Editorial Analysis for UPSC - Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs)

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs)

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs)   Context: • Unmanned Vehicle technology has seen significant progress in the past decade with research and development in the areas of defence, mining, construction, waste management, agricultural equipment, seaborne shipping, wildlife monitoring and unmanned aerial vehicles. Background: • Unmanned Ground […]

Editorial Analysis for IAS - Palm Oil Exports from Indonesia

Palm Oil Exports from Indonesia

Palm Oil Exports from Indonesia   Context: • Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer of palm oil, would be banning all exports of the commodity to reduce domestic shortages of cooking oil and bring down its skyrocketing prices. Background: • According to the United States Department […]

IAS Current affairs - Al-Aqsa Mosque: A Complete Overview

Al-Aqsa Mosque: A Complete Overview

Al-Aqsa Mosque Context: • Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound wounded dozens of people on, following weeks of violence at the flashpoint religious site. Background: • In the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound has been the most sensitive site. […]

Civil services Current affairs - Pawan Hans

Pawan Hans

Pawan Hans Context: The government recently approved the sale of its stake in Pawan Hans Ltd. along with transfer of management control to an entity called Star9 Mobility Pvt. Ltd. at a price of ₹211.14 crore, pegging the firm’s total value at ₹414 crore. About: […]

Civil services Current affairs - Core Industries

Core Industries

Core Industries Context: • The cumulative growth rate of Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI) during April-March 2021-22 was 10.4% (provisional) as compared to the corresponding period of last Financial Year. What are the core industries? • Natural gas, coal, refinery products, crude oil, cement, […]