Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 10 June 2021

Contents Nagorno-Karabakh region and Turkish visit Maldives in UNGA and Indian consulate in Addu Atoll U.S. Senate passes bill to boost U.S. tech industry ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan’  Nagorno-Karabakh region and Turkish visit Context: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will visit Azerbaijan to celebrate its victory over Armenia in a brief war […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 10 June 2021

Contents The promise and perils of digital justice delivery The promise and perils of digital justice delivery Context: Draft Rules released by the Supreme Court e-Committee on live-streaming and recording court proceedings are a part of the National Policy and Action Plan for implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the judiciary. Relevance: GS-II: […]

The promise and perils of digital justice delivery

Context: Draft Rules released by the Supreme Court e-Committee on live-streaming and recording court proceedings are a part of the National Policy and Action Plan for implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the judiciary. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Judiciary, Initiatives for Transparency in Governance, Judiciary) Mains Questions: In the context of e-Courts […]

Nagorno-Karabakh region and Turkish visit

Context: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will visit Azerbaijan to celebrate its victory over Armenia in a brief war in 2020, touring a region recaptured in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh. Relevance: Prelims, GS-II: International Relations (Important Foreign Policies and Developments), GS-I Geography (Maps), GS-I: History (World History) Dimensions of the Article: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict About the […]

Maldives in UNGA and Indian consulate in Addu Atoll

Context: Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, who has been elected President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, with a striking majority shared his thoughts throwing light on what is expected out of the new leadership. The Maldives has made no decision on opening an Indian consulate in its southern Addu Atoll – said the […]

U.S. Senate passes bill to boost U.S. tech industry

Context: The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill that aims to boost U.S. semiconductor production and the development of artificial intelligence and other technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (Foreign Policies of Interest to India), GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure Dimensions of the Article: About the […]

‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyaan’

Context: Recently, NITI Aayog and Piramal Foundation launched ‘Surakshit Hum Surakshit Tum Abhiyan’ in 112 aspirational districts to assist the administration in providing home care support to Covid-19 patients, who are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice (Issues related to Health, Government Policies & Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: About Aspirational […]

PIB 10th June 2021

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2022 Focus: GS II- Education, Prelims Why in news? QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts has released the 18th edition of the world’s International University rankings. Key Points: Three Indian Universities have achieved top-200 positions in QS World University Rankings 2022. IISc Bengaluru ranked number 1 in the world for research. […]