UPSC 2017: WEEKLY NEWS ANALYSIS (Jun 25 - JUL 01)

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The segment provides most important current events from 25 June to 01 July 2017. Below listed are the events in the news that are categorized into GS Papers I. II, III, and IV of UPSC Mains Syllabus, which will help the candidates to revise and remember the important news and events for UPSC Current Affairs.

 

WEEKLY NEWS ANALYSIS JUNE 18 - 24

 

 

 

GS PAPER II
SOCIAL ISSUES
  1. Forum set up to resist child marriage UNICEF to support initiative of 33 boys and girls to prevent untimely marriages in Odisha
  2. Being smart Any attempt to improve our cities depends on how data are compiled and shared
POLITY
  1. EC disqualifies Minister in M.P.
  2. Whose privilege? Legislatures must not invoke power to punish for breach of privilege
  3. Kasturirangan to head education committee
  4. HRD wants skill courses enrolment to be taken into account in GER calculation
  5. U’hand govt approaches SC challenging human status of Ganga, Yamuna
  6. Vice-President election to be held on August 5
  7. Privilege of legislators: Breach a grey area, harsh punishment rare
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
  1. Red carpet welcome awaits Modi
  2. Frustration again for India at NSG meet
  3. Qatar says Saudi-led demands not ‘reasonable’
  4. World drug report stresses drug-terror link
  5. Whole world looking at India, says Modi PM meets CEOs ahead of his meet with Trump
  6. Erdogan rejects Arab states’ demands Turkish troops stay in Qatar base
  7. India may ask Myanmar to end ceasefire with NSCN(K) 
  8. Mexico, India to hold disarmament meet 
  9. U.S. terms Hizb chief Salahuddin as global terrorist
  10. Indo-U.S. statement focusses on fight against terrorism 
  11. Faster entry for Indians
  12. Netherlands backs UNSC, NSG bids
  13. China protests against ‘incursion’
  14. WHO for use of devices to test multiple diseases
  15. PLA constructing road in disputed territory: Bhutan
  16. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India later this year
  17. Army, PLA in a tug of war over Doklam Plateau
  18. India offers help to Sri Lanka’s Northern province
  19. Now, a hard trek via Lipulekh
  20. German Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

 

GS PAPER III
ECONOMICS
  1. M-banking now under ombudsman’s purview
  2. Price Waterhouse verdict to miss SC date Both SEBI, audit firm want extension
  3. Cabinet to consider proposal for outright sale of Air India 
  4. Before the colours fade away 
  5. China shares in MSCI index: what it means 
  6. Bihar bets big on nuclear power; plans 3,000 MW plant
  7. ‘Men preferred over women in hiring’ 
  8. ‘Few household items may be cheaper on GST’
  9. Govt. to shed stake in loss-making AI
  10. Niti Aayog moots new regulator for coal, gas
  11. Draft National Energy Policy: Niti Aayog suggests to convert CIL subsidiaries into separate companies
  12. Govt. unveils new hydrocarbon policy 
  13. Sri Lanka, India to setup solar unit soon
  14. ‘Reforms, CEZs to aid growth’
  15. GST transition to pose hurdles: ADB
  16. At stroke of midnight, India gets a ‘good and simple tax’
  17. For upstream companies: Exemption of petro products from GST to push up cost of production
  18. Under the GST umbrella, three taxes for states/UTs and Centre
  19. Don’t Tax Clean Energy
ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY
  1. First chair on Guru Jambheshwar suggests tree plantation strategy On-field and practical strategies to involve rural folks as stakeholders
  2. Tiger numbers swell in Karnataka Census shows Bandipur and Nagarhole have the most cats in south India
  3. Purveyor of plastic Study finds river Ganga is the world’s second biggest carrier of plastic waste
  4. At 399 ppm, India matches the world in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels 
  5. Extreme rainfall and disease outbreaks
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  1. NASA-ISRO satellite at stake 
  2. GSAT-17 to add teeth to ISRO satellite fleet
  3. Air pollutants on solar panel cut power generation by 17%
  4. Painless patch could replace flu jab: Study
  5. Communication satellite GSAT-17 launched from French Guiana 
  6. India gets a sharper eye in the sky
  7. NASA launches Rocket to produce Colourful Artificial Clouds
  8. Lost and found: the tale of two cities (S&T / History)
INTERNAL SECURITY
  1. Scorpene submarines to join Navy without AIP modules
  2. Issue over poor man’s food jowar: House panel questions need to develop GM Sorghum
  3. Indians have ‘rather few’ deposits: Swiss banks
  4. Global wave of cyberattacks affects MNCs
  5. Setting up the defence industrial ecosystem
  6. Not much impact of ransomware attack on India, says govt.
  7. India worst hit in APAC by Petya: Symantec

 

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