Topic 1: History of the India’s names

Why in news: Opposition politicians have been posting images of an official invitation to a G20 dinner hosted by “The President of Bharat” instead of the usual “President of India”.

History of the names that India bear:

Use of ‘Bharat’ and ‘India’ into the Constitution

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on the concept of Hindustan and Bharat:

Topic 2: Sanatan Dharma and Hindu Dharma

Why in news: Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, in his seminal work Essentials of Hindutva, has dealt with the difference between Sanatan Dharma, Hinduism, and Hindutva..

Savarkar On Sanatan Dharma, Hindu dharma, and Hindutva

Topic 3: Laws governing forests of the Northeast

Why in news: Recently, the Mizoram Assembly unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act, 2023, “to protect the rights and interest of the people of Mizoram”.

Key details:

Applicability of FCA to the Northeast:

What is Recorded Forest Area?

Status of the FRA Act in Northeast India:

How can forests then be protected?

Topic 4: One-hour trade settlement

Why in news: Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is now planning to implement one-hour settlement of trades.

What is trade settlement?

Benefits of one-hour trade settlement

Topic 5: Exercise Trishul

Why in news: The annual training exercise, Trishul, of the Western Air Command (WAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) began recently.

Key details:

Topic 6: Regional and international groupings invited in G20

Why in news: India has invited three regional and three international organisations as guests to the G20 summit.

Regional organisations invited to the G20 New Delhi summit

International organisations invited to the G20 New Delhi summit

Topic 7: ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC)

Context: The second earth-bound manoeuvre of the Aditya L-1 mission to study the sun has been performed successfully by the ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), Bengaluru.


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