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Political Parties are tye moat most distrusted: Survey.

Jatin Verma is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Jatin Verma
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  4. want fo be start but th MCOs FOR 27TH MARCH, 2019 1) Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding National Security Act? 1. It is related to providing preventive detention in certain cases. ph reve 2. It is applicable throughout the territory of India Select the correct answer using the code given below: a) only b) 2 only ink h cause ferent c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 pu kand stay


  5. want fo be start but th Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding HIN1? 1. It is a viral disease transmitted from humans. 2. Rajasthan has the most number of HIN1 cases in India Select the correct answer using the code given below: ph only rev b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 cause ferent pu kand stay


  6. want fo be start but th Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. Heat waves are declared when the temperature exceeds 40 degree Celsius in case of plains. 2. It is prevalent only in northern India Select the correct answer using the code given below: ph only rev b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  7. want fo be start but th Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding stubble burning? 1. Stubble burning releases toxic chemicals into the atmosphere. 2. It improves the fertility of the soil. Select the correct answer using the code given below: ph only rev b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  8. want fo be start but th Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding RBI's recent dollar-rupee swap? 1. It is being done for the first time by RBI 2. It will infuse liquidity in to the economy. Select the correct answer using the code given below: ph only rev b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  9. want fo be start but th Important News Articles Taking Delhi/Noida edition as the base GSM 1: 1. Page 1: Six choke to death after entering septic tank in T.N. ph ve 2. Page 5: Coming soon- a robot to clean septic tanks. rev GSM 2: 1. Page 1: Very, very serious matters in CBI report on Saradha case: SC ink h cause ferent 2. Page 1: 'Use of NSA in cow slaughter cases wrong' 3. Page 1: Political parties most distrusted, Armv, iudiciary win people's trust' 4. Page 7: China destroys maps showing wrong'border 5. Page 7: Govt. notifies new rules for drugs, clinical trials pu kand stay 6. Page 7: Is death by mosquito bite insurable? 7. Page 7: Sharp rise in HIN1 cases


  10. want fo be start but th GSM3 1. Page 1 : 70% of fleet will be airborne in a month. Jet assures govt. 2. Page 13: Jet Airways gears up to restore suspended flights 3. Page 5: Stubble burning menace emerges in Kuttanad ph re 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Page 5: No respite from heat as mercury continues to rise in Kerala Page 7: India's carbon dioxide emissions up 5% Page 13: RBI receives aggressive bids, infuses 34,500 cr. liquidity Page 13: L&T makes an open offer to buy 31% stake in Mindtree for Page 13: Mindtree not to go ahead with share buy-back 5,030 cr. ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  11. want fo be start but th Page 1: Verv, verv serious matters in CBI report on Saradha case: SC What is the issue? The CBI submitted its status report on the examination of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in Shillong in connection with the multi-crore ponzi scam re cases, including the Saradha and Rose Valley scandals. A three-judge Bench, led by Chief Justice of India, however, refrained from making any comments on the contents Background The petition stems from a February 3 incident in which the West Bengal police manhandled cause ferent a CBI team that went to Mr. Kumar's Kolkata residence to question him in the Saradha scam case. The Supreme Court, while transferring the probe into the ponzi scams to the CBI from the State police, had ordered the latter to fully support the central investigating agency to reach the truth. PLI kand stay


  12. want fo be start but th Page 1: 'Use of NSA in cow slaughter cases wrong' The CM of MP has said that the use of the National Security Act (NSA) by the Madhya Pradesh police in cases of suspected cow slaughter was wrong and will not be repeated. Terming the controversial use of the law that primarily targeted Muslims a legacy of the eeious BJP government, he told that instructions were given to the police to stop the practice. The CM had faced criticism for continuing with the BJP policy after reports emerged that his government, too, had invoked the NSA in such cases. cause ferent pu kand stay


