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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (12th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. Avoidable suspense: on Indian-origin FPIs On 10th April 2018, the market watchdog, SEBI asked category II and III FPIs (not well-regulated in their countries of origin) to conform to… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (12th September)

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Indo-Afghan relations!

The India–Afghanistan relationship is not a simple bilateral engagement. India’s Afghan policy is driven by many extraneous factors such as its geographical constraints, its search for a transit route to Central Asia through Afghanistan and Iran, its troubled relationship with Pakistan and the growing threat of terrorism in India and Afghanistan etc. The centuries-old ties… Continue reading Indo-Afghan relations!

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (11th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. Cause for caution GDP growth rate for the first quarter (April – June) of fiscal year 2018-19 came at 8.2 per cent. A question being raised about the… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (11th September)

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (10th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. Bail over jail Yogendra Yadav, enroute Tiruvannamalai, to meet the farmers’ families who were apparently affected by the land acquisition for the proposed Chennai-Salem greenfield corridor project was… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (10th September)

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (8th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. 2+2 = ?: On India-US defence relationship The India-U.S. defence relationship has been given a significant boost with the three agreements signed recently after the inaugural 2+2 Dialogue… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (8th September)

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (7th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1.  Is Punjab’s proposed blasphemy law retrograde? The Punjab Cabinet has decided to introduce in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) a new Section (295AA) which states, “Whoever causes… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (7th September)

Agriculture, GS-3, Uncategorized

Everything about Indian Farming and Agriculture

Indian Agriculture: A brief Outlook Agriculture accounted for 14% of India’s GDP in 2016-17 and provided employment to more than half a billion people. The share of Agriculture in employment is close to 54% as on 2016-17. Indian Agriculture is dominated by the small-scale farming and is characterised by low productivity. The average size of… Continue reading Everything about Indian Farming and Agriculture

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (6th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. What’s in a name?: on the use of the term 'Dalit' The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has told the media to “refrain from using the nomenclature Dalit”… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (6th September)

Agriculture, GS-3, Science & Tech, Uncategorized

Everything about GM crops!

What is genetic modification (GM) of crops and how is it done? GM is a technology that involves inserting DNA into the genome of an organism. To produce a GM plant, new DNA is transferred into plant cells. Usually, the cells are then grown in tissue culture where they develop into plants. The seeds produced… Continue reading Everything about GM crops!

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Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (5th September)

Dear aspirants, following are the links of various articles taken from various newspapers. Click the link to read further. To get notification, follow the blog. Thank you 1. ‘Drugs are not sweets’ An expert committee report on faulty hip prosthetics sold by a subsidiary of the U.S. firm Johnson & Johnson has revealed incriminating details about… Continue reading Today’s important articles/news in various newspapers (5th September)