Month: March 2023

March 31, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 14, 2020, the Goa Bench of GST Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) pronounced that alcohol-based sanitizers will attract 18% GST. Highlights The Springfields Distilleries had moved to Goa AAR over the GST rates and the classification of hand… Read More

March 30, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

Every year, World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on July 15. The day is celebrated to recognize the importance of equipping young people with skills of employment, entrepreneurship and decent work. This year the day focuses on the following theme… Read More

March 29, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 17, 2020, PM Modi will deliver an address on the eve of 75th anniversary of the UN. The Prime Minister is to speak at the Valedictory of High-Level Segment of UN ECOSOC. Highlights The PM is addressing at… Read More

March 28, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

Ingenuity is a robotic helicopter that is to be deployed in Mars 2020 mission of NASA. Mars 2020 mission is to be launched on July 30, 2020. Highlights The Helicopter being attached to the mission will check how the conditions… Read More

March 27, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, Ashok Lavasa was appointed as the vice president of Asian Development Bank. Highlights Ashok Lavasa, a 1980 batch retired IAS officer. He was serving as the Election Commissioner and is next in line to become Chief… Read More

March 24, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Manasukh Mandaviya reviewed the development activities of Vallarpadam terminal at Cochin. The terminal accommodates Indias first trans-shipment hub. What is Trans-Shipment Hub? A Trans-Shipment Hub handles containers and stores… Read More

March 23, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, the Union Minister of Human Resource and Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishnak launched worlds most affordable COVID-19 kit. The kit was developed by IIT Delhi. Highlights The test called COROSURE has been billed as the worlds most… Read More

March 22, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved the first indigenously developed Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Serum Institute of India. Highlights The DCGI has approved Serum Institute to conduct phase I,… Read More

March 21, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, the 15th India-European Union Summit was held through video conferencing. The summit aims to strengthen ties between India and European Union. PM Modi addressed the summit. Highlights Under the Summit, India and European Union agreed to… Read More

March 20, 2023 – UPSC Current Affairs: Key Prelims News Topics

On July 15, 2020, the World Health Organization released its Guidance Note on Public Health Criteria to adjust Public Health and Social Measures. Under the guidance note, the organization advised comprehensive surveillance for suspected cases. Highlights By comprehensive surveillance, WHO… Read More