9 PM Current Affairs Brief – May 26th, 2018


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Missed opportunity: on cancellation of Trump-Kim summit

Missed opportunity: on cancellation of Trump-Kim summit News: American President Donald Trump’s abruptly call off his planned June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Important Analysis US decision to call off the meeting has dashed hopes of a breakthrough between US and North Korea. It also heightened risks of a confrontation … Continue reading “Missed opportunity: on cancellation of Trump-Kim summit”

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Want to settle all issues in a friendly ambience: Hasina

Want to settle all issues in a friendly ambience: Hasina News PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Ms. Hasina participated in convocation of Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan university and the inauguration of the Bangladesh Bhavana. Important Fact Both the leaders spoke about the contribution of Rabindranth Tagore and how the poet is a shared … Continue reading “Want to settle all issues in a friendly ambience: Hasina”

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Tipping point in West Asia

Tipping point in West Asia Article Rakesh Sood, a former diplomat, has analyses the reasons for US withdrawal from JCPOA and its impact on west Asia. Important Analysis After Arab Spring, longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict is over shadowed by a series of events, both Internal and External. The fight against the Islamic State and its offshoots … Continue reading “Tipping point in West Asia”

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Out-of-turn coal to PSE utilities irks IPPs

Out-of-turn coal to PSE utilities irks IPPs News The Centre decision to supply coal out-of-turn to State and PSU utilities is being objected by independent power producers (IPPs) Important Facts ln order to avoid possible shortage of coal at state owned thermal power plants the central government has directed the Coal India to provide out-of-turn … Continue reading “Out-of-turn coal to PSE utilities irks IPPs”

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PVC pipes: Supreme Court refuses to interfere with NGT fiat

PVC pipes: Supreme Court refuses to interfere with NGT fiat News: The Supreme Court has refused to intervene with the National Green Tribunal order to freeze its own directive to publish a warning about hazardous lead content in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes. Important Facts Current petition contended that the publishing of the warning would safeguard the … Continue reading “PVC pipes: Supreme Court refuses to interfere with NGT fiat”

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CoC is not proactive enough

CoC is not proactive enough News: The Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board (IBB) of India has observed that the Committee of Creditors (CoC) has not been efficient in implementing the provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Important Facts The Committee of Creditors comprises of both financial and operational creditors. The main function of Committee … Continue reading “CoC is not proactive enough”

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