PIB 14th July

CONTENTS PRAGYATA guidelines Voluntary National Review (VNR) of SDGs PRAGYATA guidelines These guidelines have been developed from the perspective of learners, with a focus on online/blended/digital education for students who are presently at home due to lockdown. It provides a roadmap or pointers for carrying forward online education to enhance the quality of education. The guidelines […]

15th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

CONTENTS LOST OPPORTUNITY China’s policy dilemma challenge of schooling India’s offline millions LOST OPPORTUNITY Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? Iranian government has decided to proceed with the construction of rail line from Chabahar port to Zahedan, on its own without India’s support Reason for Exclusion of India from the project Iran has cited […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 15 July 2020

Contents Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) Move to map COVID­19 after­effects EU, India to meet on resuming FTA negotiations U.S. rejects Beijing’s claims in South China Sea Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) Why in news? Pakistan has allowed Afghanistan to send goods to India using the Wagah border. The decision is a part of Islamabad’s […]

INDICES & REPORTS FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 Part 2

Human Development Report & Index, 2019 Title: Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century. By United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indices that form part of Human Development Report’19 Human Development Index (HDI) Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) Gender Development Index (GDI) Gender Inequality Index (GII) Multidimensional Poverty Index […]