9 PM Current Affairs Brief – July 13th, 2018

Mains Test Series


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


GS-2

Relief for guests from Bangladesh

Relief for guests from Bangladesh News: India to sign MoU on easing visa curbs with Bangladesh. Important facts: 2. The Memorandum of understanding (MoU) on “revised travel arrangement” will be signed during home minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Dhaka. 3. Bangladesh’s demands: Travel restrictions for senior citizens be eased. Further concessions be given to Muktijoddhas-those … Continue reading “Relief for guests from Bangladesh”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Justice Malhotra makes a case against Sec. 377

Justice Malhotra makes a case against Sec. 377 News: According to the Supreme Court, consensual gay sex may once again be decriminalized. Important facts: 2. The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court hearing the fight against section 377 of IPC, made a strong case against criminalization of homosexuality. 3. Justice Indu Malhota, lone woman judge … Continue reading “Justice Malhotra makes a case against Sec. 377”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

 

GS-3

Is planting saplings a solution to the felling of trees?

Is planting saplings a solution to the felling of trees? Article: R.K Misra, director, centre for smart cities emphasized that essential urban infrastructure will lead to a deteorating quality of life. Important Analysis: 2. In India, the world’s fastest growing economy, the urban population (nearly 32%) contributes over 60% of the GDP  and is projected to … Continue reading “Is planting saplings a solution to the felling of trees?”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Monitoring financial firms

Monitoring financial firms News: The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 Important facts: 2. The key features of the Bill: The Bill proposes a comprehensive resolution framework for specified financial sector entities and service providers. It will deal with bankruptcy in banks, insurance companies and financial sector entities. The Bill seeks to give comfort … Continue reading “Monitoring financial firms”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Towards a culture of moral responsibility

Towards a culture of moral responsibility Article: Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel peace laureate, expressed his views on mob action as the most violent expression of fears about the safety of children. Important Analysis: 2. Eight children go missing every hour in India to remain untraced and four are sexually abuse. 3. The trigger for the fears … Continue reading “Towards a culture of moral responsibility”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

A list of questionable eminence

A list of questionable eminence Article: Pulapre Balakrishan, senior fellow of IIM, expressed his views on government’s list of Institutes of Eminence (IoEs). Important Analysis: 2. The government has chosen a total of six institutions – three pubic and three private for the IOE status. 3. The public institutions are- the Indian Institute of Science … Continue reading “A list of questionable eminence”

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.