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9 PM Current Affairs Brief – September 28th, 2018

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Adultery is not a crime, rules SC; strikes it off IPC

Adultery is not a crime, rules SC; strikes it off IPC News Supreme Court in its judgment has ruled that adultery is not a criminal offence. Important Facts Background about Adultery and Section 497 of the IPC     Problems with Adultery Law According to Section 497 of the IPC, a man had the right … Continue reading “Adultery is not a crime, rules SC; strikes it off IPC”

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Hearings on Ayodhya title suit to resume, decides SC

Hearings on Ayodhya title suit to resume, decides SC News: Appeal for seven-judge bench to hear the Ayodhya case has been declined by the Supreme Court. Important Facts:               The main dispute is related to the question of, “if a mosque as a place of prayer is an essential part of Islam”. Supreme Court, in 1994 … Continue reading “Hearings on Ayodhya title suit to resume, decides SC”

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Reservation in promotions: Disquiet over SC’s ruling on creamy layer for SCs, STs

Reservation in promotions: Disquiet over SC’s ruling on creamy layer for SCs, STs News: Government’s dilemma over Supreme Court ruling on concept of creamy layer for SC/STs. In the present judgment, the Supreme Court has decided not to collect data of backwardness to provide reservation to SC/STs but it may consider the concept of creamy layer … Continue reading “Reservation in promotions: Disquiet over SC’s ruling on creamy layer for SCs, STs”

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Should the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi case be released

Should the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi case be released News: The Tamil Nadu government has recommended release of all seven convicts under Article 161 of the Constitution in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Article 161: This gives the Governor power to pardon, suspend, remit or commute sentences of people who have been proved guilty in court … Continue reading “Should the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi case be released”

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MDR reimbursement pending from banks

MDR reimbursement pending from banks News The Payments Council of India (PCI) has said that reimbursement of merchant discount rates from banks to service providers and merchant aggregators are yet to be received. What is Merchant Discount Rate (MDR)? MDR is the fee that a merchant has to pay to a bank for every transaction … Continue reading “MDR reimbursement pending from banks”

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Railways to roll out smart coaches

Railways to roll out smart coaches News Railways roll out smart coaches with black box and diagnostics Important Facts: Smart Coaches are equipped with: State-of-the-art sensors that can detect defect on bearings, wheels and the railway track Centralized computer to monitor the status of all sensors through a single window Black-box has a multi-dimensional communication … Continue reading “Railways to roll out smart coaches”

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