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Rat Hole Miners

Rat hole mining may be illegal but the skill and experience of the miners were used in rescue operation to save the 41 workers trapped in Silkyara tunnel, a national Disaster Management Authority said.

posted by 29th Nov 2023

Model code of Conduct

The Election Commission withdrew permission for Rythu Banndu Scheme of the Telangana government citing violation of model code of conduct. IN its order the poll body withdrew the permission citing violation of same by state Finance minister.

posted by 28th Nov 2023

Booker Prize

Irish Author Paul Lynch won the 2023 Booker prize for friction for his novel Prophet Song, a dystopian work about an Ireland that descends into tyranny.

posted by 28th Nov 2023

Ozone Layer

The Core of the Antarctic has experienced a 26% reduction since 2004, contrary to previously reported recovery trends in total ozone according to a study published in the journal communications. However, recovery trends remain in early spring (September). The finding highlight the importance of continuous monitoring and evaluation of the state with the changing dynamical state of earth’s climate.

posted by 26th Nov 2023

RTI

The Union government has added the computer emergency response team (CERT-In) to a list of organisations that are exempted from the ambit of the Right to Information Act (RTI).

posted by 25th Nov 2023