Serotonin Theory of Depression

Context: For decades, a “chemical imbalance” in the brain, especially that of a chemical called serotonin, has been widely seen to be responsible for depression — a view that has promoted the use of antidepressants as part of the treatment for the condition. Researchers from University College London who carried out a “comprehensive review of […]

Current Affairs 22 July 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS 15th President of India One year since the Pegasus spyware revelations NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index, 2022 Synthetic Biology Serotonin theory of depression  15th President of India Context: Former Jharkhand Governor and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Droupadi Murmu was elected the 15th President of India, the first tribal woman to be appointed to […]

PIB Summaries 22 July 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS GOAL 2.0 SVANidhi se Samriddhi Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) GOAL 2.0 Focus: Polity and Governance Why in News? Recently, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Meta (formerly Facebook) have launched the second phase of the GOAL Programme (GOAL 2.0). About the GOAL Programme: GOAL (Going Online as Leaders) was launched as a pilot project in May 2020 and it was […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 July 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 July 2022 Contents Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 Europe without Russian gas? Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 Context The Lok Sabha postponed consideration and passage of the Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, because the Opposition benches were empty due to ongoing protests outside Parliament. Relevance GS Paper 3- Environment conservation Mains Question Do […]