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Current Affairs 12 January 2023

CONTENTS

  1. Ebola Virus Disease
  2. Assisted reproductive technology
  3. VSHORAD missile system
  4. Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955
  5. Blackbucks
  6. Paigah Tombs of Hyderabad

Ebola Virus Disease


Context:

Recently, Uganda declared an end to an Ebola virus outbreak that emerged almost four months ago and claimed the lives of 55 people. The move was confirmed in a statement issued by the WHO.

Relevance:

GS II: Health

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Ebola Virus Disease
  2. How does it spread?
  3. What are the symptoms?
  4. How can it be diagnosed?
  5. Treatment

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Assisted Reproductive Technology


Context:

The Kerala High Court has said that personal choice to build a family is a fundamental right and fixing an upper age limit for the same was a restriction which needs a relook.

Relevance:

GS II: Government Policies & Interventions, Issues Related to Women

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the issue?
  2. About Assisted reproductive technology
  3. Provisions of the ART (Regulation) Act, 2021

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VSHORAD Missile System


Recently, The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)  accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) to procure the Very Short Range Air Defence System or VSHORAD (IR Homing) missile system, designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), among other weapon systems for the Army and Navy at a total cost of Rs4,276 crore.

Relevance:

GS III: Defence

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the missile system?
  2. How will it help India?
  3. About Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

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Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955


Context:

Recently, A Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud said it will first take up for preliminary determination whether Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955 suffers from any “constitutional infirmity”.

Relevance:

Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. The Section 6A of Citizenship Act 1955
  2. Section 6A

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About Blackbucks


Context:

A new study from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) found that blackbucks in India have adapted well to natural and human-induced challenges to their survival, with an increasing trend in population numbers compared to the recent past

Relevance:

GS III: Environment and Ecology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Blackbucks
  2. Protection Status
  3. Threats

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Paigah Tombs of Hyderabad


Context:

The necropolis of noblemen dating from the Asaf Jahi era in Hyderabad, also known as the Paigah Tombs Complex, is set to be restored with funding from the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

Relevance:

GS I: History

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Who were the Paigahs?
  2. Paigah Tombs

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