9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – October 14, 2017


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The legal message: 

The legal message:  Context Recent Supreme Court’s decision on criminalising sex between a man and his minor wife, while the court refrained from adjudicating on the larger issue of marital rape Removing the current marital exception to rape will also have an important signalling effect About the recent ruling Sexual Intercourse with a girl below … Continue reading “The legal message: “

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India to build more roads on China border:

India to build more roads on China border: Context: The Indian Ministry of Defence has decided to significantly enhance infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border including near Doklam. What are the bolstering capabilities of India? The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) following the Dokalam standoff had fast-tracked the construction of the 73 strategic India-China Border Roads along … Continue reading “India to build more roads on China border:”

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Islamabad to revive talks on terror: 

Islamabad to revive talks on terror:  Context The Afghanistan Foreign Ministry has announced a revival of the Pakistan-led Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) to bring the Taliban into talks. Who all does it concern? The next meeting of the group will comprise officials from the U.S., China, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The meeting will held in Oman, … Continue reading “Islamabad to revive talks on terror: “

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SC asks Centre to strike a balance on Rohingya issue:

SC asks Centre to strike a balance on Rohingya issue: Context: The Supreme Court has finally settled on merely observing that a balance should be struck between humanitarian concern for the community and the country’s national security and economic interests. How did the judiciary reach this decision? The decision is that the government should not … Continue reading “SC asks Centre to strike a balance on Rohingya issue:”

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