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    Frontline Gist:Issue April 28, 2017

    6/30/2017

    Governance

    Frontline Gist: Issue April 28, 2017 Aadhaar Invasion The Centre’s obsession with making Aadhar mandatory in almost all aspects of a citizen’s life threatens to exclude a large number of people from c ......

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    NEW EDUCATION POLICY DRAFT CLASHES WITH RTE

    6/26/2017

    Governance

    Background • The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, which represents the consequential legislation envisaged under Article 21-A, means that every child has a right to ......

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    VERMIN UNDER WILDLIFE PROTECTION ACT

    6/30/2017

    Environment

    • The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change permitted three States, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Himachal Pradesh, to declare earlier protected wild animal species as “vermin” under the Wildli ......

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    DRAFT NATIONAL WIND-SOLAR HYBRID POLICY

    6/20/2017

    Energy

    The government has released the draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy which aims at providing a framework to promote large grid connected wind-solar PV system for optimal and efficient utilisation o ......

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    PROTECTING WETLANDS

    6/20/2017

    Environmental Legislations

    Environment Ministry has come up with new draft wetland conservation rules. With this, the government is all set to change the rules on wetlands. Focus Areas in draft • The new draft replaces the Wetl ......

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    PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    6/8/2017

    Climate

    The Paris Agreement on climate change is a milestone in global climate cooperation. It recognizes the principles of equity and common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities in ......

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    Can ICJ deter Pakistan?

    6/10/2017

    Indo Pakistan

    As rightly remarked by a noted philosopher: “Whenever law ends, tyranny begins.” This saying assumes considerable significance considering the international legal regime under which the modern state s ......

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    Monsoon Prediction Models

    6/10/2017

    Climate

    Prediction Models Seasonal Winds System – Monsoon Monsoon winds are periodic in nature. They are responsible for dramatic rise and fall of river waters in the months of May, June, July, August and Sep ......

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    Impediments in Indian Agriculture

    6/8/2017

    Agriculture

    India is an agricultural country. At the time of independence approximately seventy percent of India’s population depended on agriculture. Agriculture income contributed higher than the other sectors ......

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    International Water Sharing

    6/8/2017

    Water

    International water sharing is based on Customary International Law of International Waters which are often referred to as Opinio Juris. These are based on certain rules: 1. Riparian States Only those ......

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    BIMSTEC meeting

    The 15th ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation concluded ...

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    Economic survey 2016-17: Industry and Infrastructure

    Industrial performance has shown a moderation from 8.8 percent during 2015-16 to 5.6 percent in 2016-17. Industrial growth as...

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    Cyber Coordination Centre made operational

    The first phase of National Cyber Coordination Centre(NCCC), set up to scan the country’s web traffic to detect cyber securit...

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    Generic Medicine

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    Anti-dumping duty

    Anti-dumping duty is in force on 93 products including chemicals and machinery items imported from China. The other Chinese p...