Yearly Archives: 2021

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

GS-2 INDIA’S PERFORMANCE IN QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS The eleventh edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject was released on March 4, 2021. The report was compiled by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The ranking provided the independent comparative analysis regarding the performance of 14,435 individual university programme. As per …

Read More »

Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location

GS-1 TSUNAMI WARNINGS ISSUED IN NEW ZEALAND The National Emergency Management Agency highlighted that; New Zealand has issued a Tsunami warning in the coastal areas on March 4, 2021 following an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 in the north-eastern coast of the country in the Kermadec Islands region. Highlights This was the third …

Read More »

Government Aware Of Fraudsters Selling Products as Anti-Radiation Pack

The Government is aware that certain fraudsters are selling material with dubious names of ‘anti-radiation pack’ and ‘Rice-puller’, etc. having radio-activity and certified by BARC/DAE Crisis Management Group (CMG), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) keep getting alerts/intimation very frequently regarding fraudulent transactions involving certain …

Read More »

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services

GS-2 CLOSURE OF SCHOOLS DUE TO COVID IMPACTED 247 MN CHILDREN IN INDIA: UNICEF  As many as 1.5 million schools remained shut during 2020 due to the pandemic and lockdowns, impacting 247 million children enrolled in elementary and secondary schools in India, according to data released by UNICEF. Report: Online education is not an …

Read More »

Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

GS-2 FIELD TRIALS FOR CENSUS-NPR TO BEGIN SOON  The Registrar-General of India (RGI) is preparing to conduct field trials of the first phase of the Census and the National Population Register (NPR) using a mobile application in all the States and Union Territories. First phase: The first phase involving house listing and housing …

Read More »

:Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States

GS-2 FREEDOM IN THE WORLD 2021: DEMOCRACY UNDER SIEGE: The government in India and its State-level allies continued to crack down on critics during the year. Freedoms in India have reduced, according to a report from a U.S. thinktank, Freedom House, resulting in India being classified as ‘partly free’. The ruling Hindu nationalist …

Read More »
Get Free Updates to Crack the Exam!
Subscribe to our Newsletter for free daily updates