9 PM Current Affairs Brief – August 29th, 2018


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China’s ‘Type 002’ begins sea trials

China’s ‘Type 002’ begins sea trials News: Sea Trail by China “TYPE 002” aircraft carrier. Important News: 2. TYPE 002 is China’s second aircraft carrier which started its second phase of sea trial. 3. Liaoning was the first Chinese warship brought from Ukraine. 4. Sea trails are important to confirm the functionality of new Ship … Continue reading “China’s ‘Type 002’ begins sea trials”

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Rohingya ask UN to deliver justice

Rohingya ask UN to deliver justice News: Rohingya leaders welcomed the order of investigation and prosecution againstMyanmar Leaders. Important Facts: 2. Brutal attack by Military officers in Myanmar has led to migration of 7,00,00 Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh. 3. Recently, United Nation fact finding mission has passed an order to investigate and prosecute Army Generals … Continue reading “Rohingya ask UN to deliver justice”

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Pieces of the Asian dream

Pieces of the Asian dream Article: Syed Munir Khasru, has talked about India’s strategies towards Asia-Pacific region. Important Analysis: 2. Recently, Involvement of Indian PM in various dialogue and Summit has led to analysis of Indian strategy in Asia-Pacific region. 3. It also talks about what would be India strategy when China and USA are … Continue reading “Pieces of the Asian dream”

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SC finds audit of child shelters ‘frightening’

SC finds audit of child shelters ‘frightening’ News: Supreme Court shows concern over preliminary report submitted by National Commission and Protection of Child rights. Important Facts: 2. NCPCR is carrying out an audit of child care institutions (CCIs) and other bodies such as children homes, open shelters, observation homes, special homes, places of safety, and … Continue reading “SC finds audit of child shelters ‘frightening’”

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SC questions second chance for those left out of NRC

SC questions second chance for those left out of NRC News: Center to provide second chance to gain citizenship to those who excluded from the Nation Registrar of Citizen of Assam earlier. Important Facts: 2. Center government to allow claimant for Indian citizenship to change his legacy by submitting fresh document to gain Indian citizenship. … Continue reading “SC questions second chance for those left out of NRC”

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Govt. scraps scientific panels, forms council

Govt. scraps scientific panels, forms council News: Government to bring Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). Important News: 2. In a recent move, government has replaced two scientific advisory committee (SAC)for Prime Minister and Cabinet with 9 member PM-STIAC 3. The PM-STIAC will be chaired by the government’s Principal Scientific Advisor. 4. … Continue reading “Govt. scraps scientific panels, forms council”

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From unemployment to weaver shortage

From unemployment to weaver shortage News: Boom in powerloom industry in Sircilla textile town due to Bathukamma sarees. Important News: 2. Telangana Government has placed bulk order for weaving 90 lakhs Bathukamma sarees. 3. Bathukamma sarees will be distributed during Bathukamma festival in October. 4. This move of the government has brought prosperity in Sircilla … Continue reading “From unemployment to weaver shortage”

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India’s most polluted: 30% have no cleanup plan

India’s most polluted: 30% have no cleanup plan News: Central pollution Control Board shows concern over non-submission of climate plan. Important Facts: 2. Most polluted cities in India are not showing interest to submit pollution mitigationplan. 3. Out of 102 polluted alarming cities, only 73 have submitted a plan to the CPCB. 4. Some cities … Continue reading “India’s most polluted: 30% have no cleanup plan”

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