3 cities from India among world’s 10 most polluted cities: Basics Explained

The air quality and pollution city tracking service from IQAir, a Switzerland-based climate group that is also a technology partner of the United Nations Environmental Program, has shown that there are as many as three cities from India on the…

SHAHEED MADAN LAL DHINGRA: DEATH ANNIVERSARY

Madan Lal Dhingra was an freedom fighter, political activist and a revolutionary from Punjab. While studying in England, he assassinated Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a British official, hailed as one of the first acts of revolution. Dhingra was caught tried and sentenced…

Over 58,000 Rescued In 2020-21 From Child Labour: Basics Explained

The number of children rescued or withdrawn from work has increased for the past four years, according to Union Labour and Employment Ministry data provided to the Lok Sabha.                    In 2020-21,…

National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee office inaugurated

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the office of National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Tomar said that the National Farmers Welfare Program Implementation Committee would act as a project…

Ashadha Purnima-Dhamma Chakra Day: Buddhism Explained

The auspicious day of Asadha Poornima falls on the first full moon day of the month of Asadha as per Indian sun calendar. The day marks Buddha’s first teaching after attaining Enlightenment to the first five ascetic disciples  on the full-moon day of Asadha at ‘Deer Park’, Ṛiṣipatana in…

The Pegasus spyware controversy: Basics Explained

A spyware developed by an Israeli firm has once again been used for surveillance against journalists, human rights activists and business executives. Smartphones were hacked to gather confidential information, according to an investigation by The Washington Post and 16 media…