Category: current affairs

State Finances

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

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (30th Sep to 5th October, 2019) (Info-graphic Summary at the end)   Topic: State Finances Topic in Syllabus: Indian Economy Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released a report titled “State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2019-20”. It is an annual publication that provides information, analysis and an assessment of the finances of state governments. […]

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Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (23rd to 29th Sep, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Prelims (23rd to 29th Sep, 2019) (Info-graphic Summary at the end)   Topic: Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS) Topic in Syllabus: Indian Economy Context: The head of India’s food safety regulator has said that she expects the Union Agriculture Ministry’s Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS) to incentivise more farmers to grow organic food. About PGS: […]

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Weekly Current Affairs Mains (16th to 22nd SEPTEMBER, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (16th to 22nd SEPTEMBER, 2019) Topic : Breaking silos in disaster management Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Ecology and Environment Context: An integrated approach involving all concerned stakeholders can help farmers combat the ill-effects of climate-induced natural disasters Global development goals, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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Weekly Current Affairs Mains (9th to 15th September, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (9th to 15th September, 2019)   Topic : China funding NGO against hydro projects in Arunachal Pradesh Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs   Context:   China is trying to fund certain civil society organizations to incite protests against hydropower projects in Arunachal Pradesh, fear Indian government officials. […]

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