Biosphere Reserves, National Parks, Wetlands and Wildlife Sanctuaries

On this page, you can read all important exam relevant facts related to Biosphere Reserves, National Parks, Wetlands, and Wildlife Sanctuaries in News, for UPSC Prelims. Suggested Read – Current Affairs compilations for Prelims 2022 Biosphere Reserves in India  Similipal Biosphere Reserve  About Similipal Biosphere Reserve: It was formally designated a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in May 1973. It was declared… Continue reading Biosphere Reserves, National Parks, Wetlands and Wildlife Sanctuaries

United Nations Organisations in News

United Nations Organisations for UPSC Prelims List of United Nations Organisations in News UN Human Rights Council COP-15 to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity UN-CBD Eastern Economic Forum(EEF) Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples(UNDRIP) UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS UN Capital Development Fund United Nations… Continue reading United Nations Organisations in News

Places in news – Part 7 | Prelims Capsules 2021

‘Places in news series‘ is a weekly initiative by Forumias. In this series we bring you highly detailed & visually rich maps of the places that have been in news recently. Go through these maps and prepare yourself for the high scoring mapping section of UPSC Prelims. North Korea Why in news? North Korean leader… Continue reading Places in news – Part 7 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Places in news – Part 6 | Prelims Capsules 2021

‘Places in news series‘ is a weekly initiative by Forumias. In this series we bring you highly detailed & visually rich maps of the places that have been in news recently. Go through these maps and prepare yourself for the high scoring mapping section of UPSC Prelims. Lakshadweep Islands Why in news? New Lakshadweep regulations… Continue reading Places in news – Part 6 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Financial Market in India – Concepts Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Financial market in India FInancial Market in India  is a part of our Prelims Capsules initiative, for other posts – Click Here To read subject-wise current affairs – Click Here Economics is the study of scarcity. Do you think we would still need to study or teach economics if we had an unlimited number of resources available to us?… Continue reading Financial Market in India – Concepts Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Places in news – Part 4 | Prelims Capsules 2021

For places in news part 1, 2 and 3– Click Here Mt. Nyiragongo Why in news? The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo resulted in about 5,000 people fleeing from the city of Goma across the nearby border into Rwanda, while another 25,000 others sought refuge to the northwest in Sake Relevant facts about Mount Nyiragongo  It is… Continue reading Places in news – Part 4 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Government Schemes in News – Part-2 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Read – Central Government Schemes in News – Part 1 – Click Here Read Other Posts under Prelims Capsules Initiative – Click here Government Schemes for MSMEs and industries Production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the telecom Sector News: The Union Cabinet has approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the telecom sector. Background: PLI scheme… Continue reading Government Schemes in News – Part-2 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Money and Banking Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Money and Banking Concepts Simplified The Barter system  Major problems of the Barter system  What is money?  Functions of money  Types of money  Full-bodied money  Token Money  Paper money  Fiat system  Legal tender  Non-legal tender/optional money  Fiduciary money  Near money/Quasi money  Plastic money  Deposit money  What is Money Supply?  Monetary Aggregates Types of deposits held… Continue reading Money and Banking Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Central Government Schemes – Part 1 | Prelims Capsules 2021

On this page, you can read government schemes that were in news in 2021. It is the 1st page out of the series of government schemes pages that will be released very soon. List of Central Government Schemes on Employment MGNREGA One District One Product Scheme (ODOP) PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Atmanirbhar Bharat… Continue reading Central Government Schemes – Part 1 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Places in news – Part 2 | Prelims Capsules 2021

‘Places in news series‘ is a weekly initiative by Forumias. In this series we bring you highly detailed & visually rich maps of the places that have been in news recently. Go through these maps and prepare yourself for the high scoring mapping section of UPSC Prelims. Gambia [Capital: Banjul] Why in news? The World… Continue reading Places in news – Part 2 | Prelims Capsules 2021

Monetary Policy – Basics Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Monetary Policy  Monetary policy This post is a part of our Prelims Capsules initiative, for other posts – Click Here To read subject-wise current affairs – Click Here Introduction  Let us take you back to a time when there is no concept of money as you see now. When people want to buy something, they simply exchange things with… Continue reading Monetary Policy – Basics Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

Asset Reconstruction Company – Concepts Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021

The concept of Asset Reconstruction Company is very important for UPSC exam due to the proposal of setting up bad banks. This proposal was put forward by the government in the recent Union Budget 2021-22. What is an Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC)? Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) is a specialized financial institution that buys the Non-Performing Assets… Continue reading Asset Reconstruction Company – Concepts Simplified | Prelims Capsules 2021