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Over 50% of Large Lakes Are Drying Up

Context More than half of the world’s large lakes and reservoirs have seen a reduction in size since the early 1990s, according to a recent research. Nearly 2,000 big lakes were examined as part of the study using satellite observations, climate models, and hydrological models. Relevance: GS Paper-3: Biodiversity and Environment Mains Question Examine critically […]

El Ninos Cost Much More Than Once Believed

Context: Relevance: GS Paper-1: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. Mains Question How can we lessen the financial effects of the upcoming event, especially since the previous […]

RBI to Withdraw Rs 2,000 Notes from Circulation

Context: Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it will withdraw the Rs 2000 denomination banknotes from circulation. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: Details: RBI’s Clean Note Policy: Objective: Definition of ‘Soiled Note’: Withdrawal of Pre-2005 Banknotes: Alignment with International Practices: Reasons for RBI’s Withdrawal of 2000 Rupees Notes: […]

About the Operation Dhvast

Context: Under Operation Dhvast, National Investigation Agency (NIA) recently arrested three in multi-state raids. Relevance: Facts for Prelims About ‘Operation Dhvast’: Arrests and Cases: Jail Conspiracies and International Network: -Source: Times of India

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

Context: Recently, the first-ever sighting of the elusive Barkudia limbless skink has been reported within the Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary boundaries in Visakhapatnam. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: About New Species: Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary: Flora: Fauna: -Source: The Hindu

About Thirukkural

Context: Indian Prime Minister along with his Papua New Guinea counterpart recently released the Tamil classic ‘Thirukkural’ in the Tok Pisin language. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: About Thirukkural: Structure and Themes: Aram: Porul: Inbam: -Source: The Hindu

International Day for Biological Diversity

Context: The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), celebrated on 22nd May 2023, raises awareness about the importance of biodiversity for sustaining life on Earth. Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Details: Extent of Species Extinction Risk: Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: Ambitious Targets for 2030: Roadmap for Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainable […]

Pangenome Reference Map

Context: A recent publication in the Nature journal has introduced a Pangenome Reference Map, which was constructed using genomes obtained from 47 anonymous individuals. These individuals, comprising 19 men and 28 women, were primarily from Africa, but also included participants from the Caribbean, Americas, East Asia, and Europe. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions […]

Krishna Water Dispute

Context: The nagging dispute over the water share of the Krishna river between Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) and Telangana remains unresolved, even nine years after the bifurcation of the combined State. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Inter-State relations, Functions & responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and challenges of federal structure), GS-I: Geography (Water […]