17 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”👀●Global Liveability Index;-{released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)}↪index ranks 140 global cities based on their living conditions(on Stability,Health care,Culture & environment,Education,Infrastructure etc.)… Ranks⤵1st)↪Vienna,Austria’s capital2nd)↪Melbourne,Australia3rd)↪Osaka,Is a large port city in JAPANNO city from US in top 10137th)↪Karachi,PAK 😁139th)↪Dhaka,BangladeshONLY 2 from INDIA😑112th)↪Delhi. & 117th)↪Mumbai●BHIM UPI 2.0;-{launched by NPCI}↪Unified Payments Interface(UPI) is a system to aid instant transfer of money using a cashless system↪latest version has four new features⤵1)Linking of overdraft account2)one-time… Read More »17 August 2018

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16 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”✍●Kanyashree scheme;-↪Is a conditional cash transfer scheme aiming at improving the status & well being of the girl child•UN Public Service Awards;-↪are given for their innovation and excellence in providing public services°Kanyashree scheme won this award last year●Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana;-{launched by Odisha govt.}..like Ayushman Bharat↪will provide ₹ 5 lakh per family/yr for all Secondary & Tertiary Cashless Health Care Assistance to 70 lakh families(3.5 cr)↪Odisha spends around 4.5%… Read More »16 August 2018

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15 August 2018

🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳 (Missing School Days😘) “QUICK REVISION”●parens patriae;-↪Is a doctrine that grants the court inherent power & authority to act as guardian for those who are unable to take care for themselves•Uttarakhand HC has had invoked the ‘parens patriae’ doctrine for cow protection (first time in India)●Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal;-↪hearing the tussle over sharing of the Mahadayi river b/w Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra •Final verdict⤵°Karnataka↪13.4 tmc of water°Goa ↪… Read More »15 August 2018

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14 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”✍●Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act,2013;-↪The Act seeks to cover all women, irrespective of their age or employment status & protect them against sexual harassment at all workplaces both in public & private sector(whether organized or unorganized)↪Directors of every company are required to comply with in the Annual Reports●Ease of Living index;-{released by M/o Housing & Urban Affairs}↪developed to allow city managers to get a grip on the… Read More »14 August 2018

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13 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”✍●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 marriage3)↪Now, a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute b/w a husband & his wife↪There are three forms of talaq (divorce) in Islam•Ahsan,Hasan↪revocable•Talaq-e-Biddat(triple or instant talaq) ↪irrevocable●India’s first all-women SWAT team;-{all 36 commandos from… Read More »13 August 2018

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11 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”✍●Indecent Representation of the Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986;-↪to cover the audio-visual media and content in electronic form(hoardings, or through SMS, MMS etc.)↪was enacted to prohibit indecent representation of women through advertisement or in publications, writings, paintings, figures or in any other manner●Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2017;-↪to extend the facility of ‘proxy voting’ to overseas Indians(on the lines of service voters)↪If the Bill is passed, overseas voters can… Read More »11 August 2018

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10 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”🤗●Quit India Movement;-↪Mahatma Gandhi made a Do or Die call through the Quit India movement on 8 August 1942,after the Cripps Mission had failed↪demanding an end to British Rule of India●One District One Product (Ek Zila – Ek Ut padan) Scheme;-{ UP govt.}↪to promote traditional industries in every district of the state.(75 districts)•Meerut↪sports goods{Surajkund😀)•Varanasi ↪Banarasi sari•Lucknow ↪chikan•Kanpur↪leather goods•Agra ↪leather footwear•Aligarh↪locks•Moradabad ↪brassware•Saharanpur↪wooden products•Rampur↪rampuri chhuree(knife)•Bhadohi ↪carpet●World Biofuel day;-{10 August}↪to create awareness… Read More »10 August 2018

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9 August 2018

●Deputy Chairman;-•Article 89↪specifies that Rajya Sabha shall choose one of its MPs to be the Deputy Chairman•New Deputy Chairman↪”Harivansh Narayan Singh”●NHRC figures on prisoners;-↪average suicide rate in prisons is over 50% more than in normal conditions↪33% of the total requirement of prison officials still lies vacant(36% supervising officers)•SC to constitute panel to look into issues in prisons across country●Niryat Mitra – mobile App;-(launched by Ministry of Commerce & Industry)↪It provides… Read More »9 August 2018

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8 August 2018

●Women Everest expedition;-{launched by Indian Mountaineering foundation in 1993}↪It was funded by Mo Youth Affairs & Sports.↪ 21-member team was led by Ms. Bachendri Pal.•Santosh Yadav(team member)↪became the first woman in the world to climb Mount Everest•Mt. Manirang↪Himachal Pradesh●Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH);-{founded in 1984}↪Is a non-profit charitable organisation registered(under Societies’ Registration Act-1860↪With an aim to create a membership organisation to stimulate & spearhead heritage awareness… Read More »8 August 2018

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7 August 2018

●Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018;-↪seeks to amend IPC,CrPC,the Evidence Act, & Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act↪to introduce a new provision of crimes punishment of death.•New Punishment;-👀° Rape(below 12yr)-> 20yr to life Imprisonment【LI】{RJ &MP have passed a Bill providing for death penalty}°Gang Rape(below 12yr)-> LI or death°Rape(below 16yr)->20yr to LI°Gang Rape(below 16 yr)->LI °Rape(women)->10yr(from 7yr)●Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA);-{ Centrally Sponsored Scheme launched in 2013}↪aims at providing strategic funding… Read More »7 August 2018

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