Daily Current affairs IAS UPSC – March 26 2017



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GENERAL STUDIES 01 current affairs.

  • Sidi rituals

  • Sidi rituals is part of the udusallama festival that celebrated in Hassan district of the state.

  • In this festival dalit people selected to perform ritual which is very risky and this is tradition.

  • This year pro dalit organization protest to make dalit target in festival and for the shake of entertainment of other.

GENERAL STUDIES 02 current affairs.

  • Tb a time bomb and need of the policy

  • According to report india is home of the largest population affected with the TB

  • Though there are maximum out of pocket expenditure that avoid early symptom and when people affected severely then go to hospital and chances of the relief close to zero

  • Two new TB drugs, Bedaquiline and Delamanid, being used in Europe and the United States for several years, are yet to be made available in India’s national healthcare system

  • in india access to the drug major problem due to economic or research issue and when government not taking any issue with greater care that lead to multi drug resistance bacteria and then cure become very difficult

  • it is irony of india that we are spending more money on defense than health and reality is that majority people die due to health hazard so first of all for the peace and happiness our own demography should be capable

Tb in india mind map

  • india is the tuberculosis (TB) capital of the world, with more than 2.8 million cases. Thousands of Indians are being pushed into depression, poverty, suffering and debt every day due to this disease. Clearly, we seem to be losing the battle against this foe, seemingly deadlier than terrorism.

  • Depending on the condition, we have drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), multi-drug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), extensively-drug resistant TB (XDRTB), and totally drug resistant TB (TDR-TB). India has over 100,000 such cases. XDR-TB needs stringent and
    accurate treatment, and few drugs work in such cases. Chances of survival are often minimal. More than 30 years of research has yielded two new drugs — Bedaquiline and Delamanid. Considered miracle drugs, they can be used apart from traditional TB medicines.

GENERAL STUDIES 03 current affairs.

  • Green panchayat initiative for climate adaptation and mitigation

  • Recently climate change and global warming making its step into india and we can see its effect with rising mercury level and severe draught and flood scenario

  • For the better climate adaptation and management work should be done in realistic manner in grass root level

  • Village panchayat in kerala start green initiative to check health of the soil and carbon status to make soil carbon neutral

  • Meenangadi in Wayanad district is on a mission to become India’s first carbon neutral panchayat. The local body in Kerala is working towards a zero carbon footprint, to be achieved by bringing down pollution, carbon emissions, and plastic waste.

  • The carbon-neutral project intends to offset carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases emitted by human activities through a series of greening initiatives.

  • Planting trees is a top priority. With a carbon neutral status, the panchayat hopes to attract the environmentally-conscious consumer: it will brand and market locally grown crops such as coffee and pepper as premium, sustainable products. The project is supported by the environmental advocacy group Thanal, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation’s Community Agro biodiversity Centre,
    Academy of Climate Change Education and Research (ACCER) under Kerala Agricultural University, and the Zoology department of Kannur University

  • Egyptian vulture

  • Egyptian vulture that rarely found in city area now visit Yamuna bank in new delhi are that good ecological balance symptom

  • Vulture is important for human kind because they help to maintain city clean and disease free

  • The Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), one among nine vulture species available in the Indian sub-continent, is a large-range distributed species in Europe, Africa and Asia

  • Its population has rapidly declined in India due to factors such as disturbance, poisoning, electrocution, scarcity of food and habitat loss, but largely due to the toxic effect of veterinary drug Diclofenac through livestock carcasses.

  • Continuous efforts by BNHS for vulture conservation, Drug Controller General (India), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Animal Husbandry and Ministry of Agriculture, have, however, proved to be a boon. In 2006, the government banned Diclofenac for veterinary purposes.

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