Tag: IAS

One Nation One Fertiliser, UPSC current dose

Why in news: Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers issued a memo announcing the implementation of the “One Nation One Fertiliser” scheme under which a single brand and logo for fertilisers will have to be used by all manufacturers under the Centre’s fertiliser subsidy scheme newly renamed as a Prime Minister’s scheme- “Pradhanmantri Bhartiya Janurvarak […]

Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022,UPSC current dose

Why in news: The Indian Competition Act was ordained in 2002, but it succeeded in effect almost seven years later. The Competition Commission primarily pursues three issues of anti-competitive practices in the market: 1. Anti-competitive agreements 2. Abuse of dominance and 3. combinations. History of amendments As the dynamics of the market fluctuate quickly due […]

What is Rohingya refugees, Why in news in India UPSC current dose

Why in news: Union Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted that Rohingya refugees would be moved to flats meant for economically weaker sections (EWS), and delivered with basic amenities and police security. The Minister said, “India respects & follows the UN Refugee Convention 1951 & provides refuge to all, regardless of their race, religion or […]

UPSC 2023 Calendar IAS, IES all exam dates

UPSC Released updated calendar for 2023 exams on official website. UPSC Aspirants can download the UPSC annual exam calendar from the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in. Important Date for Civil Services Examination (IAS) 2023 As per the exam calendar, the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2023 will be held on May 28, 2023, while its […]

Mekedatu water project, UPSC IAS trending dose

Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are directing a political conflict over the Mekedatu drinking water project across river Cauvery. Within days of the Tamil Nadu Assembly’s resolution against the project, Karnataka’s legislative assembly is put to respond with an outcome striving the project’s timely commission and approvals from the Centre. What is the Mekedatu water project? […]

Deocha Pachami coal block, India’s largest coal block facing protests, UPSC IAS trending dose

The West Bengal government Deocha Pachami coal block mining project at Mohammad Bazar in Birbhum district has run into obstacles over land obtainment. Know about Deocha Pachami Coal Block Deaucha Panchami coal block of Birbhum Coalfield Area is World’s Second Largest Coal Block situated in West Bengal. This coal mine is the largest coal mine or coal block […]

WHO pandemic treaty, New rules for dealing with pandemics in future, UPSC IAS trending dose

Partners of the World Health Organisation (WHO) held the first round of negotiations towards the pandemic treaty on February 24, 2022. The conference was intended for deciding on ways of working and timelines for a “convention, agreement or another international instrument” to prevent further pandemics and to improve the preparedness and response in case of […]