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ASHNA SISODIA .Verified Educator at Unacademy and teaching since October 2016 Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains 2017 and scored 140 marks in Essay and 110 each in GS Paper 2 and 3 each. Scored 125+ in Prelims 2017 From Chandigarh, India and CSE Btech from UIET Courses Made so Far: . ' - India Yearbook 2016, 2017and 2018 Learning maps quickly in 25 Lessons Issues Organizations - Current Affairs Course on Env, Internal Security and Social - Crash Course on Geography, History and International Course on Polity Part V, PRIs and International Relations https://unacademy.com/user/AshnaSisodia
WEEK 1-( 4 JUNE-10 JUNE) HINDI TI THE HINDU Stay Ahead of The Times
OP Nistar: . Changi base: . Why in News? What is it? It is an evacuation of Stranded -Prime Minister Narendra Modi Indians from Socotra, Yemen. recently visited the Changi Naval Base in Singapore hat happened? 38 Indian nationals were stranded on the Yemeni island of Socotra in the aftermath of cvclone Mekenu. About Changi naval base: Changi Naval Base (CNB) is the latest naval facility of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and was built to replace Brani Naval Base
Ganga Praharis . Why in News? - A group of 427 trained volunteers are reaching to each and every house in areas along - spread over Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and West About Ganga Praharis: river Ganga to educate them about the importance of protecting river's bio-diversity Bengal. - new grass root-level volunteers to protect the bio-diversity of river Ganga. They are roped-in by Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun - as part of the "Biodiversity Conservation and Ganga Rejuvenation" project being sponsored by National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) under the aegis of the Namami Gange programme. awareness creation and community mobilization. as ecological surveys, rescue and rehabilitation of aquatic species, awareness meetings, - Skills: well trained in ecological monitoring of Ganga aqua life, plantation techniques, - trained through a series of national, state and site level workshops in diverse skills such social interactions and green livelihood skills
Resource Efficiency Cell Why in News? MoEFCC and TERI have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a resource efficiency cell in the Ministry Aims and objectives: To provide a platform to mainstream resource efficiency in public policy through coordinated thinking among the various relevant Ministries and agencies for promoting resource efficiency in the use of materials in the country. - ensure a 'systems' thinking based on materials, products and processes, apart from enabling the preparation of an overarching resource efficiency policy for India and coordinated sectoral policies and regulatory mechanisms
What is Resource Efficiency and why do we need it? It means making more with fewer materials. transforming 'waste' into 'resources' fostering circular economy and strengthening resource security principles for achieving sustainable development ' Sustainability is a global priority and SDGs commitment and 11th Five year plan also clearly enunciate importance of Resource efficiency (RE Way ahead: Limited natural resources Ensuring resource security requires and integrated, concerted and collaborative approach in order to fulfill the needs of a vast and growing population. Environmental burdens emanating due to resource extraction, utilization and disposal, including land degradation, biodiversity loss, as wel as air and water pollution remain of great concern - Enhancing resource efficiency (RE) and promoting the use of secondary raw materials (SRM) is a pertinent strategy to address these challenges Reduce dependence on primary resource
International Air Transport Association (IATA) . Why in News? International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently criticized India for taxing international tickets asked governments to facilitate the growth of worldwide connectivity by avoiding creeping re-regulation, maintaining the integrity of global standards and addressing a capacity crisis. * Background: The government had announced the implementation of the GST from July 1, 2017. The tax covers airline products and services including tickets, ancillary, change, refund and other products and fees.
About IATA Trade association for the world's airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. - Formed in April 1945, it is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association, which was formed in 1919. IATA supports airline activity and helps formulate industry policy and standards. provides consulting and training services in many areas crucial to aviation. Headquarters: It is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with Executive Offices in Geneva, Switzerland.
JANAUSHADHI SUVIDHA . Why in News? - Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin, under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) The affordable sanitary napkins will now become available at over 3600 Janaushadhi Kendras functional in 33 States/UTs across India. About Janaushadhi Suvidha: - It is having a special additive which makes Sanitary napkin biodegradable when it comes in contact with oxygen after being discarded This would ensure 'Swachhta, Swasthya and Suvidha' for the underprivileged Women of India.