Daily Current affairs IAS UPSC – March 22 2017



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  • Ayodhya case to be settled out of court

  • Supreme court given statement that it will be better if case of the ayodhya to be solved out of court

  • This case involved dispute on land which believed to be ram birth place or mosque

  • Supreme court want to adopt negotiation method to solved the problem because here question come with majority minority and game of politics on the other hand award will not be accepted if it will opposed one party

  • Supreme court is the guardian of the constitution and constitution is the protector f the individual right so supreme court can not do away with the provision and arrange some permanent solution to this issue

  • As this issue become part of people emotion and social sensitivity so political leader should do away with it

Ayodhya case mind map

G.S.-03 current affairs

  • Highest youth join militancy this year

Highest youth join militancy this year

  • More and more youth joining radical or extremist activity every year that also led to threat in national security

  • Why this youth joining related to multi reason like unemployment, youth unrest due to party politics, high ambition but rigid social and political structure and biggest reason is income inequality

  • What government can do is prevent youth from joining extremist activity by making his/her mind creative rather than destructive

  • Youth should be given every opportunity for the representation to the people

  • Cost of development

  • Development project started for the betterment of the people and better future but this also led to cost of development in the sense of the social or environmental cost

  • National highway or road project led to high deforestation and degradation of the environmental resources

  • Road side tree fallen down that loss of the tree led to higher green house gases because if there will be no tree then emission from the vehicle will increase

  • Government adopted CAMPA to have funding for the Afforestation like if there is project of the highway cost of environment degradation to be deposited in this account

Cost of development

  • INS viraat

  • INS viraat being biggest and oldest carrier in the indian navy system now retired

  • To get maximum utilization of this carrier Andhra Pradesh government proposed central government to have joint venture to turn this carrier in museum

  • Central government reject this innovative idea to maximum or optimum utilization of the public resources

  • Wastewater management

  • Wastewater is often an after- thought —f lushed and for- gotten — whether from household or commercial use. We may not know where wastewater ends up and we’re not too troubled by the mystery, just so long as it’s gone.

  • The 2017 United Nations’ Water Development Programme’s World Water Development Report (WWDR) – Wastewater: The Untapped Resource makes clear that we can no longer afford this disconnect.

  • The report, to be officially released today on World Water Day, notes that more than 80% of the world’s wastewater — over 95% in some least developed countries — is released into the environment untreated. In Thailand, 77% of waste water was untreated in 2012;it was 81% in Vietnam the same year and 82% in Pakistan in 2011.

  • Untreated wastewater poses a threat to both human health and our aquatic ecosystems, and is a challenge that is particularly acute in Asia-Pacific

  • This region is in the midst of a profound urban shift that is straining its already limited infrastructure and capacity to effectively treat wastewater. As of 2009, an estimated 30% of urban dwellers in the region lived in slums, low-income areas, where wastewater is often
    discharged into the nearest surface drain or informal drainage channel.

  • Socioeconomic factors typically determine access to efficient wastewater management services that can more effectively deal with such pollution loads.

  • When safely treated, wastewater can be a source of water, energy, nutrients and other recoverable materials that is both affordable and sustainable. The extraction of wastewater by-products such as salt, nitrogen and phosphorous has proven lucrative in Asia-Pacific. In Southeast Asia, revenues from fertilizer have paid for the operational costs of the systems to extract them several times over.

  • Singapore, for example, is using reclaimed water, branded “NEWater”, to serve up to 30% of its needs. While largely used for industrial purposes, the water is potable and demonstrates what can be accomplished through innovative policy approaches. The largely industrial use of NEWater also points to wastewater’s potential benefits for food production and industrial development.

  • More effective and efficient management of wastewater requires greater support of municipalities and local governments, which often lack the human and financial resources they need to enforce environmental rules and improve infrastructure and services. In terms of
    the former, businesses dumping toxins into local water systems often find it more cost-effective to pay fines rather than to modify their processes.

  • Human development index

  • When human kind start more focusing on the economic activity we try to find out economic outcome of that activity

  • But after some time we felt that merely economic earning not make human life standard

  • So human development index started by the united nation development program [UNDP]

Human development index

  • In this index major component are the economic earning, life expectancy, education ….

  • In report india always remains middle rank country having problem of education quality, health spending and gender gap with economic inequality .

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