1. Officials keep vigil as Godavari rises at Bhadrachalam: UPSC Prelims 2020
UPSC Mains Syllabus : Geography of India; River system
Bhadrachalam is a town and a Hindu pilgrimage site located in Telangana. Beside the Godavari River, the huge 17th-century Bhadrachalam (or Sita Ramachandraswamy) Temple complex is dedicated to Lord Rama and has many ornate carvings. Other nearby temples include Abhaya Anjaneya Temple, with large painted statues of Hindu gods and goddesses.
2. Good July rain brings monsoon deficit to 9%: (GS-1)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: India and World Geography
3. More subsidy for sulphur fertilizers: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies
4. Beyond talaq: :(GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Laws constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
5. Logged out: (GS-1) & (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: World Geography; Conservation of environment .
6. Fortifying the Africa outreach: : (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Bilateral relations; global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India's interests
7. Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Water Conservation; environmental degradation
8. Plan for single water disputes tribunal:: (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Current events of national and international importance
Taiwan is officially known as the Republic of China (ROC). It is an island off the southern coast of China that has been governed independently from mainland China since 1949. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) views the island as a province, while in Taiwan-a territory with its own democratically elected government that is home to twenty-three million people-political leaders have differing views on the island’s status and relations with the mainland. .
10. Core sector growth slows to 0.2% in June: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to growth
Eight Core Industries are Electricity, steel, refinery products, crude oil, coal, cement, natural gas and fertilizers.
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