Impact of Russian Invasion on Chip Shortage

Impact of Russian Invasion on Chip Shortage   Context: According to a report by Moody’s Analytics, Ukraine supplies rare gases used to produce semiconductor fab lasers, and Russia exports rare metals like palladium to make semiconductors. This combination is required to build chipsets that power […]

Sagar Parikrama

Sagar Parikrama Context: Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala will inaugurate the ‘Sagar Parikrama’, organised by The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India and National Fisheries Development Board along with Department of Fisheries, Government […]

Indus Water Treaty

Indus Water Treaty Context: During the 117th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission comprising Indus commissioners of India and Pakistan, held from March 1-3 in Islamabad, both sides discussed the issue of the Fazilka drain, and Pakistan assured that all necessary action will continue to […]


Quad Context: Prime Minister participated today at a virtual summit of Quad leaders, along with US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The meeting reviewed the progress on Quad initiatives since the September 2021 Quad Summit. The leaders […]

UN Refugee Agency

UN Refugee Agency   Context:   Nearly 6,77,000 refugees have fled the conflict in Ukraine for safety in neighbouring countries, while around a million people are estimated to be internally displaced, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi said […]

Operation Blue Star

Operation Blue Star   Context: The Uttar Pradesh government has downgraded the security cover of a retired Brigadier who led Operation Blue Star at Amritsar’s Golden Temple in 1984.   About Operation Blue Star: It is a code name given to an Indian Military Operation to remove […]