9 PM Current Affairs Brief – December 1, 2018


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Neighbourhood first?

Neighbourhood first? Article Suhasini Haider, an International relations expert talked about recent changes in Neighbourhood policy of Modi government. Important Analysis Author observes that there is gradual shift in the government’s neighbourhood policy of 2018, that resounds closer to the “neighbourhood first” articulation of 2014. The government has changed its role from playing big brother … Continue reading “Neighbourhood first?”

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Bihar, Punjab take DGP issue to SC

Bihar, Punjab take DGP issue to SC News The Supreme Court agreed to hear the pleas of Bihar and Punjab seeking modification of an earlier order directing the States to mandatorily take assistance of the Union Public Service Commission in shortlisting names for appointing Director General of Police (DGP). Important Facts Earlier Supreme Court ordered … Continue reading “Bihar, Punjab take DGP issue to SC”

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Wage drag

Wage drag News International Labour Organisations has recently released Global Wage Report for 2018/19 Important facts Key finding of the report Global wage growth, adjusted for inflation, slowed to 1.8% in 2017, from 2.4% in 2016. this is the lowest rate since 2008. In the advanced G20 countries the pace eased to 0.4%, with the … Continue reading “Wage drag”

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Army not ready for women in combat roles’

Army not ready for women in combat roles’ News Army Chief General Bipin Rawat expressed his views about the role of women in armed forces. Important Facts Army Chief said that armed force would take in increasing numbers of woman officers in the coming years but it wasn’t ready yet to cast them in combat … Continue reading “Army not ready for women in combat roles’”

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