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Q. Why is this in News?A . In the recently released Environment Performance Index-2022, India was at the bottom among 180. Read More...

  Jul 10, 2022   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q. Why is this in news?A. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered some cases on allegations that huge losses to the exchequer was caused by leasing out prime-value land under the Custodian of Enemy Property for India (CEPI) on forged documents.Hectares of commercial land located in Uttar Pradesh were leased out at nominal rates in favour of the lessees through manipulation.Q. What is “Enemy Property”?A.In the wake of the India-Pakistan wars of 1965 and 1971, there was the migration of people from India to Pakistan.Under the Defence of India R... Read More...

  Jul 10, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. The newly elected Punjab government’s announcement of providing up to 300 units of free power to every household has raised questions: What constitutes “freebies”?Two categories for providing supportIn India government provides two types of support.1] support to low-income households for augmenting their consumption of selected goods and services.2] Government also provides incentives to support selected categories of investors and producers.Different objectives: The econo... Read More...

  Jul 09, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. In a study published in the Science journal, researchers have claimed that the bubonic plague was originated in modern day northern Kyrgyzstan around 1338-1339 – nearly 7-8 years before it ravaged large parts of the world.Q. What is Black Death?A.The term Black Death refers to the bubonic plague that spread across Western Asia, Northern Africa, Middle East and Europe in 1346-53.Most scholars agree that the Black Death, which killed millions, was caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis and was spread by fleas that were carried by r... Read More...

  Jul 09, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. Recently, the Agnipath scheme for recruitment of short-term contracted soldiers was announced.Q. What is Agnipath Scheme?A. This will be the only form of recruitment of soldiers into the three defence services from now.The scheme aims at strengthening national security and for providing an opportunity to the youth to serve in the armed forces.Recruits under the scheme will be known as ‘Agniveers’.After completing the four-year service, they can apply for regular employment in the armed forces.They may be given priority ... Read More...

  Jul 08, 2022   Security and Disaster Management

Q. Why is this in news?A. Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin wrote to PM asking that at least three meetings of the Inter-State Council should be held every year to “strengthen the spirit of cooperative federalism”.TN CM suggested that bills of national importance should be placed before the Council before being tabled in Parliament.He said this was because there is no “effective and interactive communication” between the states and the Centre on issues of common interest.Q. What is the Inter-State Council?A.The... Read More...

  Jul 08, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in News?A. Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently announced his vision for a new decentralized web platform that is being called Web 5.0 and is being built with an aim to return “ownership of data and identity” to individuals.It's being developed by former Twitter CEO Bitcoin business unit, The Block Head,The World Wide Web (WWW) is the primary tool used by billions of people to interact with other people and also read and write information. Evolution has happened from Web 1.0 to Web 5.0.Q. ... Read More...

  Jul 07, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has declared IT resources of ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and UPI managing entity NPCI as ‘critical information infrastructure’. Q. What is Critical Information Infrastructure (CIC)?A.The Information Technology Act, 2000 explicitly gives definition of CIC.It defines CIC as a computer resource, the incapacitation or destruction of which shall have debilitating impact on national security, economy, public health or safety.It basically ai... Read More...

  Jul 07, 2022   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in News?A. Recently, the Minister of Railways has launched Indian Railway Innovation Policy- “StartUps for Railways”.Q. What are the Key Highlights of the Policy?A.About:Grant up to Rs. 1.5 Crore to innovators on equal sharing basis with provision of milestone-wise payment.The complete process from floating of problem statement to development of prototype is online with defined time line to make it transparent and objective.Trials of prototypes will be done in Railways. Read More...

  Jul 06, 2022   Economy

Q. Why is this in News?A. Recently, Digital News Report 2022 was released by Reuters Institute.The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is dedicated to exploring the future of journalism worldwide through debate, engagement, and research.This year’s report, the eleventh overall, is based on a survey conducted by YouGuv, a British market research and data analytics firm, in January/February 2022 through online questionnaires.It covers 46 markets in six continents.Q. What are the Key Highlights of the Report? Read More...

