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Monthly Current Affairs: May 2022 (GS Analyst)

  • Published
    24th Jun, 2022

The 'Monthly Current Affairs Magazine' is a unique initiative of its type under the 'GS Analyst program' of 'GS SCORE'. The magazine of May 2022, covers the current affairs from the point of view of Prelims and Mains Both.

The Magazine is unique in the sense that its key features include a thorough coverage and discussion of topics for the GS Paper 1, 2,3, and 4. Along with the Mains topics, 2 Mains Questions are also attached that will help candidates to understand the dynamics of the topics and practice answer writing. Apart from this, key concepts and Prelims specific topics are also given that will help candidates to broaden their horizons of knowledge and give them quick insights about the importance of topics. The magazine is comprehensive in the sense that it not only caters to the aspirants' needs regarding the Prelims as well as Mains specific needs but also covers Essay also, which is the most innovative and unique feature of any monthly magazine ever available in the market. The essay hint will guide aspirants to practice writing essays for UPSC Mains 2022.

Topics Covered from Mains point-of-view

GS Paper-I

GEOGRAPHY

  • What is causing the intense heat in north, west, central and east India?

 

GS Paper-II

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • China’s Global Security Initiative
  • India-Germany Relations
  • Quad: Asian NATO or Arc of Democracy?

POLITY & GOVERNANCE

  • Open Prison for women
  • Can Aadhar data be shared for the purpose of criminal law enforcement?
  • Cooling off period and its need in Civil Services
  • Places of Worship Act
  • Who are ASHA workers, the women healthcare volunteers honoured by WHO?
  • Need for Parliamentary Oversight on Treaty Making Process of India

 

GS Paper-III

SECURITY

  • Approval for upgradation of 2G mobile sites to 4G at security sites in LWE areas

ECONOMY

  • Assessing the state of (un)employment in India
  • Invigorating the Ayush Industry
  • CSE Report flags poor state of organic fertiliser, biofertiliser sector in India
  • All is not well with Gig Economy
  • What Is the Significance of Semiconducting Devices in Indian Economy
  • World economic forum

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • AIP: The Naval Technology that India craves for
  • Open source technology

ENVIRONMENT

  • Mine e-waste, not the Earth
  • NHRC flags pollution effect on human rights

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

  • International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI)
  • Disaster Induced Displacement

 

GS Paper-IV

ETHICS

  • Marital rape
  • Shallow and Deep Ecologism

ESSAY

  • Contemporary Issue based Essay - The Indo-Pacific region has become the main theater of geopolitics

 

Topics Covered from Prelims point-of-view

GS Paper I

HISTORY, ART & CULTURE

  • ASI demands removal of encroachments near Karla caves
  • Lepakshi temple
  • Ram Mohan Roy 250 years

GEOGRAPHY

  • Cyclonic storm Asani

 

GS Paper II

POLITY & GOVERNANCE

  • Hattis of Himachal Pradesh
  • India’s first bridgital autism support network set up
  • e-passport
  • Floating Border Outposts on Indo-Bangladesh Border
  • Country's first Amrit Sarovar inaugurated in UP
  • Govt flagged low score in World Bank’s governance index

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • 6th India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations
  • Mission SAGAR IX

 

GS Paper III

ENVIRONMENT

  • Torrefied biomass pellets
  • The Indian leg of the Great Backyard Bird Count records an impressive 1,017 species
  • Pakkamalai- Gangavaram hills region
  • Vaquita Porpoise
  • World Economic Forum launches alliance to supercharge India's climate action

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • Maharashtra Government clears Gene Bank Project
  • Indigo uses GAGAN- first airline
  • Anabolic Steroids and its health impacts
  • S. reports its first human case of H5 bird flu
  • Shigella infection in Kerala
  • ISRO plans mission to Venus by Dec. 2024
  • Rare 'black widow' binary star with shortest orbit ever identified
  • Monkeypox, a smallpox-like disease has been reported in the UK
  • Tomato flu and it affects.
  • What is a ‘marsquake’, and what causes it?
  • Protected Mobility Vehicles
  • What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

 

Key Concepts of May 2022

  • Urban Heat island
  • WPI Inflation
  • Heat Wave
  • Article 239AA
  • Labour Force Participation Rate
  • Bio-fertilisers and organic fertilisers
  • Black hole
  • Chaityagriha
  • Viharas
  • National Monument tag
  • Neurodegenerative and disorder
  • Symptoms
  • Torrefied biomass
  • Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV)
  • Gene Bank
  • Light Pollution
  • Ecologism
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Amicus Curie
  • Cool off period
  • Mob lynching
  • Desertification
  • Delimitation
  • Interstate council
  • Primary species
  • Stunting
  • E-waste
  • Open-source technology
  • Rupee convertibility
  • Gig economy
  • E-commerce
  • Social Security
  • Vijaynagar architecture
  • Neolithic Phase
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
  • VP Network
  • Magnetosphere
  • Pulsar
  • Black Widow Binary Star
  • Crypto-currency
  • Ethanol Blending
  • RFID
  • Universal Basic Income
  • Biofuel
  • Hyperloop
  • Compensation Cess (GST)
  • Food inflation
  • Front running
  • Primitive forest
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