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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 11 September 2020
Recently, the Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
It seeks to include the Parivaraand the Taliwara communities of Karnataka in the Scheduled Tribes(ST) category to ensure they get a reservation and other benefits provided by the government
Bharat Stage (BS) norms are based on European emission norms which, for example, are referred to in a similar manner like Euro 4‘and Euro 6‘.
These emission standards were set by the central government to keep a check on the pollutant levels emitted by vehicles that use combustion engines.
To bring them into force, the Central Pollution Control Board sets timelines and standards which have to be followed by automakers.
Armoured and Specialised Vehicles of Armed/ Paramilitary Forces were exempted from BSVI Emission Norms that will come into Force in April 2020.
Orange the World campaign’ was organised recently by UN Womenand other United Nations agencies.
25th November has been designed as the Orange Dayby the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign.
TheOrange color symbolizes a brighter future, free of violence.
It serves as a means of demonstrating the solidarity in eliminating all forms of violence.
Orangeis therefore used as the color of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
As a show of solidarity, the UNESCO globe will be illuminated in orange.
It also calls upon people from all walks of life, across generations, to take our boldest stand yet against rape.
The India Gate in Delhi was lit in the orange colouron Wednesday evening to mark the UN
It is the sole legally binding multilateral treaty that coordinates cybercrime investigations between nation-states and criminalises certain cybercrime conduct.
India, Russia and China are not members to this convention.
The 2nd additional protocol to the convention is under preparation and the member countries recently met at Strasbourg.
Russia recently passed a resolution in United Nation General Assembly (UNGA), to create a new treaty that can coordinate and share data to prevent cybercrime.
India voted in favour of Russia’s resolution.
Oxford Dictionary declares “climate emergency” as word of the year for 2019.
The Word of the Year citation is intended to highlight a word or expression shown through usage evidence to mood, or preoccupations, reflect the ethos of the passing year, and have lasting potential as a term of cultural significance.
Recent winners have included toxic youth quake post-truth and vape.