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Hindi Diwas, and the History of the Debate over Hindi’s Status : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 16/09/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Key Phrases: Hindi Diwas, Official Language of the Union, Hindi-Urdu Debates, Constitutional provisions of language, Promotion of Hindi

India’s Growing Water Crisis, the Seen And The Unseen : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 16/09/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management

Key Phrases: World Water Development Report Of 2022, Sharp Rise In Freshwater Withdrawal, Water Scarcity Clock, Improved Water Service Delivery, Rural-Urban Transfer Of Water, Composite Water Management Index

A CRISPR Solution to Problems Of Health Begins To Take Shape : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/09/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, and biotechnology.

Key Phrases: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR), genome-editing technology, Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2020, CRISPR-based therapeutic solutions, Clinical trials, cas9, Permanent cure for incurable genetic disorders.

Falling Population Across Countries : A New Crisis In Making : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 15/09/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests; Indian diaspora. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

Key Phrases: Global Population Trends, World Population Prospects (WPP), Impact of declining population, Demographic Dividend, Population projections

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