Uttar Pradesh PSC (UPPSC)

Global Anti-Terror Conference and Role of State Actors : Daily Current Affairs


Relevance: GS-3: Role of External State and Non-state Actors in creating challenges to Internal Security, Linkages of Organized Crime with Terrorism; Important International institutions, agencies, their structure and mandates.

Key Phrases: No Money for Terror Conference, Crowdfunding terror, Terror financing, Terror financing methods, Channels of funds to terrorists, UNSCR resolution 1267.

A Healing Touch Needed to Climate-Proof India’s Agri Sector : Daily Current Affairs


Relevance: GS 3: Major crop-cropping patterns in various parts of the country; Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.

Key Phrases: agriculture sector of India, Land sowing pattern, Unseasonal rains, rising heat waves, changing climate patterns, Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas 2021, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Water Credit: Solution to Climate Finance : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-3: Climate Change and International Conventions.


Key Phrases: Water Credit, Climate Change, Climate Adaptation, COP(Conference of Parties), UNFCCC, Developed Countries, Mitigation Efforts, Global Warming, Climate Adaptation Cost, Credibility, UNEP, Climate Challenge, GHGs Footprint, Corporate Social Responsibility, Companies Act 2013, Carbon Neutrality, Net Zero Emission.

Fine-Tuning District Export Boost : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 17/11/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Indian Economy and Trade, mobilization of resources, growth, development; Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth

Key Phrases: Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP), Rebate of State and Central Levies and Taxes (RoSCTL), Merchandise Export Incentive Scheme (MEIS), District as Export Hubs (DEH)

Quest for Transparency in FTA Negotiations : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 17/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

Key Phrases: Free Trade Agreements, Department of International Trade, Strategic Objectives, International Agreements Committee, Constitutional Reform and Governance Act, of 2010, department-related parliamentary committees.


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