9 PM Current Affairs Brief – July 6th, 2018

Mains Test Series


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Allies, interrupted

Allies, interrupted News: Drift in India and U. S. relations in recent past. Important facts: 2. Both India and U.S.  now freely conceding that their interest are diverging. 3. There are enough instances of their diverging interest. Some of these are given below: 4. Policy decisions by President Donald Trump to walk out of the … Continue reading “Allies, interrupted”

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SC seeks plan to eradicate leprosy

SC seeks plan to eradicate leprosy News: Recently, the Supreme Court gave directions to the government for eradicating leprosy. Important facts: 2. The apex court gave the following directions to the government : Chief Justice says it the duty of the state to erase the stigma against leprosy. The government need to constitute a separate … Continue reading “SC seeks plan to eradicate leprosy”

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Check lynchings, MHA tells States

Check lynchings, MHA tells States News: Recently, the Home Ministry has asked the States and UTs to check increasing incidents of mob lynching in the country. Important facts: 2. Mob Lynching: Mob Lynching means killing of someone by a mob for an alleged offence without following any principles of jurisprudence or due process of law. … Continue reading “Check lynchings, MHA tells States”

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Allow gambling in sports but regulate it, says law panel

Allow gambling in sports but regulate it, says law panel News: The Law Commission of India submitted a report to the government to “regulate” gambling in sports. Important facts: 2. The Commission was headed by former Supreme Court judge, Justice B.S. Chauhan. 3. The Commission said that it is impossible to stop illegal gambling, the … Continue reading “Allow gambling in sports but regulate it, says law panel”

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GS: 3

Cryptocurrency trade braces for RBI ban

Cryptocurrency trade braces for RBI ban News: Recently, the Supreme Court has refused to stay the RBI’s directive to banks instructing them to stop all business with dealing in cryptocurrencies. Important facts: 2. The RBI’s directive and SC’s verdict have mixed reactions from industry players and analysts. 3. The apex bank’s decision is a big … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency trade braces for RBI ban”

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Give legal backing to MSP, says panel

Give legal backing to MSP, says panel  News: Recently, the centre approved Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for kharif crops. Important facts: 2. The government considers A2+FL’ as production cost. 3. A2+FL costs includes family labour, but not land costs. 4. However, some experts want comprehensive cost (C2) to be considered for MSP. C2 includes land … Continue reading “Give legal backing to MSP, says panel”

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This aborted mission is a success

This aborted mission is a success News: Recently, ISRO has taken a step forward towards sending Indian’s to space by conducting the first ‘pad abort’ test. Important facts: 2. The test was conducted at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. 3. The test proves that the agency can bail out future astronauts with their capsule … Continue reading “This aborted mission is a success”

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