INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 10 January 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 10 January 2020 Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Curative petition. 2. Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020. 3. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020. 4. Nepal’s Seke ‘near-extinct’.   GS Paper 3: 1. Green Credit Scheme. 2. Zero Budget Natural Farming. 3. Revised norms for data-led probes.   Facts …

Zero Budget Natural Farming

Topics covered: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. Zero Budget Natural Farming What to study? For Prelims: Features of ZBNF. For Mains: Significance of ZBNF, advantages …

Green Credit Scheme

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Green Credit Scheme What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the scheme. For Mains: Significance of the scheme. Context: Forest Advisory Committee has approved the implementation of Green Credit scheme.  Key features of the scheme: It allows “forests” to be traded as a commodity. It allows the Forest Department …

Nepal’s Seke ‘near-extinct’

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Nepal’s Seke ‘near-extinct’ What to study? For Prelims: About Endangered languages and Seke. For Mains: Endangered languages- concerns, challenges and ways to address them. Context: Recently, The New York Times reported that the “near-extinct” Nepalese language Seke has just 700 speakers around the world. About Nepal’s …