Today’s (24-03-2022) Important News Headlines
”In this daily series, we bring the Daily Important(Must Read) News Articles for UPSC Current Affairs(Prelims & Mains) Preparation, to make reading newspapers a simple, effective and time-saving task. We cover important articles for the GS paper of UPSC prelims along with four general studies papers (GS I, GS II, GS III and GS IV) as per the UPSC Mains syllabus.”
Relevance For UPSC Pre & Mains
|GS 3||1||Exports cross $400-bn annual target as goods shipments jump||1. Know about India’s Merchandise Export & its importance for the economy
2. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
3. India’s Balance of trade?
|GS 1, GS 3||4||Need a new reservoir instead of Mullaperiyar dam, says Kerala||Dispute on Mullaperiyar dam|
|GS 2, GS 3||6||Global uncertainties, India’s growth prospects|| 1. National Statistical Office (NSO)
2. Tax Buoyancy
3. Current Account Deficit (CAD)
4. Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)
|GS 3||6||Tracking the persistent growth of China||Q. Not only how much an economy manufactures but also how adroitly it does is matters in the new era. Elaborate.|
|GS 1, GS 2||7||Understanding Putin and the Russian psyche||1. Locate the Caucasus on Map
2. Q. History repeats itself for those who are condemned to ignore it. The world needs to read Russia’s history to understand why Mr Putin is doing what he is. Discuss.
3. Know in detail about the history of Russia’s Rulers
|GS 2||7||Russia’s war must stop||1. Relevance of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
2. Q. The international community as a whole has to stand for a rules-based order and shall prevail against the dark vision of a world of naked brutality.
|GS 3||10||The controversy over the proposed Mekedatu water project||Dispute on Mekedatu drinking water project|
|GS 2, GS 3||10||The Artemis programme, NASA’s new moon mission||1. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
2. NASA’s Crawler-Transporter 2 vehicle
3. European Space Agency (ESA)
|GS 2, GS 3||13||Article 355 needed in Bengal: Adhir||Article 355|
|GS 2||15||American mathematician Sullivan wins Abel prize||Know about Abel prize|
|GS 2||15||China: Russia can’t be ousted from G20||Importance of G 20|