Current Affairs For IAS PCS Civil services Exams.

Current Affairs: 15 December 2018 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   National Medical Devices Promotion Council   What to study? For Prelims: About NMDPC- Composition, objectives and functions. For Mains: Significance and the need for…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 14 December 2018

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 14 December 2018

Current Affairs : 14 December 2018 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: TDSAT- composition, objectives, functions and powers.   Context: Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has rejected TRAI’s order that had changed the definition of ‘significant…

Current Affairs, 17 November 2018

Current Affairs, 17 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Maternity Benefit Act What to study? For Prelims: Maternity Benefit Act- key features. For Mains: Significance of the act and challenges in its implementation, what needs to be done?   Context: In a bid to encourage employers, especially in the private sector, to…

Current Affairs, 15 November 2018

Current Affairs, 15 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by Bose What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features of the commemorative coin, flag hoisting by…

LEGAL AWARENESS C

Plea For Disclosure of Income Sources By Candidates For Parliamentary And Assembly Elections: SC A plea has been filed against the Centre and Election Commission for the disclosure of sources of income by candidates for parliamentary and assembly elections. Citing instances of exponential increase in assets held by lawmakers in just five years, petitioner Association…

LEGAL AWARENESS B

USER MANUAL FOR E-FILING PROCEDURE FOR HIGH COURTS, DISTRICT COURTS IN INDIA On November 12, the eCommittee of the Supreme Court of India issued a notice regarding a User Manual for E-Filing Procedure for High Courts and District Courts in India. The Manual, authored by Dr. Karnika Seth, Cyberlaw Expert & Advocate, Supreme Court of…

LEGAL AWARENESS A

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply in Plea seeking regulation of content on Netflix, Amazon Prime & Ors The Delhi High Court has today sought Central Government’s reply in a petition seeking formulation of guidelines for regulation of content on online streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime etc. A two-Judge Bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V…

Current Affairs, 14 November 2018

Current Affairs, 14 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the program. Context: The government has launched Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) for…

Current Affairs, 13 November 2018

Current Affairs, 13 November 2018   G.S Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Green Tribunal (NGT)   What to study? For Prelims: All about NGT. For Mains: Pollution in Delhi, how staple burning is related to this event?, what needs to be done now?   Context: Stating that State governments had…

IS SOCIAL MEDIA THE RIGHT PLATFORM TO EXERCISE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION?

IS SOCIAL MEDIA THE RIGHT PLATFORM TO EXERCISE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION? When Australian great Greg Chappell-coached Indian cricket team embarrassingly exited from the 2007 Cricket World Cup, fortunately there was no social media to singe great cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav 1 Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag. But media lost no time…