Reports| Index| summits in news

Reports| Index| summits in news for UPSC/IAS examination, 2020-21


For the preparation of the UPSC exam, reading Reports, Index, summits in news in and around the country is important.

On this page, we will provide you with all the updates regarding Reports, index, and summits that are UPSC exam relevant and appeared in news in 2020-21.

Reports| Index| summits in news


  • US, China dominated arms market in 2019: SIPRI December 8, 2020
    Source: Click Here News: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute(SIPRI) has released a report on the global arms market. Facts: Key Takeaways: The total sales by the Top 25 arms manufacturers rose by 8.5% to $361 billion or 50 times the annual budget of the UN’s peacekeeping operations. S and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in ...
  • Urban Quality of Life Index December 8, 2020
    Source: Click Here News: IIT-Bombay researchers have released an Urban Quality of Life Index. Facts: About the Index: The index has compared the quality of life in various cities in India and ranked them on the basis of various categories such as water, power, electricity, literacy rate, employment rate among others. For the first time, the ...
  • Energy Efficiency Report 2020 December 7, 2020
    Source: Click here News: International Energy Agency(IEA) has released the annual Energy Efficiency Report 2020. Facts: Key Takeaways: The slow pace of global progress on energy efficiency is set to slow further in 2020 as a result of the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Global primary energy intensity – a key indicator of how efficiently the ...
  • State of the Global Climate Report December 5, 2020
    Source: Click here News: The World Meteorological Organization(WMO) has released the annual State of Global Climate Report,2020 to keep a track of global warming. Facts: Key Highlights from the report: Hottest Year: 2020 will be one of the three hottest years just behind 2016 and 2019. Rise in Global Temperature: The global mean surface temperature for January-October 2020 ...
  • World Malaria Report 2020 December 3, 2020
    Source: Click here News: World Health Organization(WHO) has released the World Malaria Report 2020. Facts: Aim: To look at the 20 years of global progress and challenges in the fight against the Malaria. Key Takeaways: Malaria Control: The two decades from 2000 to 2020 was a period of extraordinary success in malaria control: As many as 1.5 billion ...
  • World Trade Report(WTR) December 3, 2020
    Source: Click here News: World Trade Organization(WTO) has released the report titled ‘World Trade Report 2020: Government Policies to Promote Innovation in the Digital Age’. Facts: World Trade Report: It is an annual report published since 2003 by the World Trade Organization to deepen understanding about trends in trade, trade policy issues, and the multilateral ...
  • Banking reforms November 21, 2020
    Context- RBI committee has recommended a series of changes that could transform the banking landscape by paving the way for large industrial conglomerates to set up banks. What are Non-Banking Financial Companies NBFCs? These are establishments that provide financial services and banking facilities without meeting the legal definition of a Bank. Hence they ...
  • Women workforce November 17, 2020
    Context – Declining female labour force participation. Why in news- Year 2020 marked as- The nearly fifty years since the Committee on the Status of Women in India (CSWI) submitted the report ‘Towards Equality’ to the United Nations (UN). It focused on women-sensitive policymaking in India, providing a fresh perspective on gender equality. The 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform ...
  • Future of the federal framework November 12, 2020
    Context- The role of the Finance Commission as a neutral arbiter in the Centre-state relation in achieving the delicate balance. What are the key highlights of the latest report? The Fifteenth Finance Commission led by Chairman N. K. Singh submitted its report for the period 2021-2026 to President of India. Title of the report – ‘Finance Commission ...
  • Public Affairs Index-2020 November 9, 2020
    News: The Public Affairs Index-2020 has been released. Facts: About the index: It is released by the Public Affairs Centre, a not-for-profit organisation headed by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Kasturirangan. Ranking: The states were ranked on governance performance in the context of sustainable development defined by three pillars of ...
  • UKIBC releases Doing Business in India Report 2020 November 9, 2020
    News: UK India Business Council(UKIBC) has released the sixth edition of Doing Business in India Report 2020. Facts: About the report: The report is based on an in-depth survey of 106 UK organisations operating in India spanning manufacturing, services, and higher education sectors. Key Takeaways: Nearly two-thirds of the UK businesses believe it is ...
  • Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) for Foreign Investment in India November 9, 2020
    Context- Prime Minister has chaired the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR), with an aim to attract investment. What Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) 2020 conference? It is an exclusive dialogue between leading global institutional investors, Indian business leaders and the highest decision-makers from the Government of India and Financial Market Regulators. Organized by– Ministry of Finance and the National ...
  • Infra Investment November 6, 2020
    Context: Ministry of statistics and programme implementation (MOSPI) has released its latest report incomplete infrastructure projects. What were the problems highlighted in the MOSPI report? Inadequate data: The latest report showed that of a current total of 1,661 incomplete infrastructure projects, each costing above ₹150 crore, delays were assessable only for 754 projects ...
  • 30 Indian cities will face ‘water risk’ by 2050: Water Risk Filter analysis report November 3, 2020
    News: World Wildlife Fund(WWF) has released the Water Risk Filter analysis report. Facts: Water Risk Filter: It is an online tool co-developed by the WWF that helps evaluate the severity of risk places faced by graphically illustrating various factors that can contribute to water risk. Key Takeaways: Water Risk: 100 cities that hold importance ...
  • Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI) November 3, 2020
    Nikkei India PMI or Purchasing Managers’ Index India's Manufacturing PMI Surges to a Decade High in October, 2020. What is  Purchasing Managers Index  PMI? PMI or Purchasing Managers’ Index(PMI) is an indicator of business activity both in the manufacturing and services sectors. It indicates the economic health and investor’s sentiments about the ...

Reports in news for UPSC exam, 2020-21:

Reports provide important findings and recommendations on the different aspects for the improvement and loopholes in the governance of different services provided by the government. Reading them provides an analytical viewpoint for the mains examination and factual aspects for the prelims examination.

Index/es in News for UPSC Exam, 2020-21:

Different indexes are measures of the performance of the world, a country, or state on different aspects like health, education, skill development. Reading them and remembering the facts related to indexes is important for both prelims and mains examination of the UPSC.

Summits in News for UPSC exam, 2020-21:

Summits are organized on national and international levels for brainstorming a particular issue in the focus. It facilitates a platform to different stakeholders to reach common ground on the issue in focus.