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Strategic disinvestment

🕔18:21, 14.Sep 2019

In News The Narendra Modi government has decided to go for strategic disinvestment of 23 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) this year. The move in 2019-20 is estimated to bring about ₹1,05,000 crore. In recent years, the proceeds from the sale

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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

🕔18:18, 14.Sep 2019

In News Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in New Delhi to deliver its surface-to-air Akash missile systems to seven more squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs

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Maritime Communication Services

🕔18:14, 14.Sep 2019

In News Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched the maritime communication services at Mumbai on 13 September. He said that Maritime Connectivity will enable high-end support to those

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Light Combat Aircraft Tejas

🕔18:11, 14.Sep 2019

In News The naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas made a successful short arrested landing on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF),INS Hansa in Goa. This is a big step towards the aircraft getting operational on aircraft

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     Athi Varadar festival

🕔18:09, 14.Sep 2019

In News After a 48-days-long Darshan of Lord Athi Varadar the deity bid farewell to its devotees for another 40 years on August 17. STATIC About the festival Every 40 years, the festival is celebrated at the Varadaraja Perumal temple

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Jan Soochna Portal (JSP)

🕔18:07, 14.Sep 2019

In News Rajasthan has launched the first-ever public information portal on 13 September to provide information about government authorities and departments suo motu to the public in the true spirit of the Right To Information Act, especially Section 4 of

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    Social Media Accountability

🕔18:05, 14.Sep 2019

  In News Facebook had moved the Supreme Court to transfer the cases related to demands for linking of social media profiles of users with Aadhaar number, pending before the high courts of Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh to the

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Why it is Compelling To Restore Degraded Land (updated)

🕔17:50, 14.Sep 2019

India has been hosting the meeting of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. The UNCCD meeting takes place every two years and the ongoing one in Greater Noida is the 14th such meeting. Factors affecting Land Degradation(static) Why is desertification

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Kris Gopalakrishnan committee: To suggest ways for Regulation of non- personal data

🕔17:41, 14.Sep 2019

In News The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has set up a committee headed by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan to work on a data governance framework and suggest ways to regulate non-personal data. Background Justice BN Srikrishna committee,

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India South Korea Relation (Updated)

🕔17:40, 14.Sep 2019

Context : There is a growing India-South Korea strategic synergy  in the defence domain after Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visit to South Korea on a five-day tour of Northeast Asia, making South Korea his second stop after Japan. Developments

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