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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
Global Initiative On Academic Network . Why in news? In a bid to make Indian cities more sustainable, the NITI Aayog has launched a new course on 'Urban Analytics Evalang and Measuring Sustainability of Cities' at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. The course was launched under Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN). The course will provide an understanding and analysis on the urbanization and its impacts that would help in evaluating the conditions of sustainability in Indian cities About GIAN Program: Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education was launched in 2015. It is a program of Ministry of Human Resource and Development GIAN aims at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs to engage with the institutes of higher education in India to augment the country's existing academic resources Accelerate the pace of quality reforms, and further strengthen India's scientific and technological capabilities.
Article 35A . Why in news2 The Centre has decided not to file any "counter-affidavi" on Article 35A, which has been challenged in the Supreme Court through a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition. The Supreme Court has scheduled further hearing for August 6. About Article 35A: Article 35A is a provision in the Constitution that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define permanent residents of the state It was added through the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954, issued under Article 370 Article 35A empowers Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define "permanent residents" of the state along with their special rights and privileges. This Article has an intricate relationship with Article 370.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly defined Permanent Resident as a person who was a state subject on May 14, 1954 or who had been a resident of the state for 10 years and has "lawfully acquired immovable property in the state." A person who is not a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir is not allowed to buy or own properties in the state or vote in state Assembly election or contest election to the state Assembly. An outsider cannot get a job in the Jammu and Kashmir government Situation now of Article 35 A Attempts to undo Article 35A of the Indian Constitution would strike a fatal blow to the nationalists in the state. Kashmiris are apprehensive that such a move would open the sluice gates for a demographic transformation of the Valley The J&K government is also concerned at the reluctance of the Union government to file a counter affidavit in the Supreme Court. Against the backdrop of the escalating protests in Kashmir, this issue could potentially be explosive.
Geo-Intelligence-Asia 2018 . Why in news? The Eleventh edition of Geolntelligence Asia 2018 is being held in New Delhi. It is organized by Geospatial Media and Communication with Directorate General of Information System as Knowledge Partners and Military Survey as Co-organisers. About Geo-Intellgence- Asia 2018 The seminar brings together the military, security officials including BSF and Police Forces, Government and industry together to examine the latest technology solutions and on the critical role of geospatial technology in military and security applications The use of big data, advanced geospatial analytics software and sophisticated imaging technologies from (very) high-resolution remote sensing satellites, UAVs and other sensors, enables seamless flow of information in pre-, real-time and post-combat operations Geospatial data is invaluable to the border security operations, to deliver accurate situational awareness information, enabling quick and secure decision-making, while mitigating risks, and increasing national security
IBSA Summit Why in News? 2018 IBSA Ministerial meet was recently held in Pretoria, South Africa. The outcome of this meeting was a document titled IBSA Declaration on South-South Cooperation. This document calls for contribution of each of the member of IBSA forum to contribute to greater understanding of development cooperation as a common endeavour of the global south. . About IBSA Summit: The establishment of IBSA was formalised by the Brasilia Declaration of 6 June 2003. IBSA is a coordinating mechanism amongst three emerging countries, three multi ethnic and multicultural democracies, which are determined to: - Contribute to the construction of a new international architecture. - Bring their voice together on global issues. - Deepen their ties in various areas.
Fortified Rice ' Why in News? The government is planning to provide fortified rice (enriched with essential vitamins and minerals) to all the poor under National Food Security Act (NFSA) across the country, which would cost about Rs 12,000 to Rs 14,000 crore annually To begin with the scheme is likely to cover the 115 'aspirational' districts across the country. The proposal is being prepared with the support of Niti Aayog under the National Nutrition Mission. .About Fortified Rice: Fortification is the practice of deliberately increasing the content of an essential micronutrient, i.e. vitamins and minerals (including trace elements) in a food, so as to improve the nutritional quality of the food supply and provide a public health benefit with minimal risk to health. Rice fortification is the practice of increasing the content of essential micronutrients in rice and to improve the nutritional quality of the rice.
FORTIFIED RICE ODISHA MODEL TO BOOST MIDDAY MEALS WHAT? O Fortified kernels blended at ratio 1:100 with ordinary rice 0 100g of fortified rice has 10mg iron HOW? WHERE? O Fortified rice for on-site cooking in Odisha's Gajapati district O Children across 1,449 schools in Gajapati covered O Manufactured by combining rice powder with iron Powder converted into rice-like kernels O Micronutrient fortified kernels resemble regular rice MS Source: UN WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME Mwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwnnms TIMES INTERNET
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