EDEN IAS

February

NEWS IMPULSE -MYANMAR’S MILITARY COUP| 5 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus Section: International Affairs</strong></p> <p><strong>What is the news?</strong><br /> &bull; Myanmar&rsquo;s military staged a coup detaining de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and declaring it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency.<br /> &bull; The intervention came with rising tensions between the military, which ruled the country …

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NEWS IMPULSE -PM SVANIDHI SCHEME: MOU WITH ZOMATO| 5 FEBRUARY

Syllabus Section: Indian Economy Why in news? • As a part of Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNibhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, MoHUA entered into MoU with Zomato, one of the largest online platforms for ordering and delivery of food in India, to onboard street food vendors on its food-tech platform. • This will give street …

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NEWS IMPULSE -KERALA TO OPEN ITS FIRST HUMAN MILK BANK| 5 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus Section: Events related to current issues</strong></p> <p><strong>Why in news?</strong><br /> &bull; The Health Minister of Kerala will open the state&rsquo;s first Human Milk Bank, a state-of-art facility, at the Ernakulam General Hospital on February 5, 2021.<br /> &bull; The Human Milk Bank which has been set up with the support of the Rotary Club …

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Economic growth and inflation| GS ARTICLES

<p>A sustained rise in prices is known as inflation. A large rise in prices / higher inflation rate is often caused by economic growth. However, there are also occasions, when we can get inflation despite weak or negative economic growth.</p> <p>&bull; If economic growth is caused by aggregate demand (AD) increasing faster than productive capacity …

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NEWS IMPULSE -PM INAUGURATES ‘CHAURI CHAURA’ CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS| 4 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus Section: History</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Why in News?</strong><br /> Chauri Chaura&rsquo; Centenary Celebrations at Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh has been inaugurated by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 4th Feb 2021.<br /> &bull; The Prime Minister also released a postal stamp dedicated to the Chauri Chaura centenary event.<br /> &bull; The day marks 100 …

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NEWS IMPULSE -KALIVELI WETLANDS| 4 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus Section: Environment</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Why in News?</strong><br /> Move to declare Kaliveli wetlands a sanctuary: first declaration issued.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>About :</strong><br /> &bull; The Villupuram district administration has released the first declaration under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 with an aim to declare Kaliveli wetlands a bird sanctuary.<br /> &bull; Kaliveli is the …

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NEWS IMPULSE -‘SWITCH DELHI’ CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE ELECTRIC VEHICLES| 5 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus section: Polity and Governance/Environment</strong></p> <p><strong>Why in news</strong><br /> Delhi Government recently launched the &#39;Switch Delhi&#39; campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city and the government will hire only electric vehicles for various purposes in the next six weeks.</p> <p><strong>About</strong><br /> &bull; Government …

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NEWS IMPULSE -RELIANCE INDUSTRY GETS WORLD’S FIRST ‘CARBON-NEUTRAL’ OIL FROM US| 5 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Syllabus Section: Environment and Ecology/Economy</strong></p> <p><strong>Why in news?</strong><br /> &bull; Reliance has sourced the world&#39;s first consignment of &#39;carbon-neutral oil&#39; from the United States. The move comes as the company looks to become a net zero-carbon company by 2035.<br /> &bull; The US supplier said in a statement that Reliance got 2 million barrels of …

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NEWS IMPULSE -STRATEGIC CRUDE OIL RESERVES| 3 FEBRUARY

<p style=”margin-bottom:11px”>&nbsp;</p> <p style=”margin-bottom:11px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><b><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,serif”>Why in News?</span></b></span></span></span></p> <p style=”margin-bottom:11px”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,serif”>Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited (ISPRL), a Government of India Special Purpose Vehicle, has established Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR).</span></p> <p style=”margin-bottom:11px”><span style=”font-size:11pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><v:shape id=”Text_x0020_Box_x0020_2″ o:gfxdata=”UEsDBBQABgAIAAAAIQC75UiUBQEAAB4CAAATAAAAW0NvbnRlbnRfVHlwZXNdLnhtbKSRvU7DMBSF dyTewfKKEqcMCKEmHfgZgaE8wMW+SSwc27JvS/v23KTJgkoXFsu+P+c7Ol5vDoMTe0zZBl/LVVlJ gV4HY31Xy4/tS3EvRSbwBlzwWMsjZrlprq/W22PELHjb51r2RPFBqax7HCCXIaLnThvSAMTP1KkI +gs6VLdVdad08ISeCho1ZLN+whZ2jsTzgcsnJwldluLxNDiyagkxOquB2Knae/OLUsyEkjenmdzb mG/YhlRnCWPnb8C898bRJGtQvEOiVxjYhtLOxs8AySiT4JuDystlVV4WPeM6tK3VaILeDZxIOSsu ti/jidNGNZ3/J08yC1dNv9v8AAAA//8DAFBLAwQUAAYACAAAACEArTA/8cEAAAAyAQAACwAAAF9y ZWxzLy5yZWxzhI/NCsIwEITvgu8Q9m7TehCRpr2I4FX0AdZk2wbbJGTj39ubi6AgeJtl2G9m6vYx jeJGka13CqqiBEFOe2Ndr+B03C3WIDihMzh6RwqexNA281l9oBFTfuLBBhaZ4ljBkFLYSMl6oAm5 8IFcdjofJ0z5jL0MqC/Yk1yW5UrGTwY0X0yxNwri3lQgjs+Qk/+zfddZTVuvrxO59CNCmoj3vCwj MfaUFOjRhrPHaN4Wv0VV5OYgm1p+LW1eAAAA//8DAFBLAwQUAAYACAAAACEAU2k80fYEAAAwEwAA HwAAAGNsaXBib2FyZC9kcmF3aW5ncy9kcmF3aW5nMS54bWzsWOtu2zYY/T9g7/BBv1agiRXHzsWo UmRZUgToOiPOHoCmaIkLRaok5Ut/9qX2WHuFHVKy41zaBluAbVji2BalT4eH3+X4o968XVaK5sI6 aXSW7O2mCQnNTS51kSW/Xl/sHCXkPNM5U0aLLFkJl7w9+f67N2xUWFaXkhMQtBuxLCm9r0e9nuOl qJjbNbXQuDYztmIeQ1v0cssWQK5Ur5+mB72KSZ2c3EL9xDyjxsq/AKUMvxH5GdNz5gCp+Gj7TMdR 8b+PzEZ6/s7Wk3psA3P+YT62JPMsgec0q+CipNdd6Mww7N27q7gFWM5sFezNbEbLLBn0D9KjIbBW iMbg8HiI44gnlp44DPoHB/tH/WFCHBb7g/5xmnYWvPzlGxi8PP8GCoi2hHCwRdLVgaKeP1x1f+9w ve7rQPFHs6T+xgPBnvwSJ7GaGGlXv0ekHGlzVjJdiFNrzaIULHfBonUVfNpOFN22ntMFrOniZ5PD x6zxJuI9l/s2C2ej2jr/TpiKwkGWWMF9nIrN3zvfMlybBK84o2R+IZWKA1tMz5SlOVNZchH/ukXd …

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NEWS IMPULSE -REPORT OF THE 15TH FINANCE COMMISSION FOR FY 2020-21| 3 FEBRUARY

<p><strong>Why in News?</strong></p> <p>The report of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, along with an Action Taken Report, was recently tabled in Parliament<br /> &bull; The Finance Commission is a constitutional body formed by the President of India to give suggestions on centre-state financial relations.<br /> &bull; The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC)&rsquo;s Term of Reference (ToR) was …

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