Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 March 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 March 2022 Contents A Ukraine peace plan that needs a U Thant Realizing the potential of Maitri and Mateship A Ukraine Peace Plan That Needs a U Thant Context Russia Ukraine crisis has unfolded for long now. However, no concrete attempts have been made by the office of the UN […]

Current Affairs 22 March 2022

CONTENTS Sri Lanka’s aggravating economic crisis National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority New India Literacy Programme Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 Sri Lanka’s Aggravating Economic Crisis Context: Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is aggravating rapidly, putting citizens through enormous hardship. Over the weekend, at least two senior citizens died while waiting in long queues to buy fuel; the price of cooking […]

PIB Summaries 22 March 2022

CONTENTS Navroz NIPUN Bharat Programme Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE)  Navroz Focus:  GS I- Festivals Why in News? Navroz is the new year celebrations for Parsis (Zoroastrians) and Muslims (both Shia and Sunni) celebrated on 21st March every year. About Navroz: In 1079 AD, a Persian (Iranian) king named Jalaluddin Malekshah introduced this festival to generate revenue and collect taxes from people. […]

Realizing the Potential of Maitri and Mateship

Context Australia is making the single largest bilateral investment in India on the account of India’s 75th Independence Day. Australia has emphasized upon a long and special relationship. Relevance GS-II: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Dimensions of the Article History of India Australia Relationship Recent Developments Focus Areas: […]

Sri Lanka’s Aggravating Economic Crisis

Context: Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is aggravating rapidly, putting citizens through enormous hardship. Over the weekend, at least two senior citizens died while waiting in long queues to buy fuel; the price of cooking gas spiked to LKR 4,199 (roughly ₹1,150), the price of the widely used milk powder shot up by LKR 600 a […]

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

Context The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) could approve a price increase of more than 10% in drugs and equipment on the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). The hike in the Wholesale Price Index is driving the increase, which is likely to affect almost 800 drugs and devices (WPI) Relevance: GS II- Government Policies and Intervention, […]

Exercise LAMITIYE-2022

Context: The 9th Joint Military Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 between the Indian Army and Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF) is being conducted at Seychelles Defence Academy (SDA), Seychelles from 22 March to 31 March 22. Relevance: GS III- Security Challenges, Facts for Prelims Dimensions of the Article: About Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 Objectives of the Exercise About Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 […]