President’s note for IPS probationers

GS Paper 4   Source: The Hindu Context: The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu addressed the probationers of the 74th Batch of the Indian Police Service at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad.     Policing is essential for maintaining law and order and the smooth functioning of society. The absence of a professional code …

What lies ahead in 2023 – A new social media, Metaverse, and more AI?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life   Source: IE   Direction: The article highlights new technological breakthroughs that await in 2023 and the opportunities and challenges they pose. The article also covers a study that points out the adverse impact of social media.   Context: …

With a large start-up ecosystem, India is a big market for cloud services

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life   Source: TH  Direction: The article tries to explain cloud computing, its significance for India and the way ahead to promote the cloud computing ecosystem in India.    Context: AWS or Amazon Web Services, one of India’s largest providers …

NCW issues memo on prevention of sexual harassment

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: TH   Direction: The article covers the salient features of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.    Context: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked all …