9 PM Current Affairs Brief – March 1, 2019


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Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019

Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019 The Union cabinet has approved Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019. The order will serve the purpose of application of relevant provisions of the Constitution of India, as amended through 77th Constitution Amendment of 1995 and 103rd Constitution Amendment for Jammu … Continue reading “Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019”

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‘J&K ordinance cleared by Union Cabinet doesn’t tinker with 35A or 370’

‘J&K ordinance cleared by Union Cabinet doesn’t tinker with 35A or 370’ The Union Cabinet has approved the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019. It provides for amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004. The J&K Reservation Act, 2004 and the 2005 Rules provide for vertical reservation in direct recruitment, promotions and … Continue reading “‘J&K ordinance cleared by Union Cabinet doesn’t tinker with 35A or 370’”

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J&K based JeI banned

J&K based JeI banned The Home Ministry has banned the Jamaat-i-Islami as an unlawful association under Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. Jamaat-i-Islami is a separatist group based in Jammu and Kashmir. According to government officials, the separatist group had alleged role in anti-national and subversive activities and were closely connected with … Continue reading “J&K based JeI banned”

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Union Cabinet approves software product policy

Union Cabinet approves software product policy The Union Cabinet has approved the National Policy on Software Products 2019. The policy aims to Develop India as a software product nation. It also aims to align with other Government initiatives such as Start-up India, Make in India and Digital India, Skill India etc. so as to create … Continue reading “Union Cabinet approves software product policy”

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Cabinet Okays National Mineral Policy 2019

Cabinet Okays National Mineral Policy 2019 The Union Cabinet has approved National Mineral Policy 2019. The policy is aimed at bringing about more effective regulation to the mining sector as well as a more sustainable approach while addressing the issues of those affected by mining. It focuses on Make in India initiative and Gender sensitivity in … Continue reading “Cabinet Okays National Mineral Policy 2019”

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Development scheme for knitwear sector launched

Development scheme for knitwear sector launched The Ministry of Textile has launched a comprehensive Scheme for Development of Knitting and Knitwear Sector under PowerTex India. Knitting and knitwear sector is predominantly MSME in size and mainly located in decentralized sector. Knitted fabrics contribute to 27% of the total fabric production in India and 15% of … Continue reading “Development scheme for knitwear sector launched”

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Labourers sore over wait for wages under rural jobs scheme

Labourers sore over wait for wages under rural jobs scheme The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) Sangharsh Morcha had organized a nation-wide protest on February 28, 2019.  Following the protest, police complaints for registration of First Information Reports (FIR) were filed for non-payment of wages to labourers engaged under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural … Continue reading “Labourers sore over wait for wages under rural jobs scheme”

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Cabinet clears voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof

Cabinet clears voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof The Union Cabinet has approved the promulgation of an Ordinance to make amendments to the Aadhaar Act 2016, Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2005 & Indian Telegraph Act 1885. The amendments proposed are the same as those contained in the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, … Continue reading “Cabinet clears voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof”

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