Exercise LAMITIYE – 2024

Exercise LAMITIYE – 2024 Context: Recently, Indian Army contingent had participated in the joint military exercise “Exercise LAMITIYE – 2024“. The exercise involved the Indian Army and the Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF). It marked the tenth edition of the biennial event since its inception in […]

Green Credit Programme (GCP)

Green Credit Programme (GCP) Why in News? The Green Credit Programme (GCP), designed to promote afforestation in degraded forest lands for green credits, is under scrutiny due to concerns about prioritizing financial gains over ecosystem restoration. The Union Environment Ministry aims to address these concerns […]

Exercise Tiger Triumph – 24

Exercise Tiger Triumph – 24 Context: Recently, Exercise Tiger Triumph, a military exercise between the United States and India that focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) was conducted from 18 to 31 March 2024. Relevance: GS-02 (International Relations) About Ex Tiger Triumph : […]

India’s Arctic Exploration

India’s Arctic Exploration Context: India’s recent foray into Arctic exploration marks a significant milestone, with four climate scientists undertaking the country’s first winter expedition in the region. This endeavor at the Himadri research station in Svalbard, Norway, signifies a shift from previous summer missions, presenting […]

Heat Action Plan (HAP)

Heat Action Plan (HAP) Context: As temperatures rise across India, the onset of heatwaves has become increasingly frequent, posing significant challenges to public health and infrastructure. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has already issued heat alerts in several regions, indicating the early arrival of extreme […]