Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 31 May 2021

Contents 43rd GST Council Meeting More Collectors can grant citizenship under CAA Declining forest bird species in Western Himalaya Our inheritance from the Neanderthals Ripples from Cyclones and tides in Sunderbans World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 43rd GST Council Meeting Context: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council led by Finance Minister, in its first […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 29 May 2021

Contents Dowry deaths: SC widens scope of Section 304-B Centre’s Rs. 100-upgrade to mid-day meal scheme As India watches, Sri Lanka seeks FDI and Currency Swap RBI Annual Report for 2020-21 Dowry deaths: SC widens scope of Section 304-B Context: The Supreme Court indicated in a judgment that a straitjacket and literal interpretation of a […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 28 May 2021

Contents OHCHR: Israeli strikes in Gaza may be war crimes India in touch with Dominica on Choksi’s repatriation SC on Complete registration of unorganized workers New Insurance FDI rules set OHCHR: Israeli strikes in Gaza may be war crimes Context: The UN rights chief said that Israeli forces may have committed war crimes in the […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 27 May 2021

Contents NGT forms panel to probe construction in Mekedatu Belarus faces backlash sanctions over forced landing CBI Director selection: CJI made ‘statement of law’ Second wave threat, Exempt micro enterprises from GST NGT forms panel to probe construction in Mekedatu Context: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Southern Zone has appointed a joint committee to look […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 26 May 2021

Contents India’s new IT rules of intermediaries One Stop Centres (OSCs) across 10 missions for women Panel to define offences of speech, expression India’s new IT rules of intermediaries Context: Social media giant Facebook said it aimed to comply with the provisions of India’s new IT rules of intermediaries, which come into effect on 26th […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 25 May 2021

Contents Slew of bad law proposals in Lakshadweep, resentment NGT upholds rights of pastoralists in Banni grasslands Protected Planet Report 2020 Slew of bad law proposals in Lakshadweep, resentment Context: Discontent is simmering beneath the calm, verdant environs of the Lakshadweep group of islands over a slew of regulations introduced by the new administrator, Praful […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 24 May 2021

Contents Mount Nyaragongo eruption Lithuania quits ‘divisive’ China’s 17+1 group BRICS Astronomy Working Group on telescopes Data Protection in India & WhatsApp’s privacy policy IEA’s Net Zero Emissions (NZE) Roadmap Zebrafish, induced torpor and spaceflight Mount Nyaragongo eruption Context: An active volcano in Congo, Mount Nyaragongo, erupted again. The Indian Army contingent under the United […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 22 May 2021

Contents Kyasanur forest disease: ICMR develops new test Social Justice Ministry: Financial aid to transgender people Declare mucormycosis an epidemic, Centre tells States Israel-Hamas reach truce after 11 days of fighting Kyasanur forest disease: ICMR develops new test Context: A new point-of-care test developed by ICMR-National Institute of Virology has been found to be highly […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 21 May 2021

Contents Cyclone Yaas, Increasing Tropical Cyclones Global surge in single-use plastic: Environmental hazard China completes strategic Tibet highway World’s largest iceberg breaks off from Antarctica Cyclone Yaas, Increasing Tropical Cyclones Context: Cyclone Tauktae that was the first Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm in the Arabian Sea to make landfall in Gujarat in 130 years. In less […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 20 May 2021

Contents Tentative 6 UNESCO heritage sites added in India Government enhances DAP fertiliser subsidy China protests as U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait Russia is helping build nuclear plants in China Tentative 6 UNESCO heritage sites added in India Context: Six sites have been added to India’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Six of […]