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16 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 3: Must-Know Topics (Space Tourism, Renewables)

Space Tourism News: Entrepreneur and pilot Gopi Thotakura will become the first Indian to venture into space as a tourist on  mission of Blue Origin ((American Space startup). He will become the second Indian to venture into space after Indian Army’s Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma in 1984. Space Tourism: Space tourism, a burgeoning sector within […]

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16 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 2: FSIB, ADB Explained

Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) News: FSIB recently recommended the name of SIDBI Chairman and Managing Director. Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB): It’s a government body set up under the Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance. It replaced the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) that was declared an incompetent authority. Composition: FSIB is headed

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16 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 1: Muria Tribe & Fort Emmanuel

Muria Tribe News: The Muria tribe from Chhattisgarh, now in Andhra Pradesh, faces the double challenge of losing their homes and struggling to get clean water. Location: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh. Language: They speak Koya, a Dravidian language. Settlements: Muria settlements in Andhra Pradesh, referred to as ‘Gutti Koyas’ by native tribes, are home

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15 APR | UPSC Current Affairs: World Cybercrime Index Ranks Top Cybercrime Hotspots

World Cybercrime Index News: The first ever ‘World Cybercrime Index’ was recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. World Cybercrime Index: The first ever ‘World Cybercrime Index’, identifies the globe’s key cybercrime hotspots by ranking the most significant sources of cybercrime at a national level. The index was developed through a collaborative effort between the

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15 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 2: Prep with Prerana Program & PMLA Adjudicating Authority

Prerana Program News: Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSEL), Ministry of Education virtually addressed the first alumni meeting of the Prerana Program. Prerana Program: It is an experiential and inspirational learning program for students with the best-in-class technology where heritage meets innovation. Aim: To offer a meaningful, unique, and inspiring experience to all

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15 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 1: Demystifying Volcanic Smoke Rings

Volcano Vortex Rings News: Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, is known for Volcano Vortex Rings. Mount Etna: Mount Etna is an active volcano on the east coast of Sicily. Mount Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. Mount Etna is the highest Mediterranean island mountain and the most

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15 APR | UPSC Current Affairs | GS 3: Environment & International Relations

Sungrazing Comets News: A tiny sungrazer comet named SOHO-5008 was discovered, photographed, and then destroyed within a span of 24 hours during a recent total solar eclipse in North America. Comet: Comets are large objects made of dust and ice that orbit the Sun. These ancient objects are leftovers from the formation of the solar

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13 APR – UPSC Current Affairs : Wigner Crystal Formation and Coordinated Lunar Time | GS Paper 3

Wigner Crystal News:  After 90 years, the mysterious Wigner Crystal has finally been captured by physicists. Definition:  A Wigner crystal is the solid (crystalline) phase of electrons first predicted by Eugene Wigner in 1934. Eugene Wigner, a professor of physics won the 1963 Nobel Prize for his work in quantum symmetry principles.  Wigner crystal is

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12 APR – UPSC Current Affairs: Science & Nature: Collider, Profits, India’s Initiatives & More | GS Paper 3

Large Hadron Collider  News: Large Hadron Collider has reached its first stable beams in 2024. Large Hadron Collider: The Large Hadron Collider is a giant, complex machine built to study particles that are the smallest known building blocks of all things. Built by: European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) between 1998 and 2008 in collaboration

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12 APR – UPSC Current Affairs : Clean Economy Investor Forum | GS Paper 2

Clean Economy Investor Forum News: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) will host its first clean economy investor forum in Singapore on June 5-6th Clean Economy Investor Forum: It is one of the initiatives under the IPEF. It shall bring top investors, philanthropies, financial institutions, innovative companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs of the Indo-Pacific together.

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