9 PM Current Affairs Brief – June 22st, 2018

Mains Test Series


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A Bill that is causing worry

A Bill that is causing worry News Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is not tabled in upcoming parliament monsoon session. Important Facts 2. The delay is due to holding of wider consultation by Joint Parliamentary Committee before reaching to a conclusion. 3. About the bill The Bill was introduced in July 2016, and referred to a … Continue reading “A Bill that is causing worry”

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‘Access to Aadhaar database will help solve cases faster’

‘Access to Aadhaar database will help solve cases faster’ News National crime Records Bureau (NCRB) requested the government to provide limited access to Aadhar database. Important facts 2. In India fingerprint experts are able to visit just 1% of all registered cases. 3. The reason is many states do not have adequate fingerprint cadre strength … Continue reading “‘Access to Aadhaar database will help solve cases faster’”

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SEBI eases norms for share buy-backs, IPOs

SEBI eases norms for share buy-backs, IPOs News The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has amended the rules related to public issues, takeovers and buy-backs based on feedback received from various market participants. Important facts 2. Proposed changes for IPO Give companies more time for the upward revision of open offer price and … Continue reading “SEBI eases norms for share buy-backs, IPOs”

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Dangerous spiral

Dangerous spiral News India is the latest to join the global trade war. Important Facts India impose tariffs as high as 50% on a list of 30 goods imported from the U.S. India’s notification to the WTO says that U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium would cost India $241 million. The tariffs imposed on the … Continue reading “Dangerous spiral”

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World’s hungry population on the rise again, says UN report

World’s hungry population on the rise again, says UN report News According to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2018 report the number of hungry people in the world has risen Important facts 2. The number of hungry people in the world has risen for the first time in more than a decade. 3. Key factors … Continue reading “World’s hungry population on the rise again, says UN report”

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