, Issues and Responses

March 2020 – Ethics

9.1. Social Capital

9.2. Work Culture in Times of Work from Home

April  2020 – Ethics

9.1. Social Stigma: COVID-19

May  2020 – Ethics

9.1. Social Media Platforms as Arbiters of Truth

June  2020 – Ethics

9.1. Ethics of Clinical Trials

July  2020 – Ethics

9.1. Social and Emotional Learning

 10. NEWS IN SHORT 

January 2020 – News in Short

10.1. Padma Awards

10.2. Police Commissionerate System

10.3. Postal Ballot

10.4. INI Status to the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda

10.5. Corruption Perception Index 2019

10.6. Women, Business & The Law Report 2020

10.7. Raisina Dialogue 2020

10.8. Global Risk Report 2020

10.9. Blue Corner Notice

10.10. Libya Summit

10.11. GTCI (Index)

10.12. W E S P  Report

10.13. No Imports in ‘Others’ Category Without HSN Code

10.14. WEF’s Reskilling Revolution

10.15. Global consortium for Governance of Digital Currency

10.16. NSE knowledge Hub

10.17. Track and Trace Platform for businesses

10.18. National Startup Advisory Council

10.19. Purvodaya Scheme

10.20. Arogya Sanjeevani Policy

10.21. Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR)

10.22. Youth Co: Lab

10.23. Operation Turtshield

10.24. One Trillion Trees Initiative

10.25. Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

10.26. Hargila

10.27. Banning sun cream ‘Reef Toxic’

10.28. Archaea

10.29. Bhuvan Panchayat V 3.0

10.30. DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories

10.31. Swarna Jayanti Fellowships

10.32. Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC)

10.33. Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS)

10.34. Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) Model

10.35. Sukhoi Jets

10.36. Saksham 2020

10.37. Swachh Survekshan League 2020 (SS League 2020)

10.38. Nari Shakti Puraskar

10.39. Buddhist Monasteries in News

10.40. Iran’s Cultural Heritage

10.41. Classical Language

February 2020 – News in Short

10.1. 9th Schedule of Indian Constitution

10.2. Bill to Include More Tribes in Scheduled Tribe Category

10.3. Himachal Pradesh Achieves 100% LPG Coverage

10.4. India Ports Global Limited (IPGL)

10.5. Maldives rejoins Commonwealth

10.6. MoUs for Establishing Addu Tourism Zone

10.7. African Union (AU)

10.8. Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020

10.9. Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) – 2020

10.10. FDI Policy in Insurance Sector

10.11. Market Intelligence and Early Warning System Portal

10.12. SPICe+ Web Form

10.13. Light Combat Helicopters (LCH)

10.14. Pranash Missile

10.15 Exercises

10.16. Biofuel from Microorganisms

10.17. Northern European Enclosure Dam (NEED)

10.18. Flame Throated Bulbul

10.19. Arth Ganga

10.20. Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve

10.21. Largest Subterranean Fish

10.22. Mt. Aconcagua

10.23. Danakil Depression

10.24. National Conference (CDRR&R)

10.25. BIMSTEC DMEx 2020

10.26. Madhya Pradesh Radio-tags Rescued Pangolins

10.27. Storm Dennis

10.28. Parsi Population

10.29. Multicellular Animal Without Mitochondrial DNA

10.30. 5G Hackathon

10.31. Epidemic Preparedness (CEPI)

10.32. Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG(N))

10.33. National Science Day

10.34. National Deworming Day

10.35. Acid (PTA)

10.36. Four-fold Jump in Li-ion Battery Imports Since 2016

10.37. ICosDiTAUS-2020

10.38. UNESCO World Heritage Site Jaipur

10.39. Surajkund International Crafts Mela

10.40. Neolithic Age Siva Linga Discovered

March 2020 – News in Short

10.1. Freedom in the World 2020 Report

10.2. World Cities Summit 2020

10.3. Facebook Pragati

10.4. Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT)

10.5. Institutional Mechanism for National Technical Textiles Mission

10.6. Kisan Rail Scheme

10.7. Jeevan Kaushal Curriculum to Upgrade Life Skills

10.8. Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI)

