9 PM Current Affairs Brief – September 14th, 2018


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No right of way for the majority

No right of way for the majority Article  Faizan Mustafa, an eminent jurist, writes on how by rejecting homogenization of culture, Supreme Court‘s verdict on Section 377 has upheld the right of religious minorities. Important Analysis 2. Every major religion has disapproved of homosexuality: Judaism and Christianity consider homosexuality a sin and Judeo-Christian morality   had … Continue reading “No right of way for the majority”

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When it isn’t right to forget

When it isn’t right to forget News: Right to be Forgotten, a new right proposed by Justice B.N Srikrishna Committee under Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018. What is Right to be Forgotten: The right to be forgotten leads to allowing individuals to have information, videos or photographs, articles etc. about themselves deleted from certain internet … Continue reading “When it isn’t right to forget”

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Go figure

Go figure News The Lancet Public Health (LPH) has conducted a research on suicide rates in India. Important facts 2. Research shows that almost 40% of women who commit suicide worldwide are from India. 3. Indian women who died by suicide were more likely to be married, to be from more developed states and, by … Continue reading “Go figure”

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Not by MSPs

Not by MSPs News. 1.Concerns associated with ensuring remunerative rates to the framers produce. Important Facts 2.The crops are selling below Minimum Support Price (MSPs) even before starting of Kharif Marketing season. 3. Maharashtra government has ordered private traders to buy at MSPs, or face a one-year jail term. 4.Gov. of India came out with … Continue reading “Not by MSPs”

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Why trying to save a man-eater could end up harming the tiger species

Why trying to save a man-eater could end up harming the tiger species Article This article explains why trying to save a man-eater could end up harming the tiger species and should be avoided. Important Facts 2.  India is the home to the largest tiger population in the world. 3. Project Tiger Aims at conserving India’s … Continue reading “Why trying to save a man-eater could end up harming the tiger species”

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Non-Performing Assets: When and how did banks pile up such bad loans?

Non-Performing Assets: When and how did banks pile up such bad loans? News The causes which led to NPA (non performing asset) and its present impact Important facts 2.Impact of NPA Current account deficit widened by 2.4%. Rupee lost its value by 13% till now. 3.India’s position till 2008 Increase in Capital flow in India … Continue reading “Non-Performing Assets: When and how did banks pile up such bad loans?”

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