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Karnataka Reservation Act, 2018

Why is it in News?

  • The SC on 10th May backed the constitutional validity of the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority to Government Servants Promoted on the Basis of Reservation (to the Posts in the Civil Services of the State) Act, 2018.

Mediation Of Ayodhya Dispute

Why is it in News?

  • Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has extended the time given to the Ayodhya mediation panel to complete the process till August 15. The SC decided to extend the time in order to enable the committee to complete the task assigned to it.

Shortage Of Healthcare Providers In India

Why is it in News?

According to a WHO database, India faces the problem of acute shortages and inequitable distributions of skilled health workers whose figures are lower than those of Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, United Kingdom and Brazil

Appointment Of SC Judges

Why it is in the News?

  • The Supreme Court collegium recommended the names of two judges and rejected the government’s disapproval of the elevation of two other judges whose names were sent earlier by the collegium.

National Gas Grid

Why is it in News?

The Government of India is constructing the National Gas Grid to increase the share of gas in the energy mix of the economy.

Purple Frog

Why is it in News?

Purple Frog is soon to be honored as Kerala’s state frog.

INS Vishal

Why is it in News?

Budgetary woes has put India’s supercarrier INS Vishal on hold.

INS Imphal

Why is it in News?

The Indian Navy has launched Guided Missile Destroyer INS Imphal from Mazagon Dock Mumbai.

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)

Why is it in News?

The appointment committee of Cabinet has given nod for the appointment of 32 members to the NCLT.

Returning Officer (RO)

Why is it in News?

The role of Returning Officer has become an “Apple of Discord” among the political parties in the General Elections of 2019.

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