9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – July 13, 2017

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A Crisis Of Male Identity: 

A Crisis Of Male Identity:  Context: In the recent times, due to the lack of making an identity through career and academics, male identity crisis has been exacerbated. Introduction: Identity can be divided into two broad categories: “Achieved” identity derived from individual endeavors (education, work and so on) “Ascribed” identity that is derived from intrinsic … Continue reading “A Crisis Of Male Identity: “

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Five-judge Bench to hear Aadhaar pleas: 

Five-judge Bench to hear Aadhaar pleas:  Five judges- Bench constituted to hear Aadhaar pleas: Context: A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court will hear a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Aadhaar scheme, primarily whether the parting of biometric details by citizens to access welfare and benefits under the scheme is a violation … Continue reading “Five-judge Bench to hear Aadhaar pleas: “

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Prelims Related News

Prelims Related News 6,000 sq.km Antarctic iceberg splits: (Giant Ice break in Antarctica) Context: One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica. An U.S. satellite observed the berg on 12th July, 2017, while passing over a region known as the Larsen C Ice Shelf. What is it? The new Larsen … Continue reading “Prelims Related News”

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Too early to settle the Aryan migration debate?: 

Too early to settle the Aryan migration debate?:  Context: With genetic data currently available, it is difficult to deduce the direction of Aryan migration either into India or out of India during 3200 BC. Introduction: Scientists are converging the Aryan migration to the Subcontinent around 2000-1500 BC. Anyone who understands the complexity of Indian population … Continue reading “Too early to settle the Aryan migration debate?: “

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Nod for Bangladesh JIN pact: 

Nod for Bangladesh JIN pact:  Context: The Cabinet gave its approval for the Joint Interpretative Notes (JIN) on the agreement between India and Bangladesh for promotion and protection of investments. Introduction: The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved key trade, commerce, health and foreign cooperation proposals. The meeting also gave approval for signing … Continue reading “Nod for Bangladesh JIN pact: “

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Don’t fly into the same storm: 

Don’t fly into the same storm:  Context: Air India’s disinvestment, first attempted by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, is being revived. Introduction: The sale bid the last time was a flop, shelved prematurely after all the bidders were either disqualified or dropped out. In May 2000, bids were invited for a 40 per cent stake … Continue reading “Don’t fly into the same storm: “

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