Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 28 September 2020

Contents Herd Immunity: India still far from it Sandalwood Spike Disease JIMEX-2020 & Logistics Sharing Agreement Clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan India calls on Sri Lankan PM to implement 13th Amendment Full statehood to Gilgit-Baltistan The 3 Farm Bills Changes in Labour Laws Cesses and their Parking CAG moots probe into Accounting method HERD IMMUNITY: […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 25 September 2020

Contents 380 ‘detention camps’ in Xinjiang: report China cautious on G4 calling for UNSC reforms Another round of Operation Twist 380 ‘DETENTION CAMPS’ IN XINJIANG: REPORT Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? China is running hundreds of detention centres in northwest Xinjiang across a network that is much bigger than previously thought, according to […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 18 September 2020

Contents Queen’s Counsel for Kulbhushan Jadhav case Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan a full-fledged province Geo-Spatial cooperation at 2+2 dialogue Do falling farmer suicides mean less rural distress? QUEEN’S COUNSEL FOR KULBHUSHAN JADHAV CASE Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? India’s Ministry of External Affairs said that Pakistan should consider appointing a Queen’s Counsel for the Kulbhushan […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 17 September 2020

Contents Russia to test, supply Sputnik V to India Special courts for cases against Politicians Amendment for RBI supervision of cooperative banks May take decades to clean Ganga water, say experts RUSSIA TO TEST, SUPPLY SPUTNIK V TO INDIA Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? The Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is piloting […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 16 September 2020

Contents U.S. welcomes India’s role in Afghan talks Exports drop in August, 6th month in row Aircraft (Amendment) Bill cleared in Rajya Sabha Kashmir has grassroots democracy FDI of $1 bn flowed from China to over 1,600 firms U.S. WELCOMES INDIA’S ROLE IN AFGHAN TALKS Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? Three days after […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 15 September 2020

Contents No data available on migrants’ deaths Pandemic and Reconsidering 42% devolution Fossil fuel use to plunge for the first time Retail inflation eases to 6.69% in August No regulation needed for communication apps NO DATA AVAILABLE ON MIGRANTS’ DEATHS Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? The Centre informed the Parliament that no data […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 13 & 14 September 2020

Contents Karnataka’s startup initiative gets recognition India-China standoff and Nathu La border trade Singapore Convention on Mediation India logistics pacts: Russia, U.K. and Vietnam Any Non-political Organisation can get FCRA exemption Science behind air-breathing scramjet engine Reducing India’s cancer burden KARNATAKA’S STARTUP INITIATIVE GETS RECOGNITION Focus: GS-III Indian Economy   Why in news? An initiative […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 11 September 2020

Contents SC: No ‘extraordinary situation’ for Maratha Quota Not Speaker’s job to appoint a Deputy Speaker FCRA registration to Golden Temple Immunity factor boosts Ginger, turmeric exports GDP shrinking, Govt. may borrow more Indian, Chinese Foreign Ministers meet Face-to-Face NO ‘EXTRAORDINARY SITUATION’ FOR MARATHA QUOTA Focus: GS-II Social Justice, Governance Why in news? The Supreme […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 10 September 2020

Contents NSO: 1 in 3 high schoolers gets private coaching 4,442 cases pending against India’s legislators Defence exports increased 700% in 3 years SC stays implementation of Martha Reservation Data law: RBI seeks exemption NSO: 1 IN 3 HIGH SCHOOLERS GETS PRIVATE COACHING Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? According to the National Statistical […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 9 September 2020

Contents Digital divide affects education 40% of children are not fully Vaccinated SC: Adhere to Ministry circular on Char Dham Global economy to contract 4.4% GDP to shrink 14.8%: Goldman DIGITAL DIVIDE AFFECTS EDUCATION Focus: GS-II Social Justice Context For the child in urban Himachal Pradesh, where Internet penetration is higher than 70%, it likely […]