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Current Affairs 08 September 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Draft amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011
  2. Climate Reparation
  3. Uniformed Forces and Mental Health
  4. Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal
  5. Qimingxing-50

Draft Amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011


Context:

The Department of Consumer Affairs, Legal Metrology Division has notified a draft amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011.

Relevance:

GS II: Government policies and Interventions

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Mandatory provisions under the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011
  2. What are the proposed amendments?

Click Here To Read More: Draft Amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities)


Climate Reparation


Context:

Facing the worst flooding disaster in its history, Pakistan has begun demanding reparations, or compensation, from the rich countries that are mainly responsible for causing climate change.
Relevance:

GS III: Environment and Ecology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Climate Reparation?
  2. Who is responsible for Climate Change?
  3. Why need climate reparations?
  4. What did the International Conventions say about Climate Responsibility?
  5. Pushback from Developed Countries

Click Here To Read More: Climate Reparation


Uniformed Forces and Mental Health


Context:

The government needs to take immediate action to address mental health issues in the uniformed services.

Relevance:

GS II: Health and Education

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is mental wellness?
  2. Reasons for the Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in the Uniformed Forces
  3. Impact of the Rising Mental Health issues among the forces

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Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal


Context:

The Supreme Court drew an assurance from the State of Punjab that it will meet the Haryana counterpart within this month to discuss the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal which has been languishing for two decades.

Relevance:

GS-I: Geography (Drainage System in India, Projects to improve Irrigation), GS-II: Polity and Governance (Inter-State Relations)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal
  2. Sharing of river waters
  3. Punjab’s argument
  4. Sutlej / Satluj River
  5. Yamuna River

Click Here To Read More: Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal


Qimingxing-50


Context:

China’s first fully solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle has successfully completed its maiden test flight with all onboard systems functioning optimally.
Relevance:

GS III: Science and Technology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Qimingxing-50
  2. Cross between drone and satellite

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