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Arrow-3 Missile Defence System Overview

Context: Israel recently confirmed that it used its sophisticated Arrow 3 missile interceptor against Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: Arrow-3 Missile Defence System Overview Purpose and Development: Operational Deployment: Key Characteristics: Missile Design: Components: Operational Range: Operational Mechanism: Hit-to-Kill Technology: Target Acquisition: -Source: Times of India

About Vadhvan Port Overview

Context: The Vadhavan Port Project Ltd. (VPPL) has initiated the process for construction of the ₹76,220 crore port and public hearings are likely to begin in the next few months. Relevance: GS III: Infrastructure Dimensions of the Article: Vadhavan Port Overview: Proposed Container Port Project Technical Specifications: Environmental Considerations: Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Nhava Sheva): Largest Container […]

PII of 815 Million Indians Allegedly Sold on Dark Web

Context: Recently, Resecurity, an American cybersecurity company, reported the sale of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of 815 million Indian citizens, including sensitive details like Aadhaar numbers and passport information, on the Dark Web. The threat actors behind the sale attributed the data to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an organization that faced numerous […]

Genetic Factors in Silk Production

Context: Researchers have unveiled the genetic factors influencing cocoon colors and adaptations in silk-producing insects, shedding light on the intricate mechanisms that have revolutionized the silk industry. Renowned as the “queen of fibers,” silk’s beauty and luxury have been cherished for centuries, and understanding the underlying genetics offers insights into the remarkable diversity and characteristics […]

CAFRAL Highlights Growing Risks in NBFC Financing

Context: The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL), established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has drawn attention to an escalating risk in bank financing for Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs). Additionally, CAFRAL has issued a warning regarding the digital lending landscape, identifying potential dangers. The research body also cautions against fake or […]

India’s Bioeconomy Ambition and Biotechnology Funding Challenges

Context: India targets a rise in the Bioeconomy’s GDP contribution from 2.6% to 5% by 2030, according to the ‘Bioeconomy Report 2022’ by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT). However, biotechnology funding remains at 0.0001% of the GDP, with limited recovery post-Covid-19. The ‘Guidelines for Genetically Engineered Insects’ issued in April 2023 offer procedural roadmaps but […]

About Loss and Damage Fund

Context: In light of the escalating climate crisis, the ‘Loss and Damage’ (L&D) fund and adaptation have recently come into focus.  Relevance: GS III: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Loss and Damage Fund: Addressing Irreversible Climate Consequences Genesis and Historical Accountability: COP 19 and Fund Inception: Subsequent Developments and Challenges: Stalemate at TC4 and TC5: […]

India-Ethiopia Joint Trade Committee

Context: The 6th Session of the India-Ethiopia Joint Trade Committee (JTC) recently concluded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bringing together officials from both countries to strengthen economic ties. Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: India-Ethiopia Joint Technical Committee (JTC) Meeting Highlights Bilateral Collaboration on Payment Infrastructure Local Currency Trade Transactions Key Sectors for Mutual Investments Progress in Memorandum of […]

5th Edition of the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue 

Context: Recently, 5th Edition of the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue took place, where both countries highlighted progress in various areas of bilateral cooperation including defense, semiconductors, emerging technology, space, health etc.  Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: Understanding 2+2 Meetings: A Diplomatic Framework Participation Dynamics: Enhanced Communication and Understanding: Adapting to Global Changes: India’s 2+2 […]

Search and Seizure of Devices and Freedom of Speech

Context: The recent directive from the Supreme Court instructing the Union government to establish guidelines for safeguarding the interests of media professionals regarding the confiscation of their digital devices is a crucial initial measure. Relevance: GS-2 Mains Question: “Unfettered powers to seize devices threaten freedom of speech.” Analyse in the context of seizure of digital […]