Day June 5, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] A backward turn

Mains Paper 2: National Prelims level: Protectionism Mains level: Highlights the disadvantages of protectionism Context: • Ever since the prime minister’s speech exhorting the country to march towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat, there has been an unease. • Lurking behind the…

Amery Ice Shelf

• The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) predicts that there would be a 24% increase in the expansion of Ameri Ice Shelf (AIS) boundaries by 2021 and another 24% expansion by 2026 from its 2016 positions. Background:…

WEF Davos summit 2021

• The World Economic Forum (WEF) will adopt a new twin-summit format for its next annual Davos meeting in January 2021, by bringing together leaders from across the globe for in-person as well as virtual dialogues with a theme of…

Greenfield expressway to Amritsar

• Centre has announced the development of a new Greenfield connectivity to Amritsar City from Nakodar via Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib as part of Delhi-Amritsar Expressway. About: • Union Minister said, the road from Amritsar to Gurdaspur will…