8th January – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Design flaws with the post of CDS Amidst a tragedy, an opportunity Capping prices of non-scheduled drugs is a bad idea DESIGN FLAWS WITH THE POST OF CDS Why in news? The Chief of Defence Staff, apart from being the head of the Department of Military Affairs, will also be the Permanent Chairman of […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 8 January 2020

Contents: 4 Nirbhaya case convicts to be hanged Genome sequencing of Indian cobra HighRadius: A business Unicorn of 2020 Cutting Expenditure to curb deficit Nation pension scheme GOCO MODEL to identify industry partners NETSCOFAN 4 NIRBHAYA CASE CONVICTS TO BE HANGED Why in news? All four convicts in the December 16, 2012, Nirbhaya gang­rape and […]

NATIONAL PENSION SCHEME

Why in news? Only 10 lakhs employees are covered under the NPS as per assessment by PFRDA  (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority ) Details about NPS National Pension Scheme (NPS) is a government-sponsored pension scheme. It was launched in January 2004 for government employees. In 2009, it was opened to all sections. The scheme […]

4 NIRBHAYA CASE CONVICTS TO BE HANGED

Why in news? All four convicts in the December 16, 2012, Nirbhaya gang­rape and murder case will be hanged on January 22,2020 at 7 a.m. inside Tihar jail Justice Verma Committee Justice Verma Committee was constituted to recommend amendments to the Criminal Law so as to provide for quicker trial and enhanced punishment for criminals […]

PIB 7th January

Contents: India to be a global hub of higher learning IBBI amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India INDIA TO BE A GLOBAL HUB OF HIGHER LEARNING Why in news? The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called for making India a global hub of higher learning and scholarship and urged Universities, […]

IBBI AMENDS THE INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY BOARD OF INDIA

Why in news? The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 Details: It  clarifies that a person, who is not eligible under the Code to submit a resolution plan for insolvency resolution of the corporate debtor, shall not be a party in […]

INDIA TO BE A GLOBAL HUB OF HIGHER LEARNING

Why in news? The Vice President of India called for making India a global hub of higher learning and scholarship and urged Universities, academicians and policy makers to improve academic standards at par with top international institutions Recent data  Expressing concerns that none of the Indian Universities figured in the top 100 global rankings, Shri […]