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23rd Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

23rd Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Biochemical properties’ (GS2: Issues related to Health) Issue: For the first time, the blood biochemical parameters of Indian adolescents have been measured on a large scale and a normative range has been arrived at....

22nd Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

22nd Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Stubble burning’ (GS3: Environmental pollution) Issue: A recent research has pointed out that the ban on stubble burning might not prove to be successful in the longer-term Observations made by the researchers with regards...

21st Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

21st Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Tuberculosis’ (GS2: Issues related to Health) Issue: A tuberculosis-free world is possible only by 2045 and not 2030, the target year set by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end the epidemic,...

20th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

20th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Social media and Code of Ethics’ (GS2: Elections) Issue: The Election Commission (EC) met representatives of social media platforms to address growing concerns over their use by political parties during campaigning for polls, and...

19th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

19th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘AFINDEX-19’ (GS3: Security) Issue: The inaugural Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 scheduled from 18 March to 27 March 2019 Objective of the exercise The aim of the exercise...

18th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

18th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)’ (GS2: Multilateral agencies) Issue: India piloted resolutions on two important global environment issues relating to Single-use Plastics and Sustainable Nitrogen management at the fourth session of United Nations Environment...

16th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

16th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Coast guard’ (GS3: Disaster management) Issue: A fire was noticed in the accommodation area of an ocean research vessel, Sagar Sampada, with 46 crew members on board, on March 15. The vessel was 35...

15th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

15th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Vulnerability assessment’ (GS3: Climate change) Issue: The Department of Science and Technology has decided to carry out a climate vulnerability assessment of all states and union territories (UTs). About the project The assessment would...

14th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

14th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Representation of People’s Act’ (GS2: Elections) Issue: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the ““General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2019) -for issuance of statutory notifications under sub-section (2)...

13th  Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs 0

13th Mar, 2019-IAS Current Affairs

‘Retail inflation’ (GS3: Indian Economy) Issue: India’s retail inflation quickened in February but remained within the central bank’s comfort zone, while factory output weakened in January Data issued by Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) shows...

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