Concise Current Affairs Recap: 28 January 2016
1-IMF implements long due quota reforms to provide more voting rights to India and China The IMF has announced implementation of its long due quota reforms which was approved by the US Congress last year. The reform will give more voting rights to emerging economies like India and China in the functioning of the organization.…

Zika Virus Outbreak-Everything You Must Know
We daily hear the news about Zika virus. Health officials in many countries are trying hard and not leaving any stone unturned to stop the spread of Zika virus.  So, the pertinent question is what the Zika is and why its outbreak is so dangerous. Let’s find out. What exactly is Zika?  Zika is a…

Comfort Women- Everything You Need to Know About This Movement on Sexual Slavery
We often hear the news about comfort women and the demand from global communities for their justice. Many countries are even demanding apology from Japan. So the very pertinent question is what is ‘comfort women’ and why this issue is so important that it is almost causing outrage in Asia pacific region. Don’t get confused and…

Needs and Implications to end China’s one child policy
From January 1, 2016 China will allow couples to have two children. Finally, China has ended ‘one child policy’ after three and a half decade. The policy was introduced in 1978 to curb over surging population and also curb the demands for resources. According to government data, the ‘old child policy’ has prevented over 400…

Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill 2015-Is it the right step?
The Rajya Sabha finally passed the Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill 2015 to replace the existing law that has been in force since 2000. According to WCD minister Maneka Gandhi, crimes, particularly sexual and violent crimes, committed by juveniles have shot up, which is reason enough to lower the age for criminals getting harsher punishments in…

Banning Diesel Cars-Right solution or just hype?
The Supreme Court order to ban new diesel cars for  temporary period has raised a wider debate across various spectra. Alarming level of pollution has triggered government and the top court to take extreme steps so it could put the situation under control. At the same time this order is not going well with the…

Should Juvenile to be freed in the Nirbhaya case?
Nirbhaya case shook the very core of this nation. Countless people protested across the road to book the perpetrators and demanded for the stringent punishment. On the fateful night of December 16, 2012, Nirbhaya was brutally assaulted by six persons, including a juvenile in a moving bus in south Delhi and later died in a…

Jan Lokpal Bill-Will it be the real solution to curb corruption?
Recently, Delhi assembly has passed Jan Lokapal bill which aims to prevent corruption and redress citizens’grievances. In recent times elections have been fought on the issue of Jan Lokapal. In the past, civil activist Anna Hazare started a campaign demanding the passage of the Jan Lokpal bill. Current chief minister of Delhi, Mr. Arvind Kejrirwal had also resigned over this issue. So…

United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 or COP21-Everything You Need to Know
We all know, today earth is warming rapidly. Today the global average temperature is about 15C. Yup, its above 15C. Scientists across the globe are extremely worried that if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise this way, then it will be catastrophic and irreversible. So what are the ways remained to save the planet? Of course…