Scheme for Providing Education to Madrasas/ Minorities (SPEMM)

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment recently pulled up the Union government for the delay in approving the continuation of the Scheme for Providing Education to Madrasas/Minorities (SPEMM), which provides for financial assistance to madrasas and minority institutes.

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About Scheme for Providing Education to Madrasas/ Minorities (SPEMM):


Scheme for Providing Quality Education in Madrasas (SPQEM):

The salient features of SPQEM scheme are:

Infrastructure Development of Minority Institutes (IDMI):

The salient features of IDMI scheme are:

Sri Aurobindo Ghosh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in a programme commemorating Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary on December 13, 2022. During the Programme PM will release a commemorative coin and postal stamp in honour of Sri Aurobindo.

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About Sri Aurobindo Ghosh:

Early Life & Career:

Revolutionary Streak:

Alipore Bomb Case

Spiritualism at Puducherry:


His major works include:

Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs)

The Union Culture Ministry has set up seven Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs) across the country for conservation and development of art, culture and crafts across the country.

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About Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs):

Arab-Built Lunar Spacecraft

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recently carried into space the first ever Arab-built lunar spacecraft.

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About Arab-Built Lunar Spacecraft:




Additional Judge of a High Court

The Central government has recently notified the appointment of two additional judges of the Chhattisgarh High Court as permanent judges.

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About Additional Judge of a High Court:

India, China troops clashed near LAC in Arunachal: Army

In News:

What’s in Today’s Article:

In Focus: Eastern Sector of LAC

Background: Sino – India Border Dispute

Border Dispute in Eastern Sector: McMahon Line

Recent activities of China in eastern sector

Steps taken by India to counter China in this region

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