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 […]

Current Affairs 13 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS: Study reveals child artists work for more than 12 hours a day Pakistan retained on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Grey list Food safety index National e-Vidhan system (NeVA) Study Reveals Child Artists Work for More than 12 Hours a Day Context:A recent study reveals that a child below the age of 15 in […]

Current Affairs 11 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS: Judicial Vacancies and Pendency of Cases Indian crude oil basket touches 10 year high Code of Conduct Violated Environmental Performance Index and India Judicial Vacancies And Pendency Of Cases Context: Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana said lack of proper infrastructure and judicial vacancies had adversely impacted the mechanism involved in the fast […]

Current Affairs 10 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS: Rhino reintroduction a hit in Assam Reserve Rajasthan reels under relentless heatwave 70 elephants died in Karnataka in 2021 Rhino Reintroduction a Hit in Assam Reserve Context: The onehorned rhinos of western Assam’s Manas National Park, bordering Bhutan, are expected to have high life expectancy and significant growth in population, the 14th Assam rhino […]

Current Affairs 09 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS The RBI rate hike and its impact Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022 The science behind the cancer cure The RBI plan to link credit cards with UPI Next-generation Corvettes The RBI Rate Hike and Its Impact Context: In its bi-monthly review, the Reserve Bank of India hiked the repo rate by another 50 basis points. This move, […]

Current Affairs 08 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS State Food Safety Index Bad banks Accessible India Campaign Carbon bombs Green jobs State Food Safety Index Context: In an effort to galvanize States/UTs to work towards ensuring safe food for citizens, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s 4th State Food Safety Index (SFSI) […]