Current Affair For Year “2015”

Green Diesel and Bio Diesel

Date: January 04, 2015

Green Diesel

A Boeing aircraft has completed the world’s first flight using ‘green diesel’, a sustainable biofuel made from vegetable oils, waste cooking oil and animal fats.

Sustainable green diesel is widely available and used in ground transportation. Boeing previ...

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Global Slavery Index

Date: January 04, 2015

Modern Slavery and Global Slavery Index: Findings on India

Modern slavery involves one person possessing or controlling another person in such as a way as to significantly deprive that person of their individual liberty, with the intention of exploiting that person through their use, management, profit, trans...

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Drugs-free India

Date: January 04, 2015

Call for a drugs-free India

In his third 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on radio on Sunday the 14th, the Prime Minister said the menace is a "national pain" but instead of the youth mired in the problem, drugs should be shunned.
He said...

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CoP-20

Date: January 04, 2015

CoP-20  (Lima Climate Change Conference - December 2014)

 

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20 or CMP10 was held in Lima, Peru, from December 1 to 12, 2014. This was be the 20th yearly session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the 1992 United Natio...

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FORCED RELEGIOUS CONVERSIONS/ GHAR VAPASI (HOME COMING)

Date: January 04, 2015

FORCED RELEGIOUS CONVERSIONS/ GHAR VAPASI (HOME COMING) and Constitutional Provisions

 

Introduction:

 

Secularism is a basic feature of our constitution and society. The State can have no religion of its won & It should treat all religions equally.One of the rights guaranteed by the Indian Constitution is the right...

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The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill

Date: January 04, 2015

The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill

 

In India, insurance companies are not permitted to have foreign holding of more than 26%. This Bill raises the limit to 49% and allows entry of foreign re-insurers (companies that insure insurance companies). It also provides for permanent re...

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Coal Mines Bill

Date: January 04, 2015

Coal Mines Bill

 

The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill provides for "allocation of coal mines and vesting of the right, title and interest in and over the land and mine infrastructure, together with mining leas...

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The Law Commission, in its 210th Report

Date: January 04, 2015

Right to Life/die with reference to The Law Commission, in its 210th Report

 

 Section 309 of Indian Penal Code provides that “An attempt to commit suicide is punishable with simple imprisonment up to one year and/or a fine.”

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Assam:Ethnic problems

Date: January 04, 2015

 Assam:Ethnic problems and sussested measures

 

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Right to life and Passive Euthanasia

Date: January 04, 2015

Right to life and Passive Euthanasia

 

Why in News-

Three years after a Supreme Court judgment legalised passive euthanasia under “exceptional circumstances,” the government has fully endorsed the apex court’s guidelines giving High Cour...

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