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Daily MCQs for UPSC Current Affairs | 24TH NOVEMBER 2022

Question 21: Consider the following statements: RBI Act empowered the Reserve Bank to introduce the Standing deposit facility. It is a tool for absorbing liquidity without any collateral. The SDF (Standing deposit facility) will be available on all days of the week, throughout the year unlike the marginal standing facility (MSF). Which of the following …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | WHAT NUMBERS DO NOT REVEAL ABOUT TIGER CONSERVATION | 30TH JULY | THE HINDU

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS TIGER CONSERVATION? Global Tiger Day is being celebrated on July 29th every year to raise awareness about Tiger Conservation. MORE DETAILS: India is home to over 50% of the world’s wild tigers with an estimated 2,226 tigers and is reporting an increased number of tigers since …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS FLOATS CONSULTATION PAPER ON ‘NEED FOR A NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNING TELECOMMUNICATION IN INDIA’ | 30TH JULY | ECONOMIC TIMES

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS TELECOMMUNICATION? The Department of Telecommunication has sought views on the need for overhauling laws governing the telecom sector, stressing on the need for a new legal framework which was clear, precise, and in tune with the changing times and technologies. MORE DETAILS: The draft paper …

UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS FLOATS CONSULTATION PAPER ON ‘NEED FOR A NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNING TELECOMMUNICATION IN INDIA’ | 30TH JULY | ECONOMIC TIMES Read More »

UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | INTERNET SHUTDOWNS HURT MUCH MORE THAN WE REALISE: UN RIGHTS OFFICE | 30TH JULY | DTE

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS INTERNET SHUTDOWNS? Recently, United Nations-backed report (by OHCHR) has highlighted that shutdowns the internet affects people’s safety & well-being, hampers information flow and harms the economy INTERNET SHUTDOWN: Internet shutdowns are measures taken by a government or on behalf of a government, To intentionally disrupt …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | CORE SECTOR OUTPUT EXPANDS BY 12.7% IN JUNE | 30TH JULY | THE HINDU

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (ECONOMY) WHY IN NEWS? India’s eight core sector output expands growth moderates to 12.7% in June from 18.1% in May, with all sectors except crude oil registering an uptick in production. INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION (IIP). The eight core sector industries in decreasing order of their weightage: Refinery Products> Electricity> Steel> …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | IPEF VERSUS RCEP | 30TH JULY | BUSINESS STANDARD

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS II (INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS) WHY IN NEWS IPEF VERSUS RCEP? Earlier this month, US had suggested an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework IPEF VERSUS RCEP grouping of countries, and the US President announced the formation of a 14-nation IPEF. IPEF: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) was launched by United States (US) President Biden in Tokyo …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS SIGNED MOU WITH ILO ON INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL SAFETY CARDS (ICSCS) | 30TH JULY | BUSINESS STANDARD

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS? Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) and International Labor Organization (ILO) have signed an MoU, To adopt the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs) for information dissemination to the chemical industry. KEY DETAILS: ICSCs are data sheets intend to provide essential safety and …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | GOVT WORRIED ABOUT TEEN PREGNANCIES | 29TH JULY | THE HINDU

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS II (SOCIAL ISSUES) WHY IN NEWS TEEN PREGNANCIES? High teenage fertility in some areas remains a cause of concern in India even as the fertility rate has stabilize across the country for Teen Pregnancies, The Health Ministry said in its Family Planning Vision-2030 document release. KEY FINDINGS: It adds that participation of …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | GOOGLE STREET VIEW, AND WHY IT’S BEEN LAUNCHED IN INDIA ONLY NOW | 29TH JULY | INDIAN EXPRESS

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS? Google street view is finally available for 10 cities in India and is expect to roll out in about 50 more cities by the end of the year. The 360-degree interactive panorama feature of Google Maps has available in cities spread over100 countries since 2007. …

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UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS | WILDLIFE AMENDMENTS TO ‘SAVE ENTREPRENEURS FROM HARASSMENT | 29TH JULY | THE HINDU

SYLLABUS SECTION: GS III (ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY) WHY IN NEWS SAVE ENTREPRENEURS FROM HARASSMENT ? Recently, The Centre’s proposed amendments to decriminalize certain provisions of the Environment Protection Act (EPA) for Save Entrepreneurs from Harassment. It was aim to save law abiding citizens/entrepreneurs from undue harassment in case of minor non compliances. MORE DETAILS: Several …

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