Understanding the Buying & Selling of Government Securities by RBI and the Bond Yield (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, RBI)

News: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it would conduct open market purchase of government securities under the Government Securities Acquisition Programme 2.0 for ₹15,000 crore on September…

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WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines GS 3 – Government Policies & Interventions, Environmental Pollution & Degradation, Important International Institutions.

CONTEXT: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) after a gap of 16 years. Under these guidelines, WHO has further lowered the recommended levels…

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Inflation in a time of low income and reduced demand (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB)

During the period of high inflation people consume less, essentially if their income is not increasing or reducing. It will be very difficult for them to manage the Essentials like…

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A climate change narrative that India can steer (GS-III, Environment-Biodiversity and Disaster Management)

CONTEXT: In a speech on September 8, R.K. Singh, Union Power Minister for New and Renewable Energy stated, “Environment is something we are trustees of and have to leave behind…

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Ancient cuneiform clay tablet : A significant feature of Mesopotamian Culture (GS Paper I art and Culture )

Context: Ancient cuneiform clay tablets are a significant  feature of sumerian culture which had evolved during 3500 Bc in the regions of Iraq . This  tablet is part of a section…

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Blue Flag Certification GS-3: Conservation, Environmental Pollution & Degradation

CONTEXT Two more beaches in India have been awarded 'Blue Flag' certification, an international eco-level tag, taking the total number of such beaches in the country to 10. Foundation for…

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India and the Food Processing Industries  (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB)

Context: Food processing Industry plays a very important role in the making of GDP. It can boost the aggregate demand of the economy along with increasing the income of the…

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Forest Rights Act, 2006 GS -2 SOCIAL ISSUES, ISSUES RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT OF SOCIAL SECTOR/ SERVICES.

CONTEXT The Government Jammu and Kashmir will implement the Forest Rights Act, 2006, which was not enforced in the Union Territory for the past 14 years. It will upgrade the…

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