About Apis karinjodian

Context: Recently, a new species of endemic honeybee named Apis karinjodian has been discovered in the Western Ghats after a gap of more than 200 years. Relevance: Facts for Prelims Protection:

About Pseudohelice Annamalai

About Pseudohelice Annamalai

Context: Recently, researchers have discovered a new species of Estuarine Crab at the Mangroves of Parangipettai near the Vellar River estuary (an area where river meets the ocean) in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu. Relevance: Facts for Prelims Dimensions of the Article: About Pseudohelice Annamalai Features: Significance: -Source: The Hindu  

India’s First Private Sector Rocket 

Context: Space technology startup Skyroot Aerospace is set to make history by sending India’s first privately developed rocket Vikram-S into space under the ‘Prarambh’ Mission. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: Vikram-S Prarambh mission: -Source: Indian Express  

About Employees Pension Scheme (EPS)

Context: In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court has upheld the Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014 but quashed the threshold limit of Rs 15,000 monthly salary for joining the pension fund.  Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: About Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS): Main features: EPS (Amendment) Scheme, 2014: SC’s Judgement […]

About SVAMITVA Scheme

Focus: Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? The Report of Expert Committee on SVAMITVA Scheme was released during the National Conference on SVAMITVA Scheme and Rural Planning held at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. About SVAMITVA Benefits:  

50th Chief Justice of India

Context: The Prime Minister has congratulated Dr. Justice DY Chandrachud on being sworn in as Chief Justice of India. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: Appointment of the CJI: Qualifications Administrative Powers of CJI (Master of Roster): Removal:

The Maiden Flight of India’s First Private Launch Vehicle

Context Vikram-S, India’s first privately developed launch vehicle, is set to take off from the country’s only spaceport in Sriharikota between November 12 and 16. Relevance GS Paper 3: Science and technology Mains Question ISRO’s role in establishing India as a global space power has been flawless; however, there are numerous challenges and opportunities in […]

Farmer Producer Organizations Centered On Fodder

Context The Government of India recently designated the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as the implementing agency for the establishment of 100 fodder-centric Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in 2022-23. Relevance GS Paper 3: transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers Mains Paper What exactly are Farmer […]

Current Affairs 10 November 2022

UPSC Current Affairs For November 2022

CONTENTS  All Employees Can opt for PF Pensions Scheme Context: In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court has upheld the Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014 but quashed the threshold limit of Rs 15,000 monthly salary for joining the pension fund.  Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Vikram-S: India’s First Private Sector Rocket   Context: […]