Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 3 May 2021

Contents Climate Change and shift in Earth’s axis explained Climate Change and shift in Earth’s axis explained Context: A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) says that due to the significant melting of glaciers because of global temperature rise, our planet’s axis of rotation has been moving more than […]

Climate Change and shift in Earth’s axis explained

Context: A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) says that due to the significant melting of glaciers because of global temperature rise, our planet’s axis of rotation has been moving more than usual since the 1990s. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Pollution Control and Management, Environmental Degradataion, Impact of […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 3 May 2021

Contents India’s GDP to grow at 11% this fiscal, says ADB Core sector output up 6.8% in March Vande Bharat: One of the top civilian evacuations India’s GDP to grow at 11% this fiscal, says ADB Context: The Indian economy is projected to grow at 11% in the current financial year amid the “strong” vaccine […]

Vande Bharat: One of the top civilian evacuations

Context: The Vande Bharat Mission (VBM), which started repatriating Indians stranded abroad due to COVID-19 and the resultant lockdowns since May 7 2020 has turned out to be one of the largest evacuations of civilians by a country. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice, Governance (Government Policies & Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: India’s Evacuations in the […]

Core sector output up 6.8% in March

Context: Driven by base effect-led uptick in production of natural gas, steel, cement and electricity – the output of eight core sectors grew by 6.8% in March 2021. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, Mobilization of Resources) Dimensions of the Article: What is Index of Industrial Production (IIP)? What is Base-effect? […]

India’s GDP to grow at 11% this fiscal, says ADB

Context: The Indian economy is projected to grow at 11% in the current financial year amid the “strong” vaccine drive, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its report – Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, Mobilization of Resources) Dimensions of the Article: Highlights of Asian […]

PIB 3rd May 2021

GURU TEGH BAHADHUR Focus: GS I- History Why in news? PM bows to Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji on his 400th Parkash Purab. Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621–1675) Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He was born at Amritsar in 1621 and was the youngest son of Guru Hargobind. […]