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National mission on natural language translation soon (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance)

The Ministry of Electronics and IT will soon place before the Union Cabinet a ₹450 crore proposal for Natural Language Translation — one of the key missions identified by the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). The proposal is part of the 100-day action 450 crore plan charted out by MeitY, following … Continued

Why diphtheria is a concern: long-time vaccine, yet rising recent numbers (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Science & Technology)

The diphtheria vaccine is among the oldest vaccines in India’s Universal Immunisation Programme, yet cases in the country have been going up over the last few years after showing a remarkable reduction in 2015. That is why the season’s first death due to diphtheria in Delhi has caused an alarm, with doctors assessing their preparedness. … Continued

Release of a convict while serving his or her sentence also called Parole. Why is it granted, what are the conditions to fulfil? (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance)

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief convicted of rape and murder, has applied to the Haryana government for parole. Parole is a system of releasing a prisoner with suspension of the sentence. The release is conditional, usually subject to behaviour, and requires periodic reporting to the authorities for a set period of … Continued

Atomic clock, green fuel, ashes: what’s aboard Falcon Heavy, what for (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Science & Technology)

Recently, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy spacecraft on its third mission, and the most complex one yet by the company. Among the various reasons which make the mission important, one is its huge payload — 24 satellites from various organisations, including government agencies. These will be launched in three different orbits. What are … Continued

India endorsed for non-permanent seat at UNSC: how are countries elected? (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; IOBR)

India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat in the Security Council has been endorsed unanimously by the Asia Pacific group, which comprises 55 countries, including Pakistan. 10 countries, 5 seats The endorsement means that India has a “clean slate” candidature – that is there is no other contestant from the group – for the elections that … Continued

Niti Aayog health index (Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Economics)

About the report The report ‘Healthy States, Progressive India: Report on Rank of States and UTs’ has ranking in three categories — larger States, smaller States and Union Territories “to ensure comparison among similar entities.” The Index ranks the States and Union Territories based on 23 health-related indicators, including neonatal mortality rate, under-five mortality rate, … Continued

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