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GS 2 ‘Adultery, homosexuality not acceptable in Army Adultery and homosexuality have been decriminalised in the country by the Supreme Court, but the Army is “conservative” and they will not be allowed to “perpetuate into the Army,” Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday. Kerala records a rising graph of crimes against children There has been a steady increase in crimes committed against children in Kerala, according to a data released by the Kerala State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB). A solution in search of a problem Instead of addressing inequality, the 10% quota for economically weaker sections creates huge anxieties Let the grassroots breathe Local bodies must not be administrative vessels for implementing programmes of the Central and State governments Caution ahead Election-season temptations for populist spending pose a challenge to the economy GS 3 Centre aims for 20% cut in air pollution by 2024 The Centre has launched a programme to reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024. Cabinet approves 3 new AIIMS in J&K, Gujarat The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the setting up of three All India Institutes of Medical Sciences in Jammu and Kashmir and Gujarat. These will be in Samba in Jammu at a cost of Rs. 1,661 crore, in Pulwama in Kashmir at a cost of Rs. 1,828 crore, and in Rajkot, Gujarat, at a cost of Rs. 1,195 crore.