Current Affairs 24 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Open network for digital commerce Snake Island Drug Resistant Typhoid Bedti-Varada Interlinking Project Keibul Lamjao National Park Sao Joao festival Open Network For Digital Commerce Context: The government of India announced the launch of the pilot phase of open network for digital commerce (ONDC) in five cities in late April with an aim to […]

Current Affairs 23 June 2022

Current Affairs

 CONTENTS: Four new corals recorded from Indian waters Digital wearables can expose users to cyberattacks BRICS Business Forum High inflation –a ‘major concern’ Four New Corals Recorded From Indian Waters Context: Scientists have recorded four species of corals for the first time from Indian waters. Relevance: GS-III: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment. […]

Current Affairs 22 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Renewables 2022 Global Status Report Production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme    World Mental Health Report: WHO Summer Solstice Chambal River Burmagomphus chaukulensis Renewables 2022 Global Status Report       Context: Recently the Renewables 2022 Global Status Report (GSR 2022) was released by REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century). Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions […]

Current Affairs 21 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS About Single use plastic What is lightning? Aspirational District Programme Amrit Sarovar Mission Black swan event About Single Use Plastic Context: The Centre has banned the use of ‘single-use plastic’ from July 1. The Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change had issued a gazette notification last year announcing the ban, and has now […]

Current Affairs 20 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS WTO Ministerial Conference World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought West Seti Power Project Auctioning 5G spectrum bands Critical information infrastructure Alzheimer’s disease WTO Ministerial Conference Context: Recently, member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) wrapped up the Ministerial Conference’s twelfth outing (MC12) securing agreements on relaxing patent regulations to achieve global vaccine […]

Current Affairs 18 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Inter-State Council Extension of entry age: Agnipath Scheme Microplastics I2U2 Initiative World Competitiveness Index 2022 Polio Inter-State Council Context: Recently, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister wrote to Prime Minister, asking that at least three meetings of the Inter-State Council should be held every year to “strengthen the spirit of cooperative federalism”. He also suggested that […]

Current Affairs 17 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Black Death Govt’s new guidelines banning surrogate ads Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Bharat Gaurav Scheme Prithvi-II Missile Black Death Context: Recently, In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers have claimed that the disease originated in modern day northern Kyrgyzstan around 1338-1339 – nearly 7-8 years before it ravaged large parts […]

Current Affairs 16 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS SIPRI Yearbook 2022 Hate speech ASI Act to be made more flexible Financial Action Task Force (FATF) SIPRI Yearbook 2022 Context: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its yearbook a few days back highlighting some worrying trends of the past year in international security. Relevance: GS III- Nuclear Technology Dimensions of the […]

Current Affairs 15 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2022 Periodic Labour Force Survey Agnipath scheme Special remission to prisoners Nanhi Pari programme Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2022 Context: According to the 2022 Reuters Institute Digital News Report, trust in news is falling in nearly half the countries surveyed, with significant proportions of the public, especially younger […]

Current Affairs 14 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Retail inflation eases to 7.04% What is Web 5.0? New policy on air sports in India Managing Type 1 Diabetes Chelonoidis phantasticus Retail Inflation Eases to 7.04% Context: India’s retail inflation eased marginally to 7.04% in May from the nearly eight-year high of 7.79% in April, reflecting a persistent uptick of over 6% in […]