Daily Practice Sheet 4 May 2021
- May 4, 2021
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPS
Daily Practice Sheet
4 May 2021
Daily Prelims Topic
- NCPCR, Juvenile Justice Act
- Appointment of CEC and ECs
- Section 66A of IT act
- Open APIs
- One Health’ approach
- Manipur HC allows 7 Myanmar refugees to approach UNHCR
- Rebel groups in Myanmar
- Art 211 (2): allows the government to terminate services of government employees without holding an inquiry against them.
- New Zealand
- The second wave of Covid-19 and the resultant localised lockdowns have impacted over 75 lakh jobs, taking the unemployment rate to a four-month high of 8 per cent, the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
- The national unemployment rate touched 7.97% as per the centre’s proprietary data, with urban areas witnessing higher stress at 9.78% and rural joblessness at 7.13%.
Climate Change impact on glaciers
- The Leeds study had found that the world has lost a whopping 28 trillion tonnes of ice between 1994 and 2017—for perspective, that is over 1.2 trillion tonnes of ice lost per year over a little more than two decades, while the ice-loss figure was 800 billion tonnes till then.
- A new study says the global ice-cover lost a whopping 300 billion tonnes of ice per year from 2015 to 2019, a 30% increase in the rate of melting compared with the 2010-2014 period.
Daily Mains Mantra
GS2: International Relations
- India-UK have a deep historical connection. But both have found it hard to move on from entrenched prejudices of the past. In this context discuss challenges in India-UK relations and suggest measures for closer cooperation. [Reference: Indian Express]
- What do you understand by nuclear proliferation? Discuss the challenges and interests of various stakeholders in the denuclearization of North Korea.
- Discuss the impact of climate change on glaciers. How it is going to impact overall world. Also, discuss is the actions by the world in right direction to address melting of glaciers. [Reference: Financial Express]
- What do you understand by One Heath? How can it help to curb spread of zoonosis? [Reference: The Hindu]