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5th December 2018 The Hindu DNA
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Mahesh Agarwal
I am a B.Tech graduate from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.I have appeared for UPSC CSE thrice and cleared pre all the time.I have also cleared SSC CGL 20

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  1. 5th December 2018 Kandhamal Haldi likely to get Gl tag page 3 prelims Odisha Properties- Healing flavouring cosmetic use For prelims prepare about Gl tags, who gives it(authority) , does Gl tag guarantee rights of marketing similar to other IPRs? Gl tags- sign + for products having special geographical origin or reputation due to that origin + WTO TRIPS compliant+Gl of goods act first good to get Gl tag in India 1999 Darjeeling tea became Important thing is-Producer of Darjeeling tea can exclude use of term Darjeeling for tea not grown in their tea gardens ,however it doesn't enable the holder to prevent someone from making a product using the same techniques as set out in the standards of those indication.


  2. Advertisement on organic logo on pag Jaivik bharat logo-by FSSAl for organic prod PGS-INDIA organic logo - Same Disabilities Act: States going slow on rollout, says study GS2 vulnerable section of society A study conducted by the Disability Rights India Foundation (DRIF) on the implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, across 24 States, has revealed that more than half have not notified the State rules, despite a significant lapse of time. Use this info to justify that even after disability act, implementation is poor Stunted, wasted GS2 issues relating to hunger a third of the world's stunted children under five have low height for age live in India There is wide variation in stunting levels in different parts of the country. District level data show high and very high levels of stunting mainly in central and northern India (more than 30% and 40%, respectively), but less than 20% in almost the entire south. The Economic Survey 2017-18 put social services spending at 6.6% of GDP an estimated 46.6 million who . .


  3. Cutting through the smog GS3 environmental pollution and agricultural issues The article talks about long term sustainable solution for addressing stubble burning Existing solutions inadequate Imposing a fine for burning straw is again unreasonable. The fine imposed per hectare is much lower than the cost incurred on a 'happy seeder. increasing pressure by the government on farmers to purchase the 'happy seeder to abate stubble burning adds to the cost incurred by farmers.Solution suggested by author-'Uberisation of agriculture' pooling of machines, happy seeder on a per time use basis..would create alternative market for renting out farm machines like in Nigeria. MSP policy and procurement policy encourages water intensive rice crops. Unlike wheat residue, which is used as fodder, paddy straw is nonpalatable to animalsas it has high silica content. So promoting its usage as biomass in power plants, paper mills can be sought by encouraging these plants to be set up in high stubble burning zones.(ek teer se do waar-Renewable energy target bhi poora hoga) government should encourage crop diversification towards less waterintensive crops by extending price incentives and better marketing facilities


  4. Patents granted by India up by 50% in '17-WIPO data use this data to highlight increasing progress of India in R&D Note-Let COP 24 conclude,we will complete the issue ..As of now its not wise to make note out of climate change news.