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CAO The Hindu NOTES – 23rd Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

CAO The Hindu NOTES – 23rd Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

📰 THE HINDU NEWSPAPER – DAILY  Hindu Current Affairs AnalysisDate:- 23rd Feb 2018 Archive Click To Download PDFHIOMETRIC DATA IN STATE HUBS DESTROYED: ...

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India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index

India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index

Why in news? India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the “worst ...

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42 Indian languages stare at extinction

42 Indian languages stare at extinction

Why in news? According to a report of the Census Directorate, More than 40 languages or dialects in India are considered to be endangered and is believed to be heading towards ...

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PM Narendra Modi launches Nasscom’s ‘Future Skills’ platform

PM Narendra Modi launches Nasscom’s ‘Future Skills’ platform

Why in news?  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched Nasscom’s platform—Future Skills—for skill development in eight varied technologies. Highlights  • Modi launched ...

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Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 of 21 large States, Gujarat records 53 points fall

Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 of 21 large States, Gujarat records 53 points fall

Why in news? The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large States of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by ...

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PILs in SC for strict population control measures

PILs in SC for strict population control measures

Why in news? Three separate petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to ensure strict population control measures by adopting a two-child ...

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Ashoka pillar: history behind inscription

Ashoka pillar: history behind inscription

The Allahabad Ashoka Pillar is a unique monument that carries three particularly significant edicts that describe Ashoka’s 27th ruling year, the achievements of Samudragupta as ...

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Prasar Bharati, Centre on collision course

Prasar Bharati, Centre on collision course

Why in news? The Prasar Bharati Board on Thursday will discuss a proposal of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to appoint an IAS officer as a board member, giving it a ...

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Ranking system for national sports federations planned

Ranking system for national sports federations planned

In news Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports plans ranking system for national sports federations ."The sports ministry will set up a committee for this purpose. Members of ...

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Performing colleges will be empowered

Performing colleges will be empowered

Why in news? The University Grants Commission has notified guidelines for changes to Colleges that perform will now be able to apply for autonomous status, which will permit ...

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A new initiative to connect Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims

A new initiative to connect Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims

Context As part of a new initiative called ‘Raabta’, greeting cards were sent to Hindus highlighting the strong ties between the two communities. ‘Raabta Kashmir’ started out as ...

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Students aspiring to study MBBS abroad may have to clear NEET

Students aspiring to study MBBS abroad may have to clear NEET

Why in news? Those wanting to study MBBS in foreign universities may soon have to clear the NEET as the government plans to make the test mandatory for them so that only ...

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UIDAI says no essential service can be denied for want of Aadhaar

UIDAI says no essential service can be denied for want of Aadhaar

Why in news? The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked various government departments, state governments and ministries to ensure that no essential service ...

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First of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre launched

First of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre launched

In news Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the university's Centre for Spoken Sanskrit which will offer a six-month course for people on how to speak the language. ...

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