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9 PM Current Affairs Brief – June 5th, 2018


Entrance Test 07 June 2018

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Governance and the Governor

Governance and the Governor Article: 1. Agnidipto Tarafder ,Assistant Professor (Law) at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, has analyses whether the post of the governor has outlived its utility. Important Analysis: 2.Important functions of the governor include: (i)monitoring the formation of the government (ii)Reporting the breakdown of constitutional machinery in a State … Continue reading “Governance and the Governor”

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Govt to reimburse Nipah bills

Govt to reimburse Nipah bills News: The Kerala government announced that it will reimburse the medical bills of all those undergoing treatment for Nipah virus in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. Important News: The medical bills will be reimbursed on the basis of the District Collector’s reports. The government will also provide free ration kits to … Continue reading “Govt to reimburse Nipah bills”

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To be an environmental world power

To be an environmental world power Article Kanak Mani Dixit, Kathmandu based journalist, talked about the need of environmental cooperation in South Asia. Important Analysis The northern half of subcontinent from Brahmaputra basin to Indus- Ganga plain are running through environmental distress. All around the globe, people across the border are joining hand to save … Continue reading “To be an environmental world power”

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Supreme Court backs MCI norms for medical colleges

Supreme Court backs MCI norms for medical colleges News Supreme Court in her recent judgment deny re-inspection of medical college which lacks basic standard Important Facts MCI with the support of Centre has appealed to Supreme Court against the Bombay high court judgment. Bombay High court ordered MCI for re-inspection of Medical college based on … Continue reading “Supreme Court backs MCI norms for medical colleges”

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In S-400 deal, U.S. is the elephant in the room

In S-400 deal, U.S. is the elephant in the room News: The proposed purchase of S-400 systems from Russia became a contentious issue between India-US-Russia relation. Important Facts: 2. The Defense Ministry has sent the proposal to the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to procure the Russian-developed S-400 missiles.. 3. The S-400 is a complex … Continue reading “In S-400 deal, U.S. is the elephant in the room”

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AAI to embark on study to assess capacity at 48 airports

AAI to embark on study to assess capacity at 48 airports News: Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to commence a study to assess the capacity of 48 airports. Important Facts: The AAI is in the process of selecting a consultant to conduct the survey. Status of airport passenger in India: All the airports … Continue reading “AAI to embark on study to assess capacity at 48 airports”

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Farm friction: on the malaise in agriculture

Farm friction: on the malaise in agriculture News: Farmers are on a 10-day strike to highlight agricultural distress and to nudge the government to take some action. Important Facts: 2. The “Gaon” Bandh: (i)Many farmer bodies have stopped supplying vegetable and dairy products to major cities. (ii)The farmers are holding dharnas on different national highways … Continue reading “Farm friction: on the malaise in agriculture”

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Ban proposed on obscene depiction of women on Net

Ban proposed on obscene depiction of women on Net News: The Centre has proposed amendments to the Indecent Representation of Women Act, 1986, to include digital and internet-based communication services. Important Facts: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has banded the obscene depiction of women on the Internet and on SMS/MMS by amending the … Continue reading “Ban proposed on obscene depiction of women on Net”

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Centre to start measuring ‘green GDP’ of States

Centre to start measuring ‘green GDP’ of States News: Central government for the first time calls for a national environment survey to measure green GDP of state. Important Facts: The government will start a five-year exercise to compute district-level data of the country’s environmental wealth. The  data will be used to calculate ‘green’ Gross Domestic … Continue reading “Centre to start measuring ‘green GDP’ of States”

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Protect the great and small

Protect the great and small News: The Centre has been gathering inputs from the States on the proposed amendments to Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 Important Facts: Species are given varying degrees of protection under 6 schedules of the Wildlife Act. Currently, there are 909 entries in the Schedules The schedule lists vital as they determine … Continue reading “Protect the great and small”

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Entrance Test 07 June 2018

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