Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 21 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 21 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 1: Azad Hind Government.   GS Paper 2: Indian Penal Code. Removal of State Chief Information Commissioner.  Anthrax. Interpol. IMF Quotas.   GS Paper 3: DNA technology Bill. Definition of forest.   Facts for prelims: National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). …

Definition of forest

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Definition of forest   What to study? For Prelims: Definition and procedure to define forests. For Mains: Concerns over the way in which forests are defined, need for a comprehensive definition and challenges involved.   Context: Centre clarifies on definition of forest.   Clarifications …

DNA technology Bill

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   DNA technology Bill   What to study? For Prelims: DNA Bill- highlights, difference between DNA and RNA. For Mains: DNA profiling- uses, challenges and concerns.   Context: The DNA Technology Regulation Bill, which seeks …

IMF Quotas

Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   IMF Quotas   What to study? For Prelims: All about IMF Quotas, about IMF. For Mains: Need for reforms.   Context: As per the latest deal, Members of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to maintain its funding at $ 1 trillion but …