Quick Revision

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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High Level of Ammonia in Yamuna River

●High Level of Ammonia in Yamuna River•Recently, high levels (around 3 ppm) of ammonia in the Yamuna river has been detected in Delhi which led to the disruption of water supply in Delhi.•As per the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the acceptable maximum limit of ammonia in drinking water is 0.5 parts per million (ppm)•Ammonia(NH3) […]

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Natesa:A rare sandstone idol from the 9th century

●Natesa:A rare sandstone idol from the 9th century•Natesa, a rare sandstone idol from the 9th century (Pratihara Style of Rajasthan) has been retrieved after 22 years by Rajasthan police.•Natesa icon was smuggled out of the country in 1998.•The sandstone Natesa figure stands tall at almost 4 ft. in a rare and brilliant depiction of Shiva•A […]

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India Report on Digital Education-2020

●India Report on Digital Education-2020•Recently, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched India Report on Digital Education, 2020.[Note: Recently the MHRD has been renamed as the Ministry of Education]•Report elaborate the innovative methods adopted by the MHRD, for ensuring accessible and inclusive education to children at home and reducing learning gaps during the […]

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