Call Us Now

+91 9606900005 / 04

For Enquiry

legacyiasacademy@gmail.com

Current Affairs 14 March 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Chilika Lake
  2. The functioning of the ISS after sanctions
  3. GenoMICC research project
  4. Most favoured nation
  5. Vibrant Village Programme

Chilika Lake


Context:

The Odisha government has proposed to ban movement of mechanised fishing boats in the Mangalajodi area of the Chilika lake, an important haunt of migratory birds, to provide the winged guests an undisturbed ecosystem for six months every year.

Relevance:

Prelims, GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Species in news, Conservation of Ecology and Environment, Protected Areas in News)

Dimensions of the Article:
  1. About Chilika Lake
  2. Threats to Chilika Lake ecosystem

Click Here To Read More: Chilika Lake


The Functioning of the ISS After Sanctions


Context:

Even though the U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia including a ban on transfer of technology, the scheduled missions for a transfer of crew on the ISS between the two countries seem to be unaffected.

Relevance:

GS-III Science and Technology: (Space Technology, Developments in Space technology)

Dimension of the Article:
  1. What is a Space Station?
  2. International Space Station (ISS)
  3. What is Russia’s role in maintaining the ISS?
  4. Why does the orbit of the ISS need to be corrected?

Click Here To Read More: The Functioning of the ISS After Sanctions


GenoMICC Research Project


Context:

Scientists in the United Kingdom as part of a research project, GenOMICC (Genetics of Mortality in Critical Care), have identified 16 new genetic variants that make a person more susceptible to a severe COVID-19 infection.

Relevance:

GS III- Science and Technology

Dimensions of the Article:
  1. What is the GenOMICC study?
  2. How was the GenOMICC study for COVID-19 done?
  3. What are the key findings?
  4. How useful are these findings?

Click Here To Read More: GenoMICC Research Project


Most Favoured Nation


Context:

The United States, the European Union, Britain, Canada and Japan were due to move jointly to revoke Russia’s “most favoured nation” (MFN) status over its invasion of Ukraine.

Relevance:

GS III- Indian Economy

Dimensions of the Article:
  1. What is ‘most favoured nation’ status?
  2. What does losing MFN status mean?

Click Here To Read More: Most Favoured Nation


Vibrant Village Programme


Context:

The Union government plans to open the villages along the Chinese border for tourists under the Vibrant Village programme announced in the Union Budget 2022-23.

Relevance:

GS III- Indian Economy (Infrastructure)

Dimensions of the Article:
  1. About Vibrant Village Programme
  2. Need of such scheme

Click Here To Read More: Vibrant Village Programme

 


Download PDF
October 2022
MTWTFSS
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31 
Categories