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1st November 2018 Part-1: Daily News Analysis
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2017 The banned chemicals include antimony, lithium, mercury, arsenic and lead in any form whatsoever. The responsibility to ensure compliance particularly in Sivakasi is given to the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation (PESO). About PESO: Petroleum And Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) was formed to control and administer the usage of explosives, petrol stations in India. The agency issues licenses for Operation of Petrol Stations, Licenses to operate Petroleum Product Transportation vehicles, Licenses for Refineries, Petrochemical Complexes, etc. The Department is headed by Chief Controller of Explosives and is headquartered at Nagpur in the State of Maharashtra in India. It functions under DIPP. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign.
Q.1) both 1 and 2 Q.2) do not know Q.3) banas and luni originates from aravali mountains....banas flows and finally gets mergets into chambal. luni flows and merges in Runn of kutch Q.4)both 1 and 2 are correct. world wide fund for atlas indicated red colour for india, which means at high risk.India’s per capita ecological footprint was less than 1.75 hectares/person (the lowest band among countries surveyed), Q.5)do not know
SC banned use of lithium, arsenic, mercury, lead and reduce the use of aluminium in firecrackers.
Tussi missed one of the 5 i.e. Antimony which is found in nature mainly as the sulfide mineral stibnite.
Preet kaur
9 months ago
yea, I missed. thank you!!
hello friends can anybody please tell me which daily editorial is found on unacademy app
5 banned chemicals- lead lithium arsenic antimony mercury. ban would be implemented by PESO
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  3. want fo be start but th ANSWERS FOR DAILY MCOs 31ST OCTOBER 1) Answer: (c) Explanation Statement 1 is correct ph ree The early warning dissemination system is the first-of-its-kind automatic public address system in the country. It would help the State to warn proiple residing along the coast from througlh loud sirens from towers installed at 122 locations in the event of the occurrence of natural disasters like cyclone. The alert siren system would be heard to nearby tourist places, fish landing centres and entire coastal habitations, Statement 2 is correct It was developed under the collaborative efforts of the Central and the State government. cause ferent pu kand stay

  4. want fo be start but th 2) Answer: (c) Explanation The Union Home Ministry inaugurated the two-day conference on "CCTNS-Good practices and Success Stories" organised by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) recently. ph ee Statement 1 is correct. CCTNS is a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of Govt. of India Statement 2 is correct. MHA and NCRB would play a key role in planning the program in collaboration with the Police leadership within States, in the development of a few core components and in monitoring and reviewing the program ink h cause ferent pu kand stay

  5. want fo be start but th 3) Answer: (a) Explanation Statement 1 is correct. Crackers not containing harmful chemicals are referred to as green crackers. ph reve Statement 2 is incorrect. Crackers essentially comprise of alkali nitrates, aluminum powder of different grain sizes and in some cases a binder to enhance luminescence. Aluminum is used as a primary heat source and to produce the flash In green crackers, aluminum is replaced with magnesium on the understanding that it would reduce ignition temperature and subsequently minimise particulate matter coming from the cracker. ink h cause ferent pu kand stay

  6. but th 4) Answer: (b) Explanation: Statement 1 is incorrect. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization ph reve founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment. It was formerly named the World Wildlife Fund Statement 2 is correct. The Living Planet Report is published every two years by WWF since 1998; it is based on a2% Living Planet Index and ecological footprint calculation. cause ferent pu kand stay

  7. but th 5) Answer: (a) Explanation Statement 1 is correct. The SEP concept was introduced in Finance Act, 2018 to enable the government to tax the ph eve profits of organisations which were not physically present in India but had a significant economic presence in India Statement 2 is incorrect. Though the budget included what constituted SEP, monetary limits were not mentioned. ink h cause ferent :The CBDT has recently sought suggestion on revenue threshold of transaction in respect of both digital and physical transactions by non-residents and the threshold for number of 'users with whom a non-resident engages in interaction or carries out systematic and continuous soliciting of business activities in India through digital means pu kand stay

  8. want fo be start but th DAILY MCO 1st NOVEMBER 1) Which of the following statements is/are true regarding National Institutional Ranking Framework? 1. It is used to rank government institutions in India 2. It was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1 only (b) 2 only ph rev ink h cause ferent (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 pu kand stay

  9. want fo be start but th 2) Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Composite Water Management Index (CWMI)? 1. It was developed by the Indian Institute of Water Management. 2. It wil inspire States/UTs towards efficient and optimal utilization of water. ph reve Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 cause ferent pu kand stay

