10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz | November 22,2022

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We are posting the 10 PM current affairs quiz for today. Under our 10 PM current affairs quiz initiative, we are posting 10 MCQs sources from news articles, on a daily basis. MCQs in this initiative are sourced from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz | September 16, 2022

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We are posting the 10 PM current affairs quiz for today. Under our 10 PM current affairs quiz initiative, we are posting 10 MCQs sources from news articles, on a daily basis. MCQs in this initiative are sourced from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

Swap the Battery And Get Going In Your EVs

News: NITI Aayog has recently released the draft battery swapping policy. What was the need of draft battery swapping policy? First, major auto manufacturers are agreed on the view that electric vehicles shall be the mainstay of future mobility in India. Second, as per the reports by India Energy Storage Alliance projects Indian EV and EV battery markets… Continue reading Swap the Battery And Get Going In Your EVs

The influenza pandemic and ‘nations within a nation

Context: Whenever there is an increased demand for life-saving products such as vaccines, the issue of inequity in access to such medicines arises. What are the factors that that drive production of life-saving products in a country? Product demand is central to the development of capabilities and the resources of firms. In developed countries, the high-fixed-cost research… Continue reading The influenza pandemic and ‘nations within a nation

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz |June-09-2022

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We are posting the 10 PM current affairs quiz for today. Under our 10 PM current affairs quiz initiative, we are posting 10 MCQs sources from news articles, on a daily basis. MCQs in this initiative are sourced from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz |May-27-2022

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We are posting the 10 PM current affairs quiz for today. Under our 10 PM current affairs quiz initiative, we are posting 10 MCQs sources from news articles, on a daily basis. MCQs in this initiative are sourced from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz |May-24-2022

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We are posting the 10 PM current affairs quiz for today. Under our 10 PM current affairs quiz initiative, we are posting 10 MCQs sources from news articles, on a daily basis. MCQs in this initiative are sourced from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

Environment Quiz-Environment-April- 10-2022

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we are posting today’s prelims marathon. Under Prelims marathon initiative, we on a daily basis are posting 10 MCQs. MCQs are framed based on the predefined syllabus topic.

The idea is to keep the number of MCQ questions to a practicable level so that you do not spend an extra minute than required, and have a maximum output for the UPSC Prelims Exam 2021.

The worsening hunger problem of India’s poor

Context: In October 2020, The Right to Food Campaign conducted a Hunger Watch Survey (HW-1) to analyze the effect of lockdown. Covering close to 4,000 people in 11 states, the survey highlighted the extent of widespread hunger and a deterioration in the quality of diets compared to the pre-pandemic period. The second round of the Hunger… Continue reading The worsening hunger problem of India’s poor

The peculiar case of Ladakh’s eastern boundary

Context: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to meet External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval. This provides a chance to focus on Ladakh’s eastern boundary and ongoing conflict. History of Ladakh’s boundary: There has never been a defined boundary in this area because high watershed frameworks do not apply to parallel… Continue reading The peculiar case of Ladakh’s eastern boundary

Sealed justice: On sealed cover jurisprudence

News: Recently, the Supreme Court has decided that it will examine the issue of ‘sealed cover jurisprudence’ in the Media One channel case. What is ‘sealed cover jurisprudence’? This practice gained much traction in recent years, in this contents or evidences are provided to judges in sealed envelopes, withheld from lawyers appearing against the government,… Continue reading Sealed justice: On sealed cover jurisprudence

All you need to know about the new  labour codes

What is the news?  Ministry of Labour and Employment introduced four Bills on labour codes to consolidate 29 central laws in 2019 which were then replaced with  new ones in 2020.  These new labour codes are likely to be implemented in 2022-23.   What is the need for these codes?  Simplification: India currently has a… Continue reading All you need to know about the new  labour codes

India must prepare for changes in the great Himalayan water

News:  Environmental experts discuss how human actions are impacting Earth and India in Particular. How is climate change reshaping dynamics which make our weather? Greenhouse effect causes earth’s temperature to be well below the freezing point of water. The greenhouse effect is necessary for life on Earth. However, increasing the amount of greenhouse gases increases… Continue reading India must prepare for changes in the great Himalayan water

What India@75 needs: Education and skills, rather than freebies

Source: The Indian Express Relevance: This article explains the India’s improvements in poverty reduction, literacy and food security since independence and suggestions to improve further. Synopsis: India’s improvement in poverty reduction, literacy and food security since independence is impressive but a lot more needs to be done. About India’s Independence: India started its journey as… Continue reading What India@75 needs: Education and skills, rather than freebies

