Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Vigilance Awareness Week. Eligibility Criteria for Grant of Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna Status. New guidelines released for peritoneal dialysis services. Who are the developing countries in the WTO?   GS Paper 3: IndiGen Genome project. UNEP Colombo Declaration. GS …

UNEP Colombo Declaration

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   UNEP Colombo Declaration   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Nitrogen- natural cycle, pollution and ways to prevent it, South Asian Nitrogen Hub, About Colombo declaration, INMS ans INI.   Context: UN Environment Programme (UNEP) member states recently adopted the “Colombo Declaration” which …

IndiGen Genome project

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   IndiGen Genome project   What to study? For prelims: What is genome sequencing and how is it done?  For Mains: Significance, need and challenges to the project.   Context: Details of the IndiGen Genome …