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Attachment of property

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he Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued orders for the attachment of several properties belonging to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and leader of the National Conference Dr Farooq Abdullah in connection with its investigation into alleged money laundering in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) case.

The purpose of attachment is to deprive an accused of the benefits of the attached asset. Sections 60 to Section 64 and Rules 41-57 of Order 21 of CPC 1908, deals with the matter of attachment of property.

Question: Which of the following Section deals with the matter of attachment of property?
Option A: Only Sections 60
Option B: Sections 60 & 61
Option C: Sections 60 to Sections 64
Option D: None of these

Answer: Option D: None of these

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Narmada district as eco-sensitive zones

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Mansukh Vasava, who represents the Bharuch parliamentary constituency, resigned from the BJP, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to withdraw the Centre’s notification classifying 121 villages around the Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Narmada district as eco-sensitive zones.

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in Gujarat state, located in the western Satpura Range south of the Narmada River. It shares a common boundary with Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Firstly, as per the provisions of the notification, land falling in the eco-sensitive zone cannot be transferred for non-agricultural use for commercial, industrial or residential purposes. Any land that needs to be transferred can be done so only after approval from the state government.

Second, a process has been initiated to include the state government as the co-owner of the land in the 121 villages. Third, they feel that it could dilute the “power” vested with villagers under the Panchayat (Extension of Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, implemented in areas notified under Schedule V of the Constitution.

Question: Where does Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is located?
Option A: Assam
Option B: Gujarat
Option C: Odisha
Option D: Karnataka

Answer: Gujarat

Anaemia among women and children of India

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According to the National Family Health Survey 2019-20 released, Indian women and children are overwhelmingly anaemic and the condition is the most prevalent in the Himalayan cold desert.

Anaemia is a major public health issue in India today. Anemia can be called our national disease and in fact it is a national calamity. The figures for anemia among women and children of India are truly staggering. It is estimated that more than half of all Indian women and ¾th of Indian children suffer from anemia. 

Anaemia is the condition of having a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells or quantity of haemoglobin. It can make one feel tired, cold, dizzy, irritable and short of breath, among other symptoms. A diet which does not contain enough iron, folic acid or vitamin B12 is a common cause of anaemia.

Some other conditions that may lead to anaemia include pregnancy, heavy periods, blood disorders or cancer, inherited disorders and infectious diseases. In 15 of these 22 states and UTs, more than half the children are anaemic. Similarly, more than 50 per cent women are anaemic in 14 of these states and UTs.

The proportion of anaemic children and women is comparatively lower in Lakshadweep, Kerala, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, and higher in Ladakh, Gujarat, J&K, and West Bengal, among others.

Question: Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to the Anaemia?

Option A. Anaemia is a major public health issue in India today.
Option B. Anaemia is the condition of having a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells or quantity of haemoglobin.
Option C. Both A & B
Option D. None of these

Answer: Both A & B

Light House Projects in India

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Prime Minister of India laid the foundation stone of Light House Projects (LHPs) at six sites across six states in the country on January 1, 2021. The Light House Projects (LHPs) showcase the best of new-age alternate global technologies, materials and processes in the construction sector for the first time in the country at such a large scale.

They are being constructed under GHTC-India which envisages to provide an ecosystem for adoption of innovative technologies in the housing construction sector in a holistic manner. The LHPs are being constructed at Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Rajkot (Gujarat), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Ranchi (Jharkhand), Agartala (Tripura) and Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). They comprise about 1000 houses at each location along with allied infrastructure facilities.

Question: Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to the Light House Projects (LHPs) in India?

Option A. Prime Minister of India laid the foundation stone of Light House Projects (LHPs) at six sites across six states in the country on January 1, 2021.
Option B. They comprise about 1000 houses at each location along with allied infrastructure facilities.
Option C. Both A & B
Option D. None of these

Answer: Both A & B

India-Bhutan MoU on Outer Space

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The Union Cabinet of India has approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bhutan on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. This MoU shall enable India and Bhutan to pursue cooperation in potential interest areas, such as remote sensing of the earth; satellite communication and satellite based navigation; Space science and planetary exploration; use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system; and application of space technology.

This MoU would lead to set up a Joint Working Group, drawing members from DOS/ISRO and the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) of Bhutan, which will further work out the plan of action including the time-frame and the means of implementation.

Question: Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to the India-Bhutan MoU on Outer Space?

Option A. The MoU shall enable India and Bhutan to pursue cooperation in potential interest areas, such as remote sensing of the earth.
Option B. The MoU shall provide Bhutan to a mini satellite from India.
Option C. Both A & B
Option D. None of these

Answer: The MoU shall enable India and Bhutan to pursue cooperation in potential interest areas, such as remote sensing of the earth.

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