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Classifying a Prolonged Summer as a Natural Disaster

Context: Northern India has been enduring the longest series of heatwaves in the past 15 years. In some states, daytime temperatures have consistently exceeded 45°C, while in relatively cooler states, temperatures have been 3°-6°C higher than usual for this time of year. Night temperatures have also remained 3°-6°C above normal, due to the near-absence of moisture and […]

NAM Faces Challenges of Neo-Colonialism

Context: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said, “Those who forget history and do not learn from it are condemned to repeat it.” This remark, made during his 1948 speech in the House of Commons, was directed at his predecessor, who failed to adequately arm the country, making the Second World War inevitable. Relevance: GS2- Groupings & […]

National Forensic Infrastructure Enhancement Scheme

Context: Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme “National Forensic Infrastructure Enhancement Scheme” (N.F.l.E.S.) Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Approval of National Forensic Infrastructure Enhancement Scheme (NFIES): Approval and Financial Outlay: Components of the Scheme: Objectives and Rationale: Context and Importance: Expected Outcomes:

Overview of the Krishi Sakhi Convergence Program

Context: Recently, the Prime Minister of India granted certificates to over 30,000 women from Self Help Groups (SHGs) as ‘Krishi Sakhis’ under the Krishi Sakhi Convergence Programme (KSCP). Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Overview of the Krishi Sakhi Convergence Program: Objective: Training Provided: Current Training: Implementation:

Double Sun Halo Phenomenon Witnessed in Ladakh

Context: Recently, a rare celestial phenomenon known as a “double sun halo” was witnessed in the skies over Ladakh. Relevance: Facts for Prelims Understanding the Double Sun Halo Definition: Formation: Mechanism: Occurrence: Significance: -Source: India Today  

Japan on High Alert Due to Streptococcal Toxic

Context: Recently, health officials in Japan are on high alert after close to 1,000 cases of a deadly infection were reported across the country. The disease is known as Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (STSS). Relevance: GS II: Health Overview of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (STSS) Definition: Symptoms: Transmission: Prevention: -Source: India Today

Expansion of DigiYatra Technology Proposed

Context: Recently, the CEO of Digi Yatra Foundation proposed that the DigiYatra technology used at airports could be implemented at hotels and public places such as historical monuments. Relevance: GS Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Overview of DigiYatra Concerns Governance -Source: The Hindu

Criticism of 2023 Amendments and Broadened Scope of Angel Tax

Context: Recent amendments in 2023 and the broadened scope of the Angel tax have faced criticism due to a significant downturn in startup funding and the resulting job losses. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What is Angel Tax? Expansion Under Finance Act, 2023: Funding Winter and Job Losses: Industry Perspective on […]

Direct Seeding of Rice

Context: The Government of Punjab is actively promoting the Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR) also called the ‘tar-wattar’ technique of rice cultivation, which promises a multitude of advantages over traditional transplanting.  Relevance: GS III- Agriculture Dimensions of the Article: What is DSR? Direct Seeding of Rice (DRS): Normal Paddy Transplanting: How much water can DSR help save? Advantages of DSR tech: […]

India’s First Joint Doctrine for Cyberspace Operations

Context: The Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan released India’s first joint doctrine for cyberspace operations, acknowledging that cyberspace has emerged as a crucial and challenging domain in modern warfare. Relevance: GS III: Security Challenges Dimensions of the Article: India’s First Joint Doctrine for Cyberspace Operations Overview Current Context Significance of the Doctrine Understanding […]