9 PM Current Affairs Brief – July 20th, 2018

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Lynching & the law

Lynching & the law News: The Supreme Court order calls for a special law to deal with lynching Important facts: 2. The violence started with vigilante violence targeting cattle traders in the names of cow protection. 3. But, now it has taken a new turn with recent spate of killings comprises impulsive and unplanned acts … Continue reading “Lynching & the law”

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Dangerous law

Dangerous law News: The ‘nation state’ law passed by the Israel’s Parliament has raised concerns about its commitment to peace in the region. Important facts: 2. The law lays down : The law undermines its Arab minority and obstructs the peace process. Israel is the historic homeland of the Jewish people and they have an … Continue reading “Dangerous law”

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Details of 2015 Naga agreement emerge

Details of 2015 Naga agreement emerge News: The government has signed a framework agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah(NSCN-IM) after it agreed on a settlement within the Indian federation with a “special status”. Important facts: Attempts were made from time to time to resolve the issue through discussion with representatives of the Naga … Continue reading “Details of 2015 Naga agreement emerge”

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India to expand polar research to Arctic as well

India to expand polar research to Arctic as well News: The government is focusing priorities to the Arctic pole because of opportunities and challenges posed by climate change. Important facts: 2. Despite having new priorities, the annual missions to maintain India’s three bases in Antarctica will continue. 3. The new priorities mean that there will … Continue reading “India to expand polar research to Arctic as well”

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Wildlife scientists satellite-collar a dhole

Wildlife scientists satellite-collar a dhole News: The wildlife scientists have collared a dhole, the Indian wild dog, with a satellite transmitter. Important facts: 2.The team of scientists from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) tracks down a pack of 14 dholes in Bishanpura meadow in the Mukki range of the Kanha National Park. 3.It was … Continue reading “Wildlife scientists satellite-collar a dhole”

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Canada’s biggest public pension fund CPPIB to step up investment in India

Canada’s biggest public pension fund CPPIB to step up investment in India News: India’s $87 billion spending on infrastructure in financial year 2019 Important facts: 2. Canada’s biggest public pension scheme sees India as its main focus for investment in Asia. 3. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which manages Canada’s national pension fund, has … Continue reading “Canada’s biggest public pension fund CPPIB to step up investment in India”

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A vote of no confidence from the farmers

A vote of no confidence from the farmers Article: Yogendra Yadav, national president , Swaraj India and Avik Saha, national convenor of Jaikisan Andolan, analyse how the reasons behind the sluggish agricultural growth and failure of government on this count. Important Analysis: 2. Farmers of India expressed vote of no confidence against the government. 3. … Continue reading “A vote of no confidence from the farmers”

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