9 PM Current Affairs Brief – June 2nd, 2018


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PM affirms India’s ‘strategic autonomy’

PM affirms India’s ‘strategic autonomy’ News PM Narendra Modi affirms strategic Autonomy as India’s foreign principle at ‘Shangri-La Dialogue’ in Singapore. Important Facts ‘Shangri-La Dialogue’ is organised by London-based think-tank IISS and hosted by Singapore. It is attended by Defence Ministers from the Asia-Pacific region each year PM Modi is the first Indian PM to … Continue reading “PM affirms India’s ‘strategic autonomy’”

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The democracy project in Bangladesh- Transformation Index 2018

The democracy project in Bangladesh- Transformation Index 2018 Article: Subir bhaumik, a former BBC bureau chief for East and Northeast India, has analysed the Transformation Index 2018 report which ranked Bangladesh as autocratic nation.  Important Analysis “Transformation Index 2018 (BTI)” released by Germany’s Bertelsmann Foundation has rated Bangladesh at 58 out of 129 developing nations … Continue reading “The democracy project in Bangladesh- Transformation Index 2018”

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Singapore a strategic partner, says PM Modi

Singapore a strategic partner, says PM Modi News: Indian Prime Minister recently visited Singapore and deepens its economic and defence ties with the nation. Important facts: Singapore is the last leg of PM Modi’s three-nation tour (Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore). Major takeaways from the visit: The two countries signed eight agreements. An implementation agreement was … Continue reading “Singapore a strategic partner, says PM Modi”

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Centre notifies Cauvery Water Management Authority

Centre notifies Cauvery Water Management Authority News: The central government has issued a notification for the Cauvery Water Management Authority following Supreme Court order. Important Facts: About Cauvery management control authority. The chairman of the authority will be appointed by the Central government. He/She must be of the rank of secretary or additional secretary or … Continue reading “Centre notifies Cauvery Water Management Authority”

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U.S. will veto UN draft on Palestinians

U.S. will veto UN draft on Palestinians News The U.S. will veto a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank Important Facts Kuwait call for an international protection mission for the Palestinians as protests turned violent on the Gaza border. US consider Kuwait draft  as a “grossly … Continue reading “U.S. will veto UN draft on Palestinians”

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Farmers’ gaon bandh hits fresh supplies across States

Farmers’ gaon bandh hits fresh supplies across States News: The nation is hit by a ten-day strike by farmers of seven states. Important facts: The nation-wide farmer’s protest is known as ‘Gaon bandh’. The protest is implemented by 172 organisations and is under the leadership of Rashtroya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh (RKMM) and Kisan Ekta Manch … Continue reading “Farmers’ gaon bandh hits fresh supplies across States”

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Mixed growth signals

Mixed growth signals News: The fourth quarter of the financial year 2017-18 grew at 7.7%. It is the fastest and strongest growth in the entire FY 2017-18. Important facts: The growth in economy is driven by growth in capital formation, manufacturing and construction sector. The manufacturing sector has contributed to approx 20% of quarterly GVA … Continue reading “Mixed growth signals”

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