PIB 13th & 14th January 2021

Contents NCAVES India Forum 2021 India and UAE: Scientific and Technical Cooperation NCAVES INDIA FORUM 2021 Context: Three live sessions of NCAVES India Forum 2021 are scheduled to be held in January 2021, organised by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). Relevance: Prelims, GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About the “Natural […]

16th January 2021 – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content Private space Double ignominy Editorial: Private space Context: On November 27, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020 was promulgated by the state government.  Relevance: GS Paper 2: Historical underpinnings & evolution; Features, amendments, significant provisions, basic structure; Comparison of Indian constitutional scheme with other countries’ Mains Questions: […]

PIB 12th January 2021

Contents Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yajana (PMFBY) 13th India-Vietnam Defence Security Dialogue PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YAJANA (PMFBY) Context: The Indian Government’s Crop Insurance Scheme- The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yajana (PMFBY) has successfully completed 5 Years of operations. Relevance: GS-III: Agriculture Dimensions of the Article: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) Progress made by […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 16 January 2021

Contents Yamuna pollution in Delhi attracts SC’s attention Henley Passport Index Indigenous 9-mm machine pistol ‘Asmi’ YAMUNA POLLUTION IN DELHI ATTRACTS SC’S ATTENTION Context: The Supreme Court took suo motu cognizance of the rising pollution level in the Yamuna in the national capital and appointed senior counsel as amicus curiae to assist the court in […]