9 PM Current Affairs Brief – January 21, 2019


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Indians under 15, over 65 can now use Aadhaar to visit Nepal, Bhutan

Indians under 15, over 65 can now use Aadhaar to visit Nepal, Bhutan News: Aadhaar a valid travel document to visit Nepal and Bhutan without Visa. Important Facts: Indians between the age bracket of 15 and 65 are now eligible to travel Bhutan and Nepal without Visa. Earlier, persons over 65 and under 15 could… Continue reading Indians under 15, over 65 can now use Aadhaar to visit Nepal, Bhutan

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Indians over 65 and under 15 can now visit Nepal and Bhutan with Aadhaar

Indians over 65 and under 15 can now visit Nepal and Bhutan with Aadhaar News According to a Home Ministry communiqué, Aadhaar cards have been made valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan Important facts Indian citizens going to Nepal and Bhutan don’t need a visa… Continue reading Indians over 65 and under 15 can now visit Nepal and Bhutan with Aadhaar

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Flamingo fete a huge draw at Pulicat lake

Flamingo fete a huge draw at Pulicat lake News: Three days flamingo festival started in Pulicat region Important Facts: Flamingo Festival: Flamingo Festival is held every year to promote tourism in Pulicat and Nellapattu Flamingo Festival is being organized for last 12 years Over 9,000 migratory birds arrive(mainly from Siberia) at Pulicat region for breeding… Continue reading Flamingo fete a huge draw at Pulicat lake

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ASI finds 2,300-year-old artefacts in Odisha

ASI finds 2,300-year-old artefacts in Odisha News: Archeological Survey of India finds 2,300-year-old artefacts in Odisha Important Facts: Artefacts believed to be 2,300-year-old at the Asurgarh Fort in Odisha’s Kalahandi district. It reveals a number of brick structures. Wedge shaped bricks are also noticed in the circular structures. Most of the structures have terracotta tiles… Continue reading ASI finds 2,300-year-old artefacts in Odisha

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Detecting the movement of illegitimate funds is a challenging task

Detecting the movement of illegitimate funds is a challenging task Money Laundering: Money laundering is a process of converting illegitimate money into legitimate money to avoid law enforcement agencies scrutiny Illegitimate Money and Money Laundering: Illegitimate money drives the world of crime and money laundering is oxygen line which assist illegitimate money to thrive Forms… Continue reading Detecting the movement of illegitimate funds is a challenging task

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Fuel cells versus LI batteries is much heat, a lot of gas

Fuel cells versus LI batteries is much heat, a lot of gas News: Article presents the debate between lithium-ion (LI) battery and the hydrogen fuel cell, the two important sources of power to drive the motor in an electric vehicle (EV). Important Facts: Why there is debate over source of power: To meet the reduction… Continue reading Fuel cells versus LI batteries is much heat, a lot of gas

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South and East India offer more jobs to women

South and East India offer more jobs to women News The recent remark by Union HRD Minister about women remaining outside workforce “out of choice” has raised controversy Important facts National Status: According to ILO estimates, female labour force participation rate (FLPR) has decreased from33.8% in 2000to 27.3% 2015. ILO further projects that FLPR is… Continue reading South and East India offer more jobs to women

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