Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 12th to 17th Apr.

On this page, you can read all the major news/Current Affairs of the week.

On a daily basis, we are covering all relevant Current Affairs under our various initiatives. For further reading, you can refer to our following initiatives:

  1. 9 PM: Daily Current Affairs Summaries For UPSC 
  2. Daily Editorials: Daily Current Affairs Editorials For UPSC 
  3. Factly: Daily Current Affairs For Prelims

Updates on Ordinance, Bills, Acts, etc

Bills such as The Medical Termination of Pregnancy(Amendment) Bill, and Ordinance such as the IBC amendment Ordinance were in news repeatedly. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Updates in Judiciary and Important cases

This week the Judiciary was in the spotlight with the updates like the Judgements and orders portal, SC direction in the ISRO espionage case, etc. Following articles covered these updates

Important cases:
Others:

Report and Indices

There were many important reports and indices released this week. Few of them created many debates in India like the State of world population report, Global Food Policy report, etc. The important ones are;

India-US relations

Last week the US conducted a Freedom of Navigation operation(FONOP) in India’s EEZ. This week many news articles covered the impact of FONOP and the Impact that in India-US relations. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Updates on International Relations

This week the important updates in International relations include the US-Afghan Strategy updates, the UK permission to extradite Nirav Modi, Raisina Dialogue 2021, etc. The important articles covered by us include

Updates in Economy

This week the economic topics in news include articles on Bad Bank, India as a global Investment Hub, etc. The important articles on Economy are,

Important Schemes and other Initiatives by the government

This week the government launched a few important schemes and programs. In the following articles, we covered those schemes and programs.

Important articles on Science and Technology

This week there were few important updates in the field of science and technology such as the electronic nose to detect Hydrogen Sulphide, etc. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Important updates on Environment

This week there were certain important updates on the Environment like suspension of the Inter-state Tiger Relocation project, Namami Gange Programme, etc. The important articles that covered these topics are,

Miscellaneous articles for Prelims this week

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