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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 24 Jan 2020
Democracy Index is Based on five categories:
Civil liberties, Electoral process and pluralism ;Functioning of government; Political participation; and Political culture.
Each country is classified as one of four types of regimes:
Full democracy (scores greater than 8);
Flawed democracy (greater than 6 and up to 8);
Hybrid regime (greater than 4 and up to 6); and
Authoritarian regime (less than or equal to 4).
HCFC-141 b is one of the most powerful ozone-depleting chemicals after Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
It is mainly used as a blowing agentin the foam manufacturing industries.
Recently, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)unveiled its first ‘woman’ astronaut, named Vyom Mitra who will ride to space in the first test flight of the human space mission, Gaganyaan.
Answer : c
Minister of Steel has recently launched a scheme by SAIL for Voluntary Philanthropist Activities (VPA) by its employees.
The scheme called “SAIL Employee Rendering Voluntarism and Initiatives for Community Engagement (SERVICE)” will promote and facilitate philanthropist activities by the employees in a structured manner.
Answer : a
Recently INTERPOLissued a Blue Corner notice to help locate fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda.
Orange Notice – To warn a person representing a serious and imminent threat to public safety.
New batch for IAS/PCS/ PCS-J 2021
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Online course for public administration (optional subject) for IAS/PCS Main examination from1st June 2020 also available.