Forex Reserve

Forex Reserve

Forex Reserve:  #GS III #Indian Economy Topic Indian Economy Foreign exchange reserves: A central bank may hold assets in foreign currencies as reserves, such as bonds, treasury bills, and other government securities. It should be emphasised that the majority of foreign exchange reserves are held […]

Service Sector in India

Service Sector in India

Service Sector in India #GS III Indian Economy Context: According to a monthly survey released on Friday, the Indian services industry grew at its fastest rate in 12 years in February, helped by favourable demand conditions and new business gains. Its highest level in 12 […]

All About the Gift City: Unlocking Potential

All About the Gift City: Unlocking Potential

About the Gift City # GS III Indian Economy   Context: The first international educational institutions to establish campuses in GIFT City, Gujarat, will be two Australian government universities: Deakin University and University of Wollongong. Together with former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist and Australia’s Minister […]

Civil services Current affairs - National Green Tribunal (NGT)

National Green Tribunal (NGT)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) Context: Supreme Court has held in a judgment recently that NGT is a “unique” institution established for enforcement of environmental rights protected under the Right to Life and the Parliament has not excessively delegate power to the Centre by authorising it to establish […]

UPSC Current affairs - Cyclone Asani

Cyclone Asani

Cyclone Asani Context: • Severe cyclonic storm Asani packing gale-force winds up to 120 kmph which is moving towards the east coast bringing along heavy rain, is likely to recurve in a north-northeastward direction on reaching near the shore and weaken gradually into a cyclonic […]

IAS Current affairs - Torrefied Biomass Pellets

Semicon India 2022

Semicon India 2022 Context: • The SemiconIndia 2022, a 3 day conference was held where multiple number of agreements/pacts have been announced to realise the vision to turn India into a thriving semiconductor hub. About: • Semiconductors are materials which have a conductivity between conductors […]

IAS Current affairs - Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

Melting of Himalayan Glaciers   Context: The government has carried out studies and maintains data regarding melting of glaciers in the Indian Himalayan region. Several Indian institutes/universities/organizations (Geological Survey of India (GSI), Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology(WIHG), National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), […]

UPSC Current affairs - Seagrasses


Seagrasses Context: • Based on field surveys and satellite data, the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management has estimated the total extent of seagrass ecosystem in India to be 516.59 km2. • The CO2 sequestration rate of seagrass ecosystem is estimated to be up to […]