9 PM Current Affairs Brief – 11th November, 2017


Download the compilation of all summaries of all the news articles here


GS 2

BSF raises concern with Pak rangers

BSF raises concern with Pak rangers Context India and Pakistan decided to resume the meetings between “sector commanders” deployed along the International Border (IB). What were the issues raised in the meet? The quarterly meeting between officials of the rank of Deputy Inspector-General on the Wagah-Atari border had not taken place for the past year-and-a-half. … Continue reading “BSF raises concern with Pak rangers”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Jadav will be permitted to meet his wife, says Pakistan

Jadav will be permitted to meet his wife, says Pakistan Context Pakistan has offered to let Kulbhushan Jadhav meet his wife on humanitarian grounds. Who is Kulbhushan Jadhav? Kulbhushan Jadhav is the former Indian naval officer convicted by a military court for alleged espionage. He was arrested in Balochistan, Pakistan, over charges of terrorism and … Continue reading “Jadav will be permitted to meet his wife, says Pakistan”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

CJI Mishra asserts himself in SC amidst corruption storm

CJI Mishra asserts himself in SC amidst corruption storm Context: A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has annulled an unprecedented order passed by the second senior-most judge, Justice J. Chelameshwar, to constitute a five-judge bench to deal with bribery allegations against a retired high court judge Introduction: On Thursday, … Continue reading “CJI Mishra asserts himself in SC amidst corruption storm”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Hope flouts on a  Boart: Rohingya

Hope flouts on a  Boart: Rohingya Context According to Human Rights Watch, in Myanmar’s Rakhine province, in the three coastal areas of Maungdaw, Rathedaung and Buthidaung, 288 Rohingya villages were destroyed by the Myanmar army between August 25 and September 25, 2017. The Bangladesh government’s Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commission (RRRC) is estimated to have … Continue reading “Hope flouts on a  Boart: Rohingya”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

India to face UK in ICJ Election

India to face UK in ICJ Election Context The government is putting “all efforts in” to ensure the election of its nominee Judge Dalveer Bhandari for the International Court of Justice What is ICJ? The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is one of the principal organs of the United Nations. Also known as the World … Continue reading “India to face UK in ICJ Election”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

GS 3


Centre approves creation of a National Testing Agency

Centre approves creation of a National Testing Agency Context: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the creation of a National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Society Registration Act, 1860, and as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher … Continue reading “Centre approves creation of a National Testing Agency”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Globalisation an ‘irreversible historical trend’: Xi Jinping

Globalisation an ‘irreversible historical trend’: Xi Jinping Context: Chinese president Xi Jinping laid out his country’s credentials as the new champion of world trade calling globalisation an “irreversible historical trend”, in comments that offered a contrast to the “America First” doctrine espoused by Donald Trump moments earlier. Introduction: Mr Xi was speaking at the APEC … Continue reading “Globalisation an ‘irreversible historical trend’: Xi Jinping”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

EAC has clear road map to create jobs

EAC has clear road map to create jobs Context: The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council has proposed a road map for stepping up skill development, creating jobs, enhancing resource investment in the social sector including for health and education, and for boosting infrastructure financing. Introduction: The Council was headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy. … Continue reading “EAC has clear road map to create jobs”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Free IAS Preparation by Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to the blog followed by several Rankholders and ensure success in IAS.