Comprehensive News Analysis - 22 May 2016

Table of Contents:

A. GS1 Related:
B. GS2 Related:

1. More than half of the newly-elected MLAs are Crorepatis

2. Yellow fever breaks out in Africa

C. GS3 Related:
D. GS4 Related
E. Important Editorials : A Quick Glance

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Others:

1. PIB Update

2. The Economic Times:

3. The Business Line: Wrong recipe

4. Quick bits

5. Useful Infographic:

6. To Read

F. Concepts-in-News: Related Concepts to Revise/Learn:
G. Fun with Practice Questions 🙂
H. Archives

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Useful News Articles

A. GS1 Related

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B. GS2 Related

 

1. More than half of the newly-elected MLAs are Crorepatis

Topic: Polity

Category: Criminalization of politics

Location: Livemint

Key points:

  • With every assembly elections in the states, the number of super-rich MLAs and those fighting criminal cases is increasing. For Ex, this trend can be seen in the recent assembly elections
  • This is a classic example of the increasing trend in Criminalization of Politics

 

2.  Yellow fever breaks out in Africa

Topic: Health

Category: Disease

Location: Business Standard

Key points:

  • Outbreak of the deadly Yellow Fever in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Yellow Fever:  Acuteviral The “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. The virus is endemic in tropical areas of Africa and Central and South America.

Cause: Yellow Fever Virus

Spread: By the bite of an infected female mosquito

Symptoms: Fever, chillsloss of appetitenausea, muscle pains particularly in the back, and headaches

Treatment: No specific Anti-viral drug. Good and early supportive treatment in hospitals improves survival rates

Prevention: Through Vaccination

 

C. GS3 Related

 

D. GS4 Related
E. Important Editorials: A Quick Glance

 

The Hindu

The Indian Express

 

Others:

 

1. PIB update

2. The Economic Times:

3. The Business Line: Wrong recipe

4.Quick bits

5. Useful Infographic:

6. To Read

 

F. Concepts-in-News: Related Concepts to Revise/Learn:
G. Fun with Practice Questions 🙂

 

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