10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz | November 26,2022

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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.

The future of Indian economy: Should it play the power game or values game?

Source– The post is based on the article “The future of Indian economy: Should it play the power game or values game?” published in the Business Standard on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS3- Indian economy Relevance: Economic policy News- The article explains the dilemmas faced by Indian policymakers while deciding the right policies for economic… Continue reading The future of Indian economy: Should it play the power game or values game?

Climate justice means rich nations helping migrants

Source: The post is based on the article “Climate justice means rich nations helping migrants” published in The Times of India on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Environment Relevance: impact of climate change. News: The article discusses the impact of climate change. What is the impact of climate change? Climate change causes climate refugees, i.e., people… Continue reading Climate justice means rich nations helping migrants

Why India’s push for millets is yet to gain widespread traction

Source: The post is based on an article “Why India’s push for millets is yet to gain widespread traction” published in The Indian Express on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Agriculture Relevance: importance of millets News: The year 2023 will be celebrated as the International Year of Millets. The external affairs minister S. Jaishankar has put… Continue reading Why India’s push for millets is yet to gain widespread traction

The Constitution of India deserves better

Source– The post is based on the article “Constitution Day: A rare, enduring document” published in The India Express and “The Constitution of India deserves better” published in The Hindu on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS2- Indian Constitution Relevance: Making of Indian constitution News- The article explains the basic facts about evolution and present working… Continue reading The Constitution of India deserves better

COP27 and the ambiguity about responsibility

Source– The post is based on the article “COP27 and the ambiguity about responsibility” published in The Hindu on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS3- Environmental degradation Relevance: Climate change News- The article explains the issues related to the climate finance and Loss and Damage provisions. What is Loss and Damage agenda for developing countries? The… Continue reading COP27 and the ambiguity about responsibility

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 26th, 2022

Dear Friends, We have initiated some changes in the 9 PM Brief and other postings related to current affairs. What we sought to do: Ensure that all relevant facts, data, and arguments from today’s newspaper are readily available to you. We have widened the sources to provide you with content that is more than enough… Continue reading 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 26th, 2022

All India Open Test for Prelims 2023 by ForumIAS | 4th December 2022

Dear Friends,   Prelims is the gateway to Mains Exam. Before appearing for the actual examination of UPSC CSE, it is necessary to appear in the mock test and get used to the real exam interface. One can only be a master of something when someone assesses his own strength and weakness and overcome this.… Continue reading All India Open Test for Prelims 2023 by ForumIAS | 4th December 2022

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What is CDSL, India’s registered share depository?

Source: The post is based on the article “What is CDSL, India’s registered share depository?” published in Indian Express on 24th November. What is the News? Certain services at Central Depositories Services India Ltd(CDSL) were disrupted due to a suspected cyber attack. What is CDSL? CDSL or Central Depositories Services India Ltd was founded in… Continue reading What is CDSL, India’s registered share depository?

China plans to build its first moon base powered by nuclear energy by 2028

Source: The post is based on the article “China plans to build its first moon base powered by nuclear energy by 2028” published in Business Standard on 26th November. What is the News? China plans to build its first base on the moon by 2028 followed by the landing of astronauts there in the years… Continue reading China plans to build its first moon base powered by nuclear energy by 2028

Work on India’s first-ever Night Sky Sanctuary in Ladakh’s Hanle going on in full swing and shall be complete in over a month’s time

Source: The post is based on the article “Work on India’s first-ever Night Sky Sanctuary in Ladakh’s Hanle going on in full swing and shall be complete in over a month’s time” published in PIB on 26th November. What is the News? The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has announced the setting up of… Continue reading Work on India’s first-ever Night Sky Sanctuary in Ladakh’s Hanle going on in full swing and shall be complete in over a month’s time

Indians received the biggest share of U.K. work visas: report

Source: The post is based on the article “Indians received the biggest share of U.K. work visas: report” published in The Hindu on 26th November. What is the News? According to the British High Commission in India, Indian nationals continued to be the top nationality to be granted ‘worker’ visas from the UK. Increased mobility… Continue reading Indians received the biggest share of U.K. work visas: report

