What Is A ‘Terror’ Organisation?

Context: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted searches at the Popular Front of India’s offices (PFI) and houses of PFI state and district level leaders across multiple states over alleged involvement in terrorist activities. The searches, based on allegations that members of PFI are involved in organising terror camps and […]

International Argo Program

Context: The International Argo Program system to observe carbon concentration in the world’s oceans is extremely inadequate to meet the growing and urgent need for information on oceanic carbon, says a report. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What is Argo? What are its aims? How does it work? What is […]

What Is Carbon dating?

Context: A district court in Varanasi  allowed a petition seeking carbon dating of the structure inside the Gyanvapi mosque that the Hindu side has claimed is a ‘Shivling’. Relevance: GS II: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What is carbon dating? What about non-living things? Is there anything that cannot be dated? What is […]

Birth Anniversary Maharaja Hari Singh

Context: After 75 years, Jammu and Kashmir observed a holiday on the birth anniversary of Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh  and was marked by cake-cutting and street celebrations in parts of the Jammu region. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: About Maharaja Hari Singh Accession of J&K to India Delhi Agreement About Maharaja […]

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

Focus: GS II- Health Why in News? Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) completes four years of implementation and one year of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) is the flagship scheme of the Union government as a part of […]

International Year of Millets 2023

Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? A series of pre-launch events and initiatives have been organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare as a run-up to the International Year of Millets 2023 to create awareness and a sense of participation in the country around the ancient and forgotten golden grains. Many events were […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 September 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 September 2022 Contents The banking system’s liquidity has entered “deficit mode” Growing India-Russia Problem The Banking System’s Liquidity Has Entered “Deficit Mode” Context Liquidity in India’s banking system has fallen into deficit for the first time in nearly 40 months. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently made the largest […]

Current Affairs 24 September 2022

CONTENTS Maharaja Hari Singh Carbon dating What is a ‘terror’ organisation? International Argo Program Maharaja Hari Singh Context: After 75 years, Jammu and Kashmir observed a holiday on the birth anniversary of Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh  and was marked by cake-cutting and street celebrations in parts of the Jammu region. Relevance: GS I: History […]

PIB Summaries 24 September 2022

CONTENTS International Year of Millets 2023 Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) International Year of Millets 2023 Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? A series of pre-launch events and initiatives have been organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare as a run-up to the International Year of Millets 2023 to create […]