Ken-Betwa Link Project

Focus: GS III- Environment Why in News? A comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study for the proposed Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP) has been carried out to identify positive and negative impacts of the project on physical, biological and socio-economic environment. It is estimated that total submergence due to Daudhan reservoir shall be about 9,000 […]

Operation Upalabdh

Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Under Operation Upalabdh, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) began a pan-India drive against accused black marketeers. What is the purpose of Operation Upalabdh? The month-long Operation Upalabdh campaign was successful in significantly reducing the activity of touts and making railway tickets more accessible to the […]

Current Affairs 05 April 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS The India-Australia trade agreement Emergency in Sri Lanka Why WHO suspended Covaxin? Fundamental duties Puri Jagannath temple The India-Australia Trade Agreement Context: On April 2, India and Australia signed an Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA). The landmark bilateral trade pact is the second trade agreement India has signed this year after inking a […]

Conservation of Sacred Groves

Context India’s sacred groves are being gradually altered due to ever-expanding human populations, pollution and removal of biomass; effective conservation is the need of the hour to maintain their functional values Relevance GS-III: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment. Dimensions of the Article What are Sacred Groves? Historical References Regulation and Activities inside […]