Why liberal democracies have a distinct edge on cyber capability

Source- Live Mint Synopsis – Key finding of Cyber Capabilities and National Power Reports. Relevance – Cyber capability is a new domain of competition among nations. The report ranks countries, which will provide a clear picture of, how capable are countries in this domain. Introduction- The International Institute of Strategic Studies net assessment of Cyber Capabilities… Continue reading Why liberal democracies have a distinct edge on cyber capability

The problem now with the military synergy plan

Source:  The Hindu Relevance: Establishment of theatre commend is one of the foremost aims of top leadership of security forces. Synopsis: There is need to address the structural gaps before the creation of theatre commands. Background: The Indian military continues to work in silos. Thus, Prime Minister issued directions to bring about jointness among forces. First… Continue reading The problem now with the military synergy plan

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – March 16, 2021

Good evening dear reader Here is our 9pm current affairs brief for you today   Highlights of the Quad Summit Source: Click Here Syllabus: GS 2 – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India   Synopsis: The maiden Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) witnessed declaration of a joint statement by four leaders along with… Continue reading 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – March 16, 2021

General Studies Paper 4 – Keywords

Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude  Topic 1: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of  Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders,  reformers and administrators; the role of family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.  Key… Continue reading General Studies Paper 4 – Keywords

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General Studies Paper 3 – Keywords

TECHNOLOGY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, BIODIVERSITY,  ENVIRONMENT, SECURITY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT  Topic 1: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources,  growth, development and employment.  Key concepts: Planning – Evolution of planning in India – Objectives of Economic Planning  in India – National Planning Commission/ National Planning Committee/Bombay plan/ People’s  Plan/ Gandhian Plan / Sarvodaya… Continue reading General Studies Paper 3 – Keywords

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Bureau of Indian Standards celebrates the 74th foundation day

News: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs has attended the 74th foundation day celebration of the Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS). Facts: Initiative launched during the event: Toy Testing facilities: Government has recently brought “Toys” under mandatory BIS certification. Hence, the test facilities will act as an enabler for about 5000 industrial units including micro & small… Continue reading Bureau of Indian Standards celebrates the 74th foundation day

What are spectrum auctions?

News: Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said on Wednesday (January 6) that auctions for 4G spectrum in the 700, 800, 900, 1,800, 2,100, 2,300, and 2,500 MHz bands will begin from March 1. Licence holders have until February 5 to submit their applications. Facts: What are Spectrum Auctions? Devices such as cellphones and wireline telephones require… Continue reading What are spectrum auctions?

What are Deep Nudes?

News: Cybercrime officials in India have been tracking apps and websites that are using Deep nude technology to blackmail innocent persons. Facts: Deep nudes are computer-generated images and videos.It uses Artificial Intelligence(AI) software to superimpose digital composite (assembling multiple media files to make a final one) onto an existing video, photo or audio.

corporate houses in Indian banking

Context: Recently, an Internal Working Group of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended that corporate houses be given bank licences. Background Earlier, in 2013, the RBI had issued similar guidelines permitting corporate and industrial houses to apply for a banking licence. However, no corporate was given a bank licence as none of the… Continue reading corporate houses in Indian banking

Air Pollution: Everything You Need to Know

New ordinance to curb Air Pollution Context- Centre issued an ordinance to form new commission for air quality management in NRC and adjoining areas. What is the new commission for air quality management? Indian President has promulgated an ordinance to constitute a Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region (NCR) and adjoining… Continue reading Air Pollution: Everything You Need to Know

India’s maritime domain

India’s Reach in Maritime Domain Awareness What are the significance and issues of QUAD and Malabar Exercise? Malabar Exercise – It is an annual trilateral naval exercise between the navies of India, Japan, and the USA which is held alternately in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Aim– it aimed at interoperability with an emphasis on humanitarian assistance, anti-submarines warfare, counter-terror operations,… Continue reading India’s maritime domain

Durga Puja and Economy

How important are festivals for the economy? In 2020, the projected size of the Durga Puja economy could be about 2 lakh crores (13-14% of West Bengal’s GDP). Puja shopping for apparel, shoes, electronic gadgets, spending over idols, pandals, and tourism, all contribute to the economy. Contribution of Durga puja festival to the economy is… Continue reading Durga Puja and Economy

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9 PM Daily Brief – September 30th, 2020

Good evening dear reader. Here is our 9pm current affairs brief for you today 9 PM for Mains examination GS-2 China – Pakistan Axis and Indian implication Demarcation in the interest of public order Promise and pitfalls of new labour deal GS-3 Parliament and the new labour codes Retrospective taxation – Vodafone case 9 PM… Continue reading 9 PM Daily Brief – September 30th, 2020