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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 15 July 2020
It is a habitable zone, also called the “Goldilocks zone”, is the area around a star where it is not too hot and not too cold for liquid water to exist on the surface of surrounding planets.
Our Earth is in the Sun’s Goldilocks zone, If Earth were where the dwarf planet Pluto is, all its water would freeze and if Earth were where Mercury is, all its water would boil off.
India continues to remain ranked 43rd on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Singapore has got 1st
The report provides information on forest cover, tree cover, mangrove cover, growing stock inside and outside the forest areas, carbon stock in India’s forests, Forest Types and Biodiversity, Forest Fire monitoring and forest cover in different slopes & altitudes.
Special thematic information on forest cover such as hill, tribal districts, and north eastern region has also been given separately in the report.
Answer : b
India has been ranked very low at 76th place out of 82 countries on a new Social Mobility Index compiled by the World Economic Forum, while Denmark has topped the charts.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)has constituted a national level committee for reform in criminal laws of India, to be headed by Ranbir Singh, Vice-Chancellor National Law University (NLU).
The Indian Penal Code 1860, Code of Criminal Procedure 1973, Indian Evidence Act 1872 etc. are the constituents of criminal law in India.