24 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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Centre responds to downturn with steps to boost growth    The government came out on the front foot to try to boost private sector sentiments, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing a slew of measures to reduce the burden on the sector, including withdrawing the controversial surcharge on Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) and reiterating the … Read more24 August Current Affairs – Daily News

23 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   No need for third party mediation in Kashmir: Emmanuel Macron- Suhasini Haidar    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the government’s move to suspend Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and split the State into two Union Territories.   Briefing the media in Chantilly after one-on-one talks that … Read more23 August Current Affairs – Daily News

20 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   Reduce tensions with Pakistan, says Trump- Sriram Lakshman #GS2 #IR   In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump sought reduction of tensions between India and Pakistan. The two leaders also discussed regional developments and the ways to “strengthen U.S.-India economic ties through increased trade. … Read more20 August Current Affairs – Daily News

19 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   Talks, if any, with Pakistan would focus only on PoK, says Rajnath Singh    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said any future talks with Pakistan would focus only on the status of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).   Mr. Singh, who was addressing the BJP’s ‘Jan Aashirwad Yatra’ in Haryana’s Kalka, said Pakistan … Read more19 August Current Affairs – Daily News

18 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   India, Bhutan vow to strengthen ties, ink 10 MoUs #GS2 #IR   Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday and discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across several sectors. The two countries also signed 10 MoUs to infuse new energy in … Read more18 August Current Affairs – Daily News

17 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir: Stop terror to start talks, India tells Pakistan- Sriram Lakshman #GS2 #IR   Reiterating that issues around Article 370, i.e., special status to Jammu & Kashmir, were an internal matter, India played down the significance of Friday’s UN Security Council’s “closed consultation” meeting on Kashmir.   … Read more17 August Current Affairs – Daily News

16 August Current Affairs – Daily News

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CIVIL SNIPPETS   Independence Day speech: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff post, Jal Jeevan Mission- Nistula Hebbar #GS2 #Governance   Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort was not only a summing up of what his newly re-elected government had accomplished in the last 75 days but … Read more16 August Current Affairs – Daily News