Page-10 of Current Affairs - January, 2019

Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code. The petitioners had questioned the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code based on the following grounds: The constitutional validity of IBC was questioned as a violation of Article 14 of the Constitution. The petitioners argued that IBC doesn’t make an intelligible differentiation in ..

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Kerala Pravasi Dividend Pension Scheme

The government of Kerala has launched ‘Pravasi Dividend Pension Scheme. The governor of Kerala P. Sathasivam made this announcement in the address to the state assembly. About the Scheme The scheme has been introduced by the government of Kerala as part of welfare measures towards Pravasi Malayalis. Under the scheme, a regular pension would be ..

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New norms for Jan Shikshan Sansthans

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued new guidelines for Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS). The new guidelines are issued as part of an attempt by the MSDE to re-energize and reinvigorate the Jan Shikshan Sansthans. The highlights of these guidelines are: Alignment of JSS course and curriculum with National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) ..

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LRSAM Successfully Tested from coast of Odisha

India has successfully flight tested Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) from a warship off Odisha coast. The LRSAM successfully destroyed a low flying aerial target. This paves way for its deployment in the armed forces. Features of the LRSAM The important features of the LRSAM are: LRSAM has been jointly developed by Defence Research and Development ..

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Jammu and Kashmir Governor gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik has given his assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014, providing reservation in government jobs for Pahari community. Features of the Amendment Bill The features of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 are: The amendment provides for reservation in government jobs for ..

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