21 Dec, 2019

  • Panel okays spectrum auction plan (Economy)
  • Central Industrial Security Forces (Security Issues)
  • Army to sign deal for six Apache attack helicopter (Science and Technology)
  • After operation twist, yields on govts. bond drop (Reference-1)(Economy)
  • Bharat Bond ETF subscribed 1.7 time (Reference-2)(Economy)
  • Practice Questions

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    CISF contingent marches in passing out parade 

    An image has been published on page number 10 showing CISF contingent marching at their Passing out parade.  It becomes important for us to understand various facts about this security agency as GS 3 Mains syllabus has the following sentence:

    • Central Armed Police Forces
    • Some important Information about CISF
    • When was CISF first raised?
    • What is the Mandate of CISF
    • You must have read a news regarding CISF guarding private citizens. How is that possible provided that CISF is a government agency? 

     

    Army to sign deal for 6 Apache attack helicopters

    The deal to acquire 6 additional Apache attack helicopters for Indian Army under the FMS route will be signed in early 2020.

    • Army to sign deal for six Apache attack helicopters
    • About Apache AH-64E
    • Significance
    • About Foreign Military Sales
    • FMS with India

     

    Panel okays spectrum auction plan

    The digital communication commission approved plans to auction over 83,00 MHz of spectrum. 

    • Digital Communication Commission
    • Digital Communications Commission (Erstwhile Telecom Commission)
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