India’s Under-Utilized Coal Mines

Context According to Global Energy Monitor (GEM), a company that tracks global fuel-source utilisation, India’s coal mines use only two-thirds of their capacity on average, with some large mines using only 1%. This means that 99 of India’s coal mine projects, which are expected to produce 427 MTPA (million tonnes per annum), are superfluous. This […]

What Prompted The United Kingdom’s Economic Crisis?

Context British Prime Minister Liz Truss recently fired Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng and scrapped parts of their economic package. The economic package was announced to combat rising inflation and calm market turbulence. Relevance GS Paper 2: Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries Mains Question What is the current UK […]

MONTHLY PIB SUMMARIES SEPTEMBER 2022 | MONTHLY COMPILATION FOR UPSC

Legacy IAS SEPTEMBER 2022 PIB SUMMARIES – Monthly Compilation for UPSC Civil Services Exam (IAS Exam) will be extremely crucial for your UPSC preparation. The source, Press Information Bureau of India is indubitably the most important source of Current Affairs for any UPSC aspirant. In this Compilation you will find important PIB articles from the […]

China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy

Context: As China’s position has undergone a change in world affairs over the years, Xi has advocated for a more intensive approach towards handling issues both domestically and internationally. The “wolf warrior” style of Chinese diplomacy particularly attracted attention. Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: Wolf warrior diplomacy Need for wolf warrior […]

Detection of Barium in the Exoplanet Atmosphere

Context: Recently, in a new study, scientists have detected barium in the upper atmosphere of two giant exoplanets for the first time. Relevance: GS I: Geography Dimensions of the Article: What are Exoplanets? Findings of the Study What are Exoplanets? An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside the Solar System. The first possible […]

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Context: The US Food and Drug and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shortage of Adderall, medication used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Relevance: GS II: Health Dimensions of the Article: About attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder About Adderall About Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD is one the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, usually diagnosed at an early age […]

Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM)

Context: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced that the indigenous ballistic missile nuclear submarine INS Arihant had successfully launched a nuclear capable Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) in the Bay of Bengal with “very high accuracy”. Relevance: GS III: Defence Dimensions of the Article: About INS Arihant About Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile Strategic Significance About […]

Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022

Context: In a bid to do away with British-era laws governing the telecom sector, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) issued the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022. Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: About draft Telecommunication Bill What are some of the key amendments to existing telecom laws? Address issues being […]

Living Planet Report 2022

Context: According to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Report 2022, there has been a 69% drop in the number of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish worldwide over the past 50 years (WWF). Every two years, this report is made available. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Key findings […]

PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022

Focus: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Prime Minister will inaugurate the two-day event “PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022” at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. Key Points The event brings together more than 13,500 farmers from across the country and around 1500 Agri Startups. More than 1 crore farmers, from various  […]