9 PM Current Affairs Brief – September 6th, 2018


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SC refuses to give NRC report copy to Centre

SC refuses to give NRC report copy to Centre News: 1. Supreme Court direction on national register of citizen of Assam Supreme Court direction on NRC 2. Court refused the full copy report  of NRC to the central government. 3. Court allowed 10 out of 15 documents for Assam citizen to proof their ancestry under … Continue reading “SC refuses to give NRC report copy to Centre”

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Article 1. Advisory by ministry of information and communication to media, from refraining to use the term Dalit , have created the controversy . Historical evolution 2.  In earlier time Dalit used to be called as untouchables. 3.  Official term used for Dalit, in British time was depressed class 4.  Mahatma … Continue reading “What’s in a name?”

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All for one, one for all?

All for one, one for all? Article: 1. D.S Hooda, a retired Lieutenant General discussed out the need of Integrated Command. Important Analysis: 2.  Military reforms and need of Theater Command (Joining Army, Navy and Air force) has been in debate for long. 3.   In Author views, without restructuring in higher defence organization, moving … Continue reading “All for one, one for all?”

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Trade talks stuck as U.S. presses gas, aircraft sales to India

Trade talks stuck as U.S. presses gas, aircraft sales to India NEWS 2+2 dialogue and india’s concern Defense issues 2. USA will impose CAATSA (countering American adversaries through sanctions act) if India buys S400 triumph missile system from Russia. India wants waiver for this deal. 3. COMCASA: (Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement) is a foundational … Continue reading “Trade talks stuck as U.S. presses gas, aircraft sales to India”

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34% Indians not active enough: WHO

34% Indians not active enough: WHO News: World Health Organisation (WHO) latest report on physical inactivity’ has highlighted the increasing disease risk worldwide owing to lack of exercise. Important facts 2. WHO defines the physical activity as the exercise of at least 75 minutes of vigorous activity or 150 minutes of moderately intense activity per … Continue reading “34% Indians not active enough: WHO”

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SC relief for Maharashtra, Uttarakhand

SC relief for Maharashtra, Uttarakhand News Supreme Court has lifted the ban on construction activities in Maharashtra and Uttarakhand, after they submitted their Solid Waste Management (SWM) policy. Important facts: 2. Background: More than two-third of the States/UTs had neither complied with the orders of the Court nor with the directions of Environment Ministry. Taking … Continue reading “SC relief for Maharashtra, Uttarakhand”

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City may soon have green fuel even cleaner than CNG

City may soon have green fuel even cleaner than CNG News: Delhi will replace the CNG with H-CNG (hydrogen CNG) as a clean alternative fuel with testing to begin in September end. Important Facts: 2. The steps has been taken following the recommendations by the Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) to the Supreme … Continue reading “City may soon have green fuel even cleaner than CNG”

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‘Funding crunch is disrupting research’

‘Funding crunch is disrupting research’ News- An editorial published is the ‘Proceedings of the Indian National Academy of Sciences’ highlights the issue of poor funding in R&D. Important Facts- 2. Issues: Funding for science has remained static at about 0.7% of the GDP for last 20 years. Untimely release of funds disrupts research work. There … Continue reading “‘Funding crunch is disrupting research’”

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