In-depth Current Affairs

In-depth Current Affairs

What are Bitcoins? Bitcoin is a virtual currency. It is not regulated by any any government or a financial regulator agency. It is generated by...

The context On October 9, 2013, the Patna High Court acquitted all the 26 persons convicted by a lower court in the 1997 Laxmanpur Bathe...

India recently withstood the fury of cyclone Phailin in eastern coastal regions of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh indicating better disaster preparedness as a similarly deadly...

What is a tropical cyclone? A tropical cyclone is a storm system characterised by a low-pressure centre, which produces strong winds and flooding rain. A...

Mars Orbiter Mission The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), informally called Mangalyaan, is a planned Mars orbiter to be launched in October 2013 by the Indian...

Amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has recently notified certain amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics...

The main findings and suggestions of the Raghuram Rajan panel on backwardness of Indian states A six-member expert committee constituted by the Centre on fixing...

Summary for Policymakers: The first part of IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change Recently, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the...

The SC Ruling In a landmark judgment for India’s democracy, the Supreme Court on September 27, 2013 empowered citizens to cast a negative vote to...

The revelations about PRISM targeting India too Recently, certain prominent sections of the Indian media reported that the U.S.’s National Security Agency (NSA) and the...

The recent elections in Northern Province Recently, along with the Northern Province Sri Lanka’s Central and North Western provinces went through poll on September 21,...

A suicide bomb strike outside a Peshawar church Recently the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan was target of a deadly terrorist attack where at...

The Supreme Court ruling on Aadhar cards Recently in a verdict of far reaching consequences the Supreme Court ruled that the Centre or...

The German Federal Election for the 18th Bundestag The German Federal Election took place on 22 September 2013, and determined the 630 members of the...