Current Affairs 26 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents MASSIVE LOCUST INVASION IN GUJRAT RAILWAYS START VISTA DOME TRAIN ON KALKA-SHIMLA ROUTE EARLIEST SANKSRIT INSCRIPTION IN SOUTH INDIA FOUND IN A.P GROWING CANCER BURDEN ACROSS INDIA NON PERFORMING ASSETS TYPHOON PHANFONE BATTERS PHILLIPINES MASSIVE LOCUST INVASION IN GUJRAT Why in News? Gujarat shares borders with Pakistan and is under attack from hoppers that […]

Current Affairs 25 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents ROHTANG TUNNEL NAMED AFTER VAJPAYEE IMF :INDIA IN THE MIDST OF SIGNIFICANT SLOWDOWN CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ROHTANG TUNNEL NAMED AFTER VAJPAYEE Why in News? Announcing the decisions taken by the Cabinet at a meeting chaired by hon. PM Narendra Modi, one of the cabinet ministers said that the pass will be named after […]

Current Affairs 24 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents DETENTION CENTERS IN INDIA DELHI CABINET APPROVES ELECTRIC VEHICLE POLICY BAR-HEADED GOOSE SPOTTED IN PANDALAM – KERALA MENTAL DISORDER IN INDIA RUSSIA IS HOPEFUL OF INDIA’S FREE TRADE PACT WITH EAEU DETENTION CENTERS IN INDIA The MHA has been instructing the state governments since 2009 to set up detention centres to “restrict the movements […]

Current Affairs 23 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents DEBATE CONTINUES OVER NRC CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT ACT WTO APPELLATE: DISPUTE RESOLUTION FATF PUTS 150 QUESTIONS TO PAKISTAN DEBATE CONTINUES OVER NRC Why in news? Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared  that there had been no discussion or talk over an NRC for all India since his government had taken power in 2014 He also […]

Current Affairs 22 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

CONTENTS SINO-INDIA BOUNDARY TALKS INCREASING DEATHS DUE TO MANUAL SCAVENGING IRON SNOW CARBON DOTS TO DETECT HERBICIDE POLLUTION PLANT EXTRACTS AND HEAT CAN KILL CANCER CELLS BS-VI PRE-BUYING TO BOOST DEMAND HOMO ERECTUS SETTLEMENT SINO-INDIA BOUNDARY TALKS Why in News? Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a statement after 22nd Sino-India Boundary talks, led by […]

Current Affairs 21 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents 5G SPECTRUM AUCTION INDIAN NAMES FOR A STAR AND PLANET INTERNET SHUTDOWNS AND LAWS IN RELATION 5G SPECTURM AUCTION Why in news? Government has auctioned 5G spectrum. What is 5G?  The term 5G is used to describe the next-generation of mobile networks beyond Long Term Evolution(LTE) mobile networks. Applications:  It is a mix of […]

Current Affairs 20 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents RBI TO CARRY OUT US-STYLE ‘OPERATION TWIST’ TO BRING DOWN INTEREST RATES US INDIA DEFENCE COOPERATION GANDHI PRIZE DISSENT IN DEMOCRACY RBI TO CARRY OUT US-STYLE ‘OPERATION TWIST’ TO BRING DOWN INTEREST RATES Why in news? Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a simultaneous sale and purchase of government bonds under the Open Market […]

Current Affairs 19 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents: USING AI TO CURB FAKE NEWS US President Donald Trump impeached WHO launches first biosimilar medicine to treat Breast Cancer USING AI TO CURB FAKE NEWS What is fake news? Any news becomes a fake news if the information presented is incorrect or information doesn’t represent facts that it is expected to carry.   […]

Current Affairs 18 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents: Gujrat Model to check Maternal Mortality Rate 2+2 Dialogue and Quad grouping All about CAB: Detailed GUJRAT MODEL TO CHECK METERNAL MORTALITY RATE Why in news? Recent advisory issued by the Union Health Ministry to States to adopt the Gujarat model of “non-­interventional approach during the final stages of labour” as the best obstetric […]

Current Affairs 17 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents: INCREASING LOK SABHA SEATS TO 1000 COP 25 – MADRID LACUNAE IN DATA PROTECTION BILL RESERVATIONS TO ANGLO INDIANS SUCCESS STORY OF RTI INCREASING LOK SABHA SEATS TO 1000 Why in News? Former President Prananb Mukherjee spoke about raising the number of Lok Sabha constituencies to 1,000 from the existing 543 and for a […]