Current affairs - January 14th, 2022 from The Hindu.


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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3 - Disaster management

The Railways have announced a 5 lakh payment to the families of each deceased passenger, a 1 lakh payment to severely injured passengers, and a 25,000 payment to travelers with minor injuries. Those who are harmed will receive medical care as soon as feasible. The situation is being closely monitored by state headquarters.



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 2 - International Relation

Hot Springs was on the agenda this week, but the differences between Demchok and Depsang are more obvious, making an early resolution doubtful. According to the statement, both sides agreed to sustain close communication and negotiation via military and diplomatic channels to promptly settle outstanding concerns. Historically, Siachen and Sir Creek have been considered as “low hanging fruit” for India and Pakistan. Now, with the PLA's aggression in eastern Ladakh's sub-sector north, the circumstances. With threats from both the west and the east, disengagement from Siachen seems unlikely,”



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3 - Environmental

According to the India State of Forest Report­2021, which was released on Thursday, forest and tree cover in the country has expanded by 2,261 square kilometers since the last assessment in 2019. The entire area covered by forest and tree cover was 80.9 million hectares, accounting for 24.62 percent of the total area. Andhra Pradesh has the largest land area (647 square kilometers), followed by Telangana (632 square kilometers) and Odisha (537 sq. km). With the most forest cover, Madhya Pradesh, with 30%.




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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 2 - International Relation

India confirmed a $400 million currency exchange with Sri Lanka on Thursday, while deferring another $500 million due for settlement, demonstrating "India's robust support for Sri Lanka" following the Reserve Bank of India's extension of $900 million in facilities last week. Sri Lanka is experiencing a serious dollar shortage, which economists believe may result in a default on external debt and a food scarcity in the import-dependent country.



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UPSC Mains General Studies Paper 3/2 - Economics/International Relation

Tesla to begin manufacturing its iconic EVs in India before considering tax breaks. On Thursday, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and United Kingdom Trade Secretary AnneMarie Trevelyan began negotiations for an ambitious, comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Mr. Goyal stated that the negotiations should conclude within a year. "With export growth in leather, textiles, jewelry, and processed agri­products, India stands to benefit from this multi­dimensional economic alliance." Bilateral trade, currently worth $50 billion, is predicted to quadruple to $100 billion in ten years. "By 2050, India's economy will be the third-largest in the world, with a middle class of about 250 million people.



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