Day September 1, 2021

Mumbai Climate Action Plan

• The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is drafting a Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP) in a bid to tackle climate challenges. It recently launched a website for the same. About: • This Plan will look at climate resilience with mitigation…

Indian Royal Jelly

• For the first time, Indian Royal Jelly has been found to surpass top-quality sellers, including those produced in Thailand and Taiwan. About: • Known for being a good antioxidant, and helping women with fertility issues, among other health benefits,…

Q1 Economy grows to 20.1%

• India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 20.1% in the first quarter of 2021-22, compared with the 24.4% contraction recorded in the corresponding quarter a year ago. About: • Gross Value Added (GVA) in the economy during the April…

[Editorial Analysis] Pyrrhic victory

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: Not much Mains level: Religious extremism, militancy in Afghanistan will be counterproductive for Pakistan Context: • Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was the first world leader who wholeheartedly welcomed the Taliban’s capture of…