Category: current affairs

Antibiotics

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (26th NOVEMBER to 2nd DECEMBER, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (26th NOVEMBER to 2nd DECMBER, 2019) Topic : Antibiotics -contaminating rivers and posing health risks Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: Science and Technology Context: According to various reports on the presence of high amount of pharmaceutical effluent residues in water bodies, several rivers in the world including those in India, have […]

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Bacteriophages

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (19th to 25th November, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (19th to 25th November, 2019) (Info-graphic Summary at the end) Topic: Bacteriophages Topic in Syllabus: General Science Context: Research on new antibiotics have hit a wall. Bacteriophages that kill disease-causing bacteria provide an alternative treatment. What are Bacteriophages? Bacteriophage, also called phage or bacterial virus, are group of viruses that kill bacteria […]

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BRICS Summit Why it matters for India

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (11th to 18th NOVEMBER, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (11th  to 18th NOVEMBER, 2019) Topic : BRICS Summit: Why it matters for India Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: International Affairs Context: 11th BRICS Summit, an international relations conference to be attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five-member states Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The chosen […]

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State Sponsored Terrorism

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (6th to 11th NOVEMBER, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (6th  to 11th NOVEMBER, 2019) Topic : State Sponsored Terrorism Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Security Issues Introduction National Security Advisor (NSA) has criticized Pakistan for providing safe haven to terrorists and using terrorism as instrument of state policy. According to the NSA, to fight terrorism, one should recognize […]

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India-Bangladesh Bilateral Relationship

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (30th October to 5th November, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (30th October  to 5th November, 2019) (Info-graphic Summary at the end) Topic: India-Bangladesh Bilateral Relationship Topic in Syllabus: International Affairs Context: The India-Bangladesh bilateral relationship has witnessed unprecedented heights over the last few years.  This is because of Bangladesh’s growing geopolitical importance in the current times.  Bangladesh is a key player in […]

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