  13. want fo be start but th The Army is the most trusted institution in the country, with an effective trust rate of 88%, while the judiciary- including the Supreme Court, High Courts and district court enjoys an effective trust rate of more than 60%. 2, Biggest problem of the econom pm" One in five or 20% felt that unemployment was the single biggest issue facing the country- heg today. Among the youth between 18 and 35 years, that figure shot up to 49%. Other issues cited include development, growth and poverty ( 1 590) and law, governance and corruption ( 13%) . . 3. Religious nationalism ink h cause ferent The survey asked whether the government should punish those who eat beef, engage in religious conversion, do not stand for nationalism or refuse to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. PLI It found differences across States, with people in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Uttarakhand being kand stay mostly likely to support punishment in such cases. Punishment for beef consumption had the largest support; only Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir had a higher percentage of respondents who opposed punishment rather than supported it in this case.


  14. want fo be start but th Page 7: China destroys maps showing wrong' border . China has destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for export for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of the Chinese territory, the official media reported. . China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of south Tibet, and routinely objects to Indian hars visiting the State to highlight its stand. The two countries have so far held 21 rounds e*of talks to resolve the border dispute covering the 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control. The maps were meant for export to an "unspecified country", state-run Global Times reported. Almost 30,000 "incorrect" world maps, showing Taiwan as a separate country and wrong depiction of the Sino-Indian border, were destroyed by the customs authorities in Qingdao in eastern Shandong province, it said ink h cause ferent PLI kand stay


  15. want fo be start but th Page 7: Govt. notifies new rules for drugs, clinical trials The Union Health Ministry has notified the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019, with the government stating that the move is aimed at promoting clinical research in the country y ha The rules will apply to all new drugs, investigational new drugs for human use, clinical phe eetrials, bio-equivalence studies and ethics committees. Highlights of the notification . Reduction in time for approving applications, which has now come down to 30 days for drugs manufactured in India and 90 days for those developed outside the country Also, in case of no communication from Drugs Controller General of India, the applica will be deemed to have been approved. The requirement of a local clinical trial may be waived for approval of a new drug if it is approved and marketed in any of the countries (EU, U.K., Australia, Japan and U.S.) specified by the Drugs Controller General with the approval of the government The new rules will ensure patient safety and an ethics committee will monitor the trials and decide on the amount of compensation in cases of adverse events. ink h cause ferent PLI kand stay


  16. want fo be start but th HINI The A/H1N1 virus An unusual cocktail of avian, swine and human viruses y has Bird flu Human flu ph reve he g Swine flu Pigs may harbour several flu viruses simultaneously The pathogens may mix to create a new viral strain ink h cause ferent Transmission Symptoms Pig to human -High fever Coughing, put inhaling viral particles there is no risk from eating cooked pork) Human to human inhaling sneezing Breathing difficulties Loss of appetite kand stay viral particles AFP 290409


  17. want fo be start but th Page 1: 70% of fleet will be airborne in a month. Jet assures govt. . Jet Airways hopes to have over 70% of its planes back in air in the next month as the SBI-led consortium provides the beleaguered airline interim funding, its top brass told the government. The airline now has only 35 planes flying, out of a total of 103 planes, and wil aim to get 40 more planes airborne by the April-end, the officials said. Nearly 50 planes have been grounded owing to the non-payment of lease rentals, while others are inoperable because of maintenance issues that have led to large-scale flight cancellations The airline's chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita resigned from the Board recently, reve ink h cause ferent . effecting a resolution plan under which an interim fund of R1,500 crore would be pumped in by the lenders. Jet's financial distress, combined with the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes, has resulted in as many as 60 planes being removed from the domestic market and an 8% fall in capacity Meanwhile, the Ministry has also advised airlines to not indulge in predatory pricing given the mismatch in demand and capacity due to unavailability of a large chunk of Jet Airways' planes. PLI . to stay


