Topic 1: eSanjeevani

Context: Prime Minister of India said experiments such as the eSanjeevani application had ensured medical services to people living in far-flung areas of the country.

About eSanjeevani:

Topic 2: Alux and Mayan civilisation

Context: Mexican President claimed a blurry, dark photo of a tree at night showed a figure from Mayan mythology, as depicted in a historic sculpture from the Mayan civilization.

What are aluxes?

The Mayan civilization

Topic 3: Sant Sevalal Maharaj

Context: The Central government commemmorated the 284th birth anniversary of Sant Sevalal Maharaj, a spiritual and religious leader of the Banjara community.

Sant Sevalal Maharaj

The Banjara community

Topic 4: Hydraulic systems in aircraft

Context: An Air India Express aircraft was diverted after suspected hydraulic failure.

What are hydraulic systems?

Topic 5: Exercise Cobra Warrior

Context: Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate in ‘Exercise Cobra Warrior’ in the UK.

Key details:

Topic 6: National Science Day 2023 and CV Raman

Context: In 1986, the Government of India, under then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, designated February 28 as National Science Day to commemorate the announcement of the discovery of the “Raman Effect” by Sir CV Raman.

National Science Day 2023:

About CV Raman and his career:

The Raman Effect

Topic 7: Raisina Dialogue

Context: Italian Prime Minister will be the chief guest and keynote speaker at the 8th Raisina Dialogue.

What is the Raisina Dialogue?

Topic 8: Summoning Legislative Assembly

Context: The Supreme Court is set to hear a challenge by the Punjab government against the state Governor, over his refusal to summon the Budget session of Vidhan Sabha.

What it means to summon an assembly?

Constitutional provisions for summoning the assembly:

Can the government summon the House without Governor’s approval?

Can the Governor refuse the aid and advice of the Cabinet?

Topic 9: Buddhist stupa found in Odisha

Context: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) found a 1,300-year-old stupa in the middle of a mining site in Odisha’s Jajpur district from where Khondalite stones were supplied for the beautification project around the 12th century Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri.

Key details:

What is a stupa?

The Archaeological Survey of IndiaThe Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is a government-run organisation that conducts archaeological research in India.It is an associated office under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.It is the prime organisation for archaeological study and conservation of the nation’s cultural heritage.It is responsible for regulating all archaeological operations in the nation in accordance with the terms of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958.

Topic 10:  Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

Context: Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) Yuva Sangam tour of Students from Silchar to Chandigarh commences.

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Scheme

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