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29th October 2020 Current Affairs

Posted on :- 2020-10-30 12:23:35
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (29th Oct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB            Topic: For Prelims and Mains GS III   China’s GDP Growth:    How has China recovered? While much of the global economies are impacted by the Covid-19, China’s GDP growth has recovered sharply. This is a result of a bounceback in manufacturing output and a public spending boost. China’s recovery points towards a V-shaped recovery – a sharp fall followed by an equally sharp recovery. I...
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28th October 2020 Current Affairs

Posted on :- 2020-10-30 12:20:06
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (28th Oct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB          Topic: For Prelims and Mains                   G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group   Why in News? Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh addresses the 1st ever Ministerial Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group Dr Jitendra Singh referred to the India’s Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, which the Modi government amended after 30 years in 2018 to introduce a number of new provision...
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23rd October 2020 Current Affairs

Posted on :- 2020-10-26 17:39:21
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (23rd Oct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB          Topic: For Prelims and Mains   Adjusted Gross Revenue( ADR) :         Why in News? The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for issuing a notification last month that asked for no coercive action against telecom companies even though they had not paid the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues by the stipulated deadline of January 23. The Court also in...
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22nd October 2020 Current Affairs

Posted on :- 2020-10-26 17:35:44
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (22ndOct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB          Topic: For Prelims and Mains   Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) :           Why in News?  It was introduced by the transport ministry in January 2016 to revive investments in road infrastructure projects.   About the HAM: HAM’s a hybrid — a mix of the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) and BOT (build, operate, transfer) models. Under the EPC model, NHAI pays private players to lay ...
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21st October 2020 Current Affairs

Posted on :- 2020-10-26 17:31:32
Daily Current Affairs – (21st November) Resources: The Hindu /PIB            Topic: For Prelims and Mains                                Social Auditing Topic:  GS II ( Good Governance) For Prelims and Mains   Why in news?    In line with Government’s objective of bringing Good Governance through Transparency, Participation and Accountability in all Government Schemes, Ministry of Rural Development has decided to institutionalize soci...
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7th October 2020 (Current Affairs)

Posted on :- 2020-10-21 15:26:01
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (7thOct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB Topic: For Prelims and Mains                                       Wildlife Week: Source:  PIB/the Hindu Topics:  GS III (Environment) Why in News? Wildlife Week is annually celebrated across India between 2nd to 8th October with an aim to protect and preserve the flora and fauna of India. The first Wildlife Week was observed in 1957. The Wildlife Week 2020 is celebrated from 2n...
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6th October 2020 (Current Affairs)

Posted on :- 2020-10-07 19:48:15
Daily Current Affairs – 2020 (6thOct) Resources: The Hindu /PIB Topic: For Prelims and Mains                                             World Habitat Day: Why in News? The United Nations has been designated as the World Habitat Day on the first Monday of October every year by the United Nations to reflect the status of cities and towns and the fundamental right to adequate shelter. References: There is a situation of housing crisis glob...
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5 October 2020 (Current Affairs)

Posted on :- 2020-10-05 17:13:51
                                          RCRB Report: Why in News? The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released the annual Crime in India 2019 report. Key findings: Increase in crimes against members of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs):There is an increase of over 7% and 26% in 2019 compared with the 2018 figures. Increase of 1.6% in the registrationof cases over 2018. Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number...
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1 October 2020 (Current Affairs)

Posted on :- 2020-10-05 17:07:02
Why in News? Maharashtra Governor has recently issued a notification modifying the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006. The notification has been issued by the Governor using his powers under sub paragraph (1) of paragraph 5 of the Schedule V of the Constitution. What are the modifications? The changes will enable tribals and other traditional forest dwelling families to build houses in the neighbourhood forest areas.  Significance: The decision is likely to provide a major relief to S...
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