[Editorial Analysis] EWS quota

Mains Paper 1: Society Prelims level: Economically Weaker Sections Mains level: Criteria for identifying the ‘Economically Weaker Sections’ for the purpose of granting reservation Context: • The questions raised by the Supreme Court of India about the criteria for identifying…

AspirantWorld One liners : 27th December

• Mother Teresa Memorial Award is presented to Padma Bhusan Anil Prakash Joshi. The Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2021 has been given to environmentalist Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi, who was awarded the Padma Bhushan this year. The…

Global Corporate Tax

• Recently, the heads of the world’s major economies—the Group of 20 (G20) nations has approved a new global minimum corporate tax. • The deal, announced at the G20 summit in Rome, Italy, is “historic” since this is the first…

James Webb Space Telescope

• NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was launched, opening a new era of astronomy. • The telescope is an international collaboration led by NASA in partnership with the European and Canadian space agencies. Functions of JWST • Webb will gaze…

Magnetar

• An international group of researchers has succeeded in measuring for the first time the characteristics of a flare on a distant magnetar. • The team includes astronomers from Norway, Spain and the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES),…

[Editorial Analysis] Card tokenisation

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: Card tokenisation Mains level: Impact on the stakeholders by stressing on its significance Context: • Tokenisation refers to replacement of actual credit and debit card details with an alternate code called the “token”, which…