DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 29 & 30 2018

1) PM Modi China Visit: Important Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New Delhi after a two-day informal summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan. The Prime Minister was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi wrapped up his two-day visit to China with both the countries underlining the importance of maintaining peace and tranquillity in all areas of their border region in the larger interest of the overall development of bilateral relations. On day two both leaders took a long walk by Wuhan’s iconic East Lake. The two leaders also agreed to issue “strategic guidance” to their militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 28 2018

1) Kazakhstan introduces 72-hour free transit visa for Indian citizens The Government of Kazakhstan has launched a 72-hour-long transit visa free regime for Indian citizens from 17th April 2018 to 31st December 2018.  Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to India Bulat Sarsenbayev said that, only citizens of India are eligible for this facility who fly with Air Astana (Kazakhstan’s national carrier) or any other Kazakh airline and are transiting through international airports in Astana and/or Almaty to a third country or returning from a third country through Astana and/or Almaty. This 72-hour transit visa free regime is applicable for both individual passengers and tour groups.Discussions are being held with GMR Group that manages infrastructure-related operations at the Indira Gandhi International… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘W’

1) Ward of court – a person who is protected by the High Court, such as a minor. 2) Warrant – is: a certificate which gives the person holding it the right to buy shares at a given price; a magistrate’s written instruction to arrest someone;or a magistrate’s written instruction to search a 3) Warranty – a term in a contract. If the term is not complied with damages can be claimed by the injured party. 4) Way leave – a right of way through or over a piece of land often for a particular purpose, such as for a pipeline to go through a piece of land or for… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 27 2018

1) 2018 World Press Freedom Index Released: India Falls To 138th Rank India has ranked 138th out of 180 countries in the 2018 ‘World Press Freedom Index’ released by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), also known as Reporters Without Borders. India’s 138th rank in the 2018 ‘World Press Freedom Index’ marks a drop of two places as compared to 136th rank in 2017. Killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot down outside her house in Bengaluru in September 2017 has been cited as the main reason behind India’s low ranking on the index. Besides, hate crime has been identified as another issue plaguing India. Among world’s major powers, Russia retained its position at 148th rank while US slipped… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘V’

1) Vendee – a person who buys something. 2) Vendor – a person who sells something. 3) Verdict – the jury’s decision at the end of a case. 4) Vesting order – away the High Court transfers land without the need for a conveyance. 5) Vexatious litigant – a person who regularly brings court cases which have little chance of succeeding. 6) Vicarious liability – a situation where someone becomes responsible under the law for wrongs done by someone else. This often happens when an employee does something wrong while at work which becomes the employer’s responsibility (such as an employee working negligently and causing someone else to be hurt because… Read More

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DETAILED ANALYSIS: FAADU MOCK #06

First of all we would like to congratulate you for taking our first ALL INDIA MOCK and taking the first step towards cracking CLAT 2018. We are glad to present the complete analysis of this test to passionate aspirants like you. Let’s go !! Total number of questions : 200 Marks per question: 1 Negative marking : 0.25 Highest score: 87 Average score: 62 Cut off for top 3 NLUs : 139 Cut off for next 5 NLUS : 125 Cut off for lower NLUs : 108 SECTIONWISE ANALYSIS: NAME OF THE SECTION HIGHEST SCORE IN THE SECTION TEST TOPPER’S SCORE IN THE SECTION AVERAGE SCORE IN THE SECTION Numerical… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 26 2018

1) Swaraj co-chairs 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation with Mongolia’s Tsogtbaatar On 25th April 2018, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led the delegation at the 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation with Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar. Various aspects of bilateral relations, particularly in trade and investment, energy, mining, animal husbandry, education and capacity building and tourism were discussed in the meeting. This is Sushma Swaraj’s first visit to Mongolia after she became the External Affairs Minister in 2014. She reached Mongolia on 24th April 2018, after finishing her one-day China visit where she attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Beijing. 2) Government to tie up with US and Finland to jointly… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘U’

