Today’s News Updates – 15.october.2014

GS Paper II

Malnourishment declined sharply among children in India: survey     – Ques. India’s ‘hunger’ status no longer ranks as “alarming” in the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index, but has instead been reclassified as “serious”, While critically analyzing the given statement describe the role played by the government of India in the same context since few decades. What further measures are needed?

For a Swachh Bharatiya Rail                         – Ques. “The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan emphasising cleanliness has provided the right opportunity for Indian Railways to address infrastructural gaps contributing to dirty premises and trains”, While analysing the given statement describe the measures needed to accomplish the goal of “Swachh Bharatiya Rail”.

New Bill for total ban on child labour             – Ques. Discuss the importance of Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment (CLPRA) Bill 2014 which has not yet been passed by the government.

GS Paper III

PSLV launch tomorrow; will carry a navigation satellite       – Ques. Besides help in terrestrial, aerial and sea navigation, describe how Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS-1C) provide aid to our country’s defence system.

 

Coastal cities need to be climate-proof, says study               – Ques. “There is a need for coastal cities to be climate resilient in terms of extreme events with respect to preparation and infrastructure”, Elucidate.

 

 

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