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Concerns: Clusters lead to surge in COVID-19 spread

Clusters lead to surge in COVID spread Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: Transmission of COVID-19 in India has increased to an extent over the past week, yet the rate remains significantly lower than that the global rate. Growth trajectory in first 30 days: With this low growth rate, it took one month for …

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India still in local transmission, says govt.

India still in local transmission of Covid-19 Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: The Union health ministry has reiterated that India continues to be in the local transmission phase despite the country registering a spike from 100 to 1,000 cases in 12 days. Stages of outbreak: There are four stages in a disease outbreak: …

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SC: Permanent commission to women in Indian Navy

Permanent commission to women in Indian Navy Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of permanent commission to female officers in the Indian Navy and asked the government to treat men and women equally in the armed forces. News Summary: Permanent commission to women in Indian Navy SC …

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Zero tolerance on child porn: Govt notifies new POCSO rules

Fight against Child Porn Approx Read Time: 7 minutes  In News: Zero tolerance on child porn The Union government has notified the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Rules, 2020 which enables implementation of recent amendments to the Act under which provisions of punishment for child abuse has been made more stringent. The new POCSO …

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Women’s Day has its history in the labour movement

Women’s Day Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Context: 8th March is celebrated as International Women’s Day all over the world. Theme: The topic focuses on the history of International Women’s Day and role it played in advocating women’s rights. About: International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s …

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