What is Greenwashing?

Context: Recently, the United Nations Secretary General has warned private corporations to desist the practice of Greenwashing and mend their ways within a year. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What Is Greenwashing? Examples of Greenwashing Effects of greenwashing -Source: The Hindu

Energy Transition Accelerator

Context: The US has unveiled a new carbon offset scheme called Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA) for climate finance. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA) Benefits of ETA -Source: Indian Express

Measles Outbreak in Mumbai

Context: Mumbai is currently witnessing an outbreak of measles. Between September and October, a total of 84 cases of measles have been reported in the city. Relevance: GS II: Health Dimensions of the Article: What is measles? Spread: What are the symptoms? How important is it to take measles vaccines? -Source: Indian Express

What are Pashmina Shawls

Context: Recently, Custom officials complained about the presence of ‘Shahtoosh’ guard hair in Pashmina shawl, which is obtained from endangered Tibetan antelopes in many of their export consignments. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Agriculture and Allied sectors, GS-III: Intellectual Property Rights Dimensions of the Article: What are Pashmina Shawls and what is the history behind them? MSP […]

Rich Countries To Pay Back

Context The article emphasises that the window of opportunity to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius appears to be closing rapidly, and it examines the prospects and feasibility of limiting carbon emissions to 45% by 2030 and reaching net zero by 2050 to avert disaster. Relevance GS Paper 3:  Conservation related issues. Mains question Discuss […]

India Is No More in USA’s Currency Monitoring List

Context Relevance GS Paper 3: Effects of liberalisation on the economy (post 1991 changes), changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth, Effect of Policies & Politics of Countries on India’s Interests Mains Question What exactly is currency manipulation? What are the implications for India of being removed from the US Treasury’s currency manipulation […]

About PM Gati Shakti

Focus: GS II- Welfare schemes Why in News? The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles said that the objective of the PM Gati Shakti Mission is to transform connectivity infrastructure in India.  About PM Gati Shakti: PM GatiShakti is based on six pillars: 1. Comprehensiveness: It will include […]

Maulana Azad and Acharya Kripalani

Focus:  GS I- Modern Indian history. Why in News? PM pays tributes to Maulana Azad and Acharya Kripalani on their Jayanti About Maulana Abul Kalam Azad About Acharya Kripalani

National Legal Services Day

Focus: GS II- Polity Why in News? The National Legal Services Day (NLSD) is celebrated on 9th November every year to spread awareness for ensuring reasonable fair and justice procedure for all citizens. About National Legal Services Day: Objectives of Legal Services Authorities: Legal Services Institutions for providing Free Legal Services: National Level: National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). It was constituted […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 12 November 2022

UPSC Newsticles November For 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 12 November 2022 Contents It’s Time For Rich Countries To Pay Back. Context The article emphasises that the window of opportunity to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius appears to be closing rapidly, and it examines the prospects and feasibility of limiting carbon emissions to 45% by 2030 and reaching […]