Weekly Current Affairs Mains (19th to 25th Aug, 2019)

Taking a ‘Far East’ turn to deepen a friendship

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (19th to 25th Aug, 2019)

 

Topic : Data deprivation makes cyber crime difficult to tackle

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Security Issues

 

Context:

Data deprivation makes cybercrime difficult to tackle

In recent times, there have been many instances of the hard-earned money of Indians being taken out of bank accounts and charges loaded onto credit cards through online frauds. As a nation making a huge transition to a cashless economy, public faith in the digital system needs to be consistently reinforced.

 

Read More (Click Here)

 

Data deprivation makes cybercrime difficult to tackle infograph

 


 

Topic : Boosting growth in a protectionist world

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs

Context

Boosting growth in a protectionist world

  • In recent times, governments across the world are focussed more on protectionist economic policies as a measure to boost their domestic economy.
  • US-China trade waris an evidence of the growing phenomenon of protectionist trade and economic policies.
  • The US, under Trump presidency, has already withdrawn itself from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and also looking cynically on other multilateral engagements.
  • In the meantime, India has set an ambitious goal of becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024-25.
  • Economic Survey 2018-19calls for a sustained 8% growth rate for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024-25.

 

Read More (Click Here)

 

Boosting growth in a protectionist world infograph

 


 

Topic : Delimitation of Constituencies 

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: Indian Polity

 

Context:

Delimitation of Constituencies

Since the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir state into the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh, delimitation of their electoral constituencies has been inevitable. While the government has not formally notified the Election Commission yet, the EC has held “internal discussions” on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, particularly its provisions on delimitation

 

Read More (Click Here)

 

Delimitation of Constituencies infograph

 


 

Topic : Taking a ‘Far East’ turn to deepen a friendship

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs

 

Context:

Taking a ‘Far East’ turn to deepen a friendship

During Modi’s visit to Vladivostok, India should signal more willingness to invest in a less-developed part of Russia. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the city as the guest of honour at Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in September, he would be announcing India’s plans to invest in Russia’s Far East, thus, paying back the long-held Indian debt to Vladivostok.

 

 

Read More (Click Here)

 

Taking a ‘Far East’ turn to deepen a friendship infographic

 


 

Topic : Renewable hybrid energy systems as a game changer

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Indian Economy

 

Context:

Renewable hybrid energy systems as a game changer

Two recent auctions for wind/solar hybrid projects conducted were under-subscribed. However, we can believe that renewable hybrids can play a key role in helping India accelerate the decarbonization of power generation and lowering the cost of electricity in the medium term.

 

 

Read More (Click Here)

 

 

Renewable hybrid energy systems as a game changer infograph

 


 

For any Queries/guidance: please mail to info@iasjunior.com

Happy Reading

All the best 🙂