14th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Provide income support, restore jobs Which sectors depend on imports, and which do not? Heed the difference: Strategies to exit lockdown Nirbharta Starts at Home PROVIDE INCOME SUPPORT, RESTORE JOBS Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? States such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujrat have scrapped Labour laws as a move to […]

14th May Current Affairs

Contents Major stimulus package for MSMEs, TDS and TCS Reduced New MSME definition without amending laws Study explores drivers of death terms Low-cost ‘Feluda’ test Nepal can let India use link road MAJOR STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR MSMES, TDS AND TCS REDUCED Focus: GS-III Indian economy, Disaster Management Why in news? The Union Finance Minister on […]

All about ACE2 — Enzyme makes men vulnerable to Covid-19

What is ACE2? ACE2 is an enzyme molecule that connects the inside of our cells to the outside via the cell membrane. In normal physiology, another enzyme called ACE alters a chemical, Angiotensin I, and converts it into Angiotensin II, which causes blood vessels to constrict. The tightening of the blood vessels leads to an […]

PIB 13th May

Contents Low Pressure Area may intensify into Cyclonic Storm Repayment of GS2020 LOW PRESSURE AREA MAY INTENSIFY INTO CYCLONIC STORM Focus: GS-I Geography, Prelims Why in news? A Low-Pressure Area had formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea and it is very likely to concentrate into a Depression over central parts […]