  10. want fo be start but th 3) Which of the following river(s) arise from the Aravalli mountains? 1. Banas 2. Luni 3. Chambal ph reve Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 only (c) 1 and 3 only ink h cause (d) 1, 2 and 3 pu kand stay

  11. want fo be start but th 4) Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas? 1. It is prepared by the World Wide Fund for Nature 2. India is among those countries whose soil biodiversity faces the highest level of risk. Select the correct answer using the code given below: ph ire e (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2 ink h cause ferent pu kand stay

  12. want fo be start but th 5) Which of the following states is/are covered by NW-1? 1. Uttar Pradesh 2. Chhattisgarh 3. Jharkhand ph reve Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b)1 and 2 only (c) 1 and 3 only ink h cause ferent (d) 1, 2 and 3 pu kand stay

  13. Important Editorials s bnat th 6EINTORIAL Adrift on stormy seas Support for lives on the move y hav Strategies for autonomy reve he g layer Mapping Brazil's far-right shift or us hink h cause h erent a pu

  14. want fo be start ut th Rafale deal Controversy In April 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India will buy 36 French- manufactured Rafale fighter jets off-the-shelf from Dassault, the French aircraft builder and integrator. The Rafale was chosen in 2012 over rival offers from the United States, Europe and Russia. ple The step was needed to upgrade India's ageing fleet. The original plan was that India would buy 18 off-the-shelf jets from France's Dassault Aviation, with 108 others being assembled in India by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL in Bengaluru cause t ferent The NDA government, however, rowed back from the commitment of the last UPA government to buy 126 Rafales, saying the twin-engined planes would be too expensive and , the deal fell through after nearly decade-long negotiations between India and France. There were a lot of hiccups over costs of the aircraft. However, faced with the dipping number of fighters and a pressing need to upgrade the Indian Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened and decided to buy 36 "ready- k and l stay to-fly" fighters instead of trying to acquire technology from Dassault and make it in India.

  15. want fo be start but th Page 1: Only 'green' crackers can be sold in Delhi, says SC (GSM 3- Environment The Supreme Court allowed States other than Delhi to use their existing stocks of crackers for Diwali next week However, the Bench directed that only green crackers can be manufactured henceforth across the country. That means once the existing stocks are used up, no new polluting y ha ree he crackers can be made. The court has allowed Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and the adjoining southern States, which celebrate Diwali in the morning, to burst crackers for two hours. The decision to finalise the time slots has been left to the State authorities. The Supreme Court, in its order on October 23, had fixed 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. as the time-slot for bursting crackers on religious festival days like Diwali uniformly across the country. As far as Delhi-NCR is concerned, the court did not relax its rigour both in terms of the time-slot for bursting crackers and the mandatory manufacture and sale of green crackers. cause ferent PLI uy, Ivis kand stay The Bench refused to modify its October 23 order despite repeated requests from the firecracker manufacturing association, which pleaded it be allowed to produce and sell non green crackers this year in NCR.

  16. The court refused to lift the pan-India ban on sale of crackers online through e-commerce websites. Any violation of this direction would lead to contempt of court, it said. The sale of green and improved crackers would be only through licensed traders, it said. for Delhi-NCR, it urged other States to endeavour to attempt the welfare measure The court said the October 23 order was only a preliminary step and it would not shy away iank eh 0

  17. want fo be start but th Page 1: India iumps to 77th rank in the Ease of Doing Business Index (GSM 3-Indian Econom India jumped 23 ranks in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index 2018 to 77. In the 2017 report, the country was ranked 100 ee Reforms by India lauded by WB India's strong reform agenda to improve the business climate for small and medium enterprises is bearing fruit. It is also reflected in the government's strong commitment to broaden the business reforms agenda at the State and now even at the district level During the past year, India made Starting a Business easier by fully integrating multiple application forms into a general incorporation form . ink h cause ferent . India also replaced the value added tax with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for which pu the registration process is faster in both Delhi and Mumbai, the two cities measured by the Doing Business report. kand stay In addition, Mumbai abolished the practice of site inspections for registering companies under the Shops and Establishments Act. As a result, the time to start a business has beern halved to 16 days, from 30 days

  18. want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE s bnat th imp Check list The 10 parameters which the World Bank took into account while rating India 2016 2017 2018 200 y hav pho reve 150 100 50 he g layer or us hink h cause h erent a pu Borde Resolving insolvency rk and t sta Starting a Getting business credit Paying Getting taxes electricity trade Construction Protecting Registering Enforcing property contracts permits minority investors

