Current Affairs 19 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS India’s vulnerability to drought Supreme Court frees Perarivalan National Policy on Biofuels Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Sela Tunnel India’s Vulnerability to Drought Context:  A United Nations report has revealed that many parts of India fall under the list of regions that are vulnerable to drought globally. The report also stated that India’s Gross Domestic […]

Current Affairs 18 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 Urban heat islands Ban on wheat export Vadnagar’s ties with Buddhism Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 Context: A senior parliamentarian has expressed concern over the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which is in the final stages of consultations in the Joint Parliamentary Committee. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation […]

Current Affairs 17 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS The repo rate in India Places of Worship Act How Sikkim became a part of India Report flags Risk of Fortified Rice Ramgarh Vishdhari notified as India’s 52nd Tiger Reserve The Repo Rate in India Context: Recently, the Reserve Bank of India, in a surprise move, announced that the bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) […]

Current Affairs 16 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban Supermassive black hole:  Sagittarius A* Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Pravaig Field Pack Devasahayam Pillai Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban Context:  1.21 crore houses have been sanctioned under the scheme till May 9 2022, of which 58.82 lakh houses have been completed/delivered. Relevance: GS II- Welfare Schemes Dimensions of the Article: What […]

Current Affairs 14 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS INSACOG Taj Mahal Iron in Tamil Nadu 4,200 years ago: a new dating and its significance From neutral to NATO: Why Finland joining the alliance matters INSACOG Context: Recently, Prime Minister announced that the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) would be extended to India’s neighbouring countries. Relevance: GS III- Awareness In The Fields Of It, […]

Current Affairs 13 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS On the question of notifying minorities India hypertension control initiative Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) PAN, Aadhaar have been made mandatory for high-value cash deposits & withdrawals On the Question of Notifying Minorities Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges […]

Current Affairs 12 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS SC puts ‘Colonial’ Sedition Law on Hold Delhi HC gives split verdict on Marital Rape Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) Tomato flu Pantanal Wetlands SC Puts ‘Colonial’ Sedition Law on Hold Context: The Supreme Court suspended pending criminal trials and court proceedings under Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code, while allowing the […]

Current Affairs 11 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS State of the World’s Birds Report Pulitzer Prize Depreciation of Indian Rupee Ethanol blending Marsquake Martand Sun Temple State of the World’s Birds Report Context: The State of the World’s Birds, an annual review of environmental resources published recently by nine natural sciences and avian specialists across the globe, has revealed that the population […]

Current Affairs 10 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS MP Local Area Development Scheme Tropical Cyclone Asani PMJJBY,PMSBY and APY Green Manure Rocket-Propelled Grenade MP Local Area Development Scheme Context: At a time when MPs have been asking for an increase in the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund, the Union Finance Ministry has ordered revised rules, under which the interest that […]

Current Affairs 09 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Virtual private network Monkeypox Harappan site Rakhigarhi La Nina Value of MPs’ vote for President Poll to go down Virtual Private Network Context: Virtual private network (VPN) service providers are up in arms against a new directive of The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team or Cert-In, a wing of the Ministry of Electronics and […]