RSTV: DISCUSSION TODAY- TACKLING AIR POLLUTION: THE NEW LAW

 Increasing Air Pollution: It is clear that the problem of air pollution has increased very seriously and over the years its intensity and seriousness has grown. In many places there is no proper air quality measurement mechanism. The main constituent of the pollutants are the particulate matter which breaches the standard prescribed by Central …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR 08.08.2020

 Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan 2020-21: VVM is an initiative of Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an institution under the Ministry of Education (earlier known as Ministry of Human Resources and …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY OUTLOOK- TARGET 30X30

 Introduction: The UN Convention on Biological Diversity has released its fifth Global Biodiversity Outlook report which says that none of the 20 agreed conservation targets of the past 10 years could be fully met by the world . Experts believe that all nations will now have to implement the ambitious new target of protecting …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR 17.10. 2020

 MoUs for establishment of supercomputing infrastructure in India: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeITY) signed a total of 13 MoUs with the premier academic and R& D institutions of India for establishing Supercomputing Infrastructure with Assembly and Manufacturing in India and Critical Components of National Supercomputing …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- STOP MANUAL SCAVENGING

Introduction: With an aim of eliminating human entry into septic tanks and drains for cleaning, the ministry of housing and urban affairs launched a ‘technology challenge’ seeking suitable solutions from individuals and NGOs. According to the ministry, the initiative is in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who recently expressed a desire …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PANDEMIC & PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM

 Introduction: The government has been quick to adopt a multipronged strategy, including issuance of clear guidelines to ministries for coordinated action, imposition of travel restrictions, suspension of visas, large-scale screening and contact tracing as well as regular dissemination of information to the public. Mounting a swift response involving all stakeholders in a country of …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR- 29.08.2020

 Indian satellite AstroSat discovers one of the earliest galaxies of Universe: As a landmark achievement in Space missions, Indian Astronomers have discovered one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe. AstroSat is India’s first multi-wavelength space telescope, which has five telescopes seeing through different wavelengths simultaneously — visible, near UV, far UV, soft …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- FATF AND PAKISTAN’S TERROR LIST

 Introduction: In an attempt to be dropped from the Financial Action Task Force’s grey list, Pakistan has banned 88 new terrorists, in compliance with the new list issued by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The banned terrorists include Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim. Paris-based FATF put Pakistan on the grey list …