1st National Conference of States on Logistics

1st National Conference of States on Logistics: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal addressed the 1st National Conference of States on Logistics. He said that National Logistics Policy, which is under consultation, along with the National Logistics Council and State Logistics Coordination Committee, will work as a template for better coordination and integrated […]

Who Are Shadow Entrepreneurs?

Shadow Entrepreneurs: There has been a global rise of shadow entrepreneurship, in various sectors such as education (certificates), finance (for easy loans), the betting economy (online games) and healthcare (e-pharmacies). Shadow entrepreneurs are individuals who manage a business that sells legitimate goods and services but they do not register their businesses. This means that they […]

Systemically Important Banks (SIBs)

Systemically Important Banks (SIBs): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has retained State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) or banks that are considered as “too big to fail”. Systemically Important Banks (SIBs): Some banks, due to their size, cross-jurisdictional activities, complexity, lack of substitutability and interconnectedness, […]

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code : Constitutional Validity

Constitutional Validity of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the constitutional validity of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) (Amendment) Act, 2020. In its August 2019 order, the SC had upheld the government decision to grant home-buyers the status of financial creditors. Financial creditor: It means any person to whom […]

Supreme Court Directive on Quota in Promotions

Supreme Court Directive on Quota in Promotions The Supreme Court asked the Attorney General to compile the various issues being raised by States with regard to the application of a Constitution Bench judgment of 2006 in the M. Nagaraj case. The directive is based on a plea by the Centre to refer to a seven-judge […]

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS: 19th January 2021

today Current Affairs: 19th January 2021  for UPSC IAS exams, State PSC exams, SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc   Contents: India-Nepal Joint Commission Meet Age of marriage for women: Central Vigilance Commission (CVC): Rooftop Solar Scheme: CrowdFunding: Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): GI tag sought for India’s costliest mushroom: Other […]

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS: 18th January 2021

Today Current Affairs: 18th January 2021  for UPSC IAS exams, State PSC exams, SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc   Contents: Jallikattu: Open Skies Treaty (OST): 47th G7 Summit: Uighurs: K-Shaped Economic Recovery: Other important current affairs:   1.Jallikattu: With Assembly polls round the corner in Tamil Nadu, the Pongal […]

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS: 16th January 2021

Today Current Affairs: 16th January 2021  for UPSC IAS exams, State PSC exams, SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc   Contents: Adaptation Gap Report 2020: UNEP India Meteorological Department (IMD) celebrated its 146th Foundation Day on 15th January 2021: Kashmir Debate in UK’s Parliament: Ethanol Blending Programme (EBP): International Migration […]

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC IAS: 14th January 2021

Today Current Affairs: 14th January 2021  for UPSC IAS exams, State PSC exams, SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc   Contents: Lumpy Skin Disease Adultery Digital lending Ultra-high mobility Two dimensional (2D)-electron gas (2DEG) Risk-o-meter: ICT Grand Challenge, for development of a ‘Smart water supply measurement and monitoring system’ India’s […]