  18. want fo be start but th Page 5: Stubble burning menace emerges in Kuttanad .Paddy fields in Kuttanad, the rice bowl of Kerala, look black these days with some of them emitting plumes of smoke. Relatively a new phenomenon in this part of the region, setting paddy fields on fire after harvest by 'padashekhara samitis' and farmers is emerging as a major cause for concern. is posing serious health and environmental hazards. After the harvest of the puncha crop (first crop) began last month in Kuttanad, Fire Services and Rescue personnel and fire tenders have been pressed into action several times after the blaze went out of control, threatening to engulf even houses, life and property In Punjab or Haryana, residue burning is rampant after harvest, resulting in heavy smog choking the region every year. The rampant burning of fields started only a few years ago. The smoke from stubble contains carbon monoxide and other toxic chemicals, which adversely affect human health and environment. However, the farmers are yet to be aware of the dangers. . ink h cause t ferent .The farmers are burning fields to destroy stubble, to check the germination of weedy rice kand stay and prevent diseases, as part of preparing their fields for the next crop season. They believe setting the fields on fire will improve the soil fertility. Experts, however, say the burning impacts the quality of soil as it robs the soil of vital nutrients .


  19. want fo be start but th Page 5: No respite from heat as mercury continues to rise in Kerala . Large parts of Kerala continued to sizzle in the scorching summer heat, with the temperature crossing 39 degrees at Vellayani, near Thiruvananthapuram, and hovering around 38 degrees in Palakkad and Kottayam districts and Punalur in Kollam reHeatstroke and sunburn cases were reported from several places even as the Kerala State eDisaster Management Authority sounded a warning that the maximum temperature in eight districts could rise by 2 to 3 degrees above normal over the next two days. Heat waves Heat waves are among the leading causes of deaths among natural disasters in India. The heat waves of 2015 and 2016 had killed 2,040 and 1,111 people across the country respectively, according to records from the National Disaster Management Agency. ink h cause ferent PLI What is a heat wave? kand stay A Heat Wave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum temperature that occurs during the summer season in the North-Western parts of India. Heat Waves typically occur between March and June, and in some rare cases even extend till July-


  20. want fo be start but th The extreme temperatures and resultant atmospheric conditions adversely affect people . living in these regions as they cause physiological stress, sometimes resulting in death Heat Wave need not be considered till maximum temperature of a station reaches atleast eWhen actual maximum temperature remains 45*C or more irrespective of normal maximum What are the IMD conditions for heat wave? 40*C for Plains and atleast 30*C for Hilly regions temperature, heat waves should be declared. Health Impacts of Heat Waves The health impacts of Heat Waves typically involve dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke, About NDMA ink h cause ferent It is the apex body for disaster management in India created under Disaster Managementp Act, 200s It is headed by the Prime Minister There are also State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs) headed by respective Chief kand stay Ministers, to spearhead and implement a holistic and integrated approach to Disaster Management in India


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  22. want fo be start but th Whv is the takeover called a hostile move? View 1 - in support ofL&T Mindtree may have called the move a hostile move due to its emotions attached with the company where another company becomes a major shareholder suddenly. pBt looking at the larger picture, the takeover should be a good move as it involves the hegcoming together of two large companies having common interests. The move will help L&T to have a large audience and a greater pursuit of growth Also L&T is a company which makes huge investments in infrastructure. Their diversification into software and services will make the right blend for the company. . ink h View 2 - in support of Mindtree ferent The takeover is not a illegal one but an immoral and unethical one . Companies like mindtree were among the initial entrepreneurs in India. These companies PLI have been developed by people who have worked round the clock without salaries and holidays to bring up that company. The takeover of the company is more of disrupting the emotions of its employees who have just started reaping the benefits of their hard work. In India, cultural values hold more significance than large business stakes. kand stay .


  23. want fo be start but th The work ethos of both companies is different as well. While L&T has a purely business model, Mindtree has an informal way of working . What are the implications? L&Tbeing a large infrastructure company has chosen to invest in services sector which ree ht mean there is not much growth left in the infrastructure sector. Start ups should be cautious about their investors to avert such happenings in future. . It should be analysed whether such take over where the company and its employees are not very happy should be made or not Such takeovers might be the reason for hostility between the new management and its employees ink h cause ferent pu kand stay