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Current Affairs 11 August 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
  2. Langya Virus
  3. Open network for digital commerce
  4. 49th Chief Justice of India
  5. Butterfly Mine

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana


Context:

The Union Cabinet approved an extension to the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban up to December 31, 2024 so that the houses sanctioned under the scheme can be completed, officials said.

  • The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) has a completion rate of 67.72%, whereas the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) scheme that started a year ahead is lagging behind with a 50% completion rate.

Relevance:

GS-II: Social Justice (Welfare Schemes, Government Policies and Interventions)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What are the Reasons for Delay in Both the Schemes?
  2. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY- U: Housing for All – Urban)
  3. Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G)

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Langya Henipavirus


Context:

Langya Henipavirus: Almost three years after the novel coronavirus was detected in China, a new zoonotic virus has been discovered in the country’s two eastern provinces with 35 infections identified so far.

  • This new type of Henipavirus is also being called Langya Henipavirus or the LayV.

Relevance:

GS II: Health

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Langya virus?
  2. How was Langya virus discovered?
  3. Symptoms of Langya virus
  4. Where has Langya virus come from?

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Open Network For Digital Commerce


Context:

US firm Microsoft has become the first big tech company to join the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), a government-backed project which is aimed at enabling small merchants and mom-and-pop stores in parts of the country to access processes and technologies that are typically deployed by large e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart.

Relevance:

GS III- Indian Economy

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is ONDC?
  2. What led to formation of ONDC?
  3. What is the current status?
  4. What are the likely benefits of ONDC?

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49th Chief Justice of India


Context:

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed Shri Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Judge of the Supreme Court as the Chief Justice of India.

Relevance:

GS II- Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Appointment of the CJI
  2. Administrative Powers of CJI (Master of Roster)

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Butterfly Mine


Context:

The UK Ministry of Defence, in its intelligence assessment of the ongoing war in Ukraine, has and sounded an alarm on the possible use of PFM-1 series ‘Butterfly Mines’ by the Russian military in Donetsk and Kramatorsk.

Relevance:

GS III: Defence

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the ‘Butterfly Mine’ and why is it called so?
  2. How are these mines associated with Soviet Union and Afghanistan?
  3. Are these kind of mines allowed by international law?

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