Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 19th August 2020

Contents India ranks among lowest in terms of Internet quality IIP numbers and Industrial activity in lockdown ‘No-Go’ forests cleared for coal mining PM-CARES contribution need not be credited to NDRF: SC RBI unveils framework for retail payments entity Centre targets PSBs’ stake sale INDIA RANKS AMONG LOWEST IN TERMS OF INTERNET QUALITY Focus: GS-III […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 18th August 2020

Contents Chinese entities in ‘hawala’ racket: ED India, Nepal: Bilateral projects Low death certification denoting cause of death Haryana’s ASHA workers disconnected Govt. plans cyber security system for financial sector CHINESE ENTITIES IN ‘HAWALA’ RACKET: ED Focus: GS-II Governance Why in news? The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated a money-laundering probe into a “hawala” racket […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 16 & 17th August 2020

Contents Defending Rewa villages empowered women Suo motu contempt power is inherent: SC Kuki: Weigh ‘genocide’ by NSCN (IM) in Naga Peace Agreement Madras HC: Law to bar criminals in election SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity India eyes global front runners: COVID Vaccine Issues facing online education PMO denies RTI plea seeking info on PM-CARES DEFENDING […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 14 August 2020

Contents Internet Connectivity Improves but Gaps remain Retail inflation accelerates to 6.93% in July NHRC members flag lack of forensic labs India announces $500 mn package for Maldives India, Australia share views on 5G INTERNET CONNECTIVITY IMPROVES BUT GAPS REMAIN Focus: GS-III Science and Technology, Industry and Infrastructure Introduction to internet in India The internet […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 13 August 2020

Contents Over-regulation impeding access to safe abortion NSO Report on Literacy States asked not to make Independent Vaccine Purchases 50% of youth depressed, 17% lost jobs: Survey OVER-REGULATION IMPEDING ACCESS TO SAFE ABORTION Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? Over-regulation of drugs to curb gender-biased sex selection such as through government programmes like ‘Beti […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 12 August 2020

Contents Indian, Afghan officials discuss Loya Jirga SC: Daughters have equal birthright to inherit property Is economy recovering with easing of lockdown or sinking? Fitch on RBI’s debt revamp proposal Jammu and Kashmir to get limited 4G access Russia registers coronavirus vaccine INDIAN, AFGHAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS LOYA JIRGA Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? Indian […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 11 August 2020

Contents Hong Kong Stopover Leaves MNCs in India Stranded SC Questions Spectrum Sale by Ailing Telcos Naga peace talks hit bump over Governor’s letter ‘Loan recast to aid small firms, retail borrowers’ India’s imports from China rise HONG KONG STOPOVER LEAVES MNCS IN INDIA STRANDED Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? New government procurement […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 9 & 10 August 2020

Contents India, Pakistan spar over Indus water talks UNICEF on COVID-19 induced food insecurity Coronal magnetic field measured for the first time Studying P. vivax malaria Defence Ministry to impose import embargo Bamboo seed-bombs to tackle elephant problem Kozhikode plane crash: Tabletop Runway issue Reducing Imports from China INDIA, PAKISTAN SPAR OVER INDUS WATER TALKS […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 8 August 2020

Contents Kavkaz 2020 exercise No free grains for 40% of PMGKAY beneficiaries RBI: Panel for stressed loans resolution norms TRAFFIC on Leopard poaching in India KAVKAZ 2020 EXERCISE Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? India will take part in the Russian Kavkaz 2020 strategic command-post exercise. Details The invitees for the Kavkaz 2020 exercise […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 7 August 2020

Contents RBI on: Policy Rates, Debt recast for MSMEs, Inflation India rejects China’s UNSC move on Kashmir U.S. concerned about Kashmir restrictions Indian Astronauts complete training on abnormal landing RBI ON: POLICY RATES, DEBT RECAST FOR MSMES, INFLATION Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? The Reserve Bank of India, during the third review of […]