3 Days Current: 29th to 31st March: Polity, Economy, IR क़ुछ ख़ास नहि Will Smith Punched anchor on Oscar Awards

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– Polity: Rights issues- The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022- to replace the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920. It’ll authorise the police to take “measurements” to tag those who have been convicted, arrested or detained. e.g. Police can take Prisoner’s impressions of fingerprints, palm prints and footprints; photos; iris and retina scans, physical and biological samples; and behavioural attributes, including …

4 Days Current: 25th to 28th March- : Polity, Economy, IR क़ुछ ख़ास नहि

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Polity – Polity: Federalism / PRI: Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Act, 2022 → 1) replacement of the word “government” with “Central government” in all places. So, this basically takes the Delhi government out of the picture completely when it comes to decision-making in the unified corporation. 2) Unifying the North, East and South MCDs 3) reduce the number of seats …

4 Days Current From 21-22-23-24 March – although nothing really exam worthy

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4 Days Current: Polity NEWS From 21-22-23-24 March ( nothing so great / exam worthy so I don’t feel making a video for it ) Polity – Polity: Local Bodies- Articles 243 provide for OBC reservation in local bodies. 2010: Supreme Court said it’s valid BUT “identification / survey” of “backward classes” required। Karnataka’s 33% reservation for OBCs in local …

IR/Diplomacy- Rupee-Ruble agreement, De-Dollarisation, India-Japan PM Meet, ICJ-Verdict on RussiaCurrent Affairs from 17 to 20 March 2022 for UPSC:

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– IR/Defense: Japan- 2018: PM Modi went to Japan. 2019: Japanese PM was to come to India but programme cancelled due to CAA protests. 2020: Corona. 2022: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited. 😍 (2014) Investment Promotion Partnership for JPY 3.5 trillion YEN investment during 2014-19. 2022: 5-TRILLION YEN investment over 5 yrs AGREEMENT (approx $42-bn investment) → Loans for …

Polity Current: Hijab Verdict Karnataka, UN Islamophobia Day, Blood Money for Kerala Nurse, Dishank App : 2 Days Current 15th & 16th March.

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– Polity: secularism: Karnataka High Court hijab verdict (2022): Q1) wearing the hijab is part of essential religious practice in Islamic faith under Article 25 of the Constitution? Karnataka HC Ruled: NO! wearing of the hijab by Muslim women does not make up an essential religious practice in Islamic faith. There is no “Quranic injunction” on wearing the hijab. It …

Economy Current: Dollar Swap agreement, National Land Monetization Corporation (NLMC), EPFO interest rates & more

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– EcoPill3A-BoP/Intl-Trade: $5 bn dollar-rupee swap. E.g. Axis bank will buy US Dollars from the RBI (e.g. at $1:75) & simultenously Axis agrees to RE-SELL those dollars back to RBI (e.g. at $1:76) at the end of the Swap period (e.g. 3 years). 😍1) increase the dollar supply in the system → weakening of rupee controlled: that helps saving Indian …

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Economy- UPI 123PAY, DigiSaathi, UPI limit in Debt Securities for Digital Economy- 5 Days Current

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– EcoPill1A1-Digital Payments: NPCi’s new unique payments interface (UPI) technology- for developing mobile apps for money transfer. Even if there is a non-smart phone (Featurephone- with number pads) money can be sent by USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) code (99#) on their phones make fund transfers through a numeric interface (similar to how we check the balance in prepaid mobile …

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Current Affairs Science Tech, PIN, History Culture from November week4- Omicron Variant, White Dwarf etc.

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Science Corona: World Health Organisation (WHO) had designated Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) as a “variant of concern (VOC)”. First reported from South Africa. Also found in Israel and Belgium. Botswana and Hong Kong. दक्षिण अफ़्रीका से पाया गया कोरोना वायरस का नया ओमीक्रोंन स्वरूप- जो अन्य स्वरूप से ज़्यादा संक्रामक और ख़तरनाक है। Sci-6 Corona: Can an RT-PCR test detect infection …

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Current Affairs for UPSC: Polity Governance from November Week4: Personal Data Protection Bill, Andhra Capital(s), Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act & more

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Polity: 6-Rights issues/Edu/NE/Regionalism: MEGHALAYA CHIEF Minister Conrad Sangma exhorted the state’s youth to learn Hindi to be able to “cross the language barrier” and get employed in other parts of India. What do the youth need? Pride? Self-esteem? For that, one needs to be economically independent, which comes with a job that needs a person to understand things. National Education …

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Current Affairs for UPSC: international relation and defence from Nov-Week4: INSAS, AK-203, Abhinandan Varthaman

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Defense: Award: COLONEL BIKUMALLA Santosh Babu was on awarded the Maha Vir Chakra – the country’s second-highest military gallantry honour – posthumously for leading the fight against Chinese soldiers during a clash between the two armies on June 15, 2020 in Galwan Valley of Ladakh. Defense: Award: Vir Chakra is the third highest Indian military honour during wartime. Given to …

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Current Affairs for UPSC: Economy banking and finance from November Week4: Digital Bank, inverted duty structure in GST, SDG Urban India Index & More

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EcoPill1A1-Digital Payments: Collins Dictionary’s “Word of the Year” for 2021 is “NFT” — an abbreviation that stands for “non-fungible token” An NFT, according to Collins Dictionary, is a “unique digital certificate, registered in a blockchain, that is used to record ownership of an asset such as an artwork or a collectible”. Already covered in Mrunal’s Free Win21 Lecture Series LAST …

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Current Affairs for UPSC: Economy, Agriculture & Environment from NovW3- Farm Laws repealed, PayTM IPO, Glasgow Summit

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Economy Current Affairs from Nov-Week3 1A1-Money-💳:- EcoPill1B2:Bad Loans: RBI Jayant Kumar Dash WORKING group on digital lending thru websites/app. need a separate law for regulating this. Setup Self-Regulatory Organisation (SRO). Money must be transferred from lender to borrowers account directly in Bank- so as to keep a trace of evidence / black money etc. 1B-Bank Classification & Loans🔪:- ⚾️📻⚾️🎙✋ Nov …

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Current Affairs for UPSC: History Culture, IR/Defense from Nov-Week3- Rani Kamlapati, Russian S-400 Triumf air defence system

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History Culture History/Culture🗿:- History: Dimasas (or Dimasa-Kacharis) are the earliest known rulers and settlers of Assam. Prior to Ahom rule, the Dimasa kings — believed to be descendants of the rulers of the ancient Kamarupa kingdom — ruled large parts of Assam along the south bank of the Brahmaputra between the 13th and 16th cen- turies. Their earliest historically known …