Tag - Affairs – 8th

Daily Current Affairs – 8th October, 2016

‘Make in India’ should not be by Government of India Make In India on track? High investments are inflowing in India in technology-oriented industries such as telecom and over the top (OTT) services which are dependent on telecom networks such as financial technology and e-commerce. [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th January, 2016

Time for expansion of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) India’s welfare state has always been on the side of committing significant resources to provide subsidies and services especially to certain identified segments of the population who could not afford the resources themselves. Over the years, [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 8th February, 2016

Palestine’s deepening occupation Israel being criticised by a serving American diplomat for its treatment of Palestinians is not very common as usually, American leaders and diplomats defend Israel’s “right to fight terror”.   Why in news? On January 18, 2016, U.S. ambassador to Israel, said that [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th March, 2016

Women Empowerment: Time to deliver on Women’s Reservation Bill Issue: Call for revival of the Constitution (108th) Amendment Bill to reserve for women one-third of seats in Parliament and the State legislatures. Status: The Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha in March 2010 Change at a [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 8th April, 2016

The panama papers explained What are panama papers? The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The records were obtained from an anonymous source by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 8th June, 2016

India’s increased role in West Asia India and Gulf countries: In the last 10 months, the new government under PM Modi has engaged with almost all the Gulf countries and every interaction has yielded substantial agreements which will take bilateral relations into new areas and reshape [...]