9 PM Current Affairs Brief – October 9th, 2018


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Power politics at play

Power politics at play Article The articles discusses about the proposed amendments in the Electricity Act. Important analysis: Electricity Act, 2003 The Electricity Act, 2003 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to transform the power sector in India. The act covers major issues involving generation, distribution, transmission and trading in power. Competition … Continue reading “Power politics at play”

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NOBEL PRIZE   

NOBEL PRIZE    Nobel Prize 2018 in Economic Sciences (The Sveriges Riksbank Prize) was divided equally between William D. Nordhaus  and Paul M. Romer. William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer have designed methods for about how we create long-term sustained and sustainable economic growth. William D. Nordhaus have been contributed “for integrating climate change … Continue reading “NOBEL PRIZE   “

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Defence Ministry gives in-principle nod for 31 projects under “Make-II scheme”

Defence Ministry gives in-principle nod for 31 projects under “Make-II scheme” News The Department of Defence Production under Ministry of Defence has given in principal approval for 31 projects under Make-II scheme. Make-II scheme It is an industry-funded scheme to make clearance easier and scaling up production of defence projects. Under Make-II scheme, the Ministry … Continue reading “Defence Ministry gives in-principle nod for 31 projects under “Make-II scheme””

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Fiscal sops for SEZs must be linked to investments, jobs: Panel

Fiscal sops for SEZs must be linked to investments, jobs: Panel News The committee headed by Baba Kalyani has proposed reincarnation of SEZs in India as ‘Employment and Economic Enclaves (3Es). Important Facts: The committee has proposed overhaul of the SEZ policy by shifting fiscal incentives from exports to investments made and employment generated. Note … Continue reading “Fiscal sops for SEZs must be linked to investments, jobs: Panel”

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Fact Check: For limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the four projected pathways 

Fact Check: For limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the four projected pathways News: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), recently released a report in Seoul presenting four pathways to explore the possibilities of keeping the temperature rise within 1.5 degrees Celsius. Important News: In each pathway, the global average temperature is projected to overshoot the … Continue reading “Fact Check: For limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the four projected pathways “

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