Saarthi Education Foundation: The COVID heroes who deserve a salute!

Ground Report | News Desk | COVID-19 has brought the world to an unprecedented halt. What could have been the year of technological advancement and infrastructural developments, has become the year of lockdowns and work from home.  So far, India has reported 3.85 million cases and 67,376 deaths. Throughout this time, the only silver lining … Read more

EXPLAINED: Contempt of Court and Controversies

DNA टेस्ट

Recently, the Supreme Court of India has convicted senior advocate Prashant Bhushan of contempt of court for his two tweets. The court said that the tweets were an attempt to shake the “very foundation of constitutional democracy”. In his first tweet, he expressed his views regarding a picture of CJI S. A. Bobde sitting on … Read more

IAF writes a letter to CBFC, Netflix over “negative portrayal” in “Gunjan Saxena”

Gunjan Saxena the kargil girl controversy

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, the much-awaited Bollywood movie is streaming on Netflix. The film is inspired by Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena, India’s first female Air Force officer to fly in a war zone during the Kargil War. This is not a review of a film, but rather, it is about an issue that many … Read more

Mauritius Oil Spill: At least 1,000 tonnes of oil leaked

Ground Report | News Desk | On Friday, the Mauritius government declared a state of ‘environmental emergency.’ A large amount of oil leaked into the sea from a stranded Japanese-owned bulk carrier off the country’s coast.  On 25th July, the Japanese owned ship ‘MV Wakashio’ ran aground on a coral reef of the Indian Ocean. … Read more

Jammu & Kashmir and Junagarh district in Pakistan’s new political map

In the season of releasing new maps, after Nepal, Pakistan releases a new political map in which it has made sovereign claims on the entire Jammu & Kashmir and the erstwhile princely state of Junagadh in Gujarat.  The map was revealed on 4th August, one day before the anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 … Read more

UPSC Results 2019: Pradeep Singh topped, a total of 829 candidates succeeded

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam New Date 2021

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the result of the Civil Services Examination 2019, a total of 829 participants have been selected for IAS, IFS and IPS, and other public services

Sharing is ‘not’ Caring: the US to ban Chinese App TikTok

On Saturday, US President Donald Trump announced that he would ban the Chinese app TikTok in the US.  Trump told reporters that as far as Tiktok is concerned, we are banning it in the US. On emergency economic powers, the President said, “I have the right. I can do this with an executive order.” US … Read more

Explained: India-China Border Tensions, Developments

Indian Army to retain 35000 additional troops along the India-China border for a long haul. There is serious doubt about the usefulness and relevance of the fifth round of military-level talks between India and China to restore normalcy in eastern Ladakh. On Thursday, the statement given by the Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong’s regarding Pangong Tso … Read more

Explained: New Education Policy 2020

The central government approved the much-anticipated education policy on Wednesday. A comprehensive change in the National Education Policy after 34 years will be a regulator of higher education except medicine, architecture and law. Now, the name of the Ministry of Human Resource Development has changed to the Ministry of Education.  Education up to the fifth grade … Read more

Covid Vaccine Moderna price to be $50-$60

On Tuesday, the Financial Express reported that Moderna Inc is planning to price its covid vaccine at $50-$60 per course, at least $11 more than another vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech, citing sources familiar with the matter. The price of the vaccine would apply to the USA and other high-income countries, according to the … Read more