Comprehensive News Analysis - 13 March 2016

Table of Contents:

A. GS1 Related:
B. GS2 Related:

1. Judiciary should turn tech-savvy, says PM

2. India collaborates with Japan on Andamans project

C. GS3 Related:

1. IAF reactivates two landing grounds in Arunachal Pradesh

2. SEBI bans wilful defaulters from tapping capital market for funds

D. GS4 Related:
E.Important Editorials: A Quick Glance
F. Concepts-in-News: Related Concepts to Revise/Learn
G. Practice Questions
H. Archive

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Useful News Articles

A. GS1 Related

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B. GS2 Related

1. Judiciary should turn tech-savvy, says PM

Topic: Polity (also read with use of technology)

Category: Courts

Location: The Hindu, Page 14

Keypoints:

  • the use of technology and the release of an annual bulletin to highlight the oldest cases in courts would help to improve the functioning of the judiciary and “create sensitivity to the pendency of cases in the country
  • the Bar and the Bench should become techno-savvy “to improve the quality of judgments and arguments
  • Earlier, a lot of time was spent doing research in the legal field

 

2. India collaborates with Japan on Andamans project

Topic: International Relations

Category: Indo-Japan

Location: The Hindu, Page 15

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Keypoints:

  • The first project being discussed is a modest one — a 15-megawatt diesel power plant on South Andaman Island
  • But the collaboration signals a significant policy shift for India, which has not previously accepted offers of foreign investment on the archipelago
  • It is also testimony to the unfolding relationship between India and Japan which is also funding a $744 million road building project in the northeastern Indian border regions of Mizoram, Assam and Meghalaya
  • Like the Andaman and Nicobar chain, the northeastern region is a strategic area that has remained relatively undeveloped because of its separation from the mainland

 

C. GS3 Related

1. IAF reactivates two landing grounds in Arunachal Pradesh

Topic: Internal Security

Category: Defense infrastructure

Location: The Hindu, Page 14

Keypoints:

  • The Indian Air Force re-activated two upgraded Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG) at Ziro and Along in Arunachal Pradesh
  • ALGs are expected to enhance the capabilities of the Eastern Air Command
  • This will give the ability to rapidly airlift troops in case of hostilities or a standoff
  • The Indian Air Force re-activated two upgraded Advanced Landing Grounds

 

2. SEBI bans wilful defaulters from tapping capital market for funds

Topic: Indian Economy

Category: Capital Market

Location: The Hindu, Page 1

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Keypoints:

  • The capital and commodity market regulator has decided that if a listed entity or its promoter has been declared a wilful defaulter, it will not be allowed to make a public issue of equity shares, debt or any other convertible securities
  • the SEBI has also decided that a wilful defaulter will not be allowed to acquire any other listed company, and the guidelines for determining ‘fit and proper person’ will also be amended to keep such wilful defaulters out of its ambit

 

D. GS4 Related

— Nothing here today, folks! —

E. Important Editorials : A Quick Glance

— Nothing here today, folks! —

F. Concepts-in-News: Related Concepts to Revise/Learn:

I. SEBI

II. Capital market

III. ALGs

IV. Indo-Japan

G. Fun with Practice Questions 🙂
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