Current Affairs 12 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation New START Treaty Gold exchange-traded fund UN appoints new leader of UNMOGIP Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 Context: The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 provides legal sanction to law enforcement agencies for “taking measurements of convicts and other persons for the purposes of identification and […]

Current Affairs 11 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Langya Virus Open network for digital commerce 49th Chief Justice of India Butterfly Mine Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Context: The Union Cabinet approved an extension to the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban up to December 31, 2024 so that the houses sanctioned under the scheme can be completed, officials said. The Pradhan […]

Current Affairs 10 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Guardianship and adoption of minors SSLV-D1/EOS-2 mission Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 AGM-88 HARM Guardianship and Adoption of Minors Context: A Parliamentary panel has recommended conferring equal rights on mothers as guardians under the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act (HMGA), 1956 instead of treating them as subordinates to their husband, and has called for joint […]

Current Affairs 09 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Manipur’s NRC exercise Recalling ‘Quit India’ PESA Act Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Manipur’s NRC Exercise Context: Recently, the 60-member Manipur Assembly resolved to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and establish a State Population Commission (SPC). Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: What is National Register of […]

Current Affairs 08 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Great Barrier Reef Genome Sequencing Jagdeep Dhankhar is new Vice-President Model Tenancy Act Ration Mitra Peninsular Rock Agama (Psammophilus dorsalis) Great Barrier Reef Context: The highest levels of coral cover, within the past 36 years, has been recorded in the northern and central parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR), according to the annual […]

Current Affairs 06 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS RBI hiked rates by 50 bps Live-fire exercises Personal Data Protection Bill Central Vigilance Commission RBI Hiked Rates By 50 bps Context: With inflation remaining at ‘elevated levels’, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India unanimously decided to raise the policy repo rate by 50 basis points (bps) to 5.4%. […]

Current Affairs 05 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS: Inflation is driving GST revenue rise 1.5°C warmer world to be catastrophic for India CJI Ramana recommends Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor Rare earth elements Inflation is driving GST revenue rise Context: As per the recent SBI research, High inflation is driving about 8% of the current surge in Goods and Services […]

Current Affairs 04 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Regional Rural Banks Financial Inclusion Index SC calls for a panel to look into freebies issue National Anti-Doping Bill India’s trade deficit Haryana’s Cheerag scheme for EWS students Regional Rural Banks Context: Recently, a meeting was held between the finance minister and the heads of banks to discuss various reforms in Regional Rural Banks […]

Current Affairs 03 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Wildlife (Protection), Amendment Bill Purchasing Managers Index Hellfire R9X missile 5G spectrum auction concludes  Wildlife (Protection), Amendment Bill Context: The Lok Sabha passed the Wildlife (Protection), Amendment Bill, with no significant modifications to the version of the Bill presented in the House for discussion. Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: […]

Current Affairs 02 August 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Parliamentary panel reviews Goa Civil Code Indian Antarctic Bill 2022 Electoral bonds AlphaFold Lumpy skin disease African swine fever Parliamentary Panel Reviews Goa Civil Code Context A parliamentary panel has reviewed Goa’s uniform civil code, and some of its members feel that there are some peculiar and outdated provisions related to matrimony in it. […]