EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : How food inflation can be managed keeping El Nino in mind

  Source: Indian Express Prelims: Current events of national importance, RBI, Inflation, food inflation, El-nino, MPC. Mains GS Paper III: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment(Inflation, Monetary policy). ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) team, especially its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has put“the pause” in …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Diplomacy, with a change in terms of reference

  Source: The Hindu, The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, west Asia, saudi-Iran conflict, JCOP, IAEA etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In a joint statement on March 10, 2023, by Iran, Saudi Arabia, and China, an …

SANSAD TV: TRANSFORMING INDIA- MANUFACTURING: DESTINATION INDIA

    Introduction: Today, India is one of the most favoured investment destinations in the world. Powered by innovation, digitisation, automation, increasing investment, and policy reforms to enable ease of doing business, India is set to emerge as the global manufacturing hub in the post-Covid world. In this episode, we take a look at the …

Sansad TV: Nature And You- Why Butterflies Matter?

    Introduction: Butterflies are the wild indicators of the ecosystem; these insects tell us everything about the healthier ecosystem. These are effective pollinators, butterflies visit the flower to eat nectar and this is mutually beneficial relationship. Ecosystem value: Butterflies are indicators of a healthy environment and healthy ecosystems. They indicate a wide range of …

[MISSION 2023] RTM(Revision through MCQs)- 15 Apr 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 17 April 2023

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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Bioluminescence

  Source: TH   Context: Recently, Visakhapatnam beaches started glowing due to a phenomenon called bioluminescence  

Ethylene oxide

  Source: HBL  Context: The European Commission has classified ethylene oxide as carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic for reproduction (previously it was classified as a fumigant)    Significance: Agricultural products being exported to European Union will now be mandatorily tested.

‘Animal Pandemic Preparedness Initiative’ (APPI) and the ‘Animal Health System Support for One Health’

  Source: PIB  Context: Union Ministry for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has launched the Animal Pandemic Preparedness Initiative (APPI) and World Bank-funded Animal Health System Support for One Health (AHSSOH) to enhance India’s preparedness and response to potential animal pandemics, in line with the One Health approach.    About APPI and AHSSOH:   Significance: …

Trade data  

  Source: IE   Context: Trade data (released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry ) points to slowing global and domestic demand   Key points: India’s overall exports surpassed the 2022-23 target of $750 billion dollars (nearly $770 billion) Trade Balance (Export-Import): Negative ($122 billion in FY23 in comparison to $83 billion in FY22). Goods …

Gond Painting

  Source: HT   Context: Gond painting, popular folk art of the Gond tribe in Madhya Pradesh, has been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.   About Gond Painting

Bihu Dance

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH  Context: Guinness World Record has been awarded for the largest Bihu dance performance and largest dhol recital at a single venue.   About Bihu

Clinical trial

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Science and Technology – Health   Source: TH  Context: The speedy approval of Covid-19 vaccines during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic highlighted the importance of clinical trials.   What is a Clinical Trial?  A clinical trial is a research study conducted on human participants to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and/or effectiveness of an intervention such as …

Can we democratise tiger conservation in India?

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation   Source: TH  Context: As India celebrates 50 years of its Project Tiger (1973), there is a need to reflect on what needs to change in conservation practice in India.   Background: The Tiger is an “umbrella species”. Hence, saving the tiger means saving the entire …