Weekly Current Affairs Mains (4th to 11th April, 2019)

black hole

 

Weekly Current Affairs Mains (4th to 11th April, 2019)

 

India stares at pile of solar e-waste

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Indian Economy – Infrastructure

solar panel

Context:

India urgently requires a policy on standards for the use of materials in solar module manufacturing and end-of-life waste management.

 

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India stares at pile of solar e-waste


First ever real image of a black hole revealed

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Science & Technology

black hole

Context:

Recently the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration showed the world the ‘unseeable’: the very first image of a black hole.

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black hole infograph


Electoral Bonds Scheme: key objections vs government’s arguments

electoral bondsTopic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: Indian Polity

 

Context:

The Supreme Court will deliver its order on Friday on an interim plea to stay the government’s controversial Electoral Bonds Scheme on funding for political parties.

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electoral bonds SCHEME


Asian Development Outlook 2019- Strengthening Disaster Resilience: ADB

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs

ADB

Context:

Recently Asian Development Bank has published Asian Development Outlook 2019.

 

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adb infograph


Dirty air killing Indians early and in large numbers

Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Ecology & Environment

dirty air

Context:

The State of Global Air report brings into one place the latest information on air quality and health for countries around the globe. It is produced annually by the Health Effects Institute and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s Global Burden of Disease project as an objective.

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AIR POLLUTION IN INDIA


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