Background: Bird species in India, Himalayan Forest Thrush, White-browed Crake Amaurornis cinerea, Muscicapidae.
Background: Zika virus, Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, Aedes aegypti mosquito, Dengue, Chikungunya.
Background: NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), Mars Missions, Red Planet, Aquarius Reef Base, International Space Station.
Background: Air-breathing propulsion experiment, Scramjet engine, Advanced Technology Vehicle (ATV), ISRO.
Background: Genetically Modified (GM) crops, GM cotton, GM Mustard, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC).
Background: Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), Village development plan.
Background: NITI Aayog, Aadhaar Act, Direct Benefit Transfers (DBTs), Unique Identification numbers (UIDs), Lokpal and Lok Ayukta Act 2013, Prevention of Corruption Act.
Background: US-Turkey relations, Turkey coup, NATO, Islamic State (IS).
Background: Terrorism, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the Taliban, the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Al-Qaeda, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Lashkar-e-Islam (LeI), Durand Line.
Background: Global economic situation, G20 meeting, Brexit, UK’s referendum, European Union (EU), IMF.