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Current Affairs 17 June 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Black Death
  2. Govt’s new guidelines banning surrogate ads
  3. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  4. Bharat Gaurav Scheme
  5. Prithvi-II Missile

Black Death


Context:

Recently, In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers have claimed that the disease originated in modern day northern Kyrgyzstan around 1338-1339 – nearly 7-8 years before it ravaged large parts of the world.

Relevance:

GS II- Health and Education

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What was the Black Death?
  2. Why is the new discovery significant?
  3. Why was this plague called the Black Death?
  4. How deadly was the spread, what was its aftermath?

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Govt’s New Guidelines Banning Surrogate Ads


Context:

Sellers of alcoholic beverages have asked the government to provide clarity on ‘surrogate advertisements’, which have been banned under the new guidelines to tackle misleading advertisements.

Relevance:

GS II- Government policies and Interventions

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Details
  2. What do the new advertising guidelines say?
  3. What is surrogate advertising?
  4. Why are advertisers seeking clarity?

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)


Context:

The Foreign Minister of Myanmar is unlikely to be part of the 24th ASEAN-India Ministerial summit.

Relevance:

GS II- International Relations

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  2. ASEAN’s Objectives
  3. ASEAN-India Trade in Goods Agreement (AITIGA)
  4. ASEAN-India Trade in Services Agreement (AITISA)
  5. ASEAN-India Investment Agreement (AIIA)
  6. ASEAN-India Free Trade Area (AIFTA)

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Bharat Gaurav Scheme


Context:

The ‘Bharat Gaurav’ train service from Coimbatore to Shirdi, a first of its kind in the country, was inaugurated at the Coimbatore North Railway Station.

Relevance:

GS III- Infrastructure

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Bharat Gaurav Scheme
  2. Benefits of the Scheme

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Prithvi-II Missile


Context:

Recently, India successfully conducted the night trial of surface-to-surface nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile Prithvi-II.

Relevance:

GS III- Science and Technology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Prithvi-II Missile
  2. About the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP)

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