January 17, 2020

Daily Current affairs | 17 January 2020

Quick Revision ●National Investigation Act, 2008 •The law governs the functioning of India’s premier counter-terror agency. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks •It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case, to enter any state without permission from the state government, and to investigate and arrest people ©It makes the National… Read More »Daily Current affairs | 17 January 2020

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Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF)

●Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF) •It offers a basic framework for depositing unclaimed money of consumers by service providers, maintenance of the fund and other aspects •The income from the fund is utilised for programmes and activities relating to consumer education and protection. •TRAI has asked the telecom service providers to deposit all unclaimed money of consumers, including excess charges and security deposit, in the Telecommunication Consumers Education… Read More »Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF)

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National Investigation Act, 2008

●National Investigation Act, 2008 •The law governs the functioning of India’s premier counter-terror agency. It was passed in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks •It gives the NIA powers to take suo motu cognisance of terror activities in any part of India and register a case, to enter any state without permission from the state government, and to investigate and arrest people ©It makes the National Investigation Agency(NIA)… Read More »National Investigation Act, 2008

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Bru-Reang refugee agreement

●Bru-Reang refugee agreement •The Brus, also referred to as the Reangs, are spread across the northeastern states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur, and Mizoram. [In Mizoram, they have been targeted by groups that do not consider them indigenous to the state.] •More than 30,000 Bru tribes who fled Mizoram, are residing in Tripura’s refugee camps [The displaced Bru people from Mizoram have been living in various camps in Tripura since 1997]… Read More »Bru-Reang refugee agreement

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