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Month: December 2018

29 December 2018

●FDI policy on e- commerce;-{by DIPP}↪E-commerce companies(like Amazon and Flipkart) will not be allowed to influence the price of a product sold on its portal by giving incentives to particular vendors↪Any vendor who purchases 25% or more of its inventory from an e-commerce group company (will be considered to be controlled by that e-commerce company) […]

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●IMPRESS scheme;- ↪to identify and fund research proposals in social sciences with maximum impact on the governance and society. •”Indian Council of Social Science and Research (ICSSR)” is the Implementing Agency ●Biomarker;- ↪Is generally used as an indicator of Diseases in an organism ●Global Information and Early Warning System(GIEWS);- ↪was created by a committee on […]

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28 December 2018

●The Lok Sabha has passed Triple talaq bill;-(New amendments⤵) 1)↪allow the 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 marriage 3)↪Now, a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute b/w a husband […]

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27 December 2018

●National Tansen Samman;-{by MP govt.}↪Is a musical award conferred to the exponents of Hindustani music•Akbar considered Tansen as a Navaratnas (nine jewels), and gave him the title “Mian”, (an honorific, meaning learned man)◆Tansen is remembered for his epic ‘Dhrupad’ compositions [& two classic books on music “Sri Ganesh Stotra and Sangita Sara”●RBI Panel on Economic […]

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26 December 2018

●GoI rejects separate time zone for NE States↪research proposed to call the two time zones IST-I (UTC +5.30 h)& IST-II (UTC +6.30 h)•Need for two time zones⤵↪In Northeast, the sun rises as early as four in the morning & in winter it sets by four in the evening↪India extends from 68°7’E to 97°25’E, with the […]

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