Government forms panel to look into MGNREGA’s efficacy

Source: The post is based on the article “Government forms panel to look into MGNREGA’s efficacy” published in The Hindu on 26th November. What is the News? The Government of India has constituted a committee to review the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme. About the Committee to review… Continue reading Government forms panel to look into MGNREGA’s efficacy

States ask Centre to curb its cess habit at pre-budget meeting

Source: The post is based on the article “States ask Centre to curb its cess habit at pre-budget meeting” published in The Hindu on 26th November. What is the News? The Finance ministers of states and union territories held their pre-Budget meeting with the Union Finance Minister.  What are the issues raised by the States… Continue reading States ask Centre to curb its cess habit at pre-budget meeting

India’s wheat planting area up nearly 11% y/y on record prices

Source: The post is based on the article “India’s wheat planting area up nearly 11% y/y on record prices” published in Business Standard on 26th November. What is the News? According to Government data, Indian farmers have planted wheat on 15.3 million hectares since October 1,2022 when the current sowing season began. This is an… Continue reading India’s wheat planting area up nearly 11% y/y on record prices

Ambition on Melting Ice(AMI) Group: COP27: 18 countries join group on cryosphere loss, see it as major contributor to sea-level rise

Source: The post is based on the article “COP27: 18 countries join group on cryosphere loss, see it as major contributor to sea-level rise” published in Down To Earth on 26th November. What is the News? At COP 27, a broad coalition of 18 governments — led by the two polar and mountain nations of… Continue reading Ambition on Melting Ice(AMI) Group: COP27: 18 countries join group on cryosphere loss, see it as major contributor to sea-level rise

India wins the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25 term

Source: The post is based on the article “India wins the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25 term” published in PIB on 25th November. What is the News? India wins the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25… Continue reading India wins the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25 term

Improving Agriculture Yield in India – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction India is poised to become the most populous nation in the world. The UN Report on World Population Prospects estimates that India’s population is expected to reach 1.5 billion by 2030. The global population is estimated to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion by 2050. This will put… Continue reading Improving Agriculture Yield in India – Explained, pointwise

Bright Right Now-For growth, quality of human resources is key

Source: The post is based on the article “Bright Right Now-For growth, quality of human resources is key” published in the Indian Express on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS – 3 – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. Relevance: About improving India’s Human resources. News: Recently, China has embarked on… Continue reading Bright Right Now-For growth, quality of human resources is key

How to cement the Election Commission’s credibility

Source: The post is based on the article “How to cement the Election Commission’s credibility” published in the Indian Express on 26th November 2022. Syllabus: GS – 2 – Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Relevance: About the independence of the Election Commission. News: The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court… Continue reading How to cement the Election Commission’s credibility

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz | November 25,2022

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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.

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 25th, 2022

Dear Friends, We have initiated some changes in the 9 PM Brief and other postings related to current affairs. What we sought to do: Ensure that all relevant facts, data, and arguments from today’s newspaper are readily available to you. We have widened the sources to provide you with content that is more than enough… Continue reading 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 25th, 2022

A word of advice on OTT and the draft Telecom Bill

Source– The post is based on the article “A word of advice on OTT and the draft Telecom Bill” published in The Hindu on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS2- Parliament and state legislatures Relevance: Bills and Acts of the Parliament News- The article explains the issues related to inclusion of OTT communication services within the… Continue reading A word of advice on OTT and the draft Telecom Bill

India-Australia trade pact’s ratification is good, but staying competitive is critical

Source– The post is based on the article “India-Australia trade pact’s ratification is good, but staying competitive is critical” published in The Hindu on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS2- Bilateral groupings and agreements Relevance: India-Australia trade and economic relations News- The article explains the recently concluded free trade agreement between India and Australia. What are… Continue reading India-Australia trade pact’s ratification is good, but staying competitive is critical

Disquiet in Northeast

Source: This post is created based on the article “Disquiet in Northeast” published in The Hindu on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure News: The boundary dispute between Meghalaya and Assam has resurfaced after the killing of five villagers from Meghalaya by Assam forest guards.… Continue reading Disquiet in Northeast

