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Anthony Blinken mayvisit India ‘very soon’

US. Secretary of State An-thony Blinken is expected tomake his first visit to India“very soon”, sources said,indicating that planning forthe visit is under way for ameeting as early as nextweek.“The dates are still beingfnalised,” an ofcial toldThe Hindu, confrming thevisit, while another ofcialsaid meetings were beingscheduled in New Delhi atthe […]

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Egypt takes centre stage in West asian affairs

Egypt • Capital – Cairo. • Borders with: Libya – west Sudan – south Israel – Northeast • Strategic location – Hub for trade routes between Africa, Europe, and Asia. Enhanced with opening of the Suez Canal. • Topography – dominated by the Nile River. • Official language – Arabic […]

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Entry tax

• Central government – Entry tax in states – Stategovernments control over the goods which entertheir boundaries. • Entry tax – Fee levied by the state governmentson the transfer of goods from one state to another. Type of indirect tax levied. • The State Entry Tax Act maintains rates for […]

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Issues with sedition law

Sedition • Offence related to the conduct or speech that is inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or government. • Punishable under Section 124A of IPC, 1860. Section inserted to IPC in 1870. Intent of the section – To punish an act of exciting feelings of […]

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Health care system in India

• NITI Aayog document – ‘Investment Opportunities in India’s Healthcare Sector’  Promotes further privatisation of health care Explores the pandemic as business opportunity for the health “industry” to grow.• Author – Importance of public health and an enhanced government role inhealth delivery services.• Story of 2 states (model) Kerala […]

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Ethiopia

• Situated – Horn of Africa – Eastern Africa. • Capital – Addis Ababa. • Lies completely within the tropical latitudes. • Borders with Eritrea – North Djibouti – Northeast Somalia – East Kenya – South South Sudan, Sudan – West. Topography • One of the most rugged in Africa […]

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Scrutiny power

Administration of Delhi • Delhi – sandwiched between UP and Haryana. • NCT or The National Capital Territory of Delhi. Area – 1,500 sq.km. Includes parts of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. • States Reorganization Act, 1956 created the UT of Delhi – governed by a Lieutenant Governor. • L-G […]

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Dominica high court granted bail to mehul choksi

The Dominica High Courthas granted bail to fugitivediamantaire Mehul Choksi,allowing him to travel to An-tigua and Barbuda for treat-ment of his neurologicalcondition, local media therereported.The court has granted aconsent order by Choksi’slegal team permitting him togo to Antigua, where he hasbeen staying as a citizensince 2018 after he left India,after […]

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Online racism faces by English players

•Black players in the Englandfootball team have beensubjected to a storm of on-line racist abuse after theirdefeat in the fnal of Euro2020. •Marcus Rashford, 23, Ja-don Sancho, 21, and BukayoSaka, 19, were the targets ofthe abuse after they missedtheir spot-kicks. •The comments haveprompted a police investiga-tion and wide condemna-tion. •“For […]

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Bara Hindu Rao firing case

Five men, including twocontract killers, have beenarrested in connection witha fring incident in Bara Hin-du Rao area, which left twopassers-by dead three daysago, police said on Sunday.Danish, the key conspirator,who is the partner of arrest-ed builder Feroz, too wasamong the arrested.Two pistols with fve car-tridges were seized from Ra-hul alias […]

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Shree Jagannathji temple

• Situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. • Established 460 years ago – beside river Sabarmati. • Main deities – holy trinity – Lord Jagannath, Lor Baldevji, Goddess Subhadra Ji. Idols installed in the temple by sadhu Shree Sarangdas ji.• Sadavrat – yeoman service – meals every day to 1000 to 1200 […]

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Failures and shortcomings outweigh benefits:RERA

• Background: •Indian Real Estate sector- largely unregulated till 2016. Unfair practices affecting the homebuyers adversely. Need to regulate the sector to ensure transparency and accountability. Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) • For reforming the sector, encouraging greatertransparency, citizen centricity, accountabilityand financial discipline. • An Act to […]

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Unlawful Activities Prevention Act And Watali judgement

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act And Watali judgement • Enacted in 1967.  • Purpose – provide for more effective prevention of certain unlawful activities of individuals and associations.  • Deals with prevention of terrorist activities and related matters.  • Powers to the central government:               If declared unlawful – to impose all-India […]

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Indian cabinet

Council of ministers  The Constitution of India provides for a parliamentary system of government or Cabinet form of government modelled on the British pattern, the council of ministers headed by the prime minister is the real executive authority.  Salient Features of Cabinet form of government •Dual executive: There are two […]

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Cyber attack

Cyber-attack • Attack, via cyberspace – targets an enterprise’s use of cyberspace for the purposeof disrupting, disabling, destroying, or maliciously controlling a computingenvironment/infrastructure or destroying the integrity of the data or stealing controlled information. • Leads to loss of money, theft of personal information, theft of financial and medicalinformation – […]

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