IAS Current affairs - SEBI

Border Infrastructure Management

Border Infrastructure Management   Why in News? Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the continuation of the Central Umbrella Scheme of “Border Infrastructure and Management” (BIM) over the 15th Finance Commission Cycle from 2021-22 to 2025-26, at a cost of Rs.13,020 crore. What does BIM Envisage? The BIM […]

IAS Current affairs - SEBI

G 20

G 20   Context: Recently, the Union Cabinet set in motion the process to build a Secretariat that will look after the affairs of organising the G20 summit in 2023. India will steer the international body as its President from 1stDecember 2022 to 30th November 2023, which […]

Civil services Current affairs - Ramanujan Prize


SEBI Context: The stock market regulator, SEBI is trying to improve the disclosures made by new age technology companies approaching the primary market for listing. Issues: The digital companies tend to give precedence to growth over profitability and, therefore, are mostly loss-making when they approach […]

Civil services Current affairs - Ramanujan Prize


PM CARES Context:   PM Cares for Children Fund has been extended till February 28, 2022. The scheme was earlier valid till December 31, 2021.   About: Launched in May 2021. The scheme has been launched for support & empowerment of Covid affected children. Eligibility: All children […]

Civil services Current affairs - Ramanujan Prize

Ramanujan Prize

Ramanujan Prize Context:   The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians was awarded to Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician of the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, in a virtual ceremony on 22nd February 2022. She received the award for the year 2021 for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry […]

Editorial Analysis for IAS - Challenging the West-Led Global Order

Challenging the West-Led Global Order

Challenge To West – led Global Order   Context: Hours before the invasion on Ukraine, the western countries had imposed a new round of sanctions against Moscow (targeting Russian individuals and banks linked to Mr. Putin’s regime), and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz suspended certification of […]

IAS Current affairs - China’s Maritime Quest

FSSAI Health Star Rating

FSSAI Health Star Rating Context: Consumers will soon be able to tell whether their food packaging is harmful or healthy and nutritious. According to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), packaged food goods will soon display a ‘health star’ as part of […]

IAS Current affairs - China’s Maritime Quest

Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology   Context: Recently, the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology released a draft foresight paper on synthetic biology. Synthetic biology has multifarious applications of energy, agriculture and  Thus, there is always a perceived threat of components releasing into the open environment. Therefore, the document stresses […]