India sets $400 billion export record

India’s annual goods exports crossed the $400-billion mark for the first time ever. The achievement of $400 billion in merchandise exports represents a growth of over 21 per cent from $330 billion achieved in FY2019 prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. How did India achieve this? The milestone was achieved due to increase in shipments of […]

Abel Prize awarded to American Mathematician

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel prize for the year 2022 to American Mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan for his contributions to topology. Abel Prize Awarded annually by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians. Named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829) and directly modeled after the […]

What is Article 355 of Indian Constitution?

Considering the law and order situation in West Bengal, some politicians demanded the invoking of Article 355 to ensure the State is governed as per the provisions of the Constitution. What is Article 355? It states that- “It shall be the duty of the Union to protect every State against external aggression and internal disturbance […]

What is NASA’s Artemis I Mission?

On March 17, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) rolled out its Artemis I moon mission to the launchpad for testing at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, United States. What is the Artemis I Mission? Touted as the next generation of lunar exploration Artemis is the goddess of the moon. Artemis I is […]

Current Affairs 24 March 2022

CONTENTS India sets $400 billion export record Abel Prize awarded to American Mathematician What is NASA’s Artemis I Mission? What is Article 355 of Indian Constitution? India sets $400 billion export record India’s annual goods exports crossed the $400-billion mark for the first time ever. The achievement of $400 billion in merchandise exports represents a […]

PIB Summaries 24 March 2022

Contents PM appreciates Government e Marketplace (GeM) for achieving order value of Rs 1 Lakh Crore in a single year. Allotment made for 50 GWh of battery capacity to 4 successful bidders for incentive under (PLI) Scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage Plastic Recycling And Waste Management PACER Scheme Increase in Temperature of […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 March 2022

  Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 March 2022 Contents Needed, an Indian Legislative Service Global Uncertainties and India’s Growth Prospects Needed, an Indian Legislative Service Context Dr. P.P.K. Ramacharyulu was elevated to the post of Secretary General of the Rajya Sabha. He is the first ever staff of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat to be elevated […]

Global Uncertainties and India’s Growth Prospects

Context Global issues such as the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Resurgent Pandemic and Supply Chain issues are plaguing India’s road to economic recovery. Relevance GS-III: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment. Dimensions of the Article What does Data say? Reasons and Impact of Crude Surge Fiscal Consolidation: Challenges Policy Dilemma Way […]