CURRENT AFFAIRS



This is an overview of the most important topics covered by The Hindu and The Indian Express in today's newspaper along with the links for the relevant topics. This covers the most important current affairs for UPSC


Solid waste management refers to the process of collecting and treating solid wastes. According to the Britannica, “Solid-waste management, the collecting, treating and disposing of solid material that is discarded because it has served its purpose or is no longer useful. Improper disposal of municipal solid waste can create unsanitary conditions, and these conditions, in turn, can lead to pollution of the environment and to outbreaks of vector-borne disease—that is, diseases spread by rodents and insects.”


Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) is a premier research and development organisation of the country that works under the Department of Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence. It was formed in 1958 by the amalgamation of the Technical Development Establishment (TDEs) of the Indian Army and the Directorate of Technical Development & Production (DTDP) with the Defence Science Organisation (DSO).


Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity has been an integral part of Indian ethos. The varied eco-climatic conditions coupled with unique geological and cultural features have contributed to an astounding diversity of habitats, which harbor and sustain immense biological diversity at all level


This includes the CRUX of The Hindu Article on negotiations on peace in Afghanistan. This is with reference to the ongoing meeting between U.S. Afghan negotiators and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar. The Taliban and Afghan representatives, including some government officials, agreed to a basic road map for negotiating the country’s political future.


This is a new initiative by Aspire IAS in which we have covered today's current affairs, that are specifically relevant for Prelims GS Paper 1.