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Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 17 May 2023

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC 2023 Q) Recently seen in news, the ‘Donanemab’ drug is used in the treatment of which one of the following disease? Tuberculosis Alzheimer Ebola virus Parkinson’s disease Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 16 May April 2023 Explanation: Option (2) is correct: Recently, Donanemab drug was found to slow down …

Union Public Service Commission, Appointment, Role, Independence

Union Public Service Commission Union Public Service Commission: Article 315 of the Indian Constitution outlines the idea of a public service commission for both the state and the union. Additionally, Article 315(2) states that if two States agree to form a single Public Service Commission, they must do so following the passage of a resolution …

Urban Local Bodies, History, Objective, Types and Challenges

Urban Local Bodies Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are essentially little local public organizations that govern or administrate a particular city or municipality. The state governments have given ULBs a plethora of responsibilities. India has a variety of urban local entities, including townships, port trusts, cantonment boards, notified area committees, municipal corporations, municipalities, urban area committees, …

Simon Commission 1927, History, Date, Members, Report

Simon Commission The Simon Commission, also known as the Indian Statutory Commission, is a team chosen to research India’s proposed constitutional changes. The Government of India Act of 1919 established the Indian constitution, which was the subject of a report by the Simon Commission. Sir John Simon served as the appointing authority for the Simon …

Mahatma Gandhi Biography, Family, Education, History, Movements

Mahatma Gandhi, born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India, is universally acknowledged as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. His philosophy of nonviolent resistance, or Satyagraha, played a pivotal role in India’s struggle for independence from British rule. This article will discuss the life, principles, and enduring …

International Court of Justice (ICJ), Jurisdiction, Composition, Significance

Context: The International Court of Justice ordered Israel to “immediately halt its military offensive” and any actions in the Rafah Governorate that could inflict life-threatening conditions on the Palestinian group in Gaza. The Court also ordered: Israel must keep open the Rafah crossing for “unhindered” humanitarian aid. The “unconditional” release of hostages taken by Hamas …

Current Affairs 24th May 2024 for UPSC Prelims Exam

Kharkiv Context: Russia launched missile attacks on Kharkiv resulting in the death of 7 people in a printing house during the strike. Mapping- Kharkiv Kharkiv is situated in the northeastern part of Ukraine. It is the second-largest city in Ukraine after the capital, Kyiv. It is a major cultural, scientific, educational, industrial, and transportation hub …

RAS Syllabus 2024, Download RPSC Prelims and Mains PDF

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducted the Combined Competitive Examination for RAS for that Commission. It issued the latest RPSC RAS Syllabus 2024 on its official website, along with the exam pattern. RAS Syllabus and exam pattern give you an idea of RPSC and its ease the exam preparation. RPSC RAS Syllabus 2024 One of the most renowned …

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, Date, History, Causes, Effects

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, a dark chapter in India’s colonial history, remains etched in the collective memory even after 105 years. On April 13, 1919, a large peaceful gathering formed at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Baisakhi to protest against the Rowlatt Act. The tragedy sparked a nationalist movement that aimed to achieve independence and …

Bharat Ratna Award 2024 Awardees List From 1954 to 2024

Bharat Ratna Award 2024 Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, has been awarded to five distinguished individuals in 2024, marking the highest number of recipients in a single year. The awardees are: Name Description Karpoori Thakur (Posthumous) Renowned socialist leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar, fondly known as ‘Jan Nayak’ (people’s leader). Honoured for …