Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 4 March 2020

Contents UN rights body to move SC on CAA Apex body on river linking in pipeline The SARS-CoV-2 is mutating, say scientists India wakes up as fresh Covid infections reach 6 Black carbon levels spike at Himalayan glaciers Government yet to notify CVC, CIC appointments Rupee in free fall on COVID-19 fears; RBI soothes market […]

4th March – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents How to handle the coronavirus (COVID-19) scare? A blow against social justice HOW TO HANDLE THE CORONAVIRUS(COVID-19) SCARE? Focus: GS-III Science and Technology What test is done for coronavirus? The first test that samples of all suspected patients are sent for is the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. If that is positive, the sample […]

UN RIGHTS BODY TO MOVE SC ON CAA

Focus: GS-II Governance, International Relations, Prelims Why in news? In an unprecedented and rare move, the Geneva-based Office of the High  Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has announced that it plans to file an application in the Supreme Court, asking to be impleaded in petitions challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). And the Ministry of […]

ZONAL CULTURAL CENTRES(ZCCs)

Focus: GS-I Art and Culture, Prelims Why in news? To preserve & promote various forms of folk art and culture of the tribals throughout the country including West Bengal, the Government of India has set up seven Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs) with headquarters at: Patiala Nagpur Udaipur Prayagraj Kolkata Dimapur and Thanjavur Details: Sahitya Akademi, […]