LIBOR

  Source: The Hindu   Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued an advisory to banks and other RBI-regulated entities asking them to take steps to ensure a complete transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) from July 1. 

Artificial meteor showers could soon be a reality: Report

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: Indian Express  Context: According to a report, Tokyo-based ALE is set to launch the satellite in 2025 and it hopes to give people all over the world “the opportunity to view the world’s first live human-made meteor shower.” The project is called Sky Canvas and it is designed to collect atmospheric data …

Trade in Rupee

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: The Hindu   Context: The Ministry of External Affairs announced that India and Malaysia have agreed to settle trade in the Indian rupees. The announcement came in the backdrop of ongoing official efforts to Safeguard Indian trade from the impact of the Ukraine crisis. It indicates India is willing to take …

Cope India

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: The Hindu   Context: The Air Forces of India and the U.S. are set to conduct the Cope India exercise at the Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal, with Japan as an observer. The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to field its frontline fighters SU-30MKI, Rafale and the indigenous Light …

Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honour)

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: The Hindu  Context: Philanthropist and art collector Kiran Nadar was recently conferred “Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honour) by French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain. Awarded for Contribution to the field of art, her commitment to providing greater access to culture both nationally and internationally, …

Titan

Facts For Prelims  Source: The Hindu   Context: NASA’s Dragonfly mission to explore Titan is scheduled for launch in 2027, and the spacecraft is expected to arrive at its destination in around 2034.   About Titan: Titan is the second largest moon (Saturn’s) in our solar system (after Jupiter’s Ganymede). It is larger than Mercury …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 23 March 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 21 March 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 …