Polity in news 16/Jan/23

  • Polity: Israel protest against PM Netanyahu judicial reform plan which aims to increase the power of the government of judiciary. 🤔Points to Reflect: in India, even though government resents the collegium system, PM not using coercive methods to impose Government’s will.

Ethics 16/Jan/23

  • Ethics : leadership: Ravinder Bhakar was the MANAGING Director of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), which organised the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. However in this program, a film maker Lapid criticized movie “Kashmir files” as “propaganda and vulgar”. Government has removed Ravinder Bhakar from the MD job.
  • Quote: A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. (एक सच्चा नेता आम सहमति की खोज करने वाला नहीं बल्कि आम सहमति बनाने वाला होता है) — Martin Luther King, Jr
  • EcoPill1B2:Bad Loans/burning issues: RBI to give less dividend to government. Explained in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1_s2R_LOmw&t=37s
  • Environment/Pollution: South Pacific, the island nation of Tonga- Coral reefs destroyed due to underwater volcano last year in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai/Tongatapu island.
Tonga Volcano Coral Damage

Persons and Places 16/Jan/23

  • Geography: Government planning to host 2036 Olympics at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports in Ahmedabad.
  • Geography: Nepal: plane crashed on the banks of the Seti River, between the old airport and the new airport
  • Interview 👩🏻‍💼🗣️: If Hockey is your hobby: penalty corner rules to be changed. What are the new rules?
  • PIN-Awards: MISS UNIVERSE won by R’Bonney Gabriel (USA).