DMPQ-What do you understand by the following term: a) Axis of Evil b) Golden crescent c) Golden triangle

Axis of evil: Axis of evil, expression used to describe the bellicose tendencies of Iran, North Korea, and Iraq in the early 21st century. The phrase was coined by Canadian-born U.S. presidential speechwriter David Frum and presidential aide Michael Gerson for use by U.S. President George W. Bush in his 2002 State of the Union address. b) Golden crescent: The Golden Crescent is a mountainous area of Iran, … Read more

DMPQ-Salient features of data protection bill 2019.

The Bill regulates the processing of personal data of individuals (data principals) by government and private entities (data fiduciaries) incorporated in India and abroad. Processing is allowed if the individual gives consent, or in a medical emergency, or by the State for providing benefits. • The data principal has several rights with respect to their … Read more

DMPQ-Explain the science behind the goal line technology.

Goal-line technology is a technical means of instantly determining whether the whole of the ball has crossed the goal line. Camera-based: Several approved systems work with cameras that detect the ball and use software to evaluate the footage from all the cameras. In this way, the system can determine whether the whole of the ball … Read more

DMPQ-Explain the concept behind the working hot spot technology.

Hot Spot is an image sensing system which makes use of infra-red cameras to find out if the batsman has nicked the ball. This technology was first introduced in cricket by a Melbourne based company, BBG Sports. Although two infrared cameras are enough, generally four infrared cameras are used to record the game continuously. The … Read more

DMPQ- What are e cigarette? Why government recently put a blanket ban on e cigarettes?

e-Cigarettes are battery powered devices that work by heating a liquid into an aerosol that the user inhales and exhales.  The e-cigarette liquid typically contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerin, flavorings, and other chemicals.   Why Blanket ban: e-Cigarettes usually contain nicotine which makes product addictive. e-Cigarettes cause health hazards for youth, young adults, and pregnant women. … Read more

DMPQ-What were the scientific objectives of Chandrayan-2?

  Mapping of lunar surface: Extensive mapping of lunar surface to study variation in lunar surface compositions is essential to trace back the origin and evolution of moon. Soft landing: The project will attempt to soft land the lader -vikram abd rover Oragyan in a high plain between two craters. Quest for water: Evidence for … Read more

DMPQ-Status of Public health is an important aspect for a country. In the light of the statement, comment on the status of Public Health.

Public health is an important aspect of an country. Affordable and accessible Quality health care ensures creation of quality of human capital. It also reduces out of the pocket expenditure on health which can be utilised by Individual for other productive activity like education, wealth creation. Since Independence, India has done well to deal and … Read more

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