24 Sep, 2019

  • Digital Inequality (Article) - Polity
  • Merger of Public Sector Banks (Article) - Economy
  • Renewable Energy targets - Environment
  • Dragonfly and floods - Environment
  • National Population Register - Polity
  • Collegium system - Reference
  • Coastal Zone Regulations - Reference
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    RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET TO BE MORE THAN DOUBLED

    India’s renewable energy targets will be increased to 450 GW as said by PM at United Nations Climate Actions Summit.

    • National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)
    • Sustainable Development Goals
    • Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
    • Develop low carbon pathways with Sweden

     

    SURVEY OF DRAGONFLIES HINTS AT IMPACT OF FLOODS

    A survey of dragonflies and damselflies held in the Silent Valley National Park (SVNP) has discovered eight new species, however, there has been an alarming decrease in the odonate population. Several dragonfly species, including the Global Wanderer (Pantala flavescens), were missing from the national park. 

    • Survey of dragonflies hints at impact of floods
    • New species found
    • Significance of odonates
    • Silent Valley National Park

     

    MAKING THE GRAND INDIAN PSB MERGERS WORK (ARTICLE)

    The Government of India has recently proposed to merge 10 Public sector Banks into 4 large banks. After the mergers, there will be 12 public sector banks in India.

    • Risks and challenges
    • Recommendations
    • Bank Merger

     

    SHAH MOOTS 1 CARD FOR ALL UTILITIES

    Union Home Minister while announcing about digital census of 2021, also mentioned about the need to maintain National Population Register.

    • National Population Register
    • Census
    • Citizenship Act, 1955
    • Census Act, 1948
    • Office of the Registrar General
    • Census Commissioner
    • Ministry of Home Affairs

     

    INEQUALITY OF ANOTHER KIND (ARTICLE) 

    In Faheema Shirin v State of Kerala, the Kerala High Court declared the right to Internet access is a fundamental right and forms part of right to privacy and the right to education under Article 21 of the Constitution. So, it is important to recognise the right to Internet access as an independent right.

    • Digital Inequality
    • Creation of Digital Infrastructure
    • Benefits of Digital Literacy
    • Right to internet access
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