9 PM Current Affairs Brief – November 29, 2018


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Without maternity benefits

Without maternity benefits Article Aditi Priya, a student of Delhi School of Economics talks about her study on the financial and physical hardships experienced by the respondents during pregnancy and delivery and also the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) Important Analysis About Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) PMMVY is a Maternity … Continue reading “Without maternity benefits”

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Dire strait: on Russia-Ukraine sea clash

Dire strait: on Russia-Ukraine sea clash News: The article discusses about the geopolitical imperative of greater engagement with Moscow in light of the rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine’ Important Facts: Background: ​Russia has forcibly annexed Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, claiming its ethnic Russian majority was under threat from the Ukrainian government. Immediate crises: … Continue reading “Dire strait: on Russia-Ukraine sea clash”

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Kartarpur corridor foundation laying event: India protests Imran Khan’s reference to Kashmir during ‘a pious occasion’

Kartarpur corridor foundation laying event: India protests Imran Khan’s reference to Kashmir during ‘a pious occasion’ News: India deeply regretted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s reference to Jammu and Kashmir during the pious moment of groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor. Important Facts: According to statement issued by Ministry of External Affairs, politicising the pious … Continue reading “Kartarpur corridor foundation laying event: India protests Imran Khan’s reference to Kashmir during ‘a pious occasion’”

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UGC’s new norms for recruitment

UGC’s new norms for recruitment News: According to the new recruitment norms released by the University Grants Commission (UGC) recently, the Doctoral degree holders from the top 500 foreign universities will be eligible for direct recruitment as an assistant professor in Indian varsities. Important Facts: This direct recruitment eligibility of international PhD holders is applicable … Continue reading “UGC’s new norms for recruitment”

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Lancet urges response to heatwave exposure surge

Lancet urges response to heatwave exposure surge News: According to the Lancet Countdown 2018 on Health and Climate Change report published recently, globally each person was exposed to an additional 1.4 days of heat wave between 2000 and 2017 compared to the baseline period of 1986 to 2005. Important Facts: About the report: The Lancet … Continue reading “Lancet urges response to heatwave exposure surge”

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