[PDF] SECURE SYNOPSIS : 13th May 2022

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[ Video ] CSAT SERIES 2022 – Question of the Day – 17 May 2022

  Considering the growing importance of CSAT in the prelims exam, we are starting a free initiative – CSAT SERIES for Prelims 2022 where in sir will be solving one question per day based on concepts and logic. Students who are well versed with the concepts can solve the question for revision and students who …

SANSAD TV: BILLS: AN INSIGHT- PROHIBITION OF CHILD MARRIAGE (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  Introduction: Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021 The seeks to increase the minimum age of marriage of females to 21 years from the current 18 years. Context According to the National Family Health Survey 2019-21 (NFHS-5), 23% of women between the age of 20 and 24 were married before 18 years of age. …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 17 MAY 2022

  InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Forest Fires:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: Forest fires in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have scorched numerous hectares of greenery.   How’s the situation? In April, Himachal reported about 750 forest fires, while Uttarakhand reported more than 1,500.   Why are Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh vulnerable to forest Fires? Except for periods …

Gaganyaan Mission:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in Space.   Context: The static test of the human-rated solid rocket booster (HS200) for the Gaganyaan programme was recently completed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).     What you need to know about the HS200? The booster engine is part of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle …

Why is there a fall in India’s foreign exchange reserves?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues related to planning.   Context: India’s forex reserves have dropped below $600 billion, plunging by about $45 billion since September 3, 2021, when forex reserves stood at an all-time high of $642 billion.   Reasons behind drop in India’s forex reserves: The drop is because of …

Delhi hosts SCO-RATS meet:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: At a conference hosted by New Delhi, India, Pakistan, and other members of the Shanghai Collaboration Organisation (SCO) discussed enhancing cooperation in fighting various regional security problems. The conference is being held as part of the SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS).     Background: India …

Sri Lanka’s 21st Constitutional Amendment:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: India and neighbourhood relations.   Context: The government of Sri Lanka intends to introduce the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill. The 21st Constitutional Amendment seeks to repeal the 20th Amendment.   Overview of the 21st Amendment: It seeks to reduce the Presidency to a ceremonial position, retaining the powers of the …

Buddha Purnima:

GS Paper 1: Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Context: Buddha Purnima was celebrated on May 16th to mark the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama or Gautam Buddha. It is also believed to be the day he attained salvation or …