United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress

Context: PM has inaugurated the second United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) in Hyderabad. Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: What is UNWGIC? Objectives of UNWGIC Advantages of geospatial technology What is UNWGIC? In 2018, Deqing, Zhejiang Province, China hosted the inaugural World Geospatial Information Congress of the United Nations. The […]

120th Birth Anniversary Of Jayaprakash Narayan

Context: Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled a 15-foot statue of Jayaprakash Narayan or JP on his 120th birth anniversary, at the socialist icon’s birthplace, Sitab Diara village in Bihar’s Saran district. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: About  Jayaprakash Narayan The JP movement Opposition to the Emergency About Jayaprakash Narayan: JP was born […]

Everything About Interpol

Context: The Interpol has rejected a second request by India to issue a Red Corner Notice against Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the Canada-based founder and legal advisor of the pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), whom the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has listed as a “terrorist” under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Relevance: GS III: Security challenges […]

Revised Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme

Context: The Central Government, expanding the mandate of its flagship scheme – ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ (BBBP Scheme) announced the inclusion of skilling of girls in non-traditional livelihood (NTL) options. Relevance: GS II: Government schemes Dimensions of the Article: What are the new Changes in the BBBP Scheme? What are Non-Traditional Livelihoods (NTL)? About Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme What […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 October 2022 Contents The government has approved bill to amend multi-state cooperative law Retail inflation is at a five-month high The Approval Of Bill To Amend Multi-State Cooperative Law Context The Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022, has been approved by the Union Cabinet. Among other things, the bill aims […]

Rashtriya Poshan Maah

Focus: GS II- Health Why in News? More than 15 crore activities were conducted under  various themes, across the country during the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah (1st to 30th September,2022) contributing in the  Prime Minister’s vision for a Suposhit Bharat. Prior to the  5th Poshan Maah, four  Poshan Maahs and 4 Poshan Pakhwadas have been […]

Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East  (PM-DevINE)

Focus: GS II- Governance Why in News? The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved a new Scheme, Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) for the remaining four years of the 15th Finance Commission from 2022-23 to 2025-26.  About Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East  (PM-DevINE) PM-DevINE is a Central Sector […]

Current Affairs 13 October 2022

CONTENTS Revised Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Interpol Jayaprakash Narayan United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress Revised Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Context: The Central Government, expanding the mandate of its flagship scheme – ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ (BBBP Scheme) announced the inclusion of skilling of girls in non-traditional livelihood (NTL) options. Relevance: GS II: Government schemes Dimensions of the […]

PIB Summaries 13 October 2022

CONTENTS Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East  (PM-DevINE) Rashtriya Poshan Maah Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North-East  (PM-DevINE) Focus: GS II- Governance Why in News? The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved a new Scheme, Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) for the remaining four years of the 15th Finance Commission […]