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17th April 2018 Part-1: Daily News Analysis
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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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The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, and security organisation, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai, China by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter was signed in June 2002 and entered into force on 19 September 2003. These countries, except for Uzbekistan, had been members of the Shanghai Five group, founded on 26 April 1996 in Shanghai. Indiaand Pakistan joined SCO as full members on 9 June 2017 at a summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Ankur singh
2 years ago
sir jee...u said pakistan is not a member of SCO...PLS correct the mistake as India and pak both were made members of SCO at the same time
Jatin Verma
2 years ago
Please put science and tech slides when ever it arises in newspaper bcoz I am completely dependent on DNA by unacademy as I live in village where no hindu newspaper may skip science and tech slides while teaching but always include important science and tech news so that we are aware and can read it ourself,a humble request Jatin Sir.
Sir can you please also specify different topics under their respective GS papers, I appreciate the fact that you are already doing it for most of the topics possible but it would be really nice for those aspirants who are new and who don't clearly know under which GS paper a certain topic can come. Please try to distinguish all the topics under their respective GS papers. Thanks for the good work you are doing for us daily sir.
sir i think you made a mistake.... pakistan is also a member of SCO.....
correct ho Sharma ji app
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  5. want teo he starting Page 1: Monsoon to be normal, savs IMD at th The country is likely to see "normal" monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its forecast. However ocean temperatures in the Pacific and Indian oceans, around August, * p . India is likely to get 97% rainfall, defined as between 96% and 104% of the Long Period Average- . The IMD has ruled out chances of a "drought," ascribing only a 14% chance of"deficient, rains . pose concerns LPA) of 89 cm it typically gets between June and September. and given a 42% likelihood of 'normal' monsoon rains. In any given year, there's a 16% chance of deficient and 33% odds of normal rains. e ar k h ent . The IMD's forecasts in April aren't alwavs accurate In April 2016, for instance, it said India would get 106% of the LPA or 'above normal, rains in un Met parlance. India ended up with 97% or 'normal' rains. It also under-estimated rains in 2015 and 2014, when India ended up with deficits greater than 10%, or drought-like conditions. Last year's forecast was more accurate, with India getting 95% as opposed to the IMD's 96% estimate stay - tis that

  6. want teo he starting Page 3 East News: World Bank fillip for natural resources of Meghalaya at th The World Bank has signed a $48 million loan agreement for revitalising natural resources iin Meghalaya through a community-led landscape approach. The project is expected to benefit 1,00,000 people in rural Meghalaya besides building the capacity of some 30,000 youth through access to technology. . p re The Meghalaya Community-led Landscapes Management Project is designed to support the State's three tribal communities - Garo, Khasi and Jaintia, in managing its forests and natural resources through customary laws. e ar . Meghalaya's woods are designated as 'unclassified forests' in the State records and for the most ent part do not receive technical or financial support from State institutions. Besides, there are no institutions or legal frameworks for water management in the State. Water bodies, rivers, and springs are considered common property like forests and are managed by * * traditional tribal institutions . But some of them are being polluted due to unscientific coal and limestone mining tis that

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  8. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 at th Page 4 West News: Centre to help Goa turn agricultural hub Commerce Secretary said that the Union Commerce Ministry would support Goa government's policy to develop the State as a 'agriculture hub'. * Commerce Secretary was chairing an open house meet of over 100 exporters along with a team of senior officials. She held consultations with exporters and officials of the State government e regarding measures to be taken to boost exports from the State. The grievances of exporters were also addressed. The issues included: GST refund Export strategy for goods Agro products e ar k h ent - Services Logistics Quality of products Provisions of foreign trade policy ind - export-related infrastructure - Transaction Cost Commerce Secretary said. "Nearly 10% of the country's pharmaceutical products are exported from Goa. The State is also doing well in the service sector." Is

  9. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 a th Page 6 Nation News: India, Pak. can help resolve Afghan conflict . Russian Ambassador said, "India should cooperate with Pakistan to ensure regional stability and to end the Afghan war". Russian Ambassador said: re The problems of Afghanistan are impossible to resolve without taking on board every he neighbouring country even more complicated. this logic also guides to further develop ties with Pakistan. themselves to the new formsof cooperation offered by SCO (Shanghai Cooperation o Excessive pressure on certain states would just antagonise them and make numerous problems ,It is in the interest of regional stability to help Pakistanis as well as Indians to effectivelv adiust Organisation) and enhance their anti-terrorism cooperation. He urged India to cooperate with Pakistan in the platforms that various multilateral bodies nd are providing. He said that Russia is open to a relationship with all sides for the sake of regional stability and the oid crisis in Afghanistan requires the "Afghan-led" solution that

  10. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 a th * New-found bonhomie: Moscow and Pakistan dealt with a difficult phase during the 1980s when . However the cooperation took off in the last few years with joint counter-terror drills between two he The envoy clarified that Moscow does not prioritise bilateral disputes in South Asia while Pakistan supported the Mujahideen fighters to counter Soviet occupation forces. Sides that India has observed with concern framing policies and they are not in a position to interfere or take sides There should be realistic and comprehensive approach to the issues of common interest," said the envoy highlighting the need for peace between India and Pakistarn . "Existing disagreements between India and Pakistan should be resolved politically and diplomatically according to the provisions of the Simla Agreement of 1972 and the 1999 Lahore Declaration nd . Question. Highlight the efforts made till date to reslove the differences between India & Pakistan with special reference to Simla Agreement 1972 and 1999 Lahore agreement. Why are we not able to resolve the dispute? oid

  11. want to be startin anses hoiag 2 a th Cinematograph Act It is an Act which makes the provision for the certification of cinematograph films for exhibition and for regulating exhibitions by means of cinematographs. Regulating the public exhibition of films under the provisions of the Cinematograph Act 1952 is vested with the Central Board of Film Certification (often referred to as the Censor Board) mo re- Censor Board is a statutory censorship and classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani said, "A religious injunction against the human portrayal of the Gurus] cannot be converted into a legal injunction. Human beings are portraying the Gurus. So what?" Supporting the Sikh religious bodies, one of the senior advocate said that the Sikhs did not believe in living Gods or idols. He said e an The film had actors playing the Guru and His family. The SGPC, a statutory body, had resolved way back in 2003 against movies featuring the Gurus. This resolution had been reiterated time and again over the vears Under Article 26, Sikhs have the freedom to manage their religious affairs, and every religion has rules. oid

  12. want to he start Page 14 Business News: India needs 8.1 million iobs a vear, says WB . India needs to create 8.1 million jobs a year to maintain its employment rate, according to a World Bank report which projected the country's growth to accelerate to 7.3% in the current financial year. It also projected the growth rate to increase further to 7.5% in the following two years. h The WB released its bi-annual South Asia Economic Focus (SAF) report for Spring 2018 titled Jobless Growth?. The report said that: India has recovered from the withdrawal of large denomination bank notes in November 2016 and the GST, rolled out on July 1, 2017 India's growth is expected to accelerate from 6.7% in 2017 to 7.3% in 2018 and to subsequently stabilise supported by a sustained recovery in private investment and private consumption. The report projected India's growth to further accelerate to 7.5% in 2019-20 and 2020-21 and said India should strive to accelerate investments and exports to take advantage of recovery in global growth. Every month, the working age population increases by 1.3 million people and India must create 8.1 million jobs a year to maintain its employment rate, which has been declining based on nt nd employment data analysed from 2005 to 2015, largely due to women leaving the job market,