Current Affairs: 28th July

Current Affairs: 28 July Lok Sabha passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 The bill seeks to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 In the absence of a recognized Leader of Opposition, the amendment will now allow the leader of the single largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha to be a member of the selection committee. It also amends section 44 of parent Act that deals with Continue Reading

Current Affairs: 27th July

  Parliament passes Child Labour(Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill Bill seeks to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986. Added a new category of persons called “adolescent” – between 14 and 18 years of age. Prohibition of employment of adolescents in hazardous occupations as specified (mines, hazardous processes and inflammable substance). Complete ban against employment of children before 14 years in any occupation, except where child helps his/her Continue Reading

Current Affairs: 26th July

  Scientists work toward storing digital information in DNA DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid. Scientists are working towards making the genetic material capable to store data for long time. DNA: is essentially a biological information-storing molecule and it carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, functioning and reproduction of all living beings. How DNA store information: The information in the DNA is stored in strings i.e. in the form four-letter DNA Continue Reading