Page-50 of Current Affairs - October, 2023

MHA Convenes MAC Meeting

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in India recently convened a meeting of the Multi-Agency Centre (MAC), a collaborative counter-terrorism grid. During this meeting, the MHA sought specific information on various counter-terrorism aspects, including radicalization, fundraising, safe houses, and terrorist ..

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RBI’s Monetary Policy: Repo Rate Unlikely to be Changed

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) upcoming Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, scheduled from October 4 to 6, is expected to maintain the repo rate at 6.5 percent for the fourth consecutive time. The decision is driven by concerns about ..

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Birthright Citizenship Debate in the US

The debate over birthright citizenship in the United States has resurfaced, with Vivek Ramaswamy advocating for changes to the 14th Amendment. This constitutional amendment grants birthright citizenship to individuals born in the US, regardless of their parents’ immigration status. Birthright ..

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“Statue of Equality” in Maryland

A significant milestone is approaching as the “Statue of Equality,” touted as the largest statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar outside India, is set to be unveiled in Maryland on October 14. Crafted by the renowned artist and sculptor Ram ..

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The Fast, the Slow and the Congested: Urban Transportation in Rich And Poor Countries

A report titled “The Fast, the Slow and the Congested: Urban Transportation in Rich And Poor Countries” was released recently by a US-based private non-profit research organisation. According to this report, India hosts three of the ten cities with the ..

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“Whoosh” High-Speed Railway

Indonesian President Joko Widodo officially inaugurated a $7.3 billion high-speed railway connecting Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, with the city of Bandung. This railway, part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, has faced various challenges, including land procurement issues, pandemic-related ..

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