1) Uberrimae fidei – of the utmost good faith.In certain contracts (such as insurance policies) one party must disclose (reveal) any material facts to the other party. If they are not disclosed the contract can be cancelled or become unenforceable. (This term is Latin.) 2) Ultra vires – beyond one’s powers. If an organisation does something ultra vires,what it has done is invalid. 3) Under lease – the lease of a property by a tenant of the property to someone else. 4) Undertaking – a promise which can been forced by law such as a promise made by one of the parties or by their counsel during legal proceedings. 5) Unfair… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 25 2018

1) ISRO to launch slew of military satellites soon In coming months, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching a slew of strategically important satellites, which will help the military to keep an eye on activities of hostile neighbours and safeguard our land and sea borders. In September 2018, ISRO will launch Gsat-7A, for the Indian Air Force (IAF). Gsat-7A will be launched onboard GSLV Mk II rocket and will enable the IAF to interlink different ground radar stations, airbases and Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. Gsat-7A will be similar to Gsat-7 or Rukmini, which was launched on September 29, 2013, for Indian Navy. Rukmini is considered as Indian Navy’s ‘eye in… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘T’

1) Tangible asset – an asset which can be physically touched. 2) Tangible property – property that physically exists. 3) Tax – money raised by the Government to pay for the services it provides. Some taxes are called indirect because they are part of the price we pay for goods and services, such as VAT. Other tax is called direct because the individual taxpayer pays it. Income tax and corporation tax are examples of direct taxes. 4) Taxable supply – a term for supplying goods and services on which value added tax can be charged. This applies even if the tax rate is 0% at present, because it can be increased if… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 24 2018

1) Iran bans banks from using cryptocurrencies On April 23, 2018, Iran banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by its banks and financial institutions. Ban has been imposed citing concerns that cryptocurrencies can be used for money-laundering and financing terrorism. Central Bank of Iran states that, this decision was taken by government’s money-laundering committee in December 2017, but is now being put into effect. 2) Canada to host the world’s female foreign ministers On 22nd April 2018, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland announced that, Canada will host the world’s female foreign ministers for talks ahead of this year’s UN General Assembly. Chrystia Freeland opened a meeting in Toronto of G7 foreign ministers with a session, co-hosted by EU… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘S’

1) Sale or return – an arrangement under which goods can be kept by the potential buyer for a period while their resale is attempted.Unsold goods can be returned if the conditions of the contract have been kept to and the buyer pays for the goods used. 2) Salvage – compensation paid by the owners for saving ships, aircraft and property from the sea. 3)Satisfaction is: Scheme of paying a debt; settling an obligation by an act;or settling an obligation by substituting something satisfactory for what was 4) Arrangement – an agreement between a person with debts, who cannot pay them when they are due, and the creditors. The creditors share… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 22 & 23 2018

1) World Earth Day – April 22 Earth Day is observed every year on April 22. It was first celebrated in 1970. The founder of Earth Day is Gaylord Nelson, a US senator from Wisconsin. Nelson, who had been witnessed the devastation caused by an enormous oil spill in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. It is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. The importance of Earth Day is to increase the awareness among common public, especially among youngsters, to get full effect of the campaign of environmental safety. 2) Malaria Summit held in London A high-level Malaria Summit was held in London,… Read More

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LEGAL WORDS STARTING WITH ‘R’

1) Racial discrimination – treating someone less favorably because of their race, colour, nationality or culture. 2) Rack rent – the full market value rent of a property. 3) Rape – having sex with a person without the permission (such as if they were asleep or unconscious) or forcing them to have sex against the will. 4) Real – relating to immovable property such as buildings or land. 5) Real estate – land owned by someone who has died .In the USA it is also land and buildings used for business purposes. 6) Real property – land and buildings, minerals in the land and rights over the land. 7) Realty – another… Read More

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