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.