August 8, 2019

Important Articles to Read – 08/08/2019

The Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has the highest number of ‘living’ indigenous languages in the world (840), while India stands fourth with 453.

Pakistan on August 7 expelled the Indian High Commissioner and suspended bilateral trade in response to New Delhi’s decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

‘Original Instrument of Accession was studied before decision was taken’

The Rajya Sabha passed a Bill proposing an increase in the sanctioned strength of the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 judges.

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) was signed by 46 countries in total.

Jammu & Kashmir remains entirely cut off, ironically, as part of the efforts at effecting its “complete integration” with the rest of the country.

The government’s Kashmir move exposes the contingent nature of India’s asymmetric constitutional provisions

The Environment Ministry has unveiled a draft plan that will dictate how prospective infrastructure projects situated along the coast ought to be assessed before they can apply for clearance.

Mini space transport service SSLV (Small Satellite Launch Vehicle) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has not even been “born” or unveiled

The Reserve Bank of India has decided to lower interest rate for the fourth consecutive policy review as it reduced repo rate by 35 bps to 5.40%.

Faced with slowing GDP growth and encouraged by benign inflationary trends, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has delivered a Goldilocks cut of 35 basis points in the benchmark repo rate

While the number of wild cats has increased, infrastructure expansion plans have totally discounted their presence

These notes are provided by ‘Dnyanjyoti Free Learning University’ to help students to learn and prepare for their Government exams.

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