UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan and Nepal were recently re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council, China won a seat by the smallest margin while Saudi Arabia was defeated in the elections. About UNHRC: UNHRC was reconstituted from its predecessor organisation, the UN Commission on Human Rights to help overcome the “credibility deficit” of the previous organisation. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland Composition: … Read more

UPSC Prelims 2021 Important topics: New START treaty

UPSC Prelims 2021 Important topics: New START treaty: New START is a nuclear arms reduction treaty between the United States and the Russian Federation with the formal name of Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms. It was signed on 8 April 2010 in Prague, and, after ratification, entered into force … Read more

UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2021 Important topics: China’s Debt-trap diplomacy

UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2021 Important topics: China’s Debt-trap diplomacy: China has announced that it is providing a $90 million grant to Sri Lanka. This announcement comes after Sri Lankan President sought help from a visiting Chinese delegation in disproving a perception that China-funded megaprojects are “debt traps.” What’s the issue? China has been using the … Read more

Lok Sabha: New French Course launched

The Lok Sabha has launched a new French Course at beginner level for the staff and officials. Around 57 officials have been registered under the course. About the Course The course is being launched as its is essential to acquire knowledge of French language in the interconnected world. The initiative is to be implemented by … Read more

“Elephants. Not Commodities” Report: 200 elephants in India are in inadequate conditions

The International Animal Welfare Organization, World Animal Protection on the eve of World Elephant Day (August 12) released its report, “Elephants. Not Commodities”. According to the report, over 200 elephants in India are kept in severe inadequate conditions. Highlights The report researches on Elephant Tourism in the countries such as India, Thailand, Laos, Nepal, Cambodia, … Read more

COVID-19: Israel shares high end technology with AIIMS

Israel recently shared its artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies and high-end equipment with AIIMS, Delhi.  This is a part of India-Israel cooperation fight against COVID-19. Highlights These technologies include AI video-oriented and voice operated autonomous personal robot and mobile applications that can be installed on any mobile phones of COVID-19 staff. Also, Israel has provided a … Read more

Fact Sheet: One in every Three Child are Poisoned by Lead: UNICEF Report

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a recent report which is first of its kind published impact of lead on children’s health across the world. As per the recent report one in every three children is being poisoned by lead. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates … Read more

No business as usual with China

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India and China relations; Multilateral fora  Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Context:  India has made it clear to China that it will not be business as usual until there is a complete disengagement along the … Read more

Aatma Nirbhar Bharat: Special package of Rs 20 lakh crores

Highlights A Special economic and comprehensive package of Rs 20 lakh crores – equivalent to 10% of India’s GDP. Call for Self-Reliant India Movement with five pillars of Aatma nirbhar Bharat – Economy, Infrastructure, System, Vibrant Demography and Demand. Economic Front   For MSME Sector Rs 3 lakh crore Emergency Working Capital Facility for Businesses, … Read more

India Set for Tightrope Walk as WHO Executive Board Head

The main functions of World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the WHO, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies and review and approve the proposed programme budget. India to become the chairperson of the WHO Executive Board amid the global coronavirus crisis The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the WHO, is … Read more

NASA Announces SunRISE Mission to study solar particle storms

MYUPSC.COM is dedicated to preparation of UPSC Civil Services and State PSC Prelims and Mains Examination 2020. We are providing here the best quality study material and Test Series for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Exam 2020. You can get India yearbook 2020 and State wise Current Affairs and General Knowledge Yearbook 2020. The site … Read more

What is Arogya Sanjeevani Policy?

MYUPSC.COM is dedicated to preparation of UPSC Civil Services and State PSC Prelims and Mains Examination 2020. We are providing here the best quality study material and Test Series for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Exam 2020. You can get India yearbook 2020 and State wise Current Affairs and General Knowledge Yearbook 2020. The site … Read more

Daily News Prescription – 18 January 2020

Daily News Prescription – 18 January 2020 / Daily current affairs January 2020 for competitive exams. Myupsc.com : is dedicated to preparation of Indian Administrative Services (UPSC) and Rajasthan Administrative Services (RPSC). The site intends to provide free study notes, knowledge or information related to IAS/RAS exams that can help to crack these Examinations. The … Read more

India UNSC Permanent Member P-5 Case Study

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on … Read more

RBI’S INFLATION TARGETING PROMOTES INDIA’S GROWTH?

RBI India inflation growth: Indian Economy is being through a slowdown, and in this scenario, the efficacy of RBI’s Inflation targeting process has come under criticism, stating it as a reason behind this slowdown.#RBI #Inflation #India So, the process of inflation targeting and the benefits accrued due to it and the possible reasons (apprehensions) behind … Read more

Tamil Nadu Declare a State Butterfly.

Context Tamil Nadu Becomes Fifth Indian State to Declare a State Butterfly. About Tamil Nadu has recently declared Tamil Yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) as its state butterfly to symbolize its rich natural and cultural heritage, in a move aimed at boosting the conservation efforts of the attractive insects. Locally known as Tamil Maravan meaning ‘Tamilian Warrior’, … Read more

BOGIBEEL RAIL-ROAD BRIDGE

Context PM Modi inaugurated the 4.94-km-long Bogibeel Bridge in Assam, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, on Bramhaputra River. About The bridge is Asia’s second longest rail-cum-road bridge. It is constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 5,900 crore. It has a ‘serviceable period of around 120 years.’ The bridge will reduce travel time from Assam to … Read more

JAPAN LEAVES INTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION

Context In a landmark policy shift, Japan formally announced that it would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters next year for the first time in more than 30 years. Reasons of withdrawal cited by Japan With a moratorium in effect for more than 30 years, populations … Read more

G7 SUMMIT 2019

General Studies of Rajasthan-All in One UPSC IAS Prelims Exam – 2020 UPSC IAS Mains Exam – 2019 RPSC RAS Prelims Exam RPSC RAS Mains Exam General Knowledge Current Affairs Introduction/Context External Affairs Ministry had announced that Prime Minister of India will attend the outreach session of the G7 meet at Biarritz, France, where India … Read more

Draft E-Commerce Norms- 2019: Ministry of Consumer Affairs

UPSC IAS Preliminary Examination Test Series 2020 (Weekly) UPSC IAS Prelims Exam – 2020 UPSC IAS Mains Exam – 2019 RPSC RAS Prelims Exam RPSC RAS Mains Exam General Knowledge Current Affairs Ministry of Consumer Affairs has released the draft guidelines on e-commerce for consumer protection. The e-Commerce guidelines for Consumer Protection, 2019 will be … Read more