Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 5, 2018

Question of the day Question:  Article 240 deals with : a) Emergency provisions b) Language of the States c) Tribal welfare d) Power of President to make regulations for certain Union territories Legal terms of the day 1. PRIMA FACIE –On the face of it  2. INJURIA SINE DAMNUM –Legal injury without actual damage  3. IGNORANTIA JURIS NON-EXCUSAT –Ignorance of law is not an excuse  4. LIS PENDENS –A pending suit 5. LOCUS STANDI- Right to be heard in court   Today’s Answer of  the Question: D Explanation: The President may make certain regulations for Union territories, like giving his assent for a bill to become law in that UT… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

West Bengal government launched mobile blood donation camp The West Bengal government has launched a mobile blood donation camp in a red luxury bus. The bus moves from location to location, collecting blood in West Bengal. The health activists said that this move by the government is a major success as the bus is often seen in the city collecting blood samples. The service is free of cost. USEFUL INFO West Bengal Capital Kolkata CM Mamata Banerjee Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi The Nagaland government has declared the Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve The Nagaland government has declared the Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve making it the… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 4,2018

Question of the day Question: Which article of our Constitution deals with untouchability? a) Article 12 b) Article 21 c) Article 17 d) Article 25 Legal terms of the day 1. DAMNUM SINE INJURIA- Damage without legal injury 2. EX GRATIA –As a favour 3. FAUX PAS –Tactless mistake  4. IN TERROREM –In order to cause terror  5. QUO WARRANTO- By what authority Today’s Answer of the Question: C Explanation: Article 17 also prescribes punishment by means of fine and imprisonment to those who are convicted of this odious practice.

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia inaugurated in New Delhi by Health Minister JP Nadda. On September 3, 2018, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare  Shri J P Nadda inaugurated  the ‘71st Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia,’ in New Delhi. i. He addressed India’s contribution on the health sector by implementing the following: Launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya scheme called ‘Ayushman Bharat’ Implementation of the National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis and target to remove of by 2025(ahead of 2030 set by WHO). Universal screening for prevention and management of five common NCDs including hypertension, diabetes and three common Cancers of oral cavity, breast and cervix. Launch of AMRIT Deendayal: ‘Affordable Medicines & Reliable Implants for Treatment’– centres… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 3, 2018

Question of the day Question: Ad-hoc Judges are : a) A retired judge b) A judge selected (appointed or elected) to judge one certain, particular case, and may not be a regular judge on other occasions c) Impeached judges d) Judges who work past their retirement age. Legal terms of the day 1. INTERIM –Temporary, in the meanwhile. 2. IPSO FACTO –By that very fact. 3. INTER VIVOS –Between living persons 4. JUDEX NON-POTEST ESSE TESTIS IN PROPIRA CAUSA –A judge cannot be witness in his own cause. 5. JUS- A right that recognized in law. Today’s answer of the question: B Explanation: Ad-hoc judges are usually experts who have been… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Krishna Kutir: Government inaugurates home for 1000 widows in Vrindavan Source: I.E Union Ministry of Women and Child Development recently had inaugurated widows’ home ‘Krishna Kutir’ at Vrindavan in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Krishna Kutir is special home for 1000 windows set under Swadhar Greh scheme and is the largest ever facility of its kind created by government organization. It was constructed to mitigate the plight of widows living in pathetic condition in Vrindavan. Krishna Kutir Its construction was funded by Central Government and will be managed by UP Government. It was constructed on 1.4 hectares of land allotted by UP Government through National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC). It has 100… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 2, 2018

Family Law Reform Source: The Hindu Context: Law Commission has released a Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform. This consultation on family law reforms in India discusses a range of provisions within all family laws, secular or personal, and suggests a number of changes to in the form of potential amendments and fresh enactments. Highlights: Reform family law: As general suggestions to reforming family law, the paper discusses the introduction of new grounds for ‘no fault’ divorce accompanied by corresponding changes to provisions on alimony and maintenance, rights of differently-abled individuals within marriage, the thirty-day period for registration of marriages under Special Marriage Act; uncertainty and inequality in age of consent for marriage,… Read More

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

Supreme Court adjourns hearing on validity of Article 35A till January 2019 Source: I.E • The Supreme Court on August 31, 2018 adjourned hearing on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Article 35 A to second week of January 2019. • The Article empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define the state’s permanent residents and their special rights and it bars outsiders from buying immovable property in the state. • Earlier, the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government referred to upcoming local body polls in state and sought adjournment of hearing on petitions against Article 35A. • The state government told the apex court that any debate and discussion on… Read More

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