06 Sep, 2022
46 Min Read
|GS-II||National Crime Records Bureau Data on Sedition||Important reports|
|Bail for Women||Governance|
|Healthcare Facilities Worldwide||Governance|
|GS-III||Nano Urea Fertiliser||Economic Issues|
|PT Pointer||Sea Cucumber||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator: ISRO||S&T|
According to recent National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, Assam has been the state with the most sedition charges over the past eight years.
Data on sedition cases (registered under Section 124A of the IPC) have been available since 2014, according to the NCRB, which accumulates and publishes crime statistics as reported by states and union territories.
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Source: The India Express
Recently, the Supreme Court of India granted interim bail to activist Teesta Setalvad stating that “the relief of interim bail is granted to the appellant (Teesta) in the peculiar facts including the fact that the appellant happens to be a lady”.
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The Code of Criminal Procedure's section on bail that states that "being a woman is a viable cause for granting bail, even where otherwise it cannot be considered," was also mentioned by the Chief Justice of India
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Source: The Hindu
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) report, over half of the world's healthcare facilities lack basic hygiene services, placing 3.85 billion people at an increased risk of diseases.
The research was made public during Stockholm, Sweden's World Water Week.
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Source: The Financial Express
The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers recently approved the use of Nano urea for commercial purposes.
Nano fertilizers are not produced in sufficient amounts or are not readily available. This restricts the use of nano-fertilizers as a source of plant nutrients on a larger scale.
The procedure of formulation is not standardized. Due to the diverse pedoclimatic circumstances, the same nanomaterial produces various effect
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Source: The Hindu
Recent Chinese investment in a Sea cucumber farm has raised concerns among northern Sri Lankan fishermen.
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Source: The Indian Express
The Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (IAD) device, which could help with the cost-effective recovery of spent rocket stages and safely land payloads on distant planets, has recently undergone successful testing by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
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