Why the admission of a disabled person to the European Space Agency is a win

Source: This post is created based on the article “Why the admission of a disabled person to the European Space Agency is a win” published in Indian Express on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Social Issues News: European Space Agency (ESA) has expanded the requirements to become an astronaut to make it… Continue reading Why the admission of a disabled person to the European Space Agency is a win

Courts’ Pendency Crisis: One Wheel Cannot Move A Chariot

Source: The post is based on an article “Courts’ Pendency Crisis: One Wheel Cannot Move A Chariot” published in The Times of India on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 – Governance Relevance: reforms required in Indian judiciary News: India has the largest number of pending court cases in the world which is around 47 million and as… Continue reading Courts’ Pendency Crisis: One Wheel Cannot Move A Chariot

Russia’s nuclear icebreakers and militarisation of the Arctic

Source– The post is based on the article “Russia’s nuclear icebreakers and militarisation of the Arctic” published in The Hindu on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS2- Effects of policies of developed and developing countries on India interest Relevance: Increasing importance of Arctic News- The article explains the increasing significance of the Arctic. It also explains… Continue reading Russia’s nuclear icebreakers and militarisation of the Arctic

The G20 president’s responsibility: Ensuring the delivery of the new loss and damage climate fund

Source– The post is based on the article “The G20 president’s responsibility: Ensuring the delivery of the new loss and damage climate fund” published in The Indian Express on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS2- Bilateral groupings involving India interest. GS3- Environment degradation News- The article explains the opportunity provided by the G20 presidency to ensure… Continue reading The G20 president’s responsibility: Ensuring the delivery of the new loss and damage climate fund

Be Punchy On Munchy – On Front of Packet Labelling (FOPL)

Source: The post is based on an article “Be Punchy On Munchy” published in The Times of India on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Food Processing Relevance: benefits and concerns associated with Front of Packet Labelling News: Front of Packet Labelling (FOPL) will become mandatory for the Indian snack industry after four years by FSSAI. What… Continue reading Be Punchy On Munchy – On Front of Packet Labelling (FOPL)

Draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022: Benefits and Concerns – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction The Government has released the draft of the proposed Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 (DPDP Bill) for public comments. The Bill is expected to be introduced in the Parliament in the Budget Session 2023. The Bill has undergone multiple iterations. The first draft, the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018… Continue reading Draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022: Benefits and Concerns – Explained, pointwise

Pricing power – After doing course correction, TRAI needs to free tariffs

Source: The post is based on the article “Pricing power – After doing course correction, TRAI needs to free tariffs” published in the Business Standard on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS – 3 – Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. Relevance: About the recent amendment to the new tariff order (NTO) 2.0. News: Recently,… Continue reading Pricing power – After doing course correction, TRAI needs to free tariffs

What the measles outbreak in India reveals

Source: The post is based on the article “What the measles outbreak in India reveals” published in the Indian Express on 25th November 2022. Syllabus: GS – 2 – Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health. Relevance: About the recent Measles outbreak. News: A measles outbreak in Mumbai has raised concerns amongst the… Continue reading What the measles outbreak in India reveals

Supreme Court questions ‘lightning speed’, 24-hour procedure appointing Arun Goel as Election Commissioner

Source: The post is based on the article “Supreme Court questions ‘lightning speed’, 24-hour procedure appointing Arun Goel as Election Commissioner” published in The Hindu on 25th November 2022. What is the News? The Supreme Court is hearing a case about the election commissioners’ (ECs) appointment. About the case and Court’s observation on election commissioners Read here: Election… Continue reading Supreme Court questions ‘lightning speed’, 24-hour procedure appointing Arun Goel as Election Commissioner

Centre launches ‘Toilets 2.0’ campaign in Bengaluru

Source: The post is based on the article “Centre launches ‘Toilets 2.0’ campaign in Bengaluru” published in The Hindu on 21st November. What is the News? The Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs(MoHUA) has launched the Toilets 2.0 campaign in Bengaluru on the occasion of World Toilet Day 2022. What is Toilets 2.0 Campaign?… Continue reading Centre launches ‘Toilets 2.0’ campaign in Bengaluru

What is a loan write-off and why do banks do it?

Source: The post is based on the article “What is a loan write-off and why do banks do it?” published in Indian Express on 23rd November. What is the News? According to RBI data, banks wrote off more than Rs 10 lakh crore in loans over the last five years. They have been able to… Continue reading What is a loan write-off and why do banks do it?

Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr

Source: The post is based on the article “Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr” published in PIB on 24th November. What is the News? The Indian Navy’s guided missile stealth frigate, INS Trikand, offshore patrol vessel, INS Sumitra, and Maritime Patrol Aircraft(MPA) Dornier participated in the 13th Edition of the Exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’(Sea Breeze). What is Exercise Naseem… Continue reading Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr

Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT): Govt mulls nodal body to secure power grids

Source: The post is based on the article “Govt mulls nodal body to secure power grids” published in Livemint on 25th November. What is the News? The Government of India is planning to set up a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) at the Central Electricity Authority to avert cyber attacks on the country’s power… Continue reading Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT): Govt mulls nodal body to secure power grids

Civil Aviation Ministry notifies draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “Civil Aviation Ministry notifies draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022” published in The Hindu on 24th November. What is the News? The Ministry of Civil Aviation has notified the Draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022. What is the purpose of Draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022? The Draft Aircraft Security… Continue reading Civil Aviation Ministry notifies draft Aircraft Security Rules, 2022

India Air Force conducting HADR Exercise Samanvay 2022

Source: The post is based on the article “India Air Force conducting HADR Exercise Samanvay 2022” published in PIB on 24th November. What is the News? The Indian Air Force is conducting the Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief(HADR) Exercise ‘Samanvay 2022’ at Air Force Station Agra. The exercise will see participation by representatives… Continue reading India Air Force conducting HADR Exercise Samanvay 2022

India carries out successful training launch of Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-3 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island

Source: The post is based on the article “India carries out successful training launch of Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-3 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island” published in PIB on 24th November. What is the News? India has carried out a successful training launch of an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-3 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island,… Continue reading India carries out successful training launch of Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-3 from APJ Abdul Kalam Island

India strengthens the CITES protection to Leith’s Soft-shelled Turtle

Source: The post is based on the article “India strengthens the CITES protection to Leith’s Soft-shelled Turtle” published in PIB on 25th November. What is the News? India’s proposal for transferring Leith’s Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia leithi) from Appendix II to Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and… Continue reading India strengthens the CITES protection to Leith’s Soft-shelled Turtle

Startup India launches Startup applications for MAARG Portal

Source: The post is based on the article “Startup India launches Startup applications for MAARG Portal” published in PIB on 25th November. What is the News? The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched a call for startup applications for registration on the MAARG… Continue reading Startup India launches Startup applications for MAARG Portal

Draft Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Amendment) Bill-2022: Coming, a tough law to prevent cruelty to animals. Why is it needed?

Source: The post is based on the article “Coming, a tough law to prevent cruelty to animals. Why is it needed?” published in Indian Express on 25th November. What is the News? The government has introduced the draft Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Amendment) Bill-2022 to amend the six-decade-old law Prevention of Cruelty to Animal… Continue reading Draft Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Amendment) Bill-2022: Coming, a tough law to prevent cruelty to animals. Why is it needed?

Official Update Regarding UPSC CSE Mains 2022 Result

Dear Friends, UPSC has released an official update regarding UPSC CSE Mains 2022 results. It says that UPSC is going to declare the result very soon. The notice also says that the commission will start conducting the Personality Tests/Interviews of the candidates, from early next year, who clear the CSM-2022. So, there won’t be much… Continue reading Official Update Regarding UPSC CSE Mains 2022 Result

10 PM Daily Current Affairs Quiz | November 24,2022

Hello friends,

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.

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 24th, 2022

Dear Friends, We have initiated some changes in the 9 PM Brief and other postings related to current affairs. What we sought to do: Ensure that all relevant facts, data, and arguments from today’s newspaper are readily available to you. We have widened the sources to provide you with content that is more than enough… Continue reading 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – November 24th, 2022

India is losing its cherished right to know

Source: This post is created based on the article “India is losing its cherished right to know”, published in The Hindu on 24th November 2022. Syllabus: GS Paper 2- Governance – Transparency News: Central Information Commission (CIC) has largely become ineffective in carrying out the assigned mandate. Central Information Commission’s main mandate is to decide,… Continue reading India is losing its cherished right to know