[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 23 December 2022

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Need a national policy to combat viral diseases

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Disaster and Disaster Management   Source: DTE Direction: The article highlights key lessons/issues learnt/faced by India during the COVID-19 pandemic and the way ahead.  Context: According to a parliamentary committee report, a national policy to combat viral and other such diseases which have a pandemic potential is the need of the …

India’s first 5G-enabled auto manufacturing unit

GS Paper 3 Source: Indian Express   Context: Bharti Airtel and Tech Mahindra have announced a strategic partnership under which they have deployed a “5G for Enterprise” Solution i.e., a ‘captive private network’ at Mahindra and Mahindra’s Chakan facility in Maharashtra, making it India’s first 5G- enabled auto manufacturing unit. The partnership is in line …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 14 December 2022

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 13 December 2022

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 12 December 2022

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What is end-to-end encryption and why are tech companies focusing on it?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology – Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life   Source: TH  Direction: The article tries to explain the end-to-end encryption technology, its uses, the government’s concerns, and challenges.  Context: Apple announced that it will be increasing end-to-end encryption, enabling user data protection even in case data …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 10 December 2022

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India to become a hub of drone technology

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism.   Source: PIB  Context:  Union Information and Broadcasting Minister said that India will become a hub of drone technology and will require at least 1-lakh drone pilots by next year while addressing the gathering after flagging …

New draft digital data protection bill: How it compares with the older version and laws elsewhere

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government policies and issues arising out of it   Source: TH  Direction:  Previously we have seen the key provisions of the new Bill. These are extra points and will help in understanding how the new Bill differs from its older version and data protection laws around the world.  Context: The draft …

New draft digital data protection bill tabled for comments

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government policies and issues arising out of it   Source: TH  Direction: The article highlights the key provisions of the new draft and where it falls short in protecting citizens’ rights.  Context: The draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022, was recently opened by the Union Ministry of Electronics and IT …

New hope for malaria vaccine

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life   Source: Indian Express Context: The World Health Organization’s (WHO) recently approved RTS, S/AS01 (Mosquirix) developed by GlaxoSmithKline for immunising children against malaria was a big milestone after decades of gradual progress.   About Malaria disease: Malaria is a …

How suspension bridges work and the tragedy in Morbi

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: DM+ Governance   Sources: Indian Express  Context: The century-old cable suspension bridge in Gujarat’s Morbi, collapsed into the river, sending hundreds plunging into the water. The bridge was a tourist attraction and had long been hailed as a magnificent engineering marvel.    Technical reasons for the collapse of the 19th Century …

How the government is trying to control Big Tech

GS Paper 3 Syllabus Science and Technology/ Internal Security/Governance   Source : Indian Express Directions: Although the article was big, only important points are being provided here. You can use it for value addition. How government is trying to control BigTech? Draft telecom bill: it proposes to bring OTT communication platforms under its ambit, subjecting …

Indian Agri-Tech

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Agriculture: transport and marketing of agricultural produce   Context: FSG, a global consulting firm, has launched the Agritech Report 2022, “What’s next for Indian agri-tech   Agricultural technology, or agri-tech, is the use of technology in agriculture based on agricultural science, agronomy, and agricultural engineering. It aims to improve yield, efficiency, profitability, …

AI in Education: State of education report for India 2022

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology/ Governance/Social Justice/ Indian Society   Source: UNESCO Context: UNESCO has released the State of education report for India 2022: Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education   Findings: India has the highest relative AI skill penetration rate ( over 3 times the global average) AI literacy is increasing and is …