Daily Current Affairs Summaries For UPSC Exam

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  • Impact of Fed’s Policy changes on the Indian Economy June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: The decision of U.S federal reserve to increase interest rates by 2023 will have a significant impact on India. It may depreciate the Indian rupee and increase the inflation levels ...
  • Ownership rights to unauthorised colonies located on Yamuna Flood Plain  June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: The new master plan of Delhi 2041 would provide ownership rights to residents of at least 71 unauthorized colonies located along the Yamuna flood plain.  Background:  The new master plan for Delhi (MPD) 2041 is put ...
  • Edge computing will be key to automating cars and factories. June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Edge computing will be the key to automation of factories and cars.   What is Edge Computing?  Edge Computing is a distributed information technology (IT) architecture in which client data is stored and processed as ...
  • Govt labels Delta-plus ‘variant of concern’, urges caution June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: The Government of India has categorised the Delta Plus variant as a ‘variant of concern’.   What is Delta+ variant?  The Delta variant formerly known as B.1.617.2 is believed to be the most transmissible variant of Covid -19 yet. It ...
  • India’s Medical Health Crisis: Not enough doctors, nurses June 24, 2021
    What is the News? The Covid-19 has overburdened India’s poor healthcare system. Government has taken various initiatives to overcome it.But there is one area that doesn’t get attention which is India’s acute shortage of doctors ...
  • Explained: How judges recuse from cases, and why June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Recently, two Supreme Court (SC) judges have recused themselves from hearing cases relating to West Bengal.  What is the recusal of judges?  Recusal is the removal of oneself as a judge or policymaker in a ...
  • Centre, states came together to roll out public friendly reforms, says PM June 24, 2021
    What is the News?  The Prime Minister write up on four reforms brought, as a part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat package in May 2020 have improved the ease of living for the public, particularly the poor, the ...
  • What the law says on compensation for Covid deaths June 24, 2021
    What is the News?  The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a petition by two advocates seeking compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those who have died of ...
  • We need a state agency to spur breakthrough research June 24, 2021
    Context: Quick development of COVID vaccines was possible due to mRNA technology and this critical technology could only be developed due to funding given by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ...
  • The farmers’ protest began a year ago. How has it lasted this long? June 24, 2021
    Topic: Marketing of Agricultural Produce and Issues and Related Constraints  Context: The farmer protest movement against three Acts passed by the Parliament has sustained itself for more than six months. Article ...
  • Save jobs or protect savers? A new monetary policy dilemma June 24, 2021
    Context: Should RBI increase the interest rate or continue with its accommodative stance? A new model has also been suggested – HANK (Heterogenous Agents New Keynesian).  Introduction  While the world is still ...
  • Exports – India’s window of opportunity June 24, 2021
    Topic: GS3 – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources  Tags  Context: Possibility of a sharp recovery for Indian economy can only be realized through a strong focus on exports.  Export-led growth of ...
  • Green Tariff Policy June 24, 2021
    Synopsis- The green tariff policy will enable DISCOMs to supply clean electricity to consumer.  Introduction-   India is working on a green tariff policy and soon launches guidelines enabling power distribution companies to supply ...
  • Need to rethink discriminatory policy June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Recent Assam government proposed to bar people with more than two children from welfare schemes.  Similar norms related to contesting local body elections are present in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal ...
  • Why does China consistently beat India on soft power? June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: China’s has advantage over India in terms of hard power (economic power + military power) as well as soft power  What is soft power?  Soft power, a tool of foreign policy, is ...
  • Infodemic due to Top down Misinformation June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Domestic political actors are major source of false or misleading information about the coronavirus which is concerning many Indians.  What is infodemic, disinformation, misinformation and fake news?  Misinformation : It refers to information that is false or ...
  • Countering a political act that has a legal garb June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Sedition cases should be charged only when any act either spoken or written creates incitement into violence or social disturbance.  Background  Recently, Aisha Sultana, a filmmaker from Lakshadweep, booked for the alleged offences of ...
  • Rare pygmy hogs released in Assam’s Manas National Park June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Around Eight captive-bred pygmy hogs were released in the Manas National Park of Assam.   About Pygmy Hog:  Pygmy Hog is the smallest member of the pig family. It is native to alluvial grasslands in the foothills of the Himalayas ...
  • Four theatre commands likely to be raised by year-end June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has chaired a meeting with the Vice Chiefs of the three Services and representatives of Government to iron out differences on the integrated theatre commands creation.  What ...
  • World’s first GM rubber sapling planted in Assam June 24, 2021
    What is the News?  Rubber Board has planted the world’s first genetically modified (GM) rubber at its Sarutari research farm in Guwahati, Assam.  About GM Rubber Crop:  GM Rubber Crop has been developed at the Rubber Research Institute ...
  • Why is China targeting cryptocurrencies? June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Bitcoin has fallen below $30,000 for the first time in more than five months. This is because of China’s crackdown against cryptocurrencies which are not sanctioned by China.  What has China done?  China has ...
  • Google hit with European Union antitrust probe on ad-tech dominance June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Google faces a European Union enquiry into its advertising technology.  Introduction   What is Anti-Trust Policy?  EU developed its Antitrust policy based on Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).  Article 101 prohibits ...
  • What can we do to avoid the third wave of Covid? June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: India needs to urgently adopt a targeted vaccination strategy, prioritizing high risk groups and potential super spreaders.  Introduction   Targeted vaccination strategy is critical to avoid a possible third wave of Covid-19 infections. Due to limited resources, optimal utilisation of the scarce resource must be ...
  • The role of multilateral lenders in minimizing climate change June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Asia should take bold measures and launch green projects in the energy sector to make a difference.  Introduction   We must fight climate change, meet the emission-reduction goals under the Paris Agreement, all ...
  • Covid leaves Indian adults poorer by 6.1% in 2020: Credit Suisse June 24, 2021
    What is the News?  Credit Suisse has released a report titled Global Wealth Report 2021.  Key Takeaways from the Global Wealth Report 2021:  Report on Global Wealth:  The aggregate global wealth has risen by $28.7 ...
  • Digital Agristack for Farmers June 24, 2021
    Synopsis:  The agricultural ministry is working towards creating a Digital Agristack for farmers. It will collect granular data to provide growers with a range of customized services like input quantity, output choice, potential ...
  • Covid vaccines: EU ignores India, S Africa’s patent waiver plea at WTO June 24, 2021
    Synopsis: The European Union has presented a declaration to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that overlooks the goals of India and South Africa’s combined request for an intellectual property (IP) waiver on ...
  • Bt Cotton adoption in Punjab has resulted in net economic, environmental benefits: Study June 23, 2021
    Context: Bt cotton’s positive and negative impacts, a recent study titled ‘Long-term impact of Bt cotton: An empirical evidence from North India’ has said its adoption in Punjab in the past over a decade has resulted ...
  • Corpses did not add to Ganga pollution: Centre June 23, 2021
    Do corpses increase pollution level in Ganga?  Context: The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) informed that the Floating bodies are not the reason for pollution in Ganga.  About the study:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has received a ...
  • Social media is a distraction, undeserving of so much sound and fury June 23, 2021
    Context: Recently, government withdrew Twitter’s safe harbour status, and In the Parliament standing committee on IT, Members of parliament reportedly “grilled” Twitter officials. Author argues that too much attention is being given to ...
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