GS1: Geography

  • Explained: The Simlipal forest fire, and why it is a matter of concern (IE) Similipal is the abode of 94 species of orchids and about 3,000 species of plants. The identified species of fauna include 12 species of amphibians, 29 species of reptiles, 264 species of birds and 42 species of mammals, all of which collectively highlight the biodiversity richness of Similipal. Sal is a dominant tree species.

GS1: Urbanisation related issues

GS2: Polity    

GS2: Social  issues

GS2: International Relations   

GS3: Economy

  • Fuel prices to drop if brought under GST, says SBI Research (TH) ‘Centre, States could lose as little as ₹1 lakh crore in annual revenue’
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches “CSIR Floriculture Mission” (PIB) This Mission is being implemented in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Directorate of Floriculture; Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC); Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Ministry of Commerce; Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd. (TRIFED); Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre (FFDC), Kannauj, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Universities.

GS3: Science and Tech