South Asia: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Bill to amend SC, ST list introduced in Lok Sabha
Published: December 14, 2016
The Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has introduced the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeking to transfer certain communities from the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) into Scheduled Tribes (ST) as well as to include new communities into the ST list. The bill seeks to transfer ‘Bhogta’ community of Jharkhand ..
Topics: Adivasi • Chhattisgarh • Ethnic groups in India • India • Indian caste system • Jharkhand • Reservation in India • Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • South Asia • States and union territories of India
7th Indo- Maldives joint military exercise to begin
Published: December 13, 2016
The seventh edition of military exercise EKUVERIN between the Indian Army & the Maldives National Defence Force will be held from 15 to 28 Dec 2016 at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. The Exercise is a 14-day platoon level joint military exercise conducted on a yearly basis. The objective of the exercise is to enhance interoperability between the ..
18th Indo-Bangladesh Home Secretary level talks begin
Published: December 6, 2016
The two-day 18th Indo-Bangladesh Home Secretary level talks between India and Bangladesh have started. The Indian delegation was present under the leadership of Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi while that of Bangladesh is led by Senior Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Dr. Md. Mozammel Haque Khan. Last such meeting was held at Dhaka in ..
Bangladesh, China agree to elevate their ties to strategic partnership
Published: October 15, 2016
Bangladesh and China have agreed to elevate their bilateral relations to “strategic partnership”. It was announced during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit Bangladesh. This is the first official state visit by Chinese head of state to Bangladesh in three decades since President Li Xiannian’s visit in March 1986. Highlights of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit ..
Current Affairs: August 2016 (Date wise PDF compilation)
Published: September 12, 2016
Our constitution gives adequate safeguard for the protection of Tribal under article 342(I,II) and article 244 under Part X of the constitution, under which 5th and 6th schedule have been provided. Fifth schedule provide the social autonomy in the tribal areas, under which they are to preserve and cherish their culture and tradition, with the ..