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January

GOVERNMENT TO PROMOTE DRONE USE IN AGRICULTURE| 25th January 2022

Syllabus Section: Agriculture (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector. About: To Promote Drone use in Agriculture – Financial Support Being Extended Under ‘Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanization’ The …

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SOLAR FLARE CAUSES RADIO BLACKOUT OVER INDIAN OCEAN| 25th January 2022

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology (GS Paper III) Importance: Why in News? Recently, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observed that the sun emitted a powerful solar flare, which affected the top of the Earth’s atmosphere, causing a shortwave radio blackout around the Indian Ocean. Sunspot AR2929 has been erupted, produced a powerful M5.5-class solar flare.  

BREWING A BETTER FUTURE FOR PLANTATIONS| 25th January 2022

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The Union Government has come out with a draft Bill that seeks to replace the Tea Act, 1953, with Tea (Promotion and Development) Act, 2022. About: In fact, it is not only the Tea Act, the government has proposed changes …

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PETITION ON CONJUGAL RIGHTS PENDING FOR MONTHS IN SC| 25th January 2022

Syllabus Section:  Polity and Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The challenge to the ‘restitution of conjugal rights’ assumes importance amid the debate on criminalisation of marital rape. About: Conjugal rights are rights created by marriage, i.e. right of the husband or the wife to the society of …

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ANTI-DEFECTION LOOPHOLE AND ITS FIXING | 22nd January 2022

Syllabus Section: Polity and Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? To get rid of open corruption, it needs to be taken urgent steps to plug existing loopholes that have made the Tenth Schedule unworkable. About: Shortcomings in the Anti-defection Law: Speaker’s Role: In the context of small assemblies, …

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CENTRE TO RANK STATES ON RAPID GREEN NODS | 22nd January 2022

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The Union environment ministry plans to rank states, specifically state environment impact assessment authorities (SEIAAs), on the speed with which they accord environmental clearances (EC) to development projects About: SEIAAs are responsible for providing environmental clearance for a bulk of …

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CHINTAMANI PADYA NATAKAM | 22nd January 2022

Syllabus Section: Art and Culture (GS Paper I) Importance: UPSC Prelims Why in News? Recently, Andhra Pradesh government has brought the curtains down on the popular Telugu play ‘Chintamani Padya Natakam’, which has enthralled people for almost 100 years. About: Chintamani Padya Natakam It is a stage play penned by social reformer, writer and poet …

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FARM EXPORTS EXPECTED TO TOUCH RECORD $50 BILLION | 22nd January 2022

FARM EXPORTS EXPECTED TO TOUCH RECORD $50 BILLION   Syllabus Section: Economy (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims Why in News? According to recent reports India's farm exports are likely to touch a record $50 billion in FY22, led by a sharp growth in shipments of rice and marine, meat and poultry items. About: In …

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STRATEGIC SIGNIFICANCE OF BRIDGE CHINA IS BUILDING ON PANGONG TSO | 22nd January 2022

Syllabus Section: Internal Security (GS Paper II) Importance:  UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The ongoing standoff in eastern Ladakh has led to construction of infrastructure on both sides of the India-China border. About: China is building a wide bridge around 20 km east of Finger 8 on the north bank. i.e. close …

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