INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 29 January 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 29 January 2020 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 2: 1. Import duty on palm oil cut. 2. Bhuvan Panchayat 3.0. 3. Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971.   GS Paper 3: 1. Spitzer telescope. 2. Cheetah reintroduction project. 3. Ramsar sites in India.   Facts for …

Ramsar sites in India

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Ramsar sites in India What to study? For Prelims: Ramsar sites in India, overview of the convention. For Mains: Significance of wetlands, need for conservation, challenges. Context: India has added 10 more wetlands to sites protected by the Ramsar Convention. With this, a total of 37 sites in the country have been …

Cheetah reintroduction project

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Cheetah reintroduction project What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Cheetah reintroduction project and its significance, challenges therein. Context: The Supreme Court has allowed the Centre to introduce the African cheetah to a suitable habitat in India. Background: The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) had previously told the Supreme Court that African cheetahs …