Question of the day | Legal terms lists of the day September 29, 2018

Question of the day Question: The Supreme Court held that evidence can be recorded by video-conferencing in the case (a) State of Maharashtra v. Praful B. Desai (b) Paramjit Kaur v. State of Punjab (c) Pappu Yadav v. State of Bihar (d) Bachan Singh v. the State of Punjab Legal terms of the day 1. EX GRATIA –Out of kindness, voluntary. 2. EX PARTE –Proceeding brought by one person in the absence of another. 3. EX POST FACTO –By reason of a subsequent act. 4. FACTUM –An act or deed. 5. HABEAS CORPUS –Produce the body.   Today’s answer of the question: A

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

India, United Nations sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022 India and the United Nations on September 28, 2018 signed the Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022. The framework was signed by Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog and United Nations Resident Coordinator in India, Yuri Afanasiev. The signing ceremony was presided over by NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Dr. Rajiv Kumar, members of NITI Aayog and the heads of UN agencies in India. Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) 2018-2022 • The Framework outlines the work of UN agencies in India to support the achievement of key development outcomes that have been identified in consultation with… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 28,2018

Question of the day Question: Indian Parliament is based on the principle of (a) Bicameralism (b) Universal Adult Franchise (c) Dyarchy (d) Federalism Legal terms of the day 1. CORPUS DELICTI –The body, i.e. the body of crime. 2. DE JURE – BY LAW, RIGHT DE MINIMIS LEX NON CURAT -The law does not notice trifling matters. 3. DE NOVO –Starting afresh. 4. DOLI INCAPAX –Incapable of crime (minor) 5. EJUSDEM GENERIS –Of the same kind.   Today’s answer of the question – A

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Ayodhya land dispute: SC declines to revisit its 1994 judgment and refer it to larger bench The Supreme Court on September 27, 2018 declined to refer the 1994 Ismail Farooqui judgment that mosques are not integral to Islam to a larger constitution bench. The judgement was delivered by a three-judge bench with 2: 1 majority. The majority judgement was written by Justice Ashok Bhushan on behalf of himself and Chief Justice Deepak Misra. The third judge, Justice Abdul Nazeer presented a dissenting judgment. The decision to not refer the issue of reconsideration of the 1994 observations on the Ayodhya-Ram Janmabhoomi land dispute case to a five-judge constitution bench paves the… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 27, 2018

Question of the day Question: Joint heirs to a property are called (a) Co-heirs (b) Coparceners (c) Successors (d) Joint owners Legal terms of the day 1. ANIMO TESTANDI –With an intention of making a will. 2. CAVEAT VENDITOR –Let the seller beware. 3. CONSENSUS AD IDEM –Agreement as to the same things. 4. CONTEMPORANEA EXPOSITIO EST OPTIMA ET FORTISSIMA IN LEGE –A contemporaneous(present) exposition is best and most powerful in law.  5. CONTRA –To the contrary.   Today’s answer of the question: B

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

India, Morocco sign MoU to enhance cooperation in MSME Sector The MoU was signed during the bilateral meeting between India and Morocco. Alka Arora, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of MSME, led the official delegation along with CMD NSIC to Morocco and held bilateral meetings with Othman El Ferdaous, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Trade and Digital Economy of Morocco. PM Modi, Cochin International Airport honoured with UN Champions of the Earth Award 2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on September 26, 2018 awarded with the prestigious UN Champions of the Earth Award 2018, the highest environmental honour of the United Nations.  The UN Environment… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 26, 2018

Question of the day Question: What does the legal term Caveat Emptor refer to? (a)Let the buyer beware (b) According to value (c) An unwelcome person (d) Beyond the powers Legal terms of the day 1. Quo warranto – By what authority. A writ calling upon one to show under what authority he holds or claims a public office. 2. Ratio decidendi – Principle or reason underlying a court judgement. 3. Res ipsa loquitor – The thing speaks for itself. 4. Caveat venditor -Let the seller beware. 5. Certiorari – A writ by which orders passed by an inferior court is quashed.   Today’s answer of the question: A

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

Navy Officer Tommy rescued after three day search Malayalam sailor Abhilash Tommy, who was the first Indian to circumnavigate the world solo, was injured during the ongoing Golden Globe racein South Indian Ocean during a storm that also demasted his vessel. Tommy’s Twitter handle informed that he was safe inside the boat. Gadkari dedicates to nation upgraded NH-44 in Meghalaya Union Minister Nitin Gadkari renovated and upgraded National Highway-44, which would boost industrial development in Meghalaya. The Minister for Road Transport and Highways will also review problems and issues faced in the execution of National Highway projects in the north-east here, over the next two days. “The NH-44 (Jowai to Ratacherra at… Read More

