Weekly Current Affairs Mains (28th October to 4th November, 2018)

Sanctions are coming

 

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (28th October to 4th November, 2018)

Note: Important topics of the week from UPSC Mains Perspective is comprehensively covered in these articles. Don’t Miss Reading it!

 

Topic: Think small: on Ganga Rejuvenation

Topic in Syllabus: GS Paper 1 : Indian Geography

ganga river system

 

Context:

Bad sanitation is India’s worst-kept secret, but recent data from Uttar Pradesh show that in spite of working in mission mode to expand sanitation, 87% of faecal sludge expelled from toilets in urban areas is untreated. Viewed against the 2030 goal to achieve clean water and sanitation for all under the UN Sustainable Development Agenda, this depressing statistic shows how much work remains to be done.

 

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Topic: India-Japan Relations

Topic in Syllabus : GS Paper 2 : International Affairs

india japan relations

Context:

India and Japan on recently  signed six agreements, including on a high-speed rail project and naval cooperation, and agreed to hold ‘2+2’ dialogue at the ministerial level after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks in Tokyo.

 

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Topic: Sanctions are coming

 us sanctions on iranTopic in Syllabus : GS Paper 2: International Affairs

 

Context:

The Trump administration has announced it has restored sanctions on Iran’s vital oil industry as the Middle-Eastern country grapples with an economic crisis that has sparked sporadic protests over rising prices, corruption and unemployment.

 

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Topic: Private Cars in Delhi Will Be Pulled Off From Roads If Air Quality Worsens

Topic in Syllabus: GS Paper 3: Ecology and Environment

delhi air pollution

 

Context:

Environment Pollution Control Authority has said that private cars will be stopped from running on the roads in the national capital if air pollution worsens.

 

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Topic: PM launches historic Support and Outreach Initiative for MSME sector

Topic in Syllabus : GS Paper 3 : Indian Economy

msme outreach

Context:

Launching the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the 12 historic decisions including 59-minute loan portal for sanction of up to Rs 1 crore for small and medium enterprises.

 

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