Current Affairs 17 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents India on US’s Currency Manipulator Watchlist India slips two spots: Human Development Index Vijay Diwas: 50 Years of Indo-Pak War 12th GRIHA Summit Himalayan Serow India’s 42nd communications satellite: CMS-01 INDIA ON US’S CURRENCY MANIPULATOR WATCHLIST Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? The United States has once again included India in its monitoring […]

Current Affairs 16 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents U.S. imposes CAATSA sanctions on Turkey Black Fungus or Mucormycosis Database of migrant workers Kerala’s ‘pink phenomenon’ U.S. IMPOSES CAATSA SANCTIONS ON TURKEY Focus: GS-III Environment and Ecology Why in news? The U.S. has imposed sanctions on NATO-ally Turkey for its purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile defence system. The issue of Sanctions under Countering […]

Current Affairs 15 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents National Family Health Survey NFHS-5 Lancet Citizens’ Commission for UHC Handling Contribution of Coal to electricity generation Droughts in India and North Atlantic air currents India’s soft power in comparison to China NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH SURVEY NFHS-5 Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released first-phase partial […]

Current Affairs 13 & 14 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Climate Ambition Summit Plasmodium ovale malaria Polavaram project How epigenetics alters inherited genetics’ message? Israel and Bhutan establish diplomatic ties Bringing life back to Western Ghats grasslands Using camera traps more ethically in wildlife research Rare Myristica swamp treefrog found CLIMATE AMBITION SUMMIT Focus: GS-III Environment and Ecology Why in news? The United Nations, […]

Current Affairs 12 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Israel, Morocco agree to normalise relations ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus Cross-sector initiative for universal health coverage Sarna Dharam Code ISRAEL, MOROCCO AGREE TO NORMALIZE RELATIONS Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? Israel and Morocco agreed to normalize relations in a deal brokered with U.S. help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country […]

Current Affairs 11 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Emissions Gap Report 2020 CEEW study on extreme weather events Partners in Population and Development (PPD) Rise in AI adoption in India Maoist threat stalling key roadworks EMISSIONS GAP REPORT 2020 Focus: GS-II Governance and Polity Why in news? The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released its annual Emissions Gap Report 2020. Highlights of […]

Current Affairs 10 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Cabinet on wage subsidy scheme via EPFO U.S. designates countries of particular concern SC on Centre’s power to acquire land for Highway Indus Valley civilisation diet: Dominance of Meat Submarine optical fibre cable for Lakshadweep CABINET ON WAGE SUBSIDY SCHEME VIA EPFO Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? The Cabinet approved an expenditure […]

Current Affairs 9 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Tharu tribals and Tourism ‘Havana Syndrome’ explained NGT on strengthening elephant corridors Eluru mystery illness Effect of ‘Make in India’ on life-saving medicines THARU TRIBALS AND TOURISM Focus: GS-I Indian Society Why in news? The Uttar Pradesh government has recently embarked upon a scheme to take the unique culture of its ethnic Tharu tribe […]

Current Affairs 8 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) U.S., China dominates arms market: report Lakshadweep and One District One Product (ODOP) Scheme India bucks China’s record export show NRIs to Vote Via Post Eco-ducts or eco-bridges CLIMATE CHANGE PERFORMANCE INDEX (CCPI) Focus: GS-III Environment and Ecology Why in news? India ranked high along with the European Union […]

Current Affairs 6 & 7 December 2020 for UPSC Exam

Contents Coal Mining in Meghalaya’s Moolamylliang J&K administration seeks review of order on Roshni Act Hampi stone chariot now gets protective ring Hayabusa 2 with asteroid samples States with stressed groundwater trade most cereals COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA’S MOOLAMYLLIANG Focus: GS-I Geography, GS-III Environment and Ecology  Why in news? A mining-ravaged area in Meghalaya – […]