Campaign Angikaar

●electronic cigarette (or e-cig)• It is a battery-powered vaporizer that mimics tobacco smoking. It works by heating up a nicotine liquid, called “juice.”•Commerce Ministry has asked the Health Ministry to frame a law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of a domestic legislation•current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is […]

Gogabeel Lake

●Gogabeel Lake Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar’s Katihar district, has been declared as the state’s first ‘Community Reserve’.•Gogabeel is formed from the flow of the rivers Mahananda and Kankhar in the north and the Ganga in the south and east. It is the fifteenth Protected Area (PA) in Bihar.•Gogabeel is formed from the […]

Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 29 August 2019

●National Register of Citizens (NRC);-~address the issue of illegal migrants in Assam, specifically from Bangladesh•Who is a citizen in Assam??????~all Indian-origin people who came from Bangladesh before January 1, 1966 to be deemed as citizens~Those who came b/w JAN 1,1966 & March 25, 1971 were eligible for citizenship(after living 10 years)●China’s One Country Two Systems […]

Swine Influenza (swine flu) H1N1

●Swine Influenza (swine flu) H1N1 Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com ~is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs•Transmission from Pigs to Humans•Pregnant women who contract the H1N1 infection are at a greater risk●National REDD+ Strategy↪builds upon existing national circumstances which have been updated in line with India’s National Action […]

Tardigrades

●Rotavirus•It is a genus of double-stranded RNA viruses in the family Reoviridae. [Rotaviruses are the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants and young children]•Rotavirus diarrhoea, unlike other forms of diarrhoea, can only be prevented through the vaccination•India is committed to ending morbidity and mortality in children due to diarrhoea by 2022•The vaccine is currently […]

Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 28 August 2019

●Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) ~aims to provide LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections to poor households [identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) ] •A report from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare places Household Air Pollution (HAP) as the second leading risk factor contributing to India’s disease burden. •[Most people believe that food cooked […]

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