Topic 1: The Mahad Satyagraha 

Context: As a grateful nation celebrates the 132nd birth anniversary of the father of India’s Constitution, here is a recall of the Mahad Satyagraha, one of the earlier and among the most significant of milestones in a great life.

Context of the Satyagraha

The Satyagraha

Topic 2: Model schools in Gujarat

Context: Various associations of school management, teachers and principals have come together to oppose the scheme of four new types of schools under PPP mode.

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Key features of the schools:


Way forward:

Topic 3: MAHARISHI Initiative

Context: G20 meeting in Varanasi to feature the MAHARISHI Initiative.

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Topic 4: Bringing home Naga ancestral human remains from a UK museum

Context: The Naga community of Northeast India has initiated an overseas repatriation effort to bring their ancestral human remains home from a museum in Britain.

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Topic 5: Jivhala loan scheme

Context: Jivhala loan scheme offers aid for life term inmates of Yerwada jail.

About the scheme:

Topic 6: Bihu

Context: Prime Minister of India grooves to Bihu beats in Assam.

About Bihu:

Bihu dance

Topic 7: NISAR satellite

Context: A forthcoming satellite, NISAR, jointly developed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the U.S. will map the most earthquake-prone regions in the Himalayas with unprecedented regularity.

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Topic 8: Mission Arikompan

Context: The Forest department continued with the preparations for darting a wild tusker locally known as Arikompan at Chinnakkanal in Idukki.

What is the mission?

Topic 9: Indian knowledge System

Context: University and college students may soon be “encouraged” to study plastic surgery as described in the ancient Sanskrit text Sushruta-Samhita and Vedic astronomy.

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