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05.11.22 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Govt’s ambitious scheme for girls The Mukhyamatri Noni SashaktikaranSahayataYojana is an ambitious scheme of the Chhattisgarh government in which Rs 20,000 is credited directly in the bank account of girls from workers’ families for self-employment and higher education. So far 8,262 daughters of construction workers have benefited under the scheme. A total of Rs 16.52 crore has been transferred to the accounts of the girls, an official communication said.   INTERNATIONAL Urban poverty triples in Sri Lanka amid enduring crisis   As Sri Lankans continue braving their worst economic crisis since Independence, urban poverty on the island has tripled ... Read more

06-07.11.22 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rajyotsava fair boosts women SHG products The products of Women Self-Help groups have earned an overwhelming response at the Chhattisgarh Rajyotsava fair whichconcluded on Sunday. The goods made by SHGs include mobilepockets, bags of banana fiber, cookies, earthen lamps, decoration items, candles, floor cleaners, handwash and soaps. Artists from all over the country and abroad who took part in the National Tribal Dance Festival also visited the stalls. The Panchayat and Rural Development Department exhibition at Rajyotsava also showcased schemes related to Narva Treatment, Swachh Bharat Mission and Mahatma Gandhi Rural Industrial Park. The exhibition depicted road construction undder ... Read more

01.07.2022 CGPSC Daily Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garhVidhan Sabha wins IMC Digital Award The e-Question and e-Answer application operated in the Chhattisgarh Assembly has been awarded the prestigious IMC Digital Award by the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industries at a national level function organized in Mumbai. Assembly Speaker Dr.CharandasMahant congratulated all the members of the Assembly for the achievement. Questions raised by the MLAs and replies to these questions are being sent            electronically by an application developed by NIC, Raipur. The departments also send their answers to the questions raised online. This has helped to reduce the use of paper.   INTERNATIONAL   China’s biggest and most ... Read more

Health Minister releases ‘The State of the World’s Children 2021’

Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, released a report titled “The State of the World’s Children 2021: On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health” on October 5, 2021 in New Delhi. The state of World’s Children 2021 report is UNICEF’s global flagship publication.     Key Points   The report highlights the significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental health of the children.   This report is significant because, mental health is an old issue & emerging issue. Furthermore, COVID-19 was a test of mental stress for entire world.   As per UNICEF report, about 14 percent ... Read more

DMPQ: India has lower quit rates for smoking.Comment

The International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking report was recently published. The report was prepared using secondary data from sources such as World Bank. Key Findings of the report   India has been ranked second in the number of smokers aged between 16 and 64 years. India is among the nations having lowest quit rates for smoking. Report notes that, China and India are home 500 million tobacco users aged between 16 and 64 years. In India, Tobacco prevalence is three times greater among men than women. India accounts for highest rates of use of smokeless tobacco and ... Read more

DMPQ-What is Metaverse ? Explain how it is going to effect the future of Business World.

The metaverse is a virtual world where people interact via their digital avatars!  In that virtual world, people will be able to do almost anything – go shopping, attend meetings, play with their friends and so on. This virtual universe can be accessed from devices like smartphones, or computers. However, to get the complete immersion experience – specific hardware devices like virtual reality headsets, augmented reality glasses, gaming consoles etc are recommended. The metaverse is not yet a reality, it is still a work in progress. However, metaverse could be the next evolution of the internet. Many are hypothesising that ... Read more

DMPQ-Critically evaluate the Extrajudicial killings as a measure of self defence and retaliation.

Encounter Killings’ is the term used to describe extrajudicial killings by the police or the armed forces when they encounter the alleged criminals or suspected gangsters. In India, the death sentence can be awarded only on the rarest of the rare instances – by the Supreme Court of India – after following the due process of law.  The term extrajudicial killing is used for executions done by the state outside the due process of law. As per the Supreme Court of India, every death at police hands must be recorded and investigated by an independent agency or a police unit ... Read more

DMPQ-What is Anti-Dumping duty. Discuss the implications of recently India Imposing antidumping duties on Chinese goods.

India has imposed anti-dumping duty on five Chinese products, including certain aluminium goods and some chemicals, for five years to guard local manufacturers from cheap imports from the neighbouring country. A remedy sanctioned by the WTO to protect a member country’s domestic industry from imports that have been priced at levels below those prevailing in the exporting nation’s home market,  The anti-dumping duty has become one of India’s most widely used trade weapons, especially against a flood of cheaper Chinese imports. Anti-dumping measures are taken to ensure fair trade and provide a level playing field to the domestic industry. Both ... Read more

DMPQ-what are cyclones ? Mention the conditions required for the origin of Tropical Cyclone.

Cyclones are also termed atmospheric disturbances. When the velocity of winds increases to such an extent that they attain strong force, a cyclonic storm is formed. Cyclones are the centres of low pressure. They are surrounded by closed isobars having increasing pressure outward. The wind circulation is from outside towards the central low pressure. They rotate anti-clockwise in the Northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. Conditions required for the origin of tropical cyclones: Presence of warm Ocean surface with a temperature of 27 degrees Celsius or more. The warm surface is the source of thermal convection and strong ... Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the cultural, political and Economic aspects of Decolonisation of Africa.

It was the cultural, economic and political process through which colonies broke free from the colonial empires and integrated themselves to the new ‘world order’. Cultural Colonial empires were generally founded on principles of Racism and ‘right to rule’ over ‘inferior races’. These narratives had to be challenged. An image of benevolent and modernising influence was used as a pretext for colonial exploitation. However, this was later broken. (Eg: Indian National Congress popularised the theory of drain of wealth to demolish the claim of the civilising influence of British Raj). Political Newly freed states had to be allowed to follow ... Read more