9 PM Current Affairs Brief – November 12, 2018


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Sri Lanka political crisis: Parliament Speaker asks public servants not to execute President’s orders

Sri Lanka political crisis: Parliament Speaker asks public servants not to execute President’s orders News: Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe that opponents say is unconstitutional. Important … Continue reading “Sri Lanka political crisis: Parliament Speaker asks public servants not to execute President’s orders”

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Behind India’s leap in ease of doing business

Behind India’s leap in ease of doing business Article: In the backdrop of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, the article discusses the India’s improvements and challenges in ease of doing business Important Analysis India’s position India has been one of the biggest ‘improvers’ in the 2019 Ease of Doing Business Index and has … Continue reading “Behind India’s leap in ease of doing business”

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ISRO invites foreign ‘riders’ to Venus

ISRO invites foreign ‘riders’ to Venus News: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has taken its first step towards its mid-2023-planned mission to Venus by issuing an announcement of opportunity (AO) to the international space community to propose their scientific payloads to be carried on the mission. Important Facts: This AO for space-based experiments to … Continue reading “ISRO invites foreign ‘riders’ to Venus”

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Protect the little helpers

Protect the little helpers Article: The article discusses the growing concern over declining population of different species of pollinators Important analysis Importance of pollinators: In 2015, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) established that pollinators lead to huge agricultural economic gains. According to the report, estimated pollinator contribution in India to … Continue reading “Protect the little helpers”

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National body set up to study rare form of diabetes

National body set up to study rare form of diabetes News: As part of the World Diabetes Day 2018, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has nominated the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre as the ‘National Coordinating Centre for the ‘National Monogenic Diabetes Study Group of India’. Important … Continue reading “National body set up to study rare form of diabetes”

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