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Daily KAS Reading Material – PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019  Why in News? The Indian government banned several Chinese mobile apps over alleged data and privacy issues. About the Evolution of the Bill Currently, the usage and transfer of personal data of citizens is regulated by IT Act, 2000. ...

Daily KAS Reading Material – PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019  Why in News? The Indian government banned several Chinese mobile apps over alleged data and privacy issues. About the Evolution of the Bill Currently, the usage and transfer of personal data of citizens is regulated by IT Act, 2000. ...

RUSSIAN REFERENDUM Why in News? President of Russia, Vladimir Putin has recorded a victory in the recently held Presidential polls. With this victory, he is set to stay in power until 2036.  More in News Russians citizens went to the polls to cast ballots...

Daily KAS Reading Material – RUSSIAN REFERENDUM

RUSSIAN REFERENDUM Why in News? President of Russia, Vladimir Putin has recorded a victory in the recently held Presidential polls. With this victory, he is set to stay in power until 2036.  More in News Russians citizens went to the polls to cast ballots...

KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION Why in News? Agra’s footwear industry, the largest shoe manufacturing hub in India, has come up with a range of new khadi products. More in News The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is pushing Agra’s shoe manufacturers to...

Daily KAS Reading Material – KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION

KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION Why in News? Agra’s footwear industry, the largest shoe manufacturing hub in India, has come up with a range of new khadi products. More in News The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is pushing Agra’s shoe manufacturers to...

Daily KAS Reading Material – MARAYUR JAGGERY

MARAYUR JAGGERY  Why in News? Acute shortage of skilled labour, mostly from Tamil Nadu, has hit harvesting of Marayur Jaggery since April and the subsequent production.  About Marayur Jaggery Marayoor Jaggery (Unda Sharkarai) is one of the sweetest jaggeries produced in Idukki. It is...

Daily KAS Reading Material – MARAYUR JAGGERY

MARAYUR JAGGERY  Why in News? Acute shortage of skilled labour, mostly from Tamil Nadu, has hit harvesting of Marayur Jaggery since April and the subsequent production.  About Marayur Jaggery Marayoor Jaggery (Unda Sharkarai) is one of the sweetest jaggeries produced in Idukki. It is...

Daily KAS Reading Material – STARS PROJECT

STARS PROJECT  Why in News? The World Bank has approved a $500 million Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states.      About STARS Project STARS stands for Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results...

Daily KAS Reading Material – STARS PROJECT

STARS PROJECT  Why in News? The World Bank has approved a $500 million Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states.      About STARS Project STARS stands for Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results...

Daily KAS Reading Material – CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY  Why in News? The Kerala Police has arrested as many as 47 people for allegedly sharing and posting child pornography. The massive crackdown was conducted under Operation ‘P Hunt’ which is being conducted by Cyberdome.       About Cyberdome Cyberdome is a technological research...

Daily KAS Reading Material – CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY  Why in News? The Kerala Police has arrested as many as 47 people for allegedly sharing and posting child pornography. The massive crackdown was conducted under Operation ‘P Hunt’ which is being conducted by Cyberdome.       About Cyberdome Cyberdome is a technological research...

LOCUST SWARM  Why in News? India is the first country to control locusts through drones. Locust is a crop-threatening migratory pest that has entered the country through the India-Pakistan border. More in News Under the Make in India initiative, the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation...

Daily KAS Reading Material – LOCUST SWARM

LOCUST SWARM  Why in News? India is the first country to control locusts through drones. Locust is a crop-threatening migratory pest that has entered the country through the India-Pakistan border. More in News Under the Make in India initiative, the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation...

WORLD DRUG REPORT 2020  Why in News? he World Drug report 2020 was released by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on the International Day Against Drug Abuse, June 26    Highlights of the Report The report has highlighted a wide range of...

Daily KAS Reading Material – WORLD DRUG REPORT 2020

WORLD DRUG REPORT 2020  Why in News? he World Drug report 2020 was released by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on the International Day Against Drug Abuse, June 26    Highlights of the Report The report has highlighted a wide range of...

NILGIRI TAHR Why in News? The latest census has revealed that the number of Nilgiri Tahr, an endangered mountain goat, is found to have increased at the Eravikulam National Park in Kerala. More in News In a census conducted between April 21 and 25...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NILGIRI TAHR

NILGIRI TAHR Why in News? The latest census has revealed that the number of Nilgiri Tahr, an endangered mountain goat, is found to have increased at the Eravikulam National Park in Kerala. More in News In a census conducted between April 21 and 25...

Daily KAS Reading Material – E-PANCHAYAT PURASKAR 2020 

E-PANCHAYAT PURASKAR 2020  Why in News? The state of Himachal Pradesh bagged the e-Panchayat Puraskar for the year 2020.    More in News Himachal Pradesh has been selected for this award for effective implementation of the e-application developed by the Centre and other applications developed...

Daily KAS Reading Material – E-PANCHAYAT PURASKAR 2020 

E-PANCHAYAT PURASKAR 2020  Why in News? The state of Himachal Pradesh bagged the e-Panchayat Puraskar for the year 2020.    More in News Himachal Pradesh has been selected for this award for effective implementation of the e-application developed by the Centre and other applications developed...