10.9. Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

10.10. Svalbard Seed Vault

10.11. Biological Weapons Convention

10.12. Ultium Lithium-ion Batteries

10.13. Conference (ICONSAT)

10.14. Fuel Cell Technology for Disaster Management

10.15. HantaVirus

10.16. MAC-Binding

10.17. Methane Oxidizing Bacteria (Methanotroph)

10.18. Asteroid 2020 AV2

10.19. Global Hyperloop Pod Competition

10.20. National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) bill

10.21. ARCI developed a Cost-Effective Solar Receiver Tube Technology

10.22. Sodium Hypochlorite (NaOCl)

10.23. Huntington Disease

10.24. Blissful Hygiene Offering to God (BHOG)

10.25. Gormati Art

10.26. Lalit Kala Akademi Awards 2020

10.27. Pyramid of Djoser Reopened

10.28. Central Sanskrit Universities Act

10.29. Kavutheendal Ceremony

10.30. Tribal Lockdown Rituals

10.31. Navroz

10.32. Errata

April  2020 – News in Short

10.1. Issue of nomination of Maharashtra Chief Minister

10.2. Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD)

10.3. Press Freedom Index

10.4. India remains on U.S. Priority Watch List

10.5. Certificate of Origin

10.6. Bank of Schemes, Ideas, Innovation & Research Portal

10.7. Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2019 Report by SIPRI

10.8. Global Terrorism Index

10.9. UN75

10.10. EIA Notification Amended For Production Of Bulk Drugs

10.11. Global Groundwater Maps

10.12. Rare Snow Leopards Spotted in Uttarakhand

10.13. Great Barrier Reef’s Mass Bleaching

10.14. Daporijo bridge

10.15. Anak Krakatau

10.16. New Model to Predict Ionospheric Electron Density

10.17. Bharat Padhe Online

10.18. Latest UGC guidelines

10.19. Hospital Empanelment Module (HEM) Lite

10.20. China to Launch Communication Satellites Named after Wuhan

10.21. Tianwen-1

10.22. SunRise Mission

10.23. DEMO-2 Mission

10.24. Digital Geological Map of Moon

10.25. Lithium Rich Giant Stars

10.26. Fomalhaut B

10.27. Kepler-1649c

10.28. June Almeida

10.29. Sodium Hypochlorite

10.30. Cytokine Storms

10.31. Anthurium

10.32. Self-Service Blockchain Track and Trace Platform for Businesses

10.33. Maze Ransomware

10.34. Exercise NCC Yogdan

10.35. Stranded in India Portal

10.36. Festivals in News

10.37. Nihangs

10.38. Dekho Apna Desh

May 2020 – News in Short

10.1. Diamer-Basha Dam

10.2. United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

10.3. Provisioning of Loans

10.4. CHAMPIONS Portal

10.5. For the first time, India has more rural net users than urban

10.6. Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance (UMANG)

10.7. Industry Status to Sports

10.8. Amery Ice Shelf (AIS)

10.9. Sample Registration System (SRS) Bulletin Released

10.10. Under-5 Mortality Rate (U5MR) Halved from 2000 to 2017

10.11. “Lost at Home” Report (UNICEF)

10.12. 600 Universities, 25,000 Colleges are not Accredited in India

10.13. National Migrant Information System (NMIS)

10.14. Suraksha Store Initiative

10.15. GOAL (Going Online as Leaders) Programme

10.16. Khudol (gift) Initiative in Manipur

10.17. Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme

10.18. Operation SamudraSetu

10.19. VandeBharat Mission

10.20. Magnetic field

10.21. Electric Field Structure in Magnetosphere  of earth

10.22. Venusian Atmosphere rotation

10.23. Artemis Accords” for Responsible Space Exploration

10.24. Biomedical Consortium (NBRIC)

10.25. Project CARD

10.26. Government Response Stringency Index

10.27. COBAS 6800 Testing Machine

10.28. Operation Warp Speed

10.29. African Swine Fever (ASF)

10.30. NPCI Launches Pai

10.31. National Artificial Intelligence Portal (www.ai.gov.in)

10.32. EventBot Mobile Banking Trojan

10.33. GARUD (Government Authorisation for Relief Using Drones) Portal

10.34. Rht14 and Rht18

10.35. Thrissur Poorama

10.36. Florence Nightingale

10.37. Iran’s New Currency


June 2020 – News in Short

10.1. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Global Trends Report

10.2. Strategic Sectors under Atmanirbhar package

10.3. Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) Campaign Launched for 1.5 crore Dairy Farmers

10.4. The Urban Learning Internship Program (TULIP) Launched

10.5. Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS)

