UPSC

Appointment in the Election Commission of India : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 25/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Judiciary; Appointment, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies; Election Commission of India.

Key Phrases: Election Commission of India, Supreme Court of India, Neutrality, Independence, Selection Committee, Article 324 of the Constitution of India, Separation of Power, CBI Director, Democracy, Electoral Rolls.

Jallikattu: Stuck between the Law and the Culture : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 25/11/2022

Relevance: GS-1: Indian heritage and culture from ancient to modern times; Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

Relevance: GS-3: Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Key Phrases: Bull taming, Cultural festivals and sports in India, Jallikattu, Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act of 2017, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

Fixing India’s Malnutrition Problem : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 25/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Human Resources

Key Phrases: Inter-Generational Nature Of Malnutrition, Social Education Programme, Saksham Anganwadi And Poshan 2.0 Scheme, Accountability Initiative Budget Brief Report, Accountability Initiative Budget Brief Report

Indonesia’s Shallow Earthquake : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 25/11/2022

Relevance: GS-1: Important Geophysical Phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunamis, Volcanic activity, cyclones etc., geographical features and their location.

Relevance: GS-3: Disaster Management.

Key Phrases: Earthquake, Fault Lines, Mercalli scale, Richter scale, Ring of Fire, Proximity, Shallowness of the Earthquake, Focus and Epicenter, Body Waves, P-Wave, S-Wave, Surface Wave, NDMA Guidelines.

India’s G-Force Moment : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 25/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

Key Phrases: G20 presidency, Policy formulation, financing climate infrastructure, India Stack, South Asia’s agenda, re-imagine the shareholding structures of the IMF and World Bank, multicultural and multi-religious quasi-federal structure, G20 Sherpa.

Compensatory Afforestation taken up in a Big Way in Rajasthan : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 24/11/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

Key Phrases: Compensatory afforestation, Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management & Planning Authority (CAMPA). Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act 2016, Forest Ecosystem in India.

How Carbon Markets can help Rollout E-Buses in India : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 24/11/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Conservation, Environmental Pollution, and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.

Key Phrases: Electric Buses, e-buses, Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL), carbon markets, carbon credits, payment security fund, Compliance market, voluntary market, Sustainable public transportation, zero-emission transport.

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