Navy On A Major Capability Upgrade

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-10 OPINION Relevant for: Science & Technology Topic: Defencerelatred developments Against the backdrop of increasing responsibilities in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) with the rising Chinese presence, the Indian Navy has embarked on a major capability upgrade. A Navy officer said that this year, on an average, 35 Navy ships were deployed…

Sebi To Relax Listing Norms For Start-Ups

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-10 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Capital Market & SEBI In a major push to kick-start listing of start-ups in India in a big way, capital markets regulator SEBI has lined up a slew of relaxations for new-age ventures in sectors like e-commerce and…

‘Challenge for the panel is we don’t know what the resources are’

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-10 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Polity & Constitution Topic: Finance Commission The Chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, N.K. Singh, says that though the Commission will have to take the 2011 census as the base year for population, it could use a combination of variables to ensure that performance and efficiency…

Ministry Amends Rules For Minorities

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-10 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Polity & Constitution Topic: Indian Constitution – Features, significant provisions and Basic Structure The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is pending in Parliament, but the Union Home Ministry has notified amendments to the Citizenship Rules, 2009, to include a separate column in the citizenship form for applicants…