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Daily Quick Revision 1 August 2020

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)’s Report on Slavery•Recently, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and Walk Free (an international anti-slavery organisation) released a report on slavery on the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (30th July)•It assessed the progress made by Commonwealth countries on the promises made in 2018 to end modern slavery by 2030 […]

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Quick Revision July 2020 |Compilation

Kholongchhu Hydropower Project •It is one of four additional projects agreed in 2008, as a part of India’s commitment to help Bhutan to create a total 10,000 MW of installed capacity by 2020.•This 600 MW run-of-the-river project is located on the lower course of the Kholongchhu river in eastern Bhutan’s Trashiyangtse district.•The project is expected to be […]

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Daily Quick Revision 31 July 2020

National Education Policy(NEP-2020)•Union Cabinet gave its nod to the new policy recently•The NEP 2020 aims at making “India a global knowledge superpower”.•The Cabinet has also approved the renaming of the Ministry of Human Resource Development to the Ministry of Education•A panel headed by former ISRO chief K. Kasturirangan submitted a draft in December 2018, which […]

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Daily Quick Revision 30 July 2020

Global Tiger Day : 29th July•Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has released a detailed ‘Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey in India (2018) Report’ on the eve of the Global Tiger Day•The report compares information obtained from the earlier three tiger surveys (2006, 2010, and 2014) with data obtained from the 2018-19 survey to estimate […]

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Daily Quick Revision 29 July 2020

End of Extradition Treaty between Hong Kong and United Kingdom(UK)•Recently, the UK government has suspended its extradition treaty arrangements with Hong Kong, in response to China’s introduction of a new security law in the territory.[Earlier, Australia and Canada had suspended extradition treaties with Hong Kong]•The extradition treaty means that, if someone in Hong Kong is […]

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