Weekly Current Affairs Mains (3rd to 9th June, 2019)

Crisis of NBFC

Weekly Current Affairs Mains  (3rd to 9th June, 2019)

 

Topic : Making India energy robust

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 2:Indian Governance

 

Introduction:

Making India energy robust

India faces a variety of challenges related to energy and environment. Below are some initiatives that the next government could contemplate early on its term.

 

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Topic: The draft National Education Policy, 2019

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 2:Indian Polity

 

Why in news:

The draft National Education Policy, 2019

The draft National Education Policy, 2019 is out in the public domain, with comments sought from all stakeholders. Drawing inputs from the T.S.R. Subramanian Committee report and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the K. Kasturirangan Committee has produced a document that is comprehensive, far-sighted and grounded in realities.

 

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Topic: Quad countries to focus on maritime security

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 2:International Affairs

 

Why in news:

Quad countries to focus on maritime security

The fourth edition of the Quadrilateral meet among India, Japan, Australia and the United States, after it was revived in November 2017, was held recently at Bangkok, Thailand.

 

 

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Topic: India’s fertilizer industry needs to prioritize pollution control

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Ecology & Environment

 

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

 

Why in news:

India’s fertiliser industry needs to prioritise pollution control

The Indian fertilizer industry has overlooked the aspects related to environmental pollution, while making improvements in energy efficiency, according to a study conducted by the Center for Science and Environment, a New Delhi-based non-profit, under its Green Rating Project (GRP).

 

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Topic : Crisis of NBFC

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 3:Indian Economy

 

Why in news

Crisis of NBFC

NBFC crisis could accentuate contagion risk in the financial sector. Cabinet committee on investment and growth must address it.

 

 

 

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Topic: Eye on growth

Topic in syllabus: General Studies Paper 3:Indian Economy

 

Why in news:

Eye on growth

As was expected, the monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India delivered its third consecutive rate cut of 25 basis points, citing significant weakness in growth impulses.

 

 

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