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RSTV-DNA Technology Bill(Big Picture)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=50&v=K3TNB0V73xY The Bill provides for the regulation of use of DNA technology for establishing the identity of certain persons.  A similar bill was passed in the Lok Sabha in January, 2019 but it could not be cleared in the Rajya Sabha. The bill had then lapsed with the dissolution of the previous Lok Sabha. The proposed law,… Continue reading RSTV-DNA Technology Bill(Big Picture)

General Studies Paper 3 · IAS Prelims 2020 · Most Important Topics-Mains 2019 · RSTV

RSTC-Era of 5G(Big Picture)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukNlzWkFcY4 By granting 5G Licenses for commercial use,China has marked a new era in telecommunications industry.According to a forecast by Global system for Mobile Communications ,China is set to become world's largest 5G market by 2025.China's Huawei has signed deal with a Russia firm to develop 5G.According to Chinese officials, a comprehensive deployment of the… Continue reading RSTC-Era of 5G(Big Picture)

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RSTV-Takeaways from G20 Summit(Big Picture)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrvf220efSk The G20 Summit In Osaka was marked by a number of Summit Sessions and meetings-9 Bilaterals(Japan,South Korea,Germany,U.S.,Saudi Arabia,Indonesia,Brazil,Australia; 2 Plurilaterals JAI(Japan,America and India) and RIC(Russia,India and China) and 1 Multirateral-The meeting of BRICS.It was a case of Strategic Balancing, where in the Prime Minister tried balancing relations with rival world Powers.The focus in this… Continue reading RSTV-Takeaways from G20 Summit(Big Picture)

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What is Acute Encephalitis Syndrome?

Context An epidemic of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has broken out in five north Bihar districts, with more than 150 children having died in the last month. The Supreme Court sought a response from the Central and Bihar governments on the steps taken to prevent death of children due to the outbreak of acute encephalitis… Continue reading What is Acute Encephalitis Syndrome?

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RSTV-Drug Resistance(In-Depth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QKGm_YRcZo In India,a recent study by Indian Council of Medical Research suggests,2 out of every 3 healthy individuals are resistant to 2 commonly used and major antibiotics(Cephalosporins and Fluoroquinolones).Antibiotics or Antimicrobial Drugs have helped to save Countless lives but their misuse and overuse has resulted into something called as the Antibiotic Resistance.Bacteria, not humans or… Continue reading RSTV-Drug Resistance(In-Depth)

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RSTV-The issue of Basmati Rice(In-Depth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpsoUXNzwNk The Delhi High Court has struck down the restriction on the production and cultivation of Basmati being confined to only seven states namely Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, parts of Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir were permitted to cultivate basmati rice.The restriction has now been a bone of contention for other states,… Continue reading RSTV-The issue of Basmati Rice(In-Depth)

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RSTV-Virtual Sim(In-depth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuqCcsl5qZ4 The Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 44 CRPF personnel on February 14th, 2019 was coordinated through virtual SIM’s or virtual phone numbers. The mobile numbers of the virtual SIMs used by terrorists who carried out the Pulwama attack were prefixed by +1, the area code of the United States, which means… Continue reading RSTV-Virtual Sim(In-depth)

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RSTV-‘Rush Hour at Mount Everest'(In-Depth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzB96og84D4 Nepalese authorities say that the number of visitors to Sagarmatha National Park, where Everest lies, has roughly tripled in the past 20 years.The year 2019 has been the deadliest year for Mount Everest climbers. 10 people have already died in a little more than 2 weeks in a rush to conquer the world’s highest… Continue reading RSTV-‘Rush Hour at Mount Everest'(In-Depth)

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RSTV-Biodiversity Warning Bells(In-Depth)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ZXTJm-UJk The IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is the most comprehensive ever completed. It is the first intergovernmental Report of its kind and builds on the landmark Millennium Ecosystem Assessment of 2005, introducing innovative ways of evaluating evidence.The report has been endorsed by 130 countries, including the U.S., Russia and China.It… Continue reading RSTV-Biodiversity Warning Bells(In-Depth)

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RSTV-Pepsico Vs Potato Farmers(Big Picture)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoIXiaEsPqs PepsiCo has been developing and registering a variety of potatoes in India since the production of Lay’s took a hit in 2008.A variety of potatoes(FC5) developed by FMCG giant Pepsico’s India division has triggered a patent-infringement battle in the country. The snacks and beverages major has sued a few farmers in Gujarat for growing potatoes… Continue reading RSTV-Pepsico Vs Potato Farmers(Big Picture)