Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 Why in News? The Union Cabinet has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the…

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Bodo Accord [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Bodo Accord Why in News? The Centre, the Assam government and Bodo groups have signed an agreement for peace and development. Who are the Bodos?…

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Bru Agreement [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Bru Agreement Why in News? An agreement was signed recently among the Bru leaders and the Governments of India, Tripura, and Mizoram. What is in…

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Mining laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Mining laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 Why in News? The Union Cabinet approved the promulgation of Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020. What are the decisions taken?…

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Capping Prices of Drugs [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Capping Prices of Drugs Why in News? There was move made in December 2019 to allow a one-time hike of 50% in the price-caps of…

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Draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 Why in news? The draft personal data protection Bill 2018 was submitted by the Justice B.N. Srikrishna-headed expert panel.…

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Srikrishna Committee – White Paper on Data Protection Framework [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Srikrishna Committee - White Paper on Data Protection Framework Why in news? Srikrishna Committee recently released a white paper as part of its mandate to…

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Indian Science Congress – Changing Trend [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Indian Science Congress - Changing Trend Why in news? The 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) was recently held in Bengaluru. What does…

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Integrated Housing Development Strategy [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Integrated Housing Development Strategy What is the issue? PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Areas) was a policy measure to create a common development…

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Ending Tuberculosis by 2025 [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Ending Tuberculosis by 2025 What is the issue? At the End TB Summit, 2018, the prime minister of India made a bold commitment to end…

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) What is the issue? The government is going to revisit the flagship crop insurance scheme - the Pradhan Mantri…

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Swachh Survekshan 2020 [CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation]

[CurrentAffairs.Academy – UPSC Current Affairs Preparation] Swachh Survekshan 2020 Why in News? The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA) has released the results of the Swachh Survekshan League 2020…

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