2018: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

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Nov 30, 2018

IBBI Notifies the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India Regulations, 2018 

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) notified Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (Mechanism for Issuing Regulations) Regulations, 2018. Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) is modern economic legislation. Issuing Regulations are effective from 22nd Oct. , 2018.

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Policies & GovernanceEconomics

Nov 29, 2018

Thermal Battery Plant Unveiled in Andhra Pradesh 

World՚s first-ever thermal battery plant owned by Bharat Energy Storage Technology Private Limited (BEST) was inaugurated in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh. Plant aims to create new energy storage form that is expected to have commercial applications.

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Science & TechnologyEnvironment

Nov 5, 2018

🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 26) 

Modern Infrastructure for a growing India: Enhancing efficiency and quality of life - Calibrated marketing freedom to incentivize gas production from deep-water, ultra deep water and high pressure-high temperature areas.

  • Steps to revitalize PPPs:
  • Public Utility (Resolution of Dispu…

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🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 24) 

Building infrastructure for a modern & futuristic India: Bringing light to every un -electrified village - Illuminating the length & breadth of India: Power Grid commissioned transmission projects worth ₹ 30,300 cr.

  • Transmission projects worth ₹ 1 lakh cr ini…

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EconomicsAgriculture, Agro Industry & Allied ActivitiesGovernment Schemes/ProjectsRailways

Nov 4, 2018

🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 20) 

NDA takes tougher stand on corruption - 150 % increase in tax rate for unexplained credit, investment, cash and other assets with and a penalty provision introduced. 200 % increase in penalty for search seizure cases.

  • 50 % tax on income disclosed till 30th December.
  • 90 % tax + seve…

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Policies & GovernanceEconomics

Nov 3, 2018

First-Ever Global India Tourism Mart Held in New Delhi 

3-day ‘1st ever’ India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018) was inaugurated by Union Ministery for Railways and Coal in New Delhi. Objective was to create annual Global Tourism Mart for India in line w/major international travel marts being held in countries across world.

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International Relations & OrganizationsRailways

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