Weekly Current Affairs Mains (28th March to 3rd April, 2019)

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (28th March to 3rd April, 2019)

 

Topic : Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Indian Economy – Infrastructure

 

Context:

The Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity – Survey of States (ACCESS) is India’s largest multidimensional survey on energy access.

 

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Topic : AFSPA scaled back in Arunachal Pradesh

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Security Issues

 

Context:

The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was partially removed from Arunachal Pradesh, 32 years after it was imposed, a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) order said recently.

 

 

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Topic : Supreme Court strikes down RBI’s Feb 2018 order on stressed assets

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: Indian Governance

 

Context:

The Supreme Court recently struck down Reserve Bank of India’s February 12 circular and ruled it as unconstitutional.

 

 

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Topic : Delhi becomes first city to roll-out Euro VI fuel

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Ecology and Environment

 

Context:

With an aim to combat the rising levels of air pollution in Delhi-NCR region, petrol pumps in the capital recently started supplying ultra-clean Bharat Stage VI grade fuel (both petrol and diesel).

 

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Topic : Why second round of India-Pakistan Kartarpur talks were cancelled

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs

 

Context:

The cancellation of the second round of talks between India and Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor reflects the distrust between the two countries.

 

 

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