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[Public Health] Drug Menace in India, National Policy for Drug Demand Reduction 2014

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Drug menace in India Existing framework against Drug menace Opium: Legal cultivation in India National Policy for Drug Demand Reduction, 2014 Mock questions Drug menace in India Border security angle: Opium, Heroin, and other narcotic drugs smuggled across border. Punjab is located near the “Golden Crescent” area of Af-Pak narcotic trade. Synthetic drugs: Desi pharma-units making illegal synthetic-drugs such as …

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[IT-Security] White-Fi Internet, Digital Locker, Antikythera Computer, Detekt-Regin, Nanodot Charger, Ezhil Language, Logbar Ring

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Microsoft’s White-Fi technology Digital Locker Antikythera Mechanism Regin, or Backdoor.Regin Detekt Anti-surveillance tool Nanodots for fast charging phones Nanotech for Flash memory Ezhil programming language Logbar Ring Merxius software. Mock Questions Selected IT-Electronics topics from November-December 2014. Microsoft’s White-Fi technology At present, unused spectrum is allotted to television broadcasters. This unused gap is called “White space” Microsoft wants to use …

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[GS3] IT-awareness: Raspberry Pi, Shellshock, Heartbleed, Internet-of-Everything, Facebook Safetycheck & more

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Prologue Security: Heartbleed bug Security: Bash / Shellshock bug Security: IoE-Internet of Everything Security: Vishing- Voice Phishing Security: COWL Chip: Raspberry Pi Chip: System on Chip (SoC) Soc.Service: Facebook’s Internet Drones Soc.Service: Facebook Safety Check App Soc.Service: Google ILIA Soc.Service: Saransh tool by CBSE Prologue Collection of IT related topics from Sept. to Nov Week1 in Hindu. Relevance: Mains GS3- …

[Public Health] NPPA, Drug Price control, Sravan Implant, Cigarette packing rules update

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Prologue NPPA: National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority Drug pricing controversy Scene 1: NPPA price controls begins (Dec 2013) Scene 2: NPPA tries to go beyond its mandate Scene 3: NPPA humiliated* Behind the curtains Sravan implant Cigar-Labelling Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September Week1 to October Week3. Part1: Mother, Children, Hunger, Nutrition related. Part2: Policy / Mission: Mental …

[Public Health] National Health Policy 2014- Salient Features & National AYUSH Mission (NAM)

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Prologue National Mental Health Policy 2014 National AYUSH mission (NAM) Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September Week1 to October Week3. Part1: Mother, Children, Hunger, Nutrition related. Part2: Policy / Mission: Mental health, Ayush. You’re here. Part3: “Selling” related: NPPA, Sravan, Cigar labelling. National Mental Health Policy 2014 Topic in news Oct W2, 2014. Relevance (GSM2) Services  relating  …

[Public Health] Global Hunger report, Hidden Hunger, National Nutrition Mission, Newborn action plan,

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Prologue Global hunger report, Child malnutrition What is Hidden hunger? India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) National Nutrition Mission Fixing RBSK and WIFS Expert group on PNDT Tribal health problems Prologue Current affairs related to public health, during September Week1 to October Week3. Part1: Mother, Children, Hunger, Nutrition related. You’re here Part2: Policy / Mission: Mental health, Ayush. Part3: “Selling” related: …

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[Space-Tech] P1/3: (IRNSS) Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System- Desi GPS for Drunk drivers

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What is IRNSS? 7 Satellites of IRNSS IRNSS-C launch Benefits of IRNSS Desi-GPS system? Why waste money building Desi GPS? GAGAN Appendix1: IRNSS-Scientific principle Appendix 2: Russian GLONASS What is IRNSS? Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). 2006: Government approved project with ~Rs.1500 crores. American Global positioning system has 24 orbiting satellites, a global network of ground stations. Thus GPS …

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[Space-Tech] P2/3: NISAR 2020, GSLV-MK-3, GSAT-16 and LAM

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Prologue NISAR Mission 2020: to measure land surface GSAT-16: Communication satellite GSLV-Mark 3 for “FAT” satellites in future Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) to drive vehicle carefully Prologue Combining space-tech related topics from September W1 to October W3, in three part series IRNSS: the desi GPS Stuff send to space: NISAR-mission, GSLV-6, GSAT MK-3 Stuff build on land: TMT, INO, TOPS …

[Space-Tech] P3/3: Thirty Meter Telescope, India’s Neutrino Observatory, NASA-TOPS

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Prologue 30-meter telescope (TMT) India based Neutrino Observatory (INO) TOPS: Terrestrial Observation and Predicting System (TOPS) Prologue Combining space-tech related topics from September W1 to October W3, in three part series IRNSS: the desi GPS Stuff send to space: NISAR-mission, GSLV-6, GSAT MK-3 Stuff build on land: TMT, INO, TOPS Apart from this lot of ball by ball commentary happened- …

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[Space] ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) Mangalyaan: Payloads, Purpose, Argument favor & against

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Prologue Mars Planet: Basics Mars: Past missions MoM (ISRO) vs MAVEN (NASA) MoM’s Launch Vehicle MoM @Mars Payloads and purpose? Do we need Mars Mission? Anti-Arguments Pro-arguments #1: cash will be recovered #2: Soft Power #3: Did not steal from poor’s month #4: Making History #5: Misc. Mock Questions Correct Answers for the MCQs Prologue Old article, just updating a …

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[Public Health]- Ebola, Cavilon, Kala-Azar Revised strategy, Free Rotavirus vaccine, XDR-TB, BRCA genes, NOTTO

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Mains Questions GS4: Ethics Case study on Ebola H1: Ebola virus outbreak H2: Kala Azar-revised strategy H3: Cavilon for Boxers H4: Free Rotavirus vaccine H5: Sickle Cell Anemia H6: XDR-TB H7: TB: Email + Survey H8: BRCA genes Patented in Australia H9: Eye donation H10: NOTTO H11: Misc. Developments Mock MCQs Correct Answers for the MCQs Mains Questions 100 words …

[Public Health] Japanese Encephalitis Menace in India: Reasons, Prevention and control

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What is Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What are the symptoms? Geographical Spread Solution for Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? What is Acute encephalitis syndrome  (AES)? Why is Japanese Encephalitis in News? JEEV (2 marker) National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (5 marker) Mock Questions What is Japanese Encephalitis (JE)? The suffix -itis means “inflammation”. Encephalitis means inflammation of the brain Meningitis inflammation of …