Browse by month: 2017-05

Deep Ocean Mission

2017-05-31

Deep Sea Exploration

- Deep-sea explorationis the exploration of physical, chemical, and biological conditions on the sea bed, for scientific otherwise commercial 

- Deep-seaexploration is considered as a somewhat recent human activity compared to the other areas of geophysical research, as the depths of the sea have been investigated only during comparatively recent years.

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Editorial Decode 30th May

2017-05-31

This class covers following topics:

Ethics 

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Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act

2017-05-31

What is AFSPA?

  • Enacted in 1958, AFSPA provides powers to the state, army and central police forces to shoot to kill, search houses and destroy any property that might be used by the insurgents in an area declared as “disturbed” by the Home Ministry.
  • The security forces have power to arrest any person they suspect as insurgent without any warrant.

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Waste to Energy Technologies

2017-05-31

What is Waste to Energy Technology?

1. Waste-to-Energy (WTE) technology utilizes Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to create electric and heat energy through various complex conversion methods.

2. WTE technology provides an alternative source of renewable energy in a world with limited or challenged fossil reserves.

3. MSW is considered a source of renewable energy because it contains a large amount of biological and renewable materials,

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Real Estate Development and Regulation Act, 2016

2017-05-29

Background

  • Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Bill was introduced by the Indian National Congress government in 2013.
  • In December 2015, the Union Cabinet of India had approved to 20 major amendments to the bill based on the recommendations of a Rajya Sabha committee that examined the bill.
  • The Bill had been referred to a selected committee, which had given its report in July 2015.

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Modern Laws on Agricultural Marketing

2017-05-29

What is Agricultural marketing?

1. Agricultural marketing is the study of all the activities related to the production and distribution of agricultural products.

2. It monitors all the movements of agricultural products from farm to the final consumer.

3. The main aim of the agricultural market is that farmers are given fair prices in a transparent manner.

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New international order,Prevention of cruelty to animals. editorial decode 29th may

2017-05-29

This class covers following topics:

1. New international order

2. Prevention of cruelty to animals

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Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)

2017-05-28

Current Scenario in India

  • According to the 2007 survey by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, 53% of children in India have been sexually abused.
  • The Government surveyed over 1.25 lakhs children in 13 states in 2007, over 20% of those interviewed said they were subjected to severe forms of abuse.
  • Of those who said they were sexually abused, 57% were boys.

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National Schedule Caste Commission

2017-05-28

Establishment of the commission

  • The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (SCs) is a constitutional Body established by Article 338 on the Indian Constitution.
  • Originally, Article 338 provided for the appointment of a special officer for SCs and STs to investigate into all the matters related to the protection of SCs and STs.

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National Human Rights Commission

2017-05-27

Establishment of the commission

-The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory body established in 1993 under the legislation the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

-The Act was amended in 2006.

-The commission is the watchdog of human rights in the country i.e. the rights relating to life, equality, liberty and dignity of an individual guaranteed by the constitution and enforced by the courts in India.

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