Mangrove Alliance For Climate

Context: At the 27th Session of Conference of Parties (COP27), this year’s UN climate summit, the Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC) was launched with India as a partner. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: About Mangrove Alliance for Climate (MAC) : Mangrove Forests: Presence and Significance How are Mangrove Forests Useful? […]

About Nadaprabhu Kempegowda

About Nadaprabhu Kempegowda

Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (November 11) arrived in Bengaluru to unveil the 108-feet tall bronze statue of ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda, credited to be the city’s founder, and inaugurate Terminal 2 of the International Airport, which was built at a cost of around Rs 5,000 crore.  Relevance: GS I: History Who was Nadaprabhu Kempegowda? […]

What Is The Current Account Deficit?

Context:    State Bank of India has pencilled in a lower current account deficit for India at 3% for this fiscal as against the minimum consensus of 3.5%, citing rising software exports, remittances and a likely $5-billion jump in forex reserves via swap deals. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy (Growth and Development) Dimensions of the Article: […]

New TV Broadcast Guidelines

Context: Satellite TV channels in India are required to broadcast at least 30 minutes of content daily on “themes of national importance and of social relevance”. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Intervention Dimensions of the Article: What is the requirement for public service broadcasting? Definition of national interest for this purpose: The guidelines have […]

Russia’s Withdrawal From Kherson

Context: Ukraine’s defence and intelligence unit has reported on the withdrawal of Russian troops from Kherson but predicts it to be a delusion for a retreat. Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: Where is Kherson and why is it important? How did Kherson come under Russia’s control? Why has Moscow announced its […]

Current Affairs 11 November 2022

UPSC Current Affairs For November 2022

CONTENTS Russia’s Withdrawal From Kherson Context: Ukraine’s defence and intelligence unit has reported on the withdrawal of Russian troops from Kherson but predicts it to be a delusion for a retreat. Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: Mangrove Alliance For Climate Context: At the 27th Session of Conference of Parties (COP27), this […]

Government Announced Sovereign Green Bonds

Context Relevance GS Paper – 3: Mobilization of Resources Conservation Mains Question What exactly are Green Bonds? In what ways can they serve as a springboard for environmentally friendly investment in the country? Discuss the benefits and drawbacks. (250 words) Background These five commitments are as follows: What exactly are Green Bonds? Green Bonds in […]

The EWS Decision and the Pandora’s Box

Context The recent decision of the Supreme Court of India upholding the constitutional validity of the law granting 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of the upper castes has sparked heated debate. In this context, the article sheds light on previous Supreme Court rulings on reservation and their ramifications in subsequent events across the […]

National Fisheries Development Board

Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in News? National Fisheries Development Board awarded “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” About National Fisheries Development Board Mission: Holistic development of the fisheries sector through enhancement of fish production and productivity; to supplement nutritious protein for the growing population; to accelerate the overall economy of the country, besides improving health, economy, exports, […]