  19. want fo be start but th India climbs 23 places in World Bank's rankings It's the only nation to have made it to the list of top 10 improvers for the second consecutive year. India's ease of doing business ranking The good Rank 2017 2018 181 52 Dealing with construction permits Starting a y has Year of announcement 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ph 137 156 rev business he g 77 Enforcing 163 164 contracts 80 Trading across 146 Getting credit cause 100 Getting electricity24 connection 29 110 The bad Registering property Paying taxes Resolving insolvency Protecting minority investors 166 a pu 121 103 130 kand stay 130 130 108 142 4 Source: World Bank Doing Business report mage Credit: Livemint es that IP

  20. want fo be start ut th Page 4: Kerala seeks support of all southern States (GSM 1- Social Issues Kerala has sought the cooperation of all the southern States in implementing the Supreme Court verdict granting unrestricted entry to women at the Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala. Though it was meant to be a meeting of the Ministers of the southern States, none of them . he rturned up. Chief Minister, who was to inaugurate it, also did not arrive. he g The Devaswom Minister appealed to the officials to create awareness among the Ayyappa devotees in their States not to bring plastic items. . On the campaign against donating cash in Sabarimala and other temples under the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), the Minister said the State was not using the temple funds. On the other hand, the government granted funds for the administration of temples cause . Every year, roughly 40 to 45 devotees died of heart attack during the trek to the hill shrine, pur the Minister said and highlighted the need for devotees to undergo a health check-up before coming to Sabarimala. On the damage caused by the recent deluge, he said the restoration works at Pampa and the construction of additional facilities at the Nilackal base camp were nearing completion. kand

  21. want fo be start but th Murder most foul How the families of the victims of a carnage had to wait over three decades for justice 1988: U.P. government orders a CB-CID investigation 1996: CB-CID files chargesheet in the criminal court in Ghaziabad against 19 PAC personnel y has ph reve he g 2002: Supreme Court transfers trial in the case to Delhi on a petition by the families of victims and survivors MAY 2006: Charges are framed by the trial court against all the accused for murder and other offences ink h cause ferent MARCH 23, 2015: The Delhi court acquits all the 16 accused; three other accused died during the trial MAY 2015: Trial court verdict challenged in the Delhi High Court by the victims' families pu Jaibun Nisha holding a photo of her husband Mohammed lqbal, a victim of the Hashimpura massacre. .R.V. MOORTHYSEPTEMBER 6, 2018: High Court kand stay reserves verdict MAY 22, 1987: Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel ound up 42 to 45 persons from the Muslim community in Hashimpura. Shoot down 38 OCTOBER 31: Court convicts 16 former PAC personnel for murder and sentences them to life imprisonment mage Credit: The Hindu

  22. want fo be start but th Custodial deaths STATOISTICS POLICE CUSTODY KILLS ONE PERSON Deaths In Police Custody (intimation) EVERY SECOND DAY National Human Rights Commission's data shows a staggering 111 deaths in police custody over the past eight months roughly one death every second day. The agency also reports over 25,000 incidents of violence by police. The numbers seem to endorse the perception of violent policing 5 Custodial torture 3 1 ph reve 12 35 5022 ink h cause VIOLENCE IN POLICE CUSTODY (2015) Aug 48 17 50 Total cases of custodial 19 kand 29 330 12 deaths Source: Ministry Of Home Affairs; Research: Atul Thakur: Graphic: Anil Dinod Image Credit: Times of India,

  23. Sep 16,2017 judgement but th The Supreme Court directed the Chief Justices of all High Courts to register petitions suo motu to identify the kin of prisoners who died unnatural deaths from 2012 and order the States to award them compensation y has plIt is important for the Centre and the State governments to realise that persons who suffer an rev unnatural death in a prison are also victims _sometimes of a crime and sometimes of negligence and apathy or both. >There is no reason at all to exclude their kin from receiving compensation only because the victim is a criminal cause ferent i. Whv and how the compensation to the relatives of those died in Custodv is denied: [ilNormally, the National and State Human Rights Commissions award compensations in cases of custodial torture and deaths. However, compliance by State governments is low as these commissions do not exercise any power of contempt. kand stay ii. Besides, the States go for a long-drawn appeal in the High Courts and later on in the Supreme Court, if necessary HCs in charge: This judgment is significant as the High Court will now directly award compensation and ensure compliance by the States. es that

