Marburg Virus Disease

Context Ghana declared the country’s first Marburg virus disease outbreak after two unrelated people died. The news of a new outbreak of a deadly disease caused by viral infections heightened the concerns of a public already exhausted by the coronavirus pandemic and alarmed by the spread of monkeypox and a new case of polio. Relevance […]

Declining Value of Euro

Context The euro recently reached parity with the US dollar. In other words, one euro became equal to one US dollar in terms of the exchange rate. The Euro is the European Union’s currency and monetary unit, represented by the € symbol. It is the official currency of the EU’s 19 member countries. Relevance GS […]

About The Snow leopard

About The Snow leopard

Context: A recent study by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) on snow leopard (Panthera uncia) has thrown up interesting insights on the elusive mountain cat and its prey species. The study under the National Mission on Himalayan Studies revealed a strong link between habitat use by snow leopard and its prey species Siberian ibex […]

Public Safety Act (PSA)

Context: Families of several youth taken into preventive detention this year under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA), which allows detention for up to two years without a trial, allege their kin were “shifted outside jails and held incommunicado” in violation of the provisions of the Act. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Innovations, Issues […]

Women Have Right to Safe Abortion

Context: Denying an unmarried woman the right to a safe abortion violates her personal autonomy and freedom, the Supreme Court held in an order. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: What did the SC say? What is the case about? The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy […]

 National Legal Services Authority

Context: Recently, the Minister of Law and Justice informed the details of funds allocated by NALSA (National Legal Services Authority) to Legal Services Authorities to organise Legal Aid Programmes in India. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: About National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) Legal Services Institutions at Various Levels Who is […]

Current Affairs 25 July 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS National Legal Services Authority Women have Right to Safe Abortion: SC Snow leopard Public Safety Act (PSA)  National Legal Services Authority Context: Recently, the Minister of Law and Justice informed the details of funds allocated by NALSA (National Legal Services Authority) to Legal Services Authorities to organise Legal Aid Programmes in India. Relevance: GS II- Polity […]

 Chandra Shekhar Azad Birth Anniversary

 Chandra Shekhar Azad Birth Anniversary

Focus: GS I- Modern History Why in News? On 23rd July, India paid tribute to the freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on his birth anniversary. About Chandra Shekhar Azad: Birth:  23rd July 1906  Place: Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Early Life: Chandra Shekhar, then a 15-year-old student, joined a Non-Cooperation Movement in December 1921. As a result, he was arrested. Death: He died at Azad Park in […]

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Focus: GS I- Modern History Why in News? The Prime Minister has paid tribute to the great Lokmanya Tilak on his Jayanti. About Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Bal Gangadhar Tilak, commonly known as Lokamanya Tilak was a leader of the Indian independence movement and belonged to the extremist faction. He was also called the ‘Father of […]