Aadhaar and Other Laws...

The Lok Sabha recently passed The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. What is the need? Verdict – The changes follow the recent Supreme Court’s verdict in regards with Aadhaar. It upheld Aadhaar but limited its use for only certain subsidies and schemes funded by the Consolidated Fund of India. The court disallowed private […]

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China Chang’e 4 spacec

China recently launched Chang’e-4 spacecraft, which has landed on the dark side of the moon. What is the mission all about? The moon, though has two sides, is tidally locked with Earth. It rotates exactly once every time it circles our planet, thus keeping the same hemisphere pointing toward Earth at all times. Astronomers refer […]

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Financial Stability Re...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently released the Financial Stability Report. What does the report reveal? The quality of banks showed an improvement with the gross non-performing assets (GNPA) ratio of Scheduled commercial banks. By declining from 11.5% in March 2018 to 10.8% in September 2018. The GNPA ratio of both public and […]

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