Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 19th to 24th 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 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 update

Other updates in Polity and Governance

There are few updates received in the Polity and governance topics from the newspapers. The important updates are,

Social Issues

This week health and education took the spotlight. With the increase in the Covid-19 cases, India issued a New vaccine policy. Similarly, there are few articles that highlight the migrant issues. The important articles in this regard are,

Report and Indices

There are a few important reports and indices released this week. The important ones are;

Updates on International Relations

This week the important updates in International relations include the EU’s approval of the Indo-Pacific strategy, the Annual Conference of the Boao Forum for Asia, 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,

Science and Technology

Cryptocurrency and National Digital Currency

This week there are few important articles that talked about Digital currencies. The important ones are;

The Issue of Medical Oxygen

A number of states are reporting shortages of medical oxygen. So, India decided to import medical oxygen. Further, oxygen leak in Maharashtra led to the death of patients. Following articles covered these update

Other important articles on Science and Technology

This week there were few important updates in the field of science and technology such as the Chimera of Human-Monkey embryo, 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 this week

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