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Current Affairs 13 April 2022

CONTENTS

  1. The process of electing India’s President 
  2. Midday meal and supplements
  3. Ancient megalithic jars
  4. No El Nino expected this year
  5. 5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program

The Process of Electing India’s President 


Context:

The tenure of the current President of India Ram Nath Kovind is set to end in July this year, which is also when the 16th Indian Presidential election will be held to elect his successor. The Assembly elections held in five States this year, and the changes in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), are expected to alter the dynamic of votes in the upcoming presidential race.

Relevance:

GS II- Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  • How is the President elected?
  • Qualifications for Election as President
  • What is the value of each vote and how is it calculated?
  • What is required to secure a victory?

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Midday Meal and Supplements


Context:

From the next academic session, Karnataka is likely to become the 13th state to provide eggs under the midday meal scheme, which is among the largest initiatives in the world to enhance nutrition levels of school-going children through hot cooked meals.

Relevance:

GS II- Government Policies and Interventions

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About the PM POSHAN (Poshan Shakti Nirman) scheme (New MDM)
  2. How the Mid-Day-Meal Scheme came to be?
  3. Has the Mid-Day-Meal Scheme helped?
  4. What is usually on the menu?
  5. Do the Centre and states run the scheme jointly?
  6. Criticism of MDM scheme and Implementation

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Ancient Megalithic Jars


Context:

The discovery of a number of megalithic stone jars in Assam’s Dima Hasao district has brought to focus possible links between India’s Northeast and Southeast Asia, dating back to the second millennium BC. According to a study in Asian Archaeology, the jars are a “unique archaeological phenomenon”. It calls for more research to understand the “likely cultural relationship” between Assam and Laos and Indonesia, the only two other sites where similar jars have been found.

Relevance:

GS-I: History, Art and Culture (Historical Evidences)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Assam’s Megalithic jar
  2. What is the significance of the Findings?
  3. What is a Megalith?
  4. Megaliths in India

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No El Nino Expected This Year


Context:

The southwest monsoon is likely to be “normal” in 2022, though rainfall in August, the second rainiest month, will likely be subdued, according to the private weather company Skymet.

Relevance:

GS-I: Geography (Climatology, Important Geophysical Phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Impact of Climate Change)

Dimensions of the article:

  1. La Niña
  2. El Niño 

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5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program


Context:

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) for “5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program (VEPP)” initiative to build strong collaboration partnerships across 5G Use-case ecosystem stakeholders.

Relevance:

GS- III ( Science and Technology ) IT & Computers, Indigenization of Technology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About 5G
  2. About 5G VEPP

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