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India bans 59 Chinese apps

India bans 59 Chinese apps India bans Chinese apps: The government stated they were “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of india, security of state and public order.”The IT ministry has banned 59 Chinese-owned applications, including TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser, Likee, WeChat, and Bigo Live. The Ministry stated they were “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of india, security of state and public order.” The Ministry used Section 69A of the Information Technology Act.
The Information Technology Act, 2000 is an Act of the Indian Parliament notified on 17 October 2000. It is the primary law in India dealing with cybercrime and electronic commerce. 
Central Government Act Section 69A in The Information Technology Act, 2000  69A Power to issue directions for blocking for public access of any information through any computer resource. -(1) Where the Central Government or any of its officer specially authorised by it in this behalf is satisfied that i…

Lal-Bal-Pal, UPSC latest current affair

Pune NGO aims to revive spirit of ‘Lal-Bal-Pal’ Sarhad to launch a series of literary and cultural programmes to strengthen connections between Maharashtra and West BengalIn a bid to revive the Independence-era spirit of the ‘Lal-Bal-Pal’, named after nationalists Lala Lajpat Rai, ‘Lokmanya’ Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal, and to mark the death centenary of Tilak, Pune-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) ‘Sarhad’ will launch a series of literary and cultural programmes to strengthen connections between Maharashtra and West Bengal.Sarhad’s two-year-long event, ‘Maharashtra-Bengal friendship chapter’, and envisioned as a people’s cultural revivalist movement in these two States, will commence on Tilak’s death centenary (August 1, 1920-August 1, 2020) and will go on till August 15, 2022 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the great philosopher, Sri Aurobindo Ghosh.Punjab, Bengal and Maharashtra have played significant roles during the struggle for Indian Independence. …

Pangong Lake,Dispute,Tourism,Importance

Pangong Lake Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m. It is 134 km long and extends from India to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, China. Approximately 60% of the length of the lake lies within the Tibetan Autonomous Region. The lake is 5 km wide at its broadest point.Pangong Tso literally translates into a "conclave lake"Area: 699.3 km²Length: 134 kmSurface elevation: 4,250 m Pangong lake dispute between India and China The Line of Actual Control (LAC) - the line that separates Indian and Chinese troops since 1962 - generally runs along the land except for the width of Pangong Tso. Here it runs through water. Both sides have marked their areas announcing which side belongs to which country -- in English, Hindi and Mandarin.India controls about 45 km stretch of the Pangong Tso and China the rest. The current site of confrontation is spurs jutting out of Chang Chenmo, an eastern extension of the Karakoram Range. These…

India China Border Agreement

Agreement on the Maintenance of Peace and Tranquility along the Line of Actual Control in the India-China Border Areas
Summary:  This agreement provides the framework for border security between the parties until final determination is made regarding border demarcation. The parties agree to reduce troop levels compatible with friendly and good relations between them. They also agree to undertake confidence building measures along the line of actual control including by providing notification of troop movements.
September 7, 1993
The Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the two sides), have entered into the present Agreement in accordance with the Five Principles of mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, mutual non-aggression, non-interference in each other's internal affairs, equality and mutual benefit and peaceful coexistence and with a view to maintaining peace and tranquility in …

India Launched Corona Virus Drug

Mumbai Based Company Glenmark become the first Pharmaceutical company  in India to Recieve Regulatory Approval for Oral Antiviral Favipiravir for the Treatment  of mild to moderate  CORONA - 19 FabiFlu will be used for treating COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms and will be made available from today evening and by next week across the country. The company has got approval under emergency category.Favipiravir shows clinical improvements of up to 88% in COVID-19, with rapid reduction in viral load by 4 daysEach tablet of 200 mg costs ₹103 and a strip containing 34 tablets has been priced at ₹3500. It will be made available at hospitals and chemist shops and will be sold under medical presciption.The drug acts by getting into cells and inhibits the activity of viral replication to reduce the viral load. Early use of antiviral drugs can control a high rate of viral replication. However, if not controlled initially, viral replication slows down in later stages resulting in co…

International day-Sexual Voilance Eliminate

International day for the Elimination of Sexual Voilance Conflict  19 June In 2015, the United Nations adopted June 19 every year as the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.  AIM of this day The main aim of this day is to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres says - 
"On this International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we stand in solidarity with survivors. We vow to listen to them and act on their experiences and decisions."
What is the impact of COVID-19 on survivors of conflict-related sexual violence
The UN Security Council has recognized that conflict-related sexual violence is a threat to security and an obstacle to the restoration of peace. 
The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting dramatically the lives of victims and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV), as well as all aspects of the work carried out by the Offices of the SR…