9 PM Current Affairs Brief – February 7, 2019


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Cabinet clears amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit

Cabinet clears amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill 2018 was introduced in Parliament on July 18, 2018 which bans unregulated deposit scheme not registered with the government. The bill will effectively tackle the menace of illicit deposit-taking activities and prevent such schemes from duping poor and gullible people. … Continue reading “Cabinet clears amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit”

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Tough-talking: On Taliban reconciliation process

Tough-talking: On Taliban reconciliation process The Taliban reconciliation process is moving at a much faster pace than was expected, as seen by recent meetings of Taliban with US representatives in Doha and Russian officials in Moscow, but India has not been included in these meetings. The US and Russia have accepted the idea that (a) … Continue reading “Tough-talking: On Taliban reconciliation process”

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Expert panel defers clearance to Andaman resort project

Expert panel defers clearance to Andaman resort project Clearance for the proposal by the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation Limited (ANIIDCL) to develop a premium an Island Resort at Lalaji Bay, Long Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been deferred by an Expert committee of the Union Environment Ministry The project has been … Continue reading “Expert panel defers clearance to Andaman resort project”

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First career portal for students launched in Rajasthan

First career portal for students launched in Rajasthan The Rajasthan Government, in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched Rajiv Gandhi Career Portal to provide employment-oriented education to students from classes 9 to 12 The portal aims to provide career guidance with information on entrance examinations, scholarships and employment-oriented courses. The portal is … Continue reading “First career portal for students launched in Rajasthan”

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Contempt pleas against Prashant Bhushan: Supreme Court may curb advocates from speaking on cases

Contempt pleas against Prashant Bhushan: Supreme Court may curb advocates from speaking on cases The Attorney General of India filed contempt proceedings against Prashant Bhushan for tweeting wrong facts about government on an ongoing case which could mislead the court. Supreme Court said that to protect the judiciary it would examine the possibility of imposing … Continue reading “Contempt pleas against Prashant Bhushan: Supreme Court may curb advocates from speaking on cases”

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