Draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022

Context: The Ministry of Civil Aviation has notified the draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022 which enable the aviation security regulator, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) to impose penalties upto ₹1 crore on airports and airlines for violation of security measures. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Draft Aircraft Security […]

India’s Push for Millets

Context: At a pre-launch celebration of the International Year of Millets 2023 organised by the Ministries of Agriculture and External Affairs named “Covid, conflict, and climate” as the world’s main food security challenges, and placed the cultivation and popularisation of millets in the context of the wider imperative of “de-risking the global economy”. Relevance: GS […]

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Context: The Central government has constituted a committee to review the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme, especially to assess the programme’s efficacy as a poverty alleviation tool. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Health and Poverty related issues, Government Interventions and Policies, Issues arising out of the design […]

Severe Climate Disasters of 2022 and COP27

Context: While the developing and vulnerable nations continue to demand climate finance at COP27, it is important to realise that the lives have also been severely affected by global catastrophes, especially in the year 2022. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What were the major global catastrophic events witnessed this year? […]

Naseem Al Bahr 2022

Focus: GS III: Security Challenges Why in News? The Indian Navy’s guided missile stealth frigate, INS Trikand, offshore patrol vessel, INS Sumitra, and Maritime Patrol Aircraft, (MPA) Dornier, participated in the 13th Edition of the Indian Navy (IN) – Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) bilateral exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ (Sea Breeze).  About ‘Naseem Al Bahr’:

HADR Exercise ‘Samanvay 2022’

Focus: GS III: Security Challenges Why in News? Indian Air Force is conducting the Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise ‘Samanvay 2022’ at Air Force Station Agra. About Exercise ‘Samanvay 2022’

Current Affairs 26 November 2022

UPSC Current Affairs For November 2022

CONTENTS Severe Climate Disasters of 2022 and COP27 Context: While the developing and vulnerable nations continue to demand climate finance at COP27, it is important to realise that the lives have also been severely affected by global catastrophes, especially in the year 2022. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Mahatma Gandhi National […]

PIB Summaries 26 November 2022

UPSC PIB Summaries for November 2022

CONTENTS Naseem Al Bahr 2022 Focus: GS III: Security Challenges Why in News? The Indian Navy’s guided missile stealth frigate, INS Trikand, offshore patrol vessel, INS Sumitra, and Maritime Patrol Aircraft, (MPA) Dornier, participated in the 13th Edition of the Indian Navy (IN) – Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) bilateral exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ (Sea […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 November 2022

UPSC Newsticles November For 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 November 2022 Contents The Millets Movement Has Yet To Gain Traction Context The Ministries of Agriculture and External Affairs recently organised a pre-launch celebration of the International Year of Millets in New Delhi. Relevance GS Paper 1: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country Mains Question Millets […]