Must Read News Articles-May-26-2020

Moving beyond geopolitics  The Ladakh warning  The Pashtun question  Batting for free speech  ILO urges PM not to dilute labour laws  The problem with the liquidity push  A well-balanced stimulus package  Reverse migration to villages has set the economy back by 15 years  Blockchain, AI, IoT: How India can help farmers by leveraging these Read More …

Must Read News Articles-May-25-2020

Falling to perform as a constitutional court  Rebooting the world  The power of partnership  U.S. pushing relations to the brink of a new Cold War: China  Hardly the 1991 moment for agriculture  The need for a million worksites now  For Farms and farmers  Time has come to merge the income Read More …

Must Read News Articles-May-24-2020

What explain the India – China border flare up?  Why are India and Nepal fighting over Kalapani?  China suggests shift in BRI approach amid debt concerns  Extend loans without fear of 3Cs: FM 

Must Read News Articles-May-23-2020

Lower the temperature, diffuse the issue  Cold neighbourhood: On India-Nepal ties  India reaches out to Pakistan to fight locusts  Will exit Open skies Treaty, announces USA  RBI cuts repo rate again, down to 4%  Notes on a digital currency plan, made in China  Time after time: On RBI repo rate cut  Read More …

Must Read News Articles-May-22-2020

Lockdown has highlighted stark inequalities  ‘PLA blocking Indian patrols in Ladakh, Sikkim’  Keeping the peace: On India-China border tension  A violation of right found, but no remedy given  Take the worker on board  Finance panel flags recovery uncertainity  A Moment To Revive MGNREGA  Reforms the farmer needs 

Gangetic river dolphins

Gangetic river dolphins fall under Schedule I of the Indian Wild Life (Protection) Act and have been declared an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The Gangetic river dolphin is one of the four freshwater dolphin species in the world. The other three are found Read More …

New START Treaty

Context The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) is a treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on measures for the further reduction and limitation of strategic offensive arms. Details about the Treaty It entered into force on 5 th February, 2011. It is a successor Read More …

Sal Forest Tortoise

Sal Forest Tortoise is also known as the elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata). Habitat: It is widely distributed over eastern as well as northern India and Southeast Asia. IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered. CITES: Appendix II Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972: Schedule IV Threat: Hunted for food, local use such as Read More …

Places in News for UPSC CSE-2020

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[PIB] Weekly Analysis for UPSC CSE I May 08-14 2020 I IAS ABHIYAN

Press Information Bureau for IAS/UPSC Exam Weekly Analysis May 08-14 2020 Technology Interventions for Disabled and Elderly (TIDE) Recently the Department of Science and Technology has taken several initiatives to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 among Divyangjan and Elderly and identified various challenges faced by them for finding technological solutions. Read More …