Weekly Current Affairs Highlights – 26th Apr to 1st May.

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 Polity and Governance

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

Update on Social Issues

This week health and education took the spotlight. Similarly, there are few articles that highlight the migrant issues. The important articles in this regard are,

Articles on Health:
Articles on Education:
Others:

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 dispute with AstraZeneca, India elected to 3 key UN-ECOSOC bodies, etc. The important articles covered by us include

Updates in Economy

This week the economic topics in news include articles on RBI’s decisions on regulating New Umbrella Entity, etc. The important articles on Economy are,

Updates in Agriculture

This week there were certain important updates on Agriculture like new soybean variety, achievement of Agricultural Infrastructure Fund, etc. The important articles that covered these topics are,

Science and Technology

The Issue of Medical Oxygen

This week the issue of Medical oxygen came again. But this week also witnessed a few improvements such as the development of indigenous oxygen enrichment technology, etc. Following articles covered these update

Updates on Intellectual Property Rights
Other updates in Science and Technology

This week there were few important updates in the field of science and technology such as the Deep time Project, the Oldest water on earth, etc. The important articles covered in this regard are,

Important updates on Environment

This week there were certain important updates on the Environment like the Glolitter Partnership project, Net Zero Producers Forum, etc. The important articles that covered these topics are,

Updates on Disaster Management

Recently an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Assam. The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) has said that the tremors in Assam can be attributed to the Kopili Fault Zone. The important articles covered in this regard are,

 

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