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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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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A welcome decision: India to resume export of covid vaccine again (GS-III,SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS)

CONTEXT-  India will resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines in the October quarter, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX and neighbouring countries first, as supplies rise, as per the health minister…

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World’s Longest Highway: ( Delhi- Mumbai Expressway) GS- 3 – Infrastructure

CONTEXT Nitin Gadkari (Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways) recently concluded the two-day review of the work progress on eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which will reduce travel time between certain…

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Five-Country Biosphere Reserve (GS-2: CONSERVATION, GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND ENVIRONMENT.)

CONTEXT:- Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) has been  announced as the world’s first ‘five-country biosphere reserve’ by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). About MDD MDD biosphere reserve covers  a…

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