INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 February 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 February 2020 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 1: 1. Konark Sun Temple. 2. Bill calls for two-child norm.   GS Paper 2: 1. Criminalization of Politics 2.Slapping Section 144 during CAA protests ‘illegal’: Karnataka HC. 3. School Health Ambassador Initiative. 4. All medical devices to be …

How WHO names a new disease?

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. How WHO names a new disease? What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Naming procedure, need for and significance. Context: On February 11, the World Health Organization officially announced COVID-19 as the name for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This comes more than …

USTR takes India off developing country list

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. USTR takes India off developing country list What to study? For Prelims: What are CVDs? What USTR list means? For Mains: Implications, significance of the list. Context: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has published …

All medical devices to be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1

Topics covered :Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. All medical devices to be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1 What to study? For Prelims: The announcement. For Mains: Why treat medical devices as drugs- need, concenrs and …

School Health Ambassador Initiative

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. School Health Ambassador Initiative What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the initiative. Context: The central Government launched the School Health Ambassador Initiative.  Overview: Aim: To spread awareness about the preventive health aspects. Under the initiative, two teachers will be identified in every government school …