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Current Affairs 28 December 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Regenerative Agriculture
  2. Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes
  3. National Register of Citizens
  4. Naegleria fowleri : Brain-eating amoeba
  5. Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022

Regenerative Agriculture


Context:

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh who follow regenerative farming methods find that they reduce the need for frequent irrigation, which conserves water and energy.

Relevance:

GS III: Agriculture

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Regenerative Agriculture?
  2. Advantages of Regenerative Agriculture
  3. What are Indian Efforts to Promote Regenerative Agriculture?

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Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes


Context:

The Parliamentary panel on Social Justice and Empowerment has asked the government to expedite categorisation of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes under either the SC/ST/OBC lists. Delay would increase their suffering and deprive them of welfare schemes.

Relevance:

GS II: Government policies and Intervention

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Who are de-notified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes?
  2. What is the history of deprivation faced by these communities?
  3. Policy measures for DNTs
  4. About SEED

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National Register of Citizens


Context:

A recent Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (CAG) report on the update exercise of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has flagged serious irregularities, including “haphazard development” of software for the exercise, making it prone to data tampering, and flagged undue profits worth crores amassed by the system integrator (SI) by violating the Minimum Wages Act.

Relevance:

GS II: Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the National Register of Citizens (NRC)?
  2. Eligibility for inclusion in updated NRC
  3. What has the CAG recommended?

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Naegleria fowleri : Brain-eating amoeba


Context:

Recently, South Korea reported its first case of infection from Naegleria fowleri or “brain-eating amoeba”,

Relevance:

GS II: Health

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Naegleria fowleri?
  2. How does it infect humans?
  3. Symptoms of PAM
  4. Can climate change increase the spread of the infection?

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Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022


Context:

The Karnataka Legislative Assembly Tuesday passed The Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022, which had been tabled in the monsoon session earlier this year.

Relevance:

GS II: Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Why the Bill?
  2. Aim of the Bill
  3. Who are the members of BMLTA?
  4. What can BMLTA do?

Click Here To Read More: Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority (BMLTA) Bill, 2022


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