Monthly Archives: January 2021

Important International Institutions, Agencies and Their Structure, Mandate

GS-2 4.CHINA AMENDS DEFENCE LAW TO BOOST WAR PREPAREDNESS: China’s National Defence Law has been amended. KEY CHANGES: Gives the Central Military Commission (CMC) greater power in mobilising resources to protect a new and broader definition of what constitutes the national interest. Experts say the phrase “development interests” included the …

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Flash Flood Guidance Services launched; the first of its kind for South Asian countries namely India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Earth System Science deals with the Earth system’s five components—Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere, Lithosphere, and Biosphere, and their complex interactions. • The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) holistically addresses all the aspects relating the Earth System Science for providing weather, climate, ocean, coastal state, hydrological and seismological services. • The services …

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Services Relating to Health, Education, Human Resources

GS-3 3.FSSAI SLASHES LIMIT FOR TRANSFAT LEVELS IN FOODS: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has capped the amount of trans fatty acids (TFA) in oils and fats to 3% for 2021 and 2% by 2022 from the current permissible limit of 5% through an amendment to …

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