Preventive detentions in 2021 up by 23.7% compared to year before Subject: Polity Section: Constitution Context: Preventive detentions in 2021 saw a rise of over 23.7% compared to the year before, with over 1.1 lakh people being placed under preventive detention, according to the latest crime statistics released by the National Crime Records […]
Light Pollution Subject: Environment Section: Pollution Context: Ladakh to have India’s first ‘Dark Sky Reserve’ to promote astronomy tourism Concept: What is a Dark Sky Reserve? A Dark Sky Reserve is public or private land with a distinguished nocturnal environment and starry nights that has been developed responsibly to prevent light pollution. According […]
How Pakistan floods have imperiled Mohenjo-daro’s world heritage tag Subject: History Section: Art and Culture Context: The recent spell of heavy rains and floods that ravaged large parts of Pakistan’s Sindh province has also taken a heavy toll on the archaeological site of Mohenjo-Daro. In fact, the calamity has pushed the archeological site […]
Daily Practice Sheet 6 September 2022 Daily Mains Mantra GS 2: Polity India accounts for the highest road accidents globally, with 1.5 lakh people being killed and over 3.5 lakh crippled annually. Discuss the reasons behind this. What can be done to improve this? India will set up a central public health […]
Social stigma Exclusion Bias Stereotype What can be done to improve this?