9 PM Current Affairs Brief – September 29th, 2018


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Dumping an archaic law

Dumping an archaic law Article: Shonottra Kumar, is a legal researcher, has given his opinion on Supreme Court decision to decriminalize adultery under Section 497. Important Analysis: A five-judge Constitution Bench, led by Chief Justice of India held that adultery is not a crime and struck it off the IPC. Until few days ago, India … Continue reading “Dumping an archaic law”

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Model Code of Conduct to apply immediately after premature dissolution of House: EC

Model Code of Conduct to apply immediately after premature dissolution of House: EC News: Model code of Conduct to come into effect immediately after premature dissolution of Legislative Assembly. Important Facts: Until now, the model code of conduct was applicable only with announcement of poll schedule by the Election Commission. Caretaker government has been asked … Continue reading “Model Code of Conduct to apply immediately after premature dissolution of House: EC”

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All women may pray at Sabarimala

All women may pray at Sabarimala News: Supreme Court allowed the entry of women of all ages in Sabarimala Temple Important Facts: Sabarimala Temple in Kerala barred women aged between 10 and 50 on grounds of biological and physiological features like menstruation, from entering the temple. The rules which mandate the ban were listed in … Continue reading “All women may pray at Sabarimala”

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PT Facts

PT Facts PM Modi gets UN’s highest environmental honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi is amongst the six winners of the United Nation’s highest environmental honour. Name of the award: Champions of the Earth Awards. He has won the award for his pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022. PM Modi and French President Emmanuel … Continue reading “PT Facts”

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Think big

Think big Article Recent decision of Centre to increase customs duty on 19 “non-essential” items is just improving the margins and not addressing the structural macroeconomic issue. Important Analysis Using tariffs to curb imports of these items will not have a significant impact on narrowing the current account deficit (CAD) as these imports constitute less … Continue reading “Think big”

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River pollution: NGT directs States to act

River pollution: NGT directs States to act News: Taking suo motu cognisance of  the increase in polluted river stretches in the country, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all States and Union Territories to prepare action plans within two months. Important Facts: The data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that the … Continue reading “River pollution: NGT directs States to act”

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