Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 June 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 June 2022 Contents The Essence of Time Bring the Shine Back on Government Jobs The Essence of Time Context SC issued an order granting time until July 12 to dissident Shiv Sena legislators in the Maharashtra Assembly to reply to the Deputy Speaker’s notice under the anti­defection law as against […]

Dak Karmayogi

Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? ‘Dak Karmayogi’ , an e-learning portal of the Department of Posts was launched by, Minister of Communications, Railways, Electronics & IT, and Minister of State for Communications, at a function held at Stein Auditorium, Indian Habitat Centre. About Dak Karmayogi This portal has been developed […]

Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances (PADMA)

Focus: Facts for Prelims Why in News? Recently, Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances (PADMA), an automated Pay & Allowances module for the Indian Coast Guard was inaugurated by Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA), Ministry of Defence. About Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances: PADMA is an automated platform leveraging […]

PV Narasimha Rao

PV Narasimha Rao

Focus: Facts for prelims Why in News? The Prime Minister has paid tribute to former Prime Minister, Shri PV Narasimha Rao Ji on his 101th birth anniversary. About PV Narasimha Rao: PV Narasimha Rao was born on 28th June 1921 in erstwhile Nizam’s Hyderabad state. He was a freedom fighter, academician, and literary figure. His term […]

Hermit – The Pegasus-like Spyware

Context: ‘Hermit’ is the latest sophisticated spyware in the news, and it is believed to have targeted iPhones and Android devices in Italy and Kazakhstan. Hermit’s deployment – the spyware has been developed by an Italian vendor called RCS Lab – was first reported by cyber security researchers at the Lookout, a San-Francisco-based cybersecurity firm. Relevance: GS […]

GST Council

GST Council

Context: The 47th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax Council began in Chandigarh, almost marking five years of the tax system coming into effect on July 1, 2017. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What is GST? GST Council What has changed this time? What is GST? GST is a destination-based […]

Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment

Context: Recently, U.S. President along with his G7 allies unveiled the ambitious Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII), announcing the collective mobilisation of $600 billion by 2027 to deliver “game-changing” and “transparent” infrastructure projects to developing and middle-income countries. Relevance: GS II- International Relations Dimensions of the Article: What is the PGII? What kind […]

China’s Interventions in the Horn of Africa

China’s Interventions in the Horn of Africa

Context: China has been investing across the African continent throughout the last decade. While the emphasis has been on investments and raw materials, it took a new turn recently, with the first “China-Horn of Africa Peace, Governance and Development Conference.” Relevance: GS II- International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About Horn of Africa Recent projects […]

PIB Summaries 29 June 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS Dak Karmayogi PV Narasimha Rao Pay Roll Automation for Disbursement of Monthly Allowances (PADMA) Dak Karmayogi Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? ‘Dak Karmayogi’ , an e-learning portal of the Department of Posts was launched by, Minister of Communications, Railways, Electronics & IT, and Minister of State for Communications, at […]