[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 5 October 2023

  InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to …

Armenia

Mapping   Source: TH  Context: Armenia’s Parliament voted to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that has strained its relationship with Russia.   The ICC issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin related to events in Ukraine, leading Moscow to view Armenia’s ICC membership as unfriendly. Armenian move was prompted by …

Olive Ridley

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TOI  Context: Two Olive Ridley turtles, fitted with satellite transmitters, have embarked on remarkable journeys in search of food after laying eggs on Sindhudurg district beaches in Maharashtra. One has covered an impressive 5,000 kilometres from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal. And the fellow turtle with …

Amazon River dolphins

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Reuters  Context: The deaths of 120 river dolphins in a tributary of the Amazon River are believed to be linked to a severe drought and high temperatures. Low river levels during the drought have led to water temperatures that are harmful to the dolphins.  

Coral Reef Breakthrough

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Context: The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), in collaboration with the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR) and the High-Level Climate Champions (HLCC), has launched the Coral Reef Breakthrough. This initiative aims to safeguard at least 125,000 square kilometres of shallow-water tropical coral reefs by 2030 through investments of at …

Palm oil

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Financial Express  Context: The Indian government aims to triple palm oil production by 2030 as part of the national oil palm mission. This initiative is in response to the projected increase in domestic edible oil consumption from 24 million tonnes to 30 million tonnes by 2030. Despite these efforts, …

Turmeric Board

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context:  The Indian government has officially established the National Turmeric Board, responding to a longstanding demand from turmeric farmers across the country. The board, under the Union Commerce Ministry, will be dedicated to the development and growth of turmeric and turmeric-related products in India. India is a leading …

Enforcement Directorate

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE Context: The Supreme Court of India has ruled that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) must provide the grounds for arrest in writing to the accused at the time of arrest. The decision emphasizes that the ED should not engage in vindictive conduct and should act fairly and transparently. The …

Circular migration

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: TH  Context: Circular migration involves people moving to and from a destination country based on employment availability, rather than migrating permanently or temporarily. Circular migration gained popularity in the 1960s and 1970s due to globalization, improved transportation, and social networks. To be considered a circular migrant, certain criteria must be …

Using AI for audit techniques

Content for Mains Enrichment   Source: TH  Recently, CAG, Girish Chandra Murmu, emphasized utilizing AI for auditing. However, it must be done ethically and accurately.   Challenges in AI auditing: It includes ensuring ethical AI use, addressing data integrity and bias issues, regulating and standardizing AI, creating international audit frameworks, adapting existing frameworks, managing complex …

Sikkim: Glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF)

GS1/GS3  Paper   Syllabus: Geography/ Disaster Management    Source: IE, DTE    Context: Fourteen people have died, and 102, including 23 Army personnel, are missing in Sikkim after the burst of the South Lhonak Lake, a glacial lake in North Sikkim, due to heavy rains. The released water created flash floods in four districts, including Mangan, …

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