Contesting the hegemony of the dollar

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 External Sector For Mains The threat to Dollar centric trade Countries outside the West particularly the Global South are finding ways to circumvent dollar in their international trade through; Currency swap agreements; Trade in national […]

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]

Olive Ridley turtles

Olive Ridley turtles #GS -03 Biodiversity Conservation For Prelims Olive Ridley turtles Olive Ridley turtles also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle are one of the smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world. They get their name from their […]

Data Protection for Minors

Data Protection for Minors #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Cyber Security For Mains The need for data protection for minors The current draft of Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, 2022 provides for mandatory parental consent for all data processing activities by any person aged under 18 […]

Norovirus

Norovirus #GS-02 Healthcare, #GS-03 Science and Technology For Prelims Norovirus Norovirus is highly contagious and can cause inflammation in the stomach lining and the intestines resulting in vomiting and diarrhoea similar to rotavirus. A person can develop symptoms 12 to 48 hours after being exposed […]

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies #GS-03 Infrastructure, Urbanisation For Mains Funding of Urbanisation in India A World Bank report released in November last year, on financing India’s urban infrastructure needs, focuses on private investments to reduce urban problems. 48%, 24% and 15% of the funds […]

Border Security Force

Border Security Force #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Border Security Force Border Security Force (BSF) was formed on December 1st 1965 as the primary border guarding organisation of India. They are charged with guarding Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh and are termed as the […]

Mabja Zangbo River

Mabja Zangbo River #GS-01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Mabja Zangbo Mabja Zangbo or Mabja Tsangpo is a river which originates in the western part of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It flows through Nepal into the Ghaghara river before joining the […]