  Jul 06, 2022   Economy

Q. Why in News?A.The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is taking a hard look at the neobank business model where fintechs plug into a conventional bank’s network and become customer-facing banking service providers.The concern is that the digital model business can scale up very fast and could grow to be bigger than the underlying bank in terms of customers. Although neobank customers continue to be accountholders of the underlying bank, the only channel available to these users is the fintech-owned digital platform. Read More...

  Jul 05, 2022   Economy

Q. Why is this in News?A. Recently, the government has unveiled Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers across the Three services (Army, Navy and Airforce). Read More...

  Jul 05, 2022   Security and Disaster Management

Main Examination PatternInstructionsAnswer all TEN of the following questions.Time : 90 MinutesThe number of marks carried by each question and world limits are indicated at the end of the question.Please email your answer sheet on sriramsiasteam@gmail.com. Please mention your name, batch and Test Paper name in Subject line.The Indian diaspora has a decisive role to play in the politics and economy of America and European Countries’. Comment with examples. (150 words, 10 Marks)  Read More...

  Jul 11, 2022   International Relations

Main Examination PatternInstructionsAnswer all TEN of the following questions.Time : 90 MinutesThe number of marks carried by each question and world limits are indicated at the end of the question.Please email your answer sheet on sriramsiasteam@gmail.com. Please mention your name, batch and Test Paper name in Subject line. Q1. Despite the gap of thousands of years the present Indian culture finds similarities in the past Vedic culture. Examine with respect to society and c... Read More...

  Jul 11, 2022   History

Main Examination PatternInstructionsAnswer all TEN of the following questions. Test duration is 90 Minutes.Answers to questions no. 1 to 5 should be in 150 words (10 Marks), whereas answers to Questions No. 6 to 10 should be in 250 Words (15 Marks).Q1. The resistance to the colonial rule in India was as old as the rule itself. Comment. Q2.  Mahatma Gandhi was born in India but was made in South Africa. Elaborate. Q3. To what extent did the ac... Read More...

  Jul 08, 2022   History

Q. Why is this in news?A. Scientists have found microplastics — plastic pieces much smaller than a grain of rice — in freshly fallen Antarctic snow for the first time.Q. What are Microplastics?A.Microplastics are tiny bits of various types of plastic found in the environment.The name is used to differentiate them from “macroplastics” such as bottles and bags made of plastic.There is no universal agreement on the size of microplastics. It defines microplastic as less than 5mm in length.However, for the purposes of this study, since the authors were interes... Read More...

  Jul 04, 2022   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q. Why is this in news? A. A delegation of MLAs from Gujarat visited the UP Legislative Assembly to learn about the novel e-Vidhan system for paperless proceedings that has been recently adopted by the UP state assembly. Q. What is E-Vidhan System? A.  The National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) is a system for digitising the legislative bodies of all Indian states and the Parliament through a single platform. It includes a website and a mobile app. The house proceedings, starred/unstarred questions and answers, committee reports etc. will be availabl... Read More...

  Jul 04, 2022   Polity

Q. Why is this in news?A. Former Twitter CEO recently announced his vision for a new decentralized web platform that is being called Web 5.0 and is being built with an aim to return “ownership of data and identity to individuals”.Q. What are the Various versions of Web?A. Web 1.0 was the first generation of the global digital communications network. It is often referred to as the “read-only” Internet made of static web-pages that only allowed for passive engagement.Web 2.0 was the “read and write... Read More...

  Jul 03, 2022   Science and Technology

Q. Why is this in news?A. The Supreme Court has crafted a victory for a disabled student by using its special powers under Article 142 to declare the successful completion of her Master of Designs course from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).Q. What is Article 142?A. Article 142 titled ‘Enforcement of decrees and orders of the Supreme Court and orders as to discovery, etc.’ has two clauses:[1] Article 142(1) The Supreme Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction may pass such decree or make such order as is necessary for doing complete justice in any... Read More...

  Jul 03, 2022   Polity

Q. Why is this in News?A. The Union Cabinet has approved a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between India and Australia on Technical Cooperation for Australia –India water Security initiative (AIWASI).Q. What is AIWASI?A.AIWASI is a project Under South Asia Water Security Initiative (SAWASI) of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australia.It aims to work towards the Water Sensitive City vision which is based on holistic management of the integrated wa... Read More...

  Jul 02, 2022   International Relations