Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2021 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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    • Jul 21, 2021
    •  Insurance Amendment Bill 2021 [ Bills ]

      The Insurance Amendment Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha recently and this bill amends the Insurance Act, 1938. Despite opposition՚s criticism of the bill due to the clause that enable “control and ownership” by the foreign investors, the bill was passed.

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    • Jul 13, 2021
    •  Worlds First Ever Volcano Bonds [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      The Danish Red Cross in collaboration with several financial firms has launched first of its kind catastrophe bond for the volcano-related disasters. This is also going to be the first of its kind dedicated insurance against volcanic eruptions.

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    •  India to Form Parliamentary Friendship Groups [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      In a bid to strengthen the bilateral relations, a proposal is being discussed by the Indian Parliament to form a parliamentary friendship group with friendly countries.

      Important Highlights

      • The Lok Sabha Speaker announced this information on March 16,2021.
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    •  Artificial Intelligence Initiative between India and Us [ Science & Technology, International Relations & Organizations ]

      India and US have recently launched an AI initiative that will be serve as a platform to discuss challenges, opportunities, barriers for AI research and development collaboration. The Department of Science and Technology.

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    •  European Union Joins Indias CDRI [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      The “Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) initiative” of India has been joined by the EU comprising of 27 members. This initiative has been joined by EU as part of its endorsement of the charter of the CDRI earlier.

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    •  Sinatra Doctrine [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      EU has adopted ‘Sinatra Doctrine’ to counter China՚s growing influence on Europe. The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) member countries have accepted the “Sinatra Doctrine.” China has been continuously increasing aggressiveness to undermine European unity through its ‘divide and …

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    • Jul 11, 2021
    •  India-Japan MoC on Water Resources [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between India and Japan has got its approval by the Union Cabinet w. r. t bilateral cooperation in the field of water resources. The objective of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) is to achieve irrigation facilities, water security, an…

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    •  Rajasthan Universal Health Scheme [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      Dated 19th March 2021, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan announced much anticipated Universal Health Scheme (UHS) to be launched on May 1,2021. This scheme is to be named as Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Yojana.

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    •  Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai Hydro Projects in J-K [ International Relations & Organizations, Government Schemes/Projects ]

      India has justified its stand on the designs of Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai hydropower plants in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan raised objections to it and sought more information on the projects in Ladakh.

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    •  India Us-Homeland Security Dialogue [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      India and the US have agreed to re-establish Homeland Security Dialogue after dialogue between Homeland Security Secretary and India՚s Ambassador to the US. The Homeland Security Dialogue was discontinued by the previous Trump dispensation.

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