daily-news-prescription-17-february-2020

GS1: Art & Culture

Why govt want to locate Dara Shikoh Tomb, and why it is not easy(IE) Why the government wants to locate Dara Shikoh tomb, and why it's not easy.

 

GS 2: International Organizations

UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger - Radio aids revival of dying tribal language(TH)  The Asur language figures in the list of UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger.

 

GS2: International Relations

"FATF - Masood Azhar & family missing, Pak. tells financial watchdog FATF(TH) Pakistan has informed global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that Masood Azha

Pak likely to remain in FATF grey list(IE) Pakistan is likely to remain on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (​FATF) at its plenary meeting in Paris

What does ‘developed’ tag mean for India? (TH) How will the U.S. move to strip India of benefits reserved for a developing country impact trade?

FATF - Masood Azhar & family missing, Pak. tells financial watchdog FATF(TH) - Pak likely to remain in FATF grey list(IE) The JeM chief was listed as a designated terrorist by UNSC1267 Committee on May 1, 2019.

 

GS2: Governance

PSA - Shah Faesal booked under Public Safety Act(TH) IAS topper and J&K People's Movement chief Shah Faesal was booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) on Saturday,

Types of the question - 1,120 unstarred questions asked in RS session(TH) A total of 118 members, 52% of the effective strength of the House, raised 1,120 unstarred questions, which are not discussed during Question

How to treat child witness(IE) In the Bidar school sedition case, the spotlight has fallen on reports that police questioned children. What are the international conventions for questioning children? What do Indian laws say on this, and on child witnesses?

Recusal of judges - When can a judge opt-out of a case? (TH) There are no written rules on the recusal of judges from hearing cases listed before them in constitutional courts.

Madhya Pradesh grapples with spiraling neonatal deaths Staff crunch, low community referrals major factors: National Health Mission

Types of the question - 1,120 unstarred questions asked in RS session(TH)Trinamool Congress floor leader Derek O’Brien leads the list of Rajya Sabha members in asking questions during the first half of the Budget session, 

 

GS3: Economy

RBI CHANGES ACCOUNTING YEAR, interim dividend may stop(IE) Accordingly, the next accounting year will be a nine-month period which starts from July 2020 and ends on March 31, 2021. Thereafter, all the financial years will start from April every year, the RBI said on Saturday.

 

GS3: Environment

New species of urban lizard found in Guwahati(TH) The bent-toed gecko, named Cyrtodactylus Urbanus, was earlier thought to be same as the Khasi Hills lizard

Urban heat island in India(TH) Why are our cities warmer than their suburbs and rural areas?

 

GS3: Science and Technology

Convalescent plasma therapy tested on critically ill COVID19 patients(TH) Patients showed an improvement in clinical symptoms 12–24 hours after plasma infusion

How small regulatory molecules are generated in plants(TH) All growth and development in plants are regulated at various levels in the cell and mediated by proteins
Researchers decode how malaria parasite multiplies(TH) Two large protein complexes help the parasite proliferate