1. Dhankhar sworn in as Vice President

  • Jagdeep Dhankhar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India at a brief oath taking ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
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  • GS Paper 2: Appointment to various Constitutional posts

2.Karnataka HC sets aside creation of ACB

  • It restores power of Lokayukta to probe cases of graft against public servants
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  • GS Paper 2: Indian Polity and Governance – Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.

3. What is the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022?

  • Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 provides legal sanction to law enforcement agencies for “taking measurements of convicts and other persons for the purposes of identification and investigation of criminal matters”.
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  • Prelims syllabus: Current events of national and international importance.

4. Guillermo Rios is new leader of UNMOGIP

  • United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed Rear Admiral Guillermo Pablo Rios of Argentina as the Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
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  • GS Paper 2: Important International institutions, agencies, their structure and mandates

5.  ‘Democracy ranking must be objective’

  • Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Thursday said any ranking of democracies by international agencies should be objective and take into account the local context.
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  • Prelims syllabus: Current events of national and international importance.

6. ‘Two-second anomaly led to underperformance of satellite mission’

  • ISRO Chairman says the SSLV programme need not be declared a failure and a relook could lead to a deeper understanding
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  • GS Paper 3: Science and Technology- General awareness in the fields of IT, Space

7. Jairam Ramesh opposes provisions of Wildlife Bill

  • The thrust of the Bill is to amend the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 by increasing the species protected under the law and ensuring that Indian law is aligned to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
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  • GS P- Environment- Conservation

8. Youth employment declined in India, says ILO report

  • India experienced severe working hour and employment losses in 2020 and 2021, and Indian youth employment deteriorated in 2021 compared with the 2020 situation, according to the Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022 report released by the International Labour Organisation.
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  • Prelims syllabus: Current events of national and international importance.

9. Dozens in China infected with Langya virus found in shrews

  • There is no evidence of human-to-human transmission
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  • Prelims syllabus: science and technology

10. Survey data on poverty and broad policy pointers

  • There needs to be engagement with survey data, but ground level realities should shape programmatic interventions
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  • GS Paper 3: Economy- Inclusive growth and associated issues/challenges

11. A timely gesture

  • Transferring more tax devolutions to States early in the year is a prudent move
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  • GS Paper 3: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilisation of resources, growth, development and employment.


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