Topic 1: Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) mission

Context: European Space Agency set to launch Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice)

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Topic 2: Teja Singh Sutantar

Context: Punjab CM unveiled a statue of Teja Singh Sutantar, former Sangrur MP and revolutionary leader.

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Topic 3: The ratna categories of industries

Context: Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) gets ‘Miniratna Category-I’ status

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Topic 4: The Kudmis

Context: The Kudmi community, which is demanding Scheduled Tribe (ST) status and the inclusion of their language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, lifted their agitation following assurances from the West Bengal government. 

About the Kudmis

Topic 5: Parliamentary Committees

Context: During the course of the 17th Lok Sabha, only 14 Bills have been referred for further examination so far. This represents a declining trend of national legislation being subjected to expert scrutiny.

The evolution of committees

The role of committees

Current progress

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Topic 6: Justice Ranganath Mishra Commission

Context: The Supreme Court said that a 2007 report of the Justice Ranganath Mishra Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities, which recommended Scheduled Caste reservation for Dalit converts to Christianity and Islam, is not all that “perfunctory”, adding that the government may need to “re-check” its stance on the report.

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Topic 7: Large Hadron Collider

Context: The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is on the energy frontier of physics research, conducting experiments with highly energised subatomic particles.

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Topic 8: Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Context: On April 13, 1919, what was planned as a protest gathering of Indians in a compound called Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab, witnessed violence that would become one of the most lasting memories of the barbarity of colonial rule.

What happened at Jallianwala Bagh?

Who was General Dyer?

The Hunter Committee

Topic 9: Body positivity

Context: Singer Ariana Grande spoke out about body positivity.

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