Topic 1 : Daksh ROV

Why in news: Rescue operations continued in Uttarakhand tunnel collapse with the help of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Daksh employed by the Defence Research Development Organisation’s robotics tea

What is ROV Daksh?

Why in news: Flight operations at Imphal’s Bir Tikendrajit International Airport in Manipur were affected for several hours after an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was seen hovering above the airport.

What are UFOs?

What are UAPs?

Why in news: Failure to report sexual crimes against minors is a bailable offence, the Himachal Pradesh High Court recently ruled.

Key details:

POCSO and mandatory reporting

Ruling by Supreme Court:

Striking a balance

About POCSO Act:

POCSO e-box

An online complaint management systemPOCSO e-box was launched in New Delhi by the Union Ministry of Women and Child development in order to facilitate easy and direct reporting of sexual offences against children and timely disposal of the cases under POCSO Act 2012.


Way forward:


Why in news: The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, 2022 was jointly awarded to the Indian Medical Association and the Trained Nurses Association of India as representatives of the COVID-19 warriors in the country.

About the Award:

Why in news: The President of India inaugurated an Eklavya Model Residential School at Kuliana, district Mayurbhanj, Odisha recently.

Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS)


Topic 6 : Kailasa Temple

Why in news: India’s Maharashtra is home to one of the world’s most interesting specimens of brilliant architecture, Kailasa Temple.

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Topic 7 : Atmospheric Waves Experiment

Why in news: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set to launch the Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE) to study one of the important drivers of Space weather – the Earth’s weather. 

What is Space weather?

What is a gravity wave?

The Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE)?

What will NASA’s AWE do?

Why in news: The 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) commenced with a grand opening ceremony in Panaji, Goa.

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About the IFFI:

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