13 June, 2020

  • Reserves exceed $500 bn for the first time (Economy)
  • NHRC takes note pf heath workers woes (Polity)
  • Sample from Lonar lakes sent for testing (Environment)
  • Food inflation accelerates 9.28 % in May (Economy)
  • NGT directive to UPPCN on biowaste (Science)
  • Streamed education is diluted education (Article) (Social Issues)
  • Govt holds back full IIP data for April (Economy)
  • Mayor deputy to be elected on 24 June (Polity)
  • Practice Question

Prelims Quiz

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    INDIA’S FOREX RESERVES

    According to the latest data released by the RBI, the forex reserves have crossed $500-billion mark for the first time ever.

    • Components of Forex Reserves
    • Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)
    • Reasons for increase in the Forex Reserves
    • How the increase in the forex reserves would benefit India?

     

    NHRC TAKES NOTE OF HEALTH WORKERS’ WOES

    This article discusses various problems and challenges in the functioning of NHRC

    • Issues and challenges of NHRC
    • Important aspects of NHRC from Prelims perspective

     

    ABOUT LONAR LAKE

    This article highlights about various aspects related to Lonar Lake

    • Details about Lonar Lake

     

    FOOD INFLATION ACCELERATES 9.28% IN MAY

    The NSO report has highlighted that the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for the month of May 2020 has increased to 9.28% at all India level.

    • Understanding the Differences between CPI and WPI
    • Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI)

     

    NGT DIRECTIVE TO UPPCB ON MEDICAL WASTE

    Due to COVID-19 outbreak, hospitals across the country not able to follow scientific guidelines regarding disposal of bio-medical waste. Based on this concern, a petition was filed in National Green Tribunal alleging unscientific disposal of bio-medical waste in the open by the hospitals of Uttar Pradesh.

    • BIO MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT RULES – 2016

     

    STREAMED EDUCATION IS DILUTED EDUCATION

    Recently, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Grants Commission had issued a circular to universities encouraging them to adopt massive open online courses (MOOCs) offered on its SWAYAM platform for credit transfers in the coming semesters

    • How Digital learning poses problems

     

    ABOUT INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION AND PURCHASING MANAGERS INDEX (PMI)

    This article discusses about the differences between PMI and IIP

    • Differences between Purchasing Managers Index and IIP

     

    DIRECT ELECTION OF MAYORS IN INDIA

    This article argues as to why the Direct Election of Mayors would empower the Urban Local Bodies in India.

    • Present Problem for Urban Local Bodies
    • Need for a Directly elected Mayors for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)
    • Need for election for Mayors to be conducted on Non-Party Lines
    Comments

    Md Ayaz Ahmed 3 weeks ago

    plz check the answer of question 3 ..answer will be c

    Shree Pujar 3 weeks ago

    Please clear the doubt question 3 you said it basket five currency dollar euro pound yen yuan how rupee is correct 

    Prince Kumar Kushwaha 3 weeks ago

    3-c

    DINESH 3 weeks ago

    last question answer wold be third option

    AkashPreet 3 weeks ago

    Rupee is not in the basket
    Basket consist hard currencies(pound,euro, dollar, yen, yuan)

    Vaishali sharma 3 weeks ago

    Pls check ques 3 and kindly explain

    dipasree roy karmakar 3 weeks ago

    Please change the answer of question 3.

    Kirti Singh 3 weeks ago

    Rupee is not included in the SDR basket . Then why option d?

    MRITUNJAY RAI 3 weeks ago

    check ans of question 3

    Pavithraj kalavara 3 weeks ago

    Sir,  
    Question no 3 ....
    Rupee is not included in SDR basket of currencies 
    Plzzx clarify it....
    Thank you



    Shivam Aditya 3 weeks ago

    The answer for Q 3 is not correct. The right option is C.

    Ritika Gupta 3 weeks ago

    Same doubt 

    ASHUTOSH Kumar 3 weeks ago

    Basket of currencies does not include rupee.

    Anupam Tiwari 3 weeks ago

    ruppee is not in basket as per video description

    Mithilesh Kumar Sharma 3 weeks ago

    Sir plz check answer of 3 question..... answer should be (c)

    Vishal Gohil 3 weeks ago

    3rd question's answer has error. 

    Sarim syed Turay 3 weeks ago

    Rupee is not SDR'S....DOLLAR,EURO,YEN,YAUN and POUND..

    Rau's IAS, Delhi 3 weeks ago

    The Answer to the third question has been changed to (c). Thanks for highlighting it.