06 JUNE 2023

Topic 1: Ground level Ozone Context: The ground-level ozone pollution affecting parts of the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) was lower this year than in the last five years, but the duration of its exceedance was higher, a new analysis has found.  What is ozone? Stratospheric Ozone  Ground-Level Ozone  Health effects of ground-level ozone Effect on the environment […]

05 JUNE 2023

Topic 1 : Khap Panchayat Context: Demanding immediate arrest of Wrestling Federation of India chief over the allegations of sexual harassment, khap leaders decided to send a delegation to meet the President. What is a ‘khap? How many khaps are currently functional? Their social importance Where do khaps draw their power from? Issues Way forward: Context: The Karnataka […]

03 JUNE 2023

Topic 1 : Performance-Based Navigation for helicopters Context: PM lauds Asia’s first demonstration for Performance-Based Navigation for helicopters  What is Performance based navigation? Main benefits What is GAGAN What is GAGAN Topic 2 : National Commission For Women Context:The National Commission for Women (NCW) in collaboration with the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) announced the launch of […]

02 JUNE 2023

Topic 1 : Mekedatu project Context: Karnataka and Tamil Nadu clashed over Mekedatu project  What is the Mekedatu project? Opposition to the project The Supreme Court Verdict Environmental concerns Topic 2 : Agni-1 ballistic missile Context: A successful training launch of a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-1 was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, […]

31 MAY 2023

Topic 1: India and Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO) Context: India will host the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the virtual format in July. Details: Topic 2: The Foucault’s Pendulum Context: The Foucault’s Pendulum has been installed hanging from a skylight at the top of the Constitution Hall in the newly inaugurated Parliament. Details: Source: The […]

30 MAY 2023

Topic 1: Khanpur Nagrota, the first zoo of J& K Context: Jammu and Kashmir gets its first full-fledged Jambu Zoo in a naturally green landscape at Khanpur Nagrota. Details: Source: The Indian Express  Topic 2: Mo Ghara (My Home) Scheme Context: Odisha government launches Mo Ghara (My Home), a credit-linked housing scheme for rural poor in the state. Details: Source: […]

29 MAY 2023

Topic 1: Six Minor Tribes in Manipur Context: National Socialist Council of Nagaland or NSCN (I-M) has claimed that six minor tribes in the State are Nagas. Details:   Source: The Hindu                      Topic 2: Passively Managed Mutual Funds Context: SEBI has announced to introduce a new light-touch regulatory framework for Passively managed mutual funds. Details: What was the […]

26 MAY 2023

  Topic 1: RBI becomes a net seller of US dollars in FY23 Details: Why RBI become a net seller of US dollars? What was the value of dollars sold by the RBI? What was the impact on Indian Economy? Source: The Indian Express                 Topic 2: Foodgrains, Oilseed harvests set to break records Context: According to the Agricultural […]

25 MAY 2023

Topic 1: The Chola Sengol Tradition Context: The New Parliament to house Sceptre (Sengol) that ssymbolised transfer of Power on 1947. Historical Significance of the Sengol: The Transfer of Power Ceremony of 1947: Source: The Hindu      Topic 2 : Forum for India-Pacific Islands Co-operation (FIPIC) Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently attended a meeting of 14 Pacific Ocean Island […]

23 MAY 2023

Topic 1: Impact of Climate Change on Indian Economy Context: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in next five years. Details: Visible evidences of Climate Change: How vulnerable is India? The macroeconomic impact of Climate Change: Source: The Indian Express Topic 2: Second Production-Linked incentive (PLI) initiative for […]