Prelims Current Affairs

Union Public Service Examination (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Examination every year in three stages. It is one of the toughest and most coveted examinations in the country. The first stage is the Preliminary Examination. It serves as the elimination stage. Only those candidates that qualify prelims examination are allowed to sit for the CSE mains examination. CSE Prelims comprises of two papers. Paper-I consists of the general studies section and paper-II is qualifying in nature. Both the papers have negative marking. One must be very attentive while marking the MCQ. This skill can be developed with lots of practice and mock tests. 

CSE Prelims is becoming more dynamic in nature and it's essential to align the static portion with the daily current affairs. Recent trends have shown us that a conceptual understanding of the topic is necessary. This process becomes easier when the student aligns the UPSC prelims preparation with UPSC Syllabus.

We at GS Score understand the demand for the UPSC Prelims Question paper and are here to help you. The GS Score current Affairs series are designed keeping in mind the changing pattern of the exam. The news is uploaded subject wise making it easier for the students to navigate.

The current affairs are summarised after referring to various resources such as daily newspaper, PIB compilation, RSTV debates, and government magazines like Yojana and Kurukshetra. A weekly current affairs quiz is uploaded for students to track their progress along with a weekly current affairs magazine. Students are provided with All India Ranking and supplementary materials for prelims.

Regular reading and revision of current affairs can boost one's performance by a huge margin. With Prelims 2021 just around the corner, it is advised that students go by the previous years' current affairs and revise them, properly.  They can make quick UPSC notes for revision. This should be supplemented with previous years questions.

An Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered grievance management application, developed by the Ministry of Defence with the help of IIT-Kanpur is launched.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has released the updated, Drone Rules, 2021 for public consultation. The Drone Rules, 2021 will replace the UAS Rules 2021 (released on 12 March 2021).

An 11-year-old boy is died of H5N1 avian influenza in Delhi. In January, bird flu was confirmed in several states with thousands of birds, being found dead.

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), a surface-to-air Missile from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha.

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2016.

Major General (retired) SG Vombatkere has challenged the constitutional validity of Section 124A of the IPC which deals with the offense of sedition. During hearing the petition, the Chief Justice of India N V Ramana observed that the “colonial law” was also used by the British to silence Mahatma Gandhi and Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has postponed the analysis of the effectiveness of India’s anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing regime, for the second time, because of the pandemic.

Karnataka has become the first state in India to reserve jobs in public employment for transgender persons.

Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) has invited global tender for the Development (Creation, Upgradation, Operation & Maintenance and Utilisation) of BharatNet through Public Private Partnership model.

According to a study published, the phenomenon of wobbling is expected to lead to more flooding on Earth in the middle of the next decade.

Health authorities in Kerala have declared a state of alert in all districts after identifying 14 cases of Zika virus.

Transition from LIBOR

19th Jul, 2021

The RBI advised banks and financial institutions need to cease entering into new financial contracts that reference LIBOR as a benchmark and instead use any widely accepted alternative reference rate (ARR), as soon as practicable and in any case by December 31, 2021.


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