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Notes to Data Bill Panel Report : Daily Current Affairs

Why in News:

  • At least five of the 30 members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill are expected to move dissent notes to the panel’s report on the legislation.
  • The dissent is mainly because of the controversial clause that allows the Union Government to exempt any agency under its purview from the law.
  • This clause assumes importance in the backdrop of recent revelations in the Pegasus spyware case.

Graduating Vaccination from Children to All Age Groups - Daily Current Affair Article

CONTEXT:

Decades have seen child vaccination as its topmost agenda, but the Corona pandemic has changed the focus on adult vaccination where adults too are in danger due to widespread diseases like Covid-19. Such diseases will keep coming back into the world, thus, we need to be prepared for future outbreaks.

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