10.6. CHAMPIONS Technology Platform

10.7. SWADES (Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support)

10.8. Skills Build Reignite (SBR) and Skills Build Innovation Camp (SBIC)

10.9. Sahakar Mitra

10.10. World Competitiveness Index

10.11. Population Report 2020

10.12. Navigating the New Normal campaign

10.13. FoSCoS by FSSAI

10.14. World Food Prize 2020

10.15. Oil Spill in Russia’s Arctic Region

10.16. Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

10.17. Nagar Van Scheme

10.18. 2020 Desertification and Drought Day (June 17)

10.19. Sukhna Lake Declared as Wetland

10.20. SATYABHAMA for Aatmanirbhar

10.21. YUKTI 2.0 Web Portal

10.22. PCIM&H

10.23. AarogyaPath

10.24. G6PD Deficiency

10.25. ADIP Scheme

10.26. Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)

10.27. Data Lake and Project Management Software

10.28. Gold Nanoparticles (GNPs)

10.29. Portable UV Light Device to Kill Corona Virus

10.30. Extreme Helium Star (EHe)

10.31. Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

10.32. Ramon Magsaysay Awards

10.33. Gairsain

10.34. Bimal Julka Committee

July 2020 – News in Short

10.1. States to be Ranked on Financial Management
Index (FMI) for Rural Development

10.2. AIM iCREST

10.3. Capital Procurement Powers to Armed Forces

10.4. Operation Samudra Setu

10.5. Fish Cryobanks

10.6. Central Zoo Authority Reconstituted

10.7. Protected Areas – Dehing Patkai

10.8. KAZI 106F

10.9. Black Panther

10.10. Germany to Become First Major Economy to
Phase Out Coal, Nuclear Power

10.11. Pied Cuckoo to be Tracked in Migration,
Climate Change Study

10.12. New Human Fingerprint on Global Drought
Patterns

10.13. Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Launches
KRCNet and Mobile App “Mausam”

10.14. Initiatives for Energy Efficiency &
Promoting emobility Launched

10.15. Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan
Puraskar

10.16. YuWaah

10.17. Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee-Employer
Mapping (ASEEM) Portal

10.18. Himachal Pradesh: First State with 100% LPG
Connections

10.19. Lead Poisoning in children

10.20. Human Growth Hormone (hGH)

10.21. Winter Diesel

10.22. BlackRock Android Malware

10.23. Latent Viral Infection (LVI)

10.24. BelYo

10.25. Yellow Fever

10.26. Mars Missions

10.27. Asteroid 2020 ND

10.28. India’s First In-orbit Space Debris Monitoring
and Tracking System

10.29. Siddi Community

10.30. Kashmir Saffron gets Geographical Indication
(GI) Certificate

10.31. Indigenous Mango Heritage Area

10.32. Hagia Sophia, Turkey

10.33. Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Bill

10.34. Mahalanobis Award

11. GOVERNMENT SCHEMES IN NEWS

January 2020 – Govt schemes

 11.1. Scheme for Integrated Textile Park

 11.2. Aspirational Districts Program

February 2020 – Govt Schemes

11.1. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman

March 2020 – Govt Scheme

11.1. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

Apil 2020 – Govt Schemes

11.1. PM-CARES Fund

11.2. Intensification of Research in High Priority Areas (IRHPA)

11.3. E-NAM Platform

May  2020 – Govt Schemes

11.1. Atal Pension Yojana

11.2. Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

June  2020 – Govt Schemes

11.1. PM Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi)

11.2. PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme

11.3. Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan (GKRA)

July  2020 – Govt Schemes

11.1. Schemes for Medical Devices

12. FIGHTING COVID-19

12.1. Global Best Practices

12.2. Domestic Best Practices

ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT ( May 2020)

12.1. Measures taken for Health and Education in the package

12.2. Measures announced for Migrants and Urban Poor

12.3. Measures Announced for Rural Development, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

12.3.1. Steps taken so far

12.3.2. Significant Measures Announced in the Package

12.3.3 Other Initiatives Announced in the Package

12.4. Industrial Sectoral reforms announced in the package

12.4.1. Significant Measures Announced

12.4.2. Policy Reforms Announced for Other Sectors

12.5. Measures Announced for Businesses in General (including MSMEs)

12.5.1. Significant Measures Announced

12.5.2. Reforms and Enablers Announced for Ease of Doing Business

12.6. Measures Announced Exclusively for MSME Sector

12.6.1. Significant Measures Announced

12.7. General Policy Reforms Announced as Part of the Economic Package

12.7.1. Significant Measures Announced

12.7.2. Other Policy Measures