Exploring a Potential HIV Miracle Cure

A Miracle Cure Against HIV   Context: This week at a Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Colorado, United States, researchers described the case of a 60-year-old African American woman who was diagnosed with an HIV infection in 2013 and has reportedly been cured of […]


LIC IPO   Context: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) filed its draft red herring prospectus with capital markets regulator SEBI last Sunday. Going by the importance of the proceeds for the Centre to meet this fiscal’s disinvestment targets and reports citing unnamed official […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti

Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. The Prime Minister has also said that his outstanding leadership and emphasis on social welfare has been inspiring people for generations.   About: He was born […]

U V Swaminatha Iyer

U V Swaminatha Iyer Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Tamil scholar U V Swaminatha Iyer on his birth anniversary, saying he popularised works from the Sangam era and helped conserve precious heritage. About: Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer(19 February 1855 – […]

Kisan drones

Kisan drones Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today virtually addressed a group of farmers in Manesar and flagged off 100 Kisan drones as a part of the “Drone Kisan Yatra”.   About: Kisan drones will be used for crop assessment, digitization of land records, and spraying of insecticides […]

Anglo-Abor war

Anglo-Abor war Context: The Prime Minister praised Arunachal Pradesh for promoting the feeling of patriotism and social harmony and also for preserving the cultural legacy of the country. He paid tributes to the martyrs from Arunachal Pradesh  who laid down their lives for the country. […]