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General Studies-01

Triple talaq

  • It is one of the Islamic personal law under which male partner can divorce his wife by just uttering talaq three times.
  • This made women social security vulnerable.
  • It is a breach human right of women.
  • Government want to stop this and established uniform civil code under article 44 of constitution i.e. DPSP.
  • But Muslim group opposing it on the name of personal and religious right of minority.
  • Now case is in court and court will decide by applying principle of core area of religion.
  • Court is not only guardian of constitution but also guardian of minority right.
  • Even Bangladesh and Pakistan formed law and made triple talaq illegal.


General Studies-02

Vienna convention

  • It’s a treaty that came into force in 1964
  • This convention have rules and regulation about treatment of the diplomat and their right
  • According to this convention diplomat have legal privilege so they cant face prosecution
  • Recently this case making news in the matter of kulbhushan jadhav

Belt and road forum

  • China concluded pan asia road and rail network initiative that also called belt and road initiative
  • India has boycott this meeting giving below reason
  1.  A part of this china Pakistan corridor initiative pass through POK.
  2. Major part pass through very unstable environmental system ie, Himalayan mountain.
  3. there are no clarity on agenda of china behind this project.
  4. this connectivity make Chinese goods dumping easy.
  5. china can effect internal indian political situation,  especially in north east state.

General Studies-03

cyber security

  • Ransomware named malware affected many thousand computer all over the world.
  • According to CERT IN indian computer system not yet affected by this malware.
  • Financial institutes and other digital institutions have tighten their security norms.

Change in microeconomics data

  • Government recently changed base year in IIP and WPI to 2011-12 from 2003-04.
  • New weight also given that will present more real picture as changing consumption scenario.
  • This date collected and organized by the central statistical organization [CSO].

Carbon tax

  • it is one type of de- motivator aimed to curb pollution and global climate changes.
  • this mechanism evolved during Kyoto protocol in form of carbon trading, carbon offset etc.
  • carbon tax work in both side like this decrease pollution on the other side can be use to compensate effect of climate change that is adaptation.
  • work should done form international platform like WTO and UN.

Current Affairs Prelims Quiz

Q.1 Which of the following statement about triple talaq is /are correct

  1. it is mentioned in constitution under article 44
  2. this practices ended in turkey , Pakistan and Egypt
  3. this come under minority right to religious practices protection


A. 1 & 2 only

B. 2 & 3 only

C. 1 & 3 only

D. all of the above


Q.2 supreme court of india is guardian of __

  1. constitution
  2. minority
  3. tribal people

A. 1 & 2 only

B. 2 & 3 only

C. 1 & 3 only

D. all of the above

Q.3 consider the following statement about DPSP

  1. It cannot be implemented through court
  2. Amendment into this provision need to be done through constitutional amendment bill
  3. education also mention in DPSP

Which of these is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 1 and 3 only

C. 2 and 3 only

D. all of the above

Q.4 consider the following statement about Vienna convention; which of these are correct?

  1. it is implemented in 1964
  2. this convention aim to protect right and privilege of diplomat

A.1 only

B. 2 only

C. both 1 & 2

D. neither 1 nor 2

Q.5 consider the following statement about WPI and IIP

  1. it is collected and organized by central statistical organization
  2. base year of this data is 2003-04

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both 1 & 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Answers & Explanations

For Explanations: Refer Capsule above



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