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CLAT 2019: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

CLAT 2019 Exam Dates In this section, we are providing a tentative schedule of CLAT 2019 EXAM DATE. Whenever the official CLAT exam 2019 dates announced we will update it here: Events Dates (Tentative) Admission Notification Release 3rd week of December 2018 Application Form Availability 1st January 2019 Last date for form submission 31st March 2019 (11:59 PM) Downloading of Admit Card Starts 3rd week of April 2019 Date of CLAT Entrance Exam 12th May 2019 (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM) Answer Key Release 3rd week of May 2019 Representation of questions or key Till 3rd week of May 2019 Uploading of amended answer key (if required) 4th week of May 2019 Result/Merit List Declaration Last week of… Read More

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AILET 2019 Exam Date (May 5), Eligibility, Registration, Exam Pattern

What is new in AILET 2019? With the release of official notification for the exam, the following changes are introduced: AILET Application Fee – The fee has increased by INR 50. Now, the general category has to pay INR 3050 and SC/ ST candidate has to pay INR 1050 to apply for the examination. Know more Seats Offered at NLU Delhi – For LLM Program, seats have increased by 20 i.e. now 40 seats are available under the PG Program. And for Ph.D. program, only 5 seats will be offered.  For LLB and LLM Program, 15% seats are reserved for SC category and 7.5% for ST category. AILET 2019 Exam Date (May 5), Eligibility,… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 25, 2018

Question of the day Question: Which of the following is entrusted with a statutory duty of laying down the standards of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates in India? (a)Supreme Court of India (b) Bar Association of India (c) Bar Council of India (d) Delhi Bar Council Legal terms of the day 1. ACTUS NON FACIT REUM NISI MENS SIT REA –A person will not be guilty without criminal intent.  2. ACTUS REUS –A guilty deed or act.  3. AD HOC –For this purpose.  4. AD INFINITUM –Forever, without limit, to infinity.  5. AEQUITAS LEGEM SEQUITUR- Equity follows the law.   Today’s answer of the question: C

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Pakyong Airport: Sikkim’s first and nation’s 100th airport inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi On September 24, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Sikkim and was received by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. He inaugurated Sikkim’s first airport and nation’s 100th operational airport: Pakyong Airport in Sikkim. i. This was constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 605 crore  under UDAN scheme. ii. It will provide regional connectivity and would initially only cater to domestic flights, the first of which would begin from October 4, 2018. iii. This will also provide international flight services connecting Sikkim with other countries like Paro in Bhutan, Kathmandu in Nepal and Dhaka in Bangladesh. iv. The Pakyong airport is located around 60 km from the Indo-China border and about 30 km from the state capital of Gangtok. Physical Overview… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 24, 2018

Question of the day Question: In law, the term ‘neighbour’ means- (a) People who stay in your locality (b) People who live adjoining to your residence (c) People who might be affected by your actions (d) The word has not been given any particular definition Legal terms of the day 1. RE –In the matter of. 2. RES –Matter, affair, thing, circumstance. Res judicata A thing adjudged is accepted for the truth. 3. AB INITIO –From the beginning 4. ACCESSORIUS SEQUITUR –An accessory to the crime cannot be guilty of a more serious crime than the principal offender. 5. ACTORI INCUMBIT ONUS PROBANDI- The burden of proof lies on the plaintiff.  … Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Israel, India to commemorate Centenary of the Battle of Haifa on September 23 On 23rd September 2018, the Battle of Haifa was commemorated in Israel, Delhi, and Jaipur. i. Centenary celebrations were observed to commemorate 100 years of liberation of Haifa in Israel by the Indian troops in 1918. ii. Indian Army commemorates September 23 as Haifa Day every year. It pays tribute to the two Indian Cavalry Regiments, Mysore and Jodhpur Lancers that helped to liberate Haifa. $525 Million Loan approved for Infra Projects in Madhya Pradesh by NDB On September 20, 2018, the New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS announced a $525-million loan to Madhya Pradesh for infrastructure projects. i. The breakup of the loan amount is as follows: $350-million loan for the Major… Read More

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