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Current Affairs 26 May 2022

CONTENTS

  1. U.S.-Taiwan relations
  2. Pre-Monsoon Devastation in Assam
  3. China is building a second, bigger bridge on the Pangong Tso lake
  4. Service charge levied by restaurants on customers

U.S.-Taiwan relations


Context:

Recently, The President of the United States made a controversial statement, during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister.

  • He gave an affirmative reply to a question on whether the U.S. will come to the aid of Taiwan militarily in case of an invasion by China.

Relevance:

GS II- International Relations (Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and agreements involving India)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the Taiwan issue?
  2. How has the U.S’s stance on the Taiwan question evolved vis-à-vis China?
  3. Why is the issue significant today?
  4. Why is Taiwan so important to China?

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Pre-Monsoon Devastation in Assam


Context:

While the Monsoons are yet to arrive, Assam has already been beset by Floods and Landslides that have left 15 people dead and more than 7 lakh affected.

  • The hill district of Dima Hasao, in particular, has been ravaged by flash floods and landslides, with connectivity to the rest of the state snapped.

Relevance:

GS III- Disaster management

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Factors behind this Unprecedented Devastation
  2. What is Causing the Landslides During Pre-monsoon?
  3. What are Landslides?
  4. Two Primary varieties of Landslides in India
  5. Why are Landslides more frequent in the Himalayas than in the Western Ghats?
  6. Geographical distribution of floods in India

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China is Building a Second, Bigger Bridge on the Pangong Tso lake


Context:

The Ministry of External Affairs has confirmed that China is building a second bridge on the Pangong Tso lake, not far from the site of one of the most intense friction points in the border standoff that began in May 2020.

Relevance:

GS II- International Relations

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Where are these bridges located?
  2. How will these constructions help China?
  3. Why this location?
  4. What has been India’s response?
  5. What is the current situation in the standoff?

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Service Charge Levied by Restaurants on Customers


Context:

The Centre has called a meeting of restaurant owners over service charge levied by them on customers.

The restaurants are collecting service charges from consumers by default, even though collection of any such charge is voluntary and at the discretion of consumers and not mandatory as per law.

Relevance:

GS III- Food Processing & Related Industries In India

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Components of a food bill
  2. What do the restaurants say?
  3. Where does the fund go?
  4. What is the issue then?

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