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11th April 2018 Part-2: Daily News Analysis
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Lokpal appointment

Jatin Verma is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Jatin Verma
Have appeared in UPSC CSE thrice. Have been taking Unacademy Plus courses Academics- Polity, Economics & Current Affairs.

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sir, please let us which editorial articles to avoid and which ones to read. thank you for this course :)
Amneet Kaur
2 years ago can watch sumant Kumar's editorials....they are amazing as for as upsc is concerned
Deepti Chhonker
2 years ago
okay, thanx :)
one dought the guideline given by cvc, by which wing of cvc, secreteriat cte or cdi, cdi probably not bcoz it is inquiry dept ?? plz make me clear thank u
Is there an option to play these videos at 2x speed ??
Aditya Karn
2 years ago
Only when u are on laptop/desktop. Through settings options available on the screen. Not available in app.
Sindhu R
2 years ago
Ok thankyou.
  1. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 but th Important News Articles Taking Delhi/Noida edition as the bas<e Page 1: Page-1: Internal e-waybills from April 15 Page-1: A plantation worker's silent, deadly foes y has ph reve Page-5 South: All eyes on ISRO's navigation satellite Page-7 Nation: Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter goes Page-7 Nation: Private groups can't stall film release Page-10 News: PM, Shah to fast tomorrow Page-10 News: 'Dalit MPs' issues will be addressed' Page-11 News: New norms for global projects Page-11 News: Aadhaar-PAN link doesn't vitiate privacy' Page-12 World News: Xi proposes rules-based commerce Page-13 Business News: Iran agrees to take OVL's Farzad-B gas ape an hink h fferent et two bo a pu Ivi rk and t stay have

  2. ante "O show the boss what it th Page-7 Nation News: Private groups can't stall film release. The Supreme Court has said that"anarchy will prevail if private bodies or associations are allowed to become a law unto themselves and cripple freedom of speech in cinema." The apex court held that once a film has been certified for screening by the Film Censor Board, any the attempts by private bodies, groups or associations to ban its release should be mercilessly struck down to protect the fundamental right to free speech lay .A three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra passed the order on a petition filed e an by Harinder S. Sikka, producer of the controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir The order comes a day after the Sikhs' highest temporal seat, Akal Takht, imposed a ban on its release on the ground that it showed the Sikh Gurus in living form ent LI ck e ind stay fes

  3. ante "O show the boss what Page 10: Kharge writes to PM on Lokpal panel it th . Declining to attend the meeting of the Lokpal selection committee on Tuesday as a "special invitee", Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to amend the Lokpal Act and officially include the leader of the single largest Opposition party in the Lower House on the panel eThe government is well aware that there is no provision in the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act for a especial invitee to be a member of the selection committee. lay An invitation as a special invitee without rights of participation, recording of opinion and voting in the procedure is only to mislead the nation and the people, rather than sincerely seeking the participation and opinion of the Opposition," Mr. Kharge wrote. e an . 'Wasting time' ent The Congress leader refused to attend the previous meeting of the Lokpal Selection Committee on March 1 citing the same grounds. Charging the Modi government with "wasting fours years' by not u amending the Lokpal Act, Mr. Kharge's letter says, "The government's double standards in this matter stand exposed by the fact that a similar amendment was made to the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 2014, where Leader of the single largest Opposition party was made a member of the selection committee governing the appointment of Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation." ck e ind stay fes

  4. waranted to show the hoss what The Congress leader reminded the Prime Minister that despite a parliamentary standing committee approving amendments to the Lokayukta Act on including the leader of the single largest opposition party, the government has been sitting over it. Yet till date government has never bothered to list the same for debate or voting, it is clear that the current exercise is merely perfunctory gesture to assuage the letter of the Supreme Court's directions," his letter said . he Contempt petition The Supreme Court currently is hearing a contempt petition after the Centre did not implement an April 2017 order to appoint a Lokpal. Ahead of the next hearing on April 17, the Centre is seeking to appoint a jurist in the selection committee. e an ent ck e ind stay fes that