  24. want fo be start but th Institution Check National Human Rights Commission Composition The Commission shall consist of: p (a) a Chairperson who has been a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; eg (b) one Member who is or has been, a Judge of the Supreme Court; (c) one Member who is, or has been, the Chief Justice of a High Court; (d) two Members to be appointed from amongst persons experts in human rights ink h cause ferent Appointment Appointed by the President on the recommendation of a Committee consisting of (a) The Prime Minister _Chairperson (b) Speaker of the House of the People (c) Minister in-charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Government of India (d) Leader of the Opposition in the House of the People (e) Leader of the Opposition in the Council of States (f) Deputy Chairman of the Council of States pu kand stay

  25. want fo be start but th Section 7 of the RBI Act reads. "Subject to any such directions, the general superintendence and direction of the affairs and business of the Bank shall be entrusted to a Central Board of Directors which may exercise all powers and do all acts and things which may be exercised or done by the Bank." pThis Central Board of Directors, as per the Act, comprises a Governor and [not more than he four] Deputy Governors to be appointed by the Centre, four Directors to be nominated by the rev Centre and one government official nominated by the Centre. Giving control of the RBI to its Board of Directors effectively gives control to the Central Government, Finance Ministry officials said three letters have been sent to the RBI citing Section 7, without actually implementing it. These letters were to do with the Centre's desire for the power sector's non-performing assets to be reclassified, the issue of RBI's dividends to the Centre, and the government's desire for the Prompt Corrective Action norms to be eased so u as to increase lending to the MSME sector ink h cause ferent kand stay

  26. want fo be start but th Page 15: 'Statement shows govt. has bigger say' (GSM 3- Indian Economy) .The Finance Ministry's statement regarding the Reserve Bank of India and its reiteration of the consultative process with the central bank is welcome. But the fact that it mentioned that the central bank was autonomous within the purview of the RBI Act is a message to the former that the government retains the right to issue directives to the RBI, say former Finance Ministry officials rev he . .They said, "The message to everyone, including the RBI, is that the central bank has ."This is a very positive move and it is very welcome that we are moving towards a .Another former Economic Affairs Secretary said that the government's statement also served autonomy within the Act, but the Act provides for a directive to be issued." consultative process," former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan said. to exhort the RBI to work on the same page as the government on larger economic issues. UI cause t ferent "On the other hand, they are saying they are independent under the RBI Act. They are saying kand stay 'we are willing to make peace under the boundaries we have set for you "We did not invoke Section 7 in 1991 or 1997 or 2008 or 2013. What is the need to invoke the provision now? It shows that government is hiding facts about the economy and is desperate," former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tweeted. 3 29 .

  27. want fo be start but th Page 16: FPIs go on a selling spree in October (GSM 3- Indian Economy) October has turned out to be the worst-ever month for Indian equities in terms of outflows from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) that are often looked upon as the prime drivers of any bull run. rta shows that FPIs have been net sellers at nearly $4 billon or 28,921 crore in October, he which is significantly higher than any single month net sales registered in the last 16 years since data is available. Incidentally, the previous high was seen in November 2016, when FPIs sold Indian shares worth 18,244 crore. Meanwhile, in the current calendar year, foreign investors are net sellers at 42,138 crore or nearly $5.78 billion. cause ferent As expected, the huge quantum of selling by foreign investors has affected the stock markets i pu, with the benchmark Sensex shedding nearly 5% or 1,785 points in October. . Reason:While market participants attribute the FPI selling to the overall aversion towards kand stay emerging markets coupled with factors such as the record fall in the rupee against the dollar and the surge in global oil prices that adversely impacts India's current account deficit, they believe that the worst is over and flows should stabilise in the near-term

  28. want fo be start but th Page 16: Be ready to trace the origin of messages. WhatsApp told (GSM 3- Indian Econom The government said it does not want WhatsApp to "decrypt and read" messages sent on its platform but "insists" that the Facebook-owned firm be able to trace the origin of messages p that lead to serious crimes eWhatsapp said it would look into the issue and get back This was conveyed to WhatsApp vice president Chris Daniels at a meeting with Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The government and WhatsApp firm have been at loggerheads over the issue of tracing the origin of fake messages. WhatsApp had earlier said it would not comply with the government's demand as the move would undermine the privacy of WhatsApp users . ink h cause ferent Potential for misuse PLI "Building traceability would undermine end-to-end encryption and the private nature of WhatsApp, creating potential for serious misuse," the U.S.-headquartered firm had said in August. kand stay In August, the government had asked WhatsApp to find a solution to trace the origin of fake messages

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