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Indus water commissioners meet - Miyar Project

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Why in news? India and Pakistan recently discussed hydroelectric projects and other such issues at the end of two day talks of Indus water commissioners in Islamabad. What is the issue with the Miya…

March 24, 2017 0 128

Amendments to the Finance Bill, 2017

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Why in news? Lok Sabha made amendments to the Finance Bill 2017 and passed. What were the proposed amendments? Aadhaar mandatory - It has been mandatory for every person to quote their Aadhaar n…

March 24, 2017 0 106

China in West Asia

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Why in news? Beijing hosted the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel, in consecutive weeks. What happened during the meet? China and Saudi Arabia announced an investment cooperation deal worth $65…

March 24, 2017 0 78

National Health Policy 2017

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Why in news? The National Health Policy, 2017, was approved by the Union Cabinet which will replace the previous policy adopted in 2002. What are the key highlights? The broad principles of the P…

March 24, 2017 0 137

Moral Policing - Anti-Romeo Squads

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Why in news? The setting up of “anti-Romeo squads” was one of the election promises in Uttar Pradesh. What is the purpose of these “squads”? They were meant to curtail eve…

March 24, 2017 0 147

London Attack

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What happened in London? Four people including a terrorist, are dead after an atrocity in the heart of London . The attacker drove a car along a pavement on Westminster Bridge, mowing down dozens …

March 24, 2017 0 102

Human Development Report

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Why in news? 2016 Human Development Report has been released released by the UNDP What are the facts? The HDI is a measure for assessing progress in three basic dimensions of human development: a…

March 23, 2017 0 409

Genocide Day

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What is the issue? Bangladesh has announced March 25 as Genocide Day. Why Genocide Day? It has been a long-pending demand in Bangladesh, by political parties and civil society, to mark the atroci…

March 23, 2017 0 211

Corporate funding

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Why in news? Parliament recently approved the government’s proposal to relax conditions for contributions made by corporate entities. What is the current move? Till now, corporate ent…

March 23, 2017 0 259

World Happiness Report 2017

Daily News GS II Social Justice

Why in news? World Happiness Report 2017 was released recently at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. What are the criteria for the ranking? The happiness ran…

March 22, 2017 0 661

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