  5. Page-11 News: New norms for global projects. it th The CVC has drawn up a new set of guidelines for projects funded by international agencies such as the World Bank, IMF and Asian Development Bank. The new guidelines will put an end to existing practice of government departments and agencies adhering to the guidelines of foreign donors, while ignoring Indian government rules. in concluding p contracts for projects funded by them. It will also draw a distinction between grants-in-aid & re he lay loans. The decision could open up a debate on whether Indian guidelines that insist on the lowest financial tender to be selected, even if quality questions remain, is better than standards followed by the international agencies. e an Tender norms: A key difference in projects funded by foreign agencies was that most of them had a different way of awarding tender, different from CVC guidelines for selecting the lowest financial ent tender for negotiations. The earliest record of a formal clarification that allowed government agencies to ignore Indian norms for such contracts is an order issued on October 1, 1999 by the then CVC. It amended the ck e ind stay 1998 guidelines on post-tender negotiations by government departments. .On October 28, 2011 the CVC clarified that its guidelines "would not be applicable in projects funded by the World Bank, ADB etc., if found to be in conflict with the applicable procurement rules of the funding agencies." The new guidelines, issued on April 6. overturn those norms fes

  6. to Page-11 News: Aadhaar-PAN link doesn't vitiate privacy' it thh Noting that the usages like 'legitimate State interest' and 'larger public interest' mean one and the same, the UIDAI has argued that linking of PAN card with Aadhaar does not amount to a violation of fundamental right to privacy ime pOn his first day of arguments before a Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak e Mira, Additional Solicitor General for the UIDAI said "the Supreme Court itself had formerly upheld the constitutional validity of Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act which mandates Aadhaar-PAN linkage." The linkage promoted the legitimate fight against crimes such as black money, money laundering. lay e an set ent The citizens have already submitted their demographic details and even biometrics like fingerprints for PAN, which was introduced way back in 1989. They cannot now seek exemption on the sole ground of privacy. ck e ind The CJI said that there is not much difference between legitimate state interest and larger public interest satisfying legitimate state interests is enough to prove larger public interest. The ASG said that the larger public interest in linking is preventing income tax fraud, black money, and terrorism. he said that since 1989, PAN numbers are mandatory fes

  7. to Page-12 World News: Xi proposes rules-based commerce it th . China's President Xi Jinping has signalled his intent not to escalate trade friction with the U.S., by proposing rules-based commerce, which would link intellectual property rights with free flow of hi- technology ime p. Mr. Xi pledged that China would protect foreign intellectual property in tune with the lifting of hi-, re chology curbs by developed nations. He said, developed countries should stop imposing restrictions on normal and reasonable trade on high-tech products, and relax export controls on such trade with China. lay e an .He also appeared to position China as the locomotive of globalisation, a stance that contrasted sharply with Trump's pitch for protectionism as the touchstone for his country's economic revival ent Mr. Xi highlighted: . Cold War and zero-sum mentalities look even more out of place" in this era of globalisation. . Whoever rejects change, who refuses to innovate, who will lag behind the times, will be eliminated LI ck e ind by history. China "will significantly lower import tariffs for vehicles" this year. Analysts say the current 25% duty on vehicle imports can be lowered to as much as 10% fes en thec

  8. estart to Page-11 World News: Xi proposes rules-based commerce (contd.) it th The President highlighted that foreign ownership limits would be expanded in the manufacturing sector, especially automobiles, implying foreign ownership stakes could exceed the current 50% bar pFinancial companies would also be permitted a higher ownership cap, but details will be unveiled he by the end of June. Mr. Xi underscored the need of a crackdown on theft of intellectual property, the trigger of a U.S. investigation which has earmarked Chinese products worth $50 billion for higher tariffs. Beijing will "significantly raise the cost for offenders and unlock the deterrent effect of laws", said Mr. Xi e an ck e ind stay fes that en thec

  9. Page-13 Business News: Iran agrees to take OVL's Farzad-B gas Iran has agreed to take the gas produced from Farzad-B field, discovered by ONGC Videsh Ltd. in; the Persian Gulf, but differences remain over returns on investments made by the Indian firm Iran previously conditioned granting rights to develop the Farzad-B fields to OVL on Indian firms p buying all of the gas produced at the imported-LNG equivalent rate. he.This proposition, which involved an investment of S11 billion in first developing the field and then re lay setting up a facility to convert it into liquid gas (LNG) for shipping to India, was considered verjy expensive, sources privy to the development said. e an ent LI ck e ind stay fes that

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