[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, March 2023

  Dear Students, Our motto has always been to simplify your UPSC CSE preparation. In pursuance of the above objective, our team decided to improve the magazines further. The new and improved version of our Monthly CA Magazine: CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 has several features/changes: No more bullets in the index (a much-requested feature! Yes, we are …

[Ep-22] ‘Am I Good Enough to Clear UPSC CSE?’ | In the Spotlight: SELF-DOUBT | A Little More Light Podcast

              Dear Student,   35 Days to go for UPSC CSE Prelims! You may be getting overwhelmed by the vast amount of materials left to cover, revisions, open mock tests, your scores…Oh and CSAT too! You may be plagued by self-doubt and fear- the ‘what-ifs’ and uncertainty associated with …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 22 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 …

Indian skimmers

  Source: NIE  Context: The Satkosia wildlife sanctuary in India has recorded the breeding of Indian Skimmers for the first time   About Indian Skimmers:

Major Economies Forum (MEF) on Energy and Climate

  Source: PIB   Context: The Leaders Meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change has acknowledged climate change as a major challenge. The meeting was attended by the Heads of State and Ministers of 20 major economies of the world.   About MEF:  

PRAYAG Platform

  Source: PIB  Context: Jal Shakti Ministry launched PRAYAG, a real-time monitoring centre for planning and monitoring of projects, river water quality, etc., during the 11th meeting of the Empowered Task Force of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)   About PRAYAG (Platform for Real-time Analysis of Yamuna, Ganga and their Tributaries) monitors various …

100 Food streets in 100 districts

  Source: PIB  Context: The Ministry of Health has proposed the operationalization of ‘100 food streets across 100 districts’ in the country to promote safe and hygienic food practices.   About the  Eat Right Food Street Project:

UDAN 5.0

  Source: PIB  Context: The Ministry of Civil Aviation in India has launched the 5th round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) to improve connectivity in remote and regional areas of the country.   About UDAN Scheme It was launched as a Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) under the Ministry …

Transfer pricing-“arm’s length price”

  Source: FE  Context: The recent Supreme Court ruling that the “arm’s length price” determined by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) cannot be treated as final in disputes related to alleged income suppression by multinational companies could potentially increase fresh litigation and delay final decisions. What is Transfer pricing? Transfer pricing refers to the …

CARICOM

  Source: TH  Context: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar co-chaired the 4th India-CARICOM ministerial meeting About Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  CARICOM (est. in 1973; HQ: Georgetown, Guyana) is an intergovernmental organisation that is a political and economic union of 15 member states throughout the Americas and Atlantic.

Aadhaar authentication

Source: PIB  Context: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has proposed rules to allow entities other than Government Ministries and Departments to use Aadhaar authentication to promote ease of living and enable better access to services for citizens.   About the proposed rule:

Abhilekh patal

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: PIB  Context: PM praised “Abhilekh Patal” a portal with over 1 Crore Pages of Historical Records of the National Archives.   About the Portal: It is a web portal to access records of the National Archives of India (NAI) and make its content available to all.   About NAI The …

New Delhi Declaration

  Source: PIB Context: The two day Global Buddhist Summit 2023 concluded successfully in New Delhi today with the New Delhi Declaration  To know about Global Buddhist Summit: Click here   Major outcomes of the New Delhi Declaration: It highlights the importance of peace, well-being, harmony, and compassion for universal peace The texts, doctrines and …

State of the Global Climate 2022

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Environment, Conservation   Source: IE  Context: According to the World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) annual ‘State of the Global Climate 2022’ report, from mountain peaks to ocean depths, climate change continued its advance in 2022.   Highlights of the report- State of the Global Climate 2022:   [/su_table] Socio-economic and environmental impacts …

All India Report of First Census of Water Bodies  

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Environment, Conservation   Source: IE  Context: Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the 1st Census of Water Bodies in convergence with the 6th Minor Irrigation (MI) Census under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Irrigation Census”.   Background: Since water is a state subject under the 7th Schedule of the Indian Constitution, the …

China- Central Asia and India

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: International Relations   Source: IE  Context: China convened a meeting (online) of trade ministers of the grouping known as C+C5.   C+C5: It constitutes China and the five Central Asian republics, namely Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan.   China and Central Asia: China shares a long history of trade, culture, …