2nd & 3rd August – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Key changes in EIA 2020 Explained Contempt of Court Explained Education, NEP and challenges Explained Questions being raised about Governor’s actions Parents, the first and natural tutors The Govt, and RBI face a trilemma regarding PSBs KEY CHANGES IN EIA 2020 EXPLAINED Focus: GS-III Environment and Ecology Why in news? The Ministry of Environment, […]

ADAPTIVE MODEL FOR CRITICAL RESOURCES IN PANDEMIC

Focus: GS-III Science and Technology, Disaster Management Why in news? Scientists have developed a model to address this problem using an adaptive strategy and the early phase of COVID-19 as an example. Introduction Healthcare in a country faces a catch-22 situation in the early stages of an epidemic – specific and accurate tests are required […]

ECONOMICAL NONSURGICAL PREVENTION OF CATARACT

Focus: GS-III Science and Technology Why in news? A team of scientists has developed nanorods from the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) Aspirin, a popular medication used to reduce pain, fever, or inflammation and found it to be an effective non–invasive small molecule-based nanotherapeutics against cataract. Details They have used the anti-aggregation ability of self-build aspirin […]

MORE STATES/UTS LINKED: ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD

Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has reviewed the progress of One Nation One Ration Card plan and Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand are enabled to be integrated with the existing States/UTs for the National Portability. The One Nation One Ration Card is […]

PLI SCHEME: MOBILE PHONE AND ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? Union Minister for Electronics & IT, Communications said that the Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) has been huge success in terms of the applications received from Global as well as Domestic Mobile Phone manufacturing companies and electronic components manufacturers. Details Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI)for Large Scale Electronics […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 2 August 2020

Contents Conservation of the endangered Dhole Assam floods and UN’s conflict refugee camps Gene variants and susceptibility to Schizophrenia India to review Chinese language programmes Pakistanis behind ‘Chinese’ info war India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks Lack of jobs forces rural migrants to seek future in cities Novel coronavirus circulated unnoticed in bats CONSERVATION OF […]

PIB 1st & 2nd August

Contents PLI Scheme: Mobile phone and electronics manufacturing More States/UTs linked: One Nation One Ration Card Economical nonsurgical prevention of cataract Adaptive model for Critical resources in Pandemic PLI SCHEME: MOBILE PHONE AND ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? Union Minister for Electronics & IT, Communications said that the Production Linked Incentive […]