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22 June 2024 : Daily Current Affairs

1. India’s Business Activity Surges in June with Fastest Job Creation in 18 Years: HSBC Survey (Source: Indian Express; Section: Economy; Page: 19) Topic: GS3 – Indian Economy Context: Recent gains in manufacturing and services sectors have significantly bolstered business activity in India. According to an HSBC survey, June witnessed the fastest job creation rate…

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22 June 2024 : The Hindu Editorial Analysis

1. A progressive Indian policy on Myanmar outlined (Source – The Hindu, International Edition – Page No. – 6) Topic: GS2 – International Relations – Bilateral Relations Context ●     The article critiques India’s foreign policy towards Myanmar amid ongoing military violence since the 2021 coup. ●     It advocates for a shift towards supporting Myanmar’s pro-democracy…

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22 June 2024 : PIB Summary For UPSC

(Source – https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=2027734 ) Topic: GS3 – Internal Security Context ●     Gen Anil Chauhan, Chief of Defence Staff, inaugurated the first Armed Forces BEML Synergy Meet 2024 in New Delhi, emphasising India’s commitment to defence indigenisation and self-reliance. ●     The event aimed to foster collaboration between BEML and the armed forces for advanced defence solutions….

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22 June 2024 : Indian Express Editorial Analysis

1. In the name of merit (Source: Indian Express; Section: The Editorial Page; Page: 10) Topic: GS2 – Polity – Judiciary GS2 – Social Justice Context: The Indian Constitution promises social justice and allows the state to make special provisions for the underprivileged. While governments of all political parties, including the BJP, have tried to expand…

21 June 2024 : Daily Answer Writing
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21 June 2024 : Daily Answer Writing

Q1) What does the following quote mean to you: “Justice without force is futile, force without justice is tyrannical.” ANS Justice means fair treatment of people and giving them what they deserve. Effectiveness of justice often requires use of force, creating a contested territory for ethics. Justice without force would be futile because of the…

21 June 2024 : The Hindu Editorial Analysis
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21 June 2024 : The Hindu Editorial Analysis

1. The U.S.-Saudi agreement, from fist-bump to embrace (Source – The Hindu, International Edition – Page No. – 9) Topic: GS2 – International Relations Context The United States and Saudi Arabia are negotiating a Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) aimed at formalising their defence and economic ties. This potential agreement seeks to align Saudi Arabia’s regional…

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21 June 2024 : Indian Express Editorial Analysis

1. The big test (Source: Indian Express; Section: The Editorial Page; Page: 12) Topic: GS2 – Social Justice – Education Context: The latest controversy surrounding the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the culmination of years of mounting scandals. Issues have included routine paper leaks and the release of incorrect results, which have been linked…