Friday Factly 2 October 2020
- October 28, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: Friday Factly
General Studies – 2
- As per the National Crime Records Bureau report on Crime in India –2019
- Crime rate registered per lakh population went up marginally to 385.5 in 2019 as compared to 383.5 in 2018.
- A total of 51.56 lakh cognizable crimes comprising 32.25 lakh Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes and 19.30 lakh Special & Local Laws (SLL) crimes were registered in 2019.
- This is an increase of 1.6% in registration of cases over 2018.
- During 2019, registration of cases under IPC went up by 3%.
- Crimes against women have gone up by 7.3 per cent last year. The crime rate registered per lakh women population is 62.4 per cent in 2019, up from the 58.8 per cent figure of 2018.
General Studies – 1
- According to NSO only 9 per cent households in India had both a computer at home and access to the internet in 2017-18. This proportion is 20 per cent in urban India and a paltry 4 per cent in rural India
- The UN peacekeeping budget is around $8 billion which is a small fraction of the $1.9 trillion military expenditure governments made in 2019.
- UN Peacekeeping forces comprise 116,919 field forces from 123 countries.
- There are 16 UN peacekeeping operation deployed on 4 continents
- Unpaid work
It shows women participation in unpaid domestic services for household members – cooking, cleaning, household management – is as high as 81.2 per cent each day compared with 26.1 per cent for men. Women spend 299 minutes (almost 5 hours), thrice as much as men (97 minutes or 1 hour 37 minutes).
Crime against Women:
According to the annual National Crime Record Bureau’s “Crime in India” 2019 report IT increased 7.3 per cent from 2018 to 2019.
General Studies – 3
- India ranks fifth in the Global Climate Risk Index 2020.
- Between 1998 and 2017, disaster-hit countries reported $2.9 trillion in direct economic losses, with 77% resulting from climate change, according to a United Nations report
According agriculture census 146 million holdings, an increase from 138 million in 2010-11