14 June, 2020

  • Various kinds of Boundaries in India -(Internal Security)
  • Biotic Interactions- (Environment)
  • Nepal's 2nd Constitutional Amendment- (International)
  • Can a COVID-19 vaccine be developed soon? )- (S&T)
  • Jal Jeevan Mission - (Social Issues)
  • Prelims Summary
  • Question of the Day

Prelims Quiz

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    INDIA-CHINA: THE LINE OF ACTUAL CONTEST

    The long border between India and China has neither been delineated nor demarcated. In the western sector, the LAC broadly corresponds with the border as China sees it. In the east, it broadly corresponds with the border as India sees it, along the McMahon Line. In the middle, it is broadly aligned with the borders as both countries see it.

    • India-China Border Dispute
    • McMahon Line
    • Basics of Border Management
    • Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL)
    • Line of Control
    • Line of Actual Control (LAC)

     

    IIT MADRAS STUDY REVEALS METABOLISM OF KEY GUT MICROBIOTA

    Little is known about differences between different strains of Bifidobacterium genus and their individual commercial uses. Among the trillions of bacteria that live in the human gut, Bifidobacterium is one main microbe. 

    • Bacteria in the Gut
    • Reveals Probiotics
    • Alleviate Digestive Imbalances
    • Bacteria of Bifidobacterium genus
    • B. bifidum – found in infant gut

     

    NEPAL PASSES AMENDMENT ON NEW MAP

    The Lower House of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday unanimously voted for the Second Constitution Amendment Bill, which guarantees legal status for the new political map of the country that includes part of Indian territory in Uttarakhand.

    • Nepal prepares new map
    • Nepal’s Map includes Indian Territory
    • Dispute between India-Nepal
    • Cause of the dispute
    • Nepal passes Constitution Amendment Bill

     

    CAN A COVID-19 VACCINE BE DEVELOPED SOON? – FAQ

    The World Health Organization (WHO) site lists 10 vaccine candidates in clinical evaluation and 126 candidate vaccines in pre-clinical evaluation for COVID-19. This article discusses the process of vaccine development.

    • First-in-man Phase I studies
    • Phase II clinical evaluation
    • Pivotal Phase III trials
    • Incidence of disease in the study population impacts the sample size

     

    RETURNING LABOURERS MAY BE DEPLOYED FOR JAL JEEVAN MISSION

     Jal Shakti Ministry, the nodal ministry for the implementation of the scheme, has written to various States that returning labour, especially those working in the construction sector (skilled, unskilled and semi-skilled), may be deployed to expedite the completion of works under the scheme, as an arrangement that could provide employment to the currently unemployed workers.

    • Jal Jeevan Mission 
    • Jal Shakti Ministry
    • source sustainability measures 
    • Community approach 
    • Why Jal Jeevan Mission is well placed to provide rural employment?
    • Revalidation exercise of households and status of tap water
    Comments

    avinash 5 months ago

    PLEASE PROVIDE ATLEAST 15 TO 20 MCQ QUESTIONS DAILY BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS .

    Jatin Goel 5 months ago

    please look into formatting tables,
    as half of the content of table is not visible

    Akash Jindal 5 months ago

    Ques no 4 is poorly framed question. Add sensible and worthy questions, please. 

    Aditya Nehra 5 months ago

    The relationship between shark and Remora is Mutualism. Please correct me if I am wrong.

    Tejashwi Sinha 5 months ago

    Please provide more questions!

    Anupam Tiwari 5 months ago

    yes please provide more ques atleast 20, 
    for better knowledge