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Month: July 2018

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●Seafloor spreading;- ↪Is a process that occurs at mid-ocean ridges, where new oceanic crust is formed through volcanic activity ↪Age of the rocks increases as one move away from the ‘Crest’ ↪Ocean crust rocks are younger then continental rocks ●Jews Community;- ↪granted religious minority status in Maharashtra, West bengal & now Gujarat. •Important synagogues religious […]

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28 JULY 2018

●Ebola virus;- ↪virus is transmitted to people from wild  animals(fatal illness in humans) •Researchers have discovered new strain of Ebola virus & named as “Bombali virus strain” ●Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme;- ↪with an aims to attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral (Ph.D.) programs  ↪In one of IITs/IISc with a fellowship […]

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27 JULY 2018

●Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2018;-↪for the prevention, rescue, and rehabilitation of trafficked persons•Anti-Trafficking Units(ATUs);-↪ ATUs will deal with the prevention, rescue, and protection of victims↪Bill also provides for the setting up of ATUs at the district level. ⤴↪aggravated trafficking will be punishable (10 yrs to life imprisonment/fine MIN ₹ 1 lakh)●West […]

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26 JULY 2018

●Montagu–Chelmsford Reforms(act-1919);- ↪ to introduce self-governing institutions gradually to India ↪separated central and provincial subject(transferred and ‘reserved-alone governor’)known as ‘dyarchy->double rule’ ↪also introduced bicameralism •Magna Carta of Modern India;- ↪Because The 1919 Act become the basis for GoI Act, 1919 and 1935 and ultimately of Constitution ●POSHAN Abhiyaan{MoWCD};- ↪with an aim to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, […]

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25 JULY 2018

●Privilege Motion;- ↪It’s concerned with the”breach of parliamentary privilege by a minister” ↪Motion can moved by any member of either House against those being held guilty of breach of privilege •privileges committee(LS↪15 &RS↪10 members)😐 ●Committee to check mob lynching;- ↪Lynching is the practice of murder by a group by extrajudicial action •Chairman↪Union Home Secretary ‘Rajiv […]

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