UPSC Current affairs - WESTERN DISTURBANCES

WESTERN DISTURBANCES

What is Western Disturbance: It is an extra tropical storm that originates in the Mediterranean region and brings heavy winter rains to the Indian subcontinent’s northwestern regions. The westerlies drive a non-monsoonal precipitation pattern. Extratropical storms are a global phenomena that carry moisture in the […]

UPSC Current affairs - EWS QUOTA

EWS QUOTA

EWS QUOTA The 103rd Constitutional Amendment extended the 10% reservation in direct government recruitment and admission to higher educational institutions to “economically inferior” parts of all castes and communities, including Christians and Muslims, who were previously ineligible under existing quotas. Economically Weaker Section (EWS) is […]

IAS Current affairs - CENSUS OF INDIA

CENSUS OF INDIA

Census: The census provides data on the country’s population’s size, distribution, socioeconomic, demographic, and other characteristics. In 1872, the Census was first conducted by British Viceroy Lord Mayo. It aided in the formulation of new policies and government programs aimed at improving the community’s shortcomings. […]

Civil services Current affairs - DRAFT NATIONAL AIR SPORTS POLICY

DRAFT NATIONAL AIR SPORTS POLICY

Context: Given India’s enormous geographical breadth, diverse topography, and favorable meteorological conditions, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has produced a draft National Air Sports Policy (NASP) to maximize the country’s potential for air sports. About the Draft National Air Sports Policy: Aerobatics, aeromodelling, ballooning, drones, […]

Civil services Current affairs - RASPBERRY PI

RASPBERRY PI

RASPBERRY PI The Raspberry Pi is a small, low-cost computer which is of the size of a credit card that connects to a computer monitor or television and utilizes a conventional keyboard and mouse.  It’s a capable small device that allows individuals of all ages […]

Editorial Analysis for UPSC - DRUG MENACE IN INDIA

DRUG MENACE IN INDIA

Background: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has proposed that the National Fund to Control Drug Abuse be used for de-addiction programs rather than policing efforts. A proposal to decriminalize small-scale drug possession, as defined under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act […]