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9 PM Current Affairs Brief – July 30th, 2018

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God cannot be privatised

God cannot be privatised Article: Sundar Sarukkai, professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, analyse the implications of the recent Supreme Court observations in the Sabarmila temple case. Important Analysis: 2. Recently, the apex court has held that temple is not a private space. 3. The court observations came while hearing the case … Continue reading “God cannot be privatised”

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FASTags aim to quicken pace of journey through toll booths

FASTags aim to quicken pace of journey through toll booths News: According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, FASTag users can experience ‘near’ non-stop movement at toll plazas on various national highways.   Important facts: 2. Earlier, the government has introduced the radio frequency identification device(RFID) based FASTag system for vehicles crossing toll … Continue reading “FASTags aim to quicken pace of journey through toll booths”

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India plans to procure missile shield from U.S.

India plans to procure missile shield from U.S. News: India is in discussion with the U.S. to procure an advanced air defence system to defend the NCR from aerial attacks. Important facts: 2. The process of procuring the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System-II(NASAMS-II) has been initiated. 3. NASAMS-II The NASAMS was developed by Raytheon in … Continue reading “India plans to procure missile shield from U.S.”

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Govt to roll out DigiYatra offering for air passengers soon

Govt to roll out DigiYatra offering for air passengers soon News: The Ministry of Civil Aviation is rolling out DigiYatra project very soon. Important facts: 2. DigiYatra project: Under this project, the image of passengers will be captured once these passengers will enter the airport. Once passengers establish their identity, they will be able to … Continue reading “Govt to roll out DigiYatra offering for air passengers soon”

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Govt. plans ‘ISRO-like’ ocean mission

Govt. plans ‘ISRO-like’ ocean mission News: The Centre has drawn up plan to explore the deep recesses of the ocean. Important facts: 2. The Union Earth Science Ministryhas tasked with coordinating the exercise. 3. The Ministry has also unveiled a blueprint of the ‘Deep Ocean Mission (DOM). 4. The mission proposes to explore the deep … Continue reading “Govt. plans ‘ISRO-like’ ocean mission”

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