UPSC Current Affairs, GK & News

Current Affairs for UPSC examination include the news updates and news summaries covering select topics for UPSC Prelims and Mains examinations. UPSC Prelims generally has 20-25 current affairs questions. This category covers Current Affairs topics needed for UPSC IAS exam preparation are updated every day (except Sunday) .

October 24: United Nations Day

The United Nations Day is observed on October 24, every year since 1948. Why is this day celebrated? The day marks the anniversary of the entry of the UN Charter into force in 1945. What is UN Charter? The UN Charter is the founding document of the United Nations, which has been working towards global ..

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India-UK talks on Infra, Defence

External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar and British Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss held talks on Infrastructure and Defence on October 22, 2021. Key Points The talk was focused on infrastructure investment, defence cooperation and security cooperation. Liz Truss is also expected to announce a series of technological and infrastructure tie-ups with India for boosting ..

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Fourth general assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held virtually between October 18 to October 21, 2021. Highlights Assembly was presided by Union Minister of power, new & renewable energy, R.K. Singh and President of ISA Assembly. 108 countries participated in the ISA Assembly, including 34 observer & prospective countries and 74 Member ..

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UPSC launches helpline for job aspirants

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has launched a toll-free helpline number for job aspirants, recently. Highlights This facility can be used by the government job aspirants belonging to economically weaker sections and backward classes. Helpline number will be operational on all the working days in office hours. This initiative is a part of UPSC’s ..

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Sri Lanka receives first consignment of Nano Nitrogen Liquid Fertilizer from India

Sri Lanka has received the first consignment of non-harmful Nano Nitrogen liquid fertiliser from India on October 20, 2021. Key Facts Of all, India sent 3.1 million litres of high quality non-harmful Nano Nitrogen liquid fertiliser. The fertilizer will help Sri Lanka in the cultivation of maize and paddy. Background Sri Lanka imported the Nano ..

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