Daily Current affairs IAS UPSC – March 15 2017
THE HINDU DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS GS syllabus wise
G.S.-02 current affairs notes
Case of floor test in state assembly
Floor test is the composite case in which governor of the state doubt about majority or no party get clear majority
when any party claim power without clear majority though governor can not seek floor test but if court order it then procedure take place
governor or court can not suspend chief minister without taking floor test as judgment given in the case of uttar Pradesh assembly
there should be proper guidelines or constitutional amendment in the time of emergency in the state and constitutional power should not be wasted for the shake of political interest
Aadhaar mandatory for government scheme benefit
Aadhaar bill as passed by the government in form of the money bill under definition on constitution article 110
This bill seek Aadhaar to be mandatory for the every benefit of government scheme benefit
This opposed by the supreme court judgment and Aadhaar not to be mandatory for the benefit
Aadhaar also violate fundamental right of person right to privacy included under right to life.
Enemy property bill in parliament
Enemy property means enemy individual, firm, government property that is now under custody of india government
This law first implemented after india Pakistan war in 1965 because of lots of issue of both country property after partition
Another law now introduce to amend some clauses to make government power that they can sell property of person who have sky scraping NPA and fled to other country
G.S.-03 Current affairs
present government now in mission mode for the digital economy or less cash economy but data on internet use make this proposal baseless
only 9.9 % rural population able to use smart phone and internet so first need of ours is the digital inclusive development
above stated national sample survey data reveal grim picture of digital india
Computing ability was defined as a user’s ability to operate a desktop, laptop, palmtop, notebook, smartphone and tablets.
Data on access to gas, electricity or kerosene for clean cooking indicate a wide gap between rural and urban consumption. While 14.9% of rural population has access to clean cooking, the figure goes up to 76.4% in urban areas.
How to fill this gap is the major problem of government and without digital access mission never can be completed.
Landslide problem in Himalayan area
Landslide is major problem for Himalayan state for the connectivity and recently making news because this landslide block Jammu and Kashmir vital road
Himalayan region affected mostly by the problem of the landslide because
temperature difference [make fracture in rocks]
rain and snow melting
Construction activity and unsustainable human settlement
Government should promote ecological balance of the area by regulating economic and resource exploitation activity
Tourism being major problem that make this sensitive ecological balance more vulnerable to disaster as we have seen in the case of the uttrakhand disaster
New species of frog
New species of the frog that can glow in the dark found in Argentina named polka dot tree frog
It is first fluorescent frog that appear yellow and green in normal light and green in dark light
Many ocean creature have this capability like fish, shark, and sea turtle on the land fluorescent known only to the parrot and some scorpion species
It is unclear why animals have this ability, although explanations include communication, camouflage and mate attraction, researchers said in a paper that appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Scientists expected to find red fluorescence in these frogs from a pigment called biliverdin.
Coral bleaching in Indonesia
A British-owned cruise ship has smashed into pristine coral reefs, causing extensive damage in a remote corner of Indonesia known as one of the world’s most bio diverse marine habitats.
The accident has damaged an estimated 13,500 sq.m. of coral reef, which could cost up to $16.2 million to restore
There has been outrage in the local tourism industry which relies on Raja Ampat’s natural wonders for its survival.
Coral reef are the marine creature combination of the zooxanthale and polyps live on the relation of the symbiosis.