National Monuments Authority

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance Why in News? NMA  has recommended that  Sankalp Bhumi Banyan tree campus in Vadodara, where Dr. Ambedkar had taken a resolve to eradicate untouchability on 23th September, 1917 be declared as Monument of National Importance. NMA has also recommended  a place  in Satara (Maharashtra) where B R Ambedkar received his […]

About PARIMAN

Focus: GS II- Governance Why in News? PARIMAN: The Geo-Portal for NCR made Public About PARIMAN: National Capital Region (NCR) is presently spread over 55,083 Sq. Kms and has four participating states (24 Districts and entire NCT of Delhi) as its constituent area. For the purpose of effective utilization of Remote Sensing and GIS technology, […]

What is CAATSA?

Context: Recently, US Democratic Representative said the US government must not impose sanctions on India under the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for its purchase of S-400 missile weapons system from Russia. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (Foreign Policies affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: What is the CAATSA, and could it apply […]

Guidelines to Curb Unfair Advertisements

Context: The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) recently issued guidelines to prevent false or misleading advertisements. Relevance: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Details What do the new advertising guidelines say? What is surrogate advertising? What are the Guidelines’ implications? About Central Consumer Protection Authority Details: The guidelines were issued  by the […]

Who Are the Pasmanda?

Context: In a political conclave in Hyderabad, PM made a special mention for the Pasmanda muslim community and their social upliftment. Relevance: GS I-  Salient features of Indian Society Dimensions of the Article: Who are the Pasmanda Muslims? Why political parties are focusing on them? What is the history of the Pasmanda movement? Who are […]

What Is A Cloudburst?

Context: At least eight people have died after a cloudburst occurred at the Amarnath Cave Shrine near Pahalgam in south Kashmir. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Physical Geography, Climatology, Important Geophysical phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate Change and its effects), GS-III: Disaster Management Dimensions of the Article: What is a Cloudburst? Why do cloudbursts happen only […]

Current Affairs 09 July 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS What is CAATSA? Guidelines to Curb Unfair Advertisements Who are the Pasmanda? Cloudbursts What is CAATSA? Context: Recently, US Democratic Representative said the US government must not impose sanctions on India under the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for its purchase of S-400 missile weapons system from Russia. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (Foreign […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 09 July 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 09 July 2022 Contents The shadow war between Israel and Iran. CAATSA: sanction on transactions with Russia. The Shadow War Between Israel and Iran Context Israel’s goal now is to put an end to Iran’s potential to produce nuclear weapons, despite the fact that in the past it was willing to […]

PIB Summaries 09 July 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS National Monuments Authority PARIMAN National Monuments Authority Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance Why in News? NMA  has recommended that  Sankalp Bhumi Banyan tree campus in Vadodara, where Dr. Ambedkar had taken a resolve to eradicate untouchability on 23th September, 1917 be declared as Monument of National Importance. NMA has also recommended  a place  in […]