05 July, 2020

  • Amid Ladakh standoff , China, Pak. hold talks (Polity & Governance)
  • Mulling national logistics law (Indian Economy)
  • Gotabaya sets up committee to look into Colombo Port concerns (International Relation)
  • Infant mortality rate surged in M.P. in 2018 (Social Development)
  • Why has Indian Railways opened doors for private players? (Indian Economy)
  • Question of the day (Polity & Governance)

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    Amid Ladakh standoff, China, Pak. hold talks

    There has been Speculation that China and Pakistan are presenting a common front in the stand-off between the Indian Army and PLA troops at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, which may require India to prepare for a “two-front war” if action increases at the LoC as well.

     

    Mulling national logistics law

    The Commerce Ministry is considering replacing the Multi-Modal Transportation of Goods Act (MMTG) 1993, with a full-fledged national logistics law with a view to promote growth of the sector. Multimodal transportation refers to a combination of more than one mode of movement, such as rail, road or sea, for end-to-end delivery of goods.

     

    • National Logistics Efficiency and Advancement Predictability and Safety Act (NLEAPS) 
    • Importance of Logistics Sector
    • Constraints in logistic sector
    • Measures taken by government
    • Way Forward

     

     

    Gotabaya sets up committee to look into Colombo Port concerns

    In May 2019, the previous regime in Sri Lanka under Maithripala Sirisena signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with India and Japan to jointly develop and operate the East Container Terminal wherein Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) would hold 100 % ownership. This port was considered to be strategic for India since it was adjacent to the Chinese-run Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT).

     

    • India's Port Projects in Sri Lanka

     

     

    Infant mortality rate surged in M.P. in 2018

    According to the Office of the Registrar General India, the IMR in the State of MP has increased as compared to previous year.

    • Various  Definitions
    • Major Reasons for higher IMR in India:

     

    Meta-analysis does not support continued use of point-of-care serological tests for COVID-19

    • Earliest Form of Life on Earth
    • Great Oxidation Event
    • Choanoflagellate:
    Comments

    AVANEESH KUMAR 4 months ago

    Got 100% marks.

    Uthkarsh D V 4 months ago

    This faculty is one the best!!

    Barik Manzoor 4 months ago

    Presentation from faizan sir is poor.....undecided