13 Sep, 2019

  • Schemes announced by PM - Government schemes
  • Forest Rights act 2006 and PESA act 1996 - Polity
  • Index of Industrial production - Economy
  • RCEP - International Relations
  • Water found on Exoplanet - Science
  • Motor vehicle act 2019 - Polity
  • Practice Questions

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    SC CONTINUES ITS STAY ON EVICTION OF FOREST DWELLERS

    The Odisha State Food Commission has asked the state government for faster implementation of the Forest rights Act , 2006.

    • The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006
    • Rights under the Act
    • Eligibility under the Act
    • Salient feature of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996

     

    IIP GROWTH REBOUNDS, RETAIL INFLATION SURGES

    The Index of Industrial Production registered a growth.

    • About IIP
    • Categorization of IIP
    • Use-based Classification
    • Importance of IIP

     

    WATER FOUND IN ATMOSPHERE OF HABITABLE EXOPLANET

    Water has been found on K2-18b orbits a red dwarf star about 110 light years distant a million billion kilometers in the Leo constellation of the Milky Way

    • K2-18 B exoplanet
    • Water found on exo-planet
    • Leo constellation

     

    FUTILE FINES

    Whether enhanced traffic fines under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 can drastically reduce accidents or is there a need for other reforms.

    • The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019
    • Insertion of new section 198A by the Amendment
    • Fine on designated authority and contractors
    • Disability, death
    • Need for Reform

     

    ALL 16 NATIONS SET FOR FINAL RCEP DEAL

    India is seeking a mechanism to ‘cap’ imports as a safeguard measure in case its withdrawal of tariffs under RCEP leads to a sudden surge in goods flooding the Indian market. 

    • About 7th RCEP Meet
    • The problem so far with RCEP
    • Commitments made

     

    MODI LAUNCHES PENSION SCHEME FOR FARMERS, SHOPKEEPERS

    PM Modi has recently has launched schemes and programmes which were earlier announced during the Budget.

    • PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana
    • Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-dhan Yojana
    • Launch of Eklavya Model Schools
    • About Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS):
    • Jal Marg Vikas Project     
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