PIB: UPSC Current Affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

1. Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to inaugurate ISSF Shooting World Cup

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurate the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup with 23 members squad with 11 shooters and various events in the world cup will start from February 23rd to 27th in New Delhi today. read more

The Indian subcontinent is among the world’s most disaster-prone areas:

The Indian subcontinent is one of the world’s most disaster-prone areas. According to the current seismic zone map of the country, over 59 per ent of India’s land area is under threat of moderate to severe seismic hazard. Out of which the total geographical area of 329 million hectares (mha), more than 40 mha is in the flood prone. Considering on an average every year, 75 lakh hectares of land is affected, and around 1600 lives are lost and the damage that caused to crops, houses and public utilities is around Rs. 1805 crores due to floods. read more

1. Development Projects worth Rs. 3350 crores unveiled by PM in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi disclosed today development projects worth Rs. 3350 crores for Varanasi today. These projects relate to different areas of Health, Sanitation, Smart City, Connectivity, Power, Housing and others. governor of UP Shri Ram Naik, CM of UP Shri Yogi Adityanath, and different dignitaries were available on the event. read more