9 PM Current Affairs Brief – July 28th, 2018

Upcoming Current Affairs & Essay Test Series


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


GS 2

Has the Right to Information Act been weakened?

Has the Right to Information Act been weakened? News: Recently, the government has proposed to amend the RTI Act 2005. Important facts: 2. Nikhil Dey, founder member of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakit Sangathan has  put forward the following arguments in favour of amendment: The equivalence in salaries with the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) is not … Continue reading “Has the Right to Information Act been weakened?”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Modi meets Ramaphosa amid media row over visit

Modi meets Ramaphosa amid media row over visit News: Recently, PM Narendra Modi met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the BRICs summit in Johannesburg. Important facts: 2. Johannesburg sent official to resolve crisis with Indian side. 3. The crisis erupted after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of  Johannesburg  started investigating charges … Continue reading “Modi meets Ramaphosa amid media row over visit”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Outbreak of peace

Outbreak of peace News: Resolution of the Ethiopia-Eritrea dispute brings hope for stability and development Important facts: 2. Ethiopia recently decided to implement an earlier Peace Agreement with neighbouring Eritrea. 3. The agreement which intended to bring an end to a conflict triggered by Eritrea. It was signed in Algiers in December 2000. 4. Conflict … Continue reading “Outbreak of peace”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

 

 GS 3

India to give flash-flood warning to Asian nations

India to give flash-flood warning to Asian nations News: The world metrological organistaion (WMO) designated India as a nodal centre for preparing flash-flood forecasts. Important facts: 2. It implies that India will have to develop a customized model that can issue advance warning of floods in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand. 3. IMD would … Continue reading “India to give flash-flood warning to Asian nations”

Posted in Test 1 | Leave a comment

Faculty numbers dip 2.34 lakh in 3 years

Faculty numbers dip 2.34 lakh in 3 years News: According to the All India Survey on Higher Education Report 2017-18,  total number of faculty members in higher educational institutions in India has come down.   Important facts: 2. The All India Survey on Higher Education Report 2017-18 pointed out: Total number of teachers in higher … Continue reading “Faculty numbers dip 2.34 lakh in 3 years”

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.