How Are Sinkholes Formed?

How Are Sinkholes Formed?

Context: A cave exploration team has discovered an ancient forest at the bottom of a giant karst sinkhole in Leye County in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Relevance: GS I- Geography Dimensions of the Article: About the Sinkhole in Leye County: How are sinkholes formed? Sinkholes in China and around the world About the […]

Fall In Cryptocurrency Price

Context: Bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency around, is down more than 50% from an all-time high price of $68,000. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What are cryptocurrencies? How are they different from actual currency? How do cryptocurrencies derive their value? What’s new about this phase of the cryptocurrency price fall? What […]

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF)

Context: India has signalled its readiness to be part of a new economic initiative led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) by the US for the region. Relevance: GS II- International Relations (Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and agreements involving India) Dimensions of the Article: About IPEF Other details of IPEF Reasons for creation of […]

Who are ASHA workers?

Context: The World Health Organisation has recognised the country’s 10.4 lakh ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) workers as ‘Global Health Leaders’ for their efforts in connecting the community to the government’s health programmes. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: Who are ASHA workers? How many ASHAs are there across the country? What […]

Inter-State Council

Context: The Inter-State Council, which works to promote and support cooperative federalism in the country, has been reconstituted with PM Modi as Chairman and CMs of all States and six Union Ministers as members. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance  (Federalism) Dimensions of the Article: About Inter-State Council Aims of the ISC Composition Functions of Inter-State […]

World Health Assembly

Focus: GS-II International Relations, Prelims Why in News? Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare addressed 75th session of World Health Assembly WHO HQ, Geneva. World Health Organization (WHO) The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Its main […]

Investment Incentive Agreement

Focus: GS II- International Relations Why in News? The Government of India and the Government of the United States of America has signed an Investment Incentive Agreement (IIA) at Tokyo, Japan. About Investment Incentive Agreement The IIA was signed by Foreign Secretary, Government of India, and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This IIA […]

PIB Summaries 24 May 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS Investment Incentive Agreement World Health Assembly Investment Incentive Agreement Focus: GS II- International Relations Why in News? The Government of India and the Government of the United States of America has signed an Investment Incentive Agreement (IIA) at Tokyo, Japan. About Investment Incentive Agreement The IIA was signed by Foreign Secretary, Government of India, […]

Current Affairs 24 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Inter-State Council Who are ASHA workers? Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) The cryptocurrency price fall Sinkhole Inter-State Council Context: The Inter-State Council, which works to promote and support cooperative federalism in the country, has been reconstituted with PM Modi as Chairman and CMs of all States and six Union Ministers as members. Relevance: […]