Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 07 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 07 October 2022 Contents IPO-isation of political manifestos ahead of polls Despite US pressure, OPEC+ agrees to significant cuts in oil production IPO-Isation of Political Manifestos Ahead of Polls Context In an effort to crack down on the political practise of announcing “freebies” to entice voters, the Election Commission of India […]

Nobel Prize 2022 in Medicine/ Physiology

Context: Recently, the 2022 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo for his research in the field of genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: Key Highlights of Svante Paabo’s Research Relation between evolution and biology Challenges in […]

Graded Response Action Plan

Context: The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) said that measures under ‘Stage-1’ of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) will be enforced in the NCR with immediate effect. The order came after Delhi’s AQI deteriorated to be in the ‘poor’ category . Other parts of the NCR, including Gurgaon, Noida and Greater Noida, also recorded […]

SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022

Context: The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang, Assistant Professor with the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. Relevance: Facts for Prelims Dimensions of the Article: About SASTRA About Srinivasa Ramanujan Ji National Mathematics Day About SASTRA The award was instituted by the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) in 2005. […]

70 Million Plunged Into Poverty in 2020 

Context: According to a new World Bank report, titled “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022: Correcting Course”, the Covid pandemic has been the biggest setback to global poverty alleviation in decades. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: Highlights of the report What about India’s poverty levels? What are the suggested solutions? Highlights of […]

About International Solar Alliance

About International Solar Alliance

Focus: GS II- International Relations Why in News? Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy today unvieled the curtain raiser to  the Fifth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance along with side events to be held in New Delhi from 17th – 20th October, 2022. India holds the office of the President of […]

Competition commission of India

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance (Government Interventions) Why in News? Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs inaugurated the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) Regional Office (West) in Mumbai in a virtual event. About competition commission of India: Nodal: Ministry of corporate affairs Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing the […]

Ayushman Bharat

Focus:  GS II-  Issues relating to development  and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Why in News? The Prime Minister has shared a citizen’s response to Ayushman Bharat Scheme highlighting the health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakhs for all Indian citizens. The Prime Minister remarked that the benefits of the […]

Current Affairs 07 October 2022

CONTENTS Nobel Prize 2022 in Medicine/ Physiology Graded Response Action Plan 70 million plunged into poverty in 2020: World Bank  SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022 Nobel Prize 2022 in Medicine/ Physiology Context: Recently, the 2022 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo for his research in the field of genomes of extinct hominins and human […]