Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 30 April 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 30 April 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 3: Topic covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.   Technical Textiles   What to study? For prelims: What are technical textiles and their significance? For mains: Need and significance of these textiles.   Context: …

Drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million a year by 2050

Topic covered: Issues related to health.   Drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million a year by 2050   What to study? For prelims: what are drug resistant diseases and how do they become drug resistant? For mains: concerns associated, effects and what needs to be done?   Context: UN Ad Hoc Interagency Coordinating Group on …

Supreme Court seeks EC response on plea against voter prosecution

Topics covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Supreme Court seeks EC response on plea against voter prosecution What to study? For prelims: related provisions in News. For mains: need for protection of electors, concerns over misuse and reforms needed. Context: The Supreme Court has sought a response from …

Army invokes emergency powers

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.   Army invokes emergency powers   What to study? For prelims and mains: emergency powers- features, need, concerns and significance.   Context: The Army is in the process of procuring Spike-LR Anti-Tank Missiles from Israel and Igla-S Very Short Range Air Defence Systems (VSHORAD) from …