[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 7 February 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 4 February 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 …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 2 February 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 1 February 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 24 January 2023

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The nuts and bolts of a Union Budget

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Government Budgeting.   Source: Indian Express Context: On February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for the next financial year (2023-24). Let’s understand the basics of the Union Budget and why it is very much important for Prelims and Mains.   Constitutional Provisions According to Article 112 of the Indian Constitution, the Union …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 16 January 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 14 January 2023

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Crypto awareness campaign

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   Source: The Hindu   Context: The Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) will launch an outreach programme soon to create awareness of cryptocurrencies and online gaming.   About Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) …

Why has loan recovery via Lok Adalat jumped four-fold?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources   Source: IE   Direction: The article highlights why the number of stressed accounts reported to Lok Adalats by banks increased dramatically in 2021-22 and contains explanatory infographics on Lok Adalats and NPAs.    Context: In 2021-22, the number of non-performing …

Why the Indian rupee fell 10% against the US dollar in 2022?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and related issues   Source: IE  Direction: The article highlights the reasons behind the depreciation of the Indian Rupee and presents an outlook for 2023.   Context: The Indian rupee depreciated by around 10% against the US dollar in 2022. The performance of the Indian rupee in 2022:   …

This was the year that said goodbye to hyper globalisation

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Effects of Globalisation on Indian Society   Source: IE  Direction: The article highlights the evolution of globalisation to hyper-globalisation and signs of the end of the era of hyper-globalisation.  Context: Two wars (Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and an economic war – a geopolitical confrontation between two superpowers – the US and …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 13 December 2022

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The Great Jobs Hunt: Too few Indians are employed and even fewer are employed in quality jobs

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment   Source: ToI  Context: Among other things, the quality of economic growth is best measured by how well it translates into good quality jobs – a metric on which India falls short.   Status of employment in …

Bill to amend Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act introduced in LS

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Governance   Source: The Hindu, Live Mint  Context: A Bill to amend the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha recently.   Background: Multi-State Cooperatives: MSCS is a Cooperative Society with objects to serve the interest of the members in more than one State.   MSCS Act, 2002 …

Socio-economic benefits of the fisheries sector

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Economics of Animal-Rearing   Source: DTE  Direction: The article highlights the relevance of fish production for the economy and filling nutritional gaps. It also gives an overview of India’s fisheries sector.  Context: According to a new study, small fish captured in lakes and the oceans of low and middle-income countries (LMIC) …

Five social sector ministries join PM Gati Shakti

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Social Justice/ Governance   Source: Financial express  Context: Five key social sector departments – health, women and child development, rural development and panchayat raj, education, and housing and urban affairs – have joined the PM Gati Shakti Scheme, aimed at cutting India’s logistical costs Implementing agency: DPIIT (Department for promotion of …

WMO’s State of Global Water Resources 2021

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management.   Source: Hindustan Times, WMO  Context: The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth’s water resources.  The recent UN climate …

Gas pricing freedom

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.   Source: Indian Express, The Hindu Direction / Tips: Theme ‘ ENERGY’ – Natural gas, petroleum etc is very important both for Prelims & Mains.   Context: Oil ministry committee under economist Kirit Parikh has recommended liberalizing the pricing of gas produced from legacy fields of state-run …