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Month: September 2018

UPSC IAS Prelims_12

 ●Gylphosate;- ↪It is an herbicide(chemical substances used to control unwanted plants) ↪It is applied to the leaves of plants to kill both broadleaf plants and grasses. •Its use is restricted to tea plantations & non-crop in india [It prevents the plants from making certain proteins that are needed for plant growth] ●Sifting Cultivation;-{or jhum’ cultivation} […]

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20 September 2018

●Triple talaq Ordinance;-(New amendments⤵)1)↪allow magistrate to grant bail ‘after hearing the wife’(offence remains non-bailable)2)↪police would lodge FIR only if approached by the victim (wife),her blood relations or relatives by virtue of her marriage3)↪Now, a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute b/w a husband & his wife•law doesn’t affect J&K•India and 22 other […]

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19 September 2018

●Defence Acquisition Council (DAC);-↪to counter corruption & speed up decision- making in military procurement•DAC has approved procurement of⤵1)Akash Missile Systems2)Individual Under Water Breathing Apparatus (IUWBA)↪for Developmentof T 90 Tanks●zonal councils;-{statutory bodies}↪they are only deliberative & advisory bodies.(to promote interstate cooperation and coordination)•Union Home Minister(Chairman)●‘e-Sahaj’ portal;-{under Mo Home Affair}↪portal will facilitate an applicant to submit application […]

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18 September 2018

●Govt. to merge Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank & Bank of Baroda to create India’s third largest bank(after SBI & HDFC Bank)↪with an aim to facilitate consolidation among Nationalised Banks to create strong & competitive banks(at national & international level)●Sifting Cultivation;-{or jhum’ cultivation}↪farmers clear a piece of land by slashing or cutting down trees & bushes.and […]

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17 September 2018

“QUICK REVISION”●‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement;-↪aims to ensure a high standard of cleanliness across the country by ‘Jan Aandolan'(to fulfill Gandhi ji’s dream of a Clean India)●Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS);-{launched in 1993}↪to provide a mechanism for MPs to recommend works of developmental nature based on locally felt needs.•elected MPs(LS)↪can recommend works in […]

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