Current-Affairs

Massive fire in Bengaluru lake

Residents blame it on garbage burning; officials suspect ‘chemically active’ sludge


Governor not ‘duty-bound’ by popular will, says SC

The court made this clear even as it allowed a petition seeking to stop the appointment of Sasikala as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to be withdrawn as infructuous.


Uniform norms for brain death certification soon, says NOTTO

If we have SOPs, doctors will be empowered to declare a brain death Vimal Bhandari,NOTTO Director


SEBI-stung NSE to reset co-location code

Regulator examining allegations that some brokers had got preferential access from location of servers at the exchange


‘Low solar tariff viability depends on cost of debt’

Tariffs fell below Rs. 3 per unit at a recent bid in M.P.


Tata Motors, Microsoft ink technology pact

Indian firm to unveil vehicles equipped with IoT, artificial intelligence in March


Child marriage widely prevalent in A.P., says study

Krishna district tops list, Vizag comes second


India, Afghanistan take a hard line on Taliban at Moscow conference

Oppose view of Russia, China, Pakistan to involve Taliban in reconciliation efforts


SC makes legal services affordable

Middle and lower income groups can avail the scheme by paying a nominal amount


Antarctic sea ice hits record low

Antarctic sea ice extent has shrunk to the lowest recorded-level in last four decades, scientists say.


Take lead in jet project: Russia

Countries have a pact to jointly produce new design


Set up mechanism to delete sex determination ads: SC

‘Order to Internet giants is to make search engines responsive to Indian law’


Edappadi Palaniswami sworn in

New Tamil Nadu Chief Minister says he will take floor test tomorrow


Two-state solution remains ‘only way’ for Israel-Palestine peace, insists UN

Envoy for peace urges leaders of both sides to ‘carefully contemplate the future’


‘India will bypass U.K. to deal with Europe’

Virendra Sharma has been the MP for the London constituency of Ealing Southall since 2007, and a vocal campaigner for the U.K. remaining in the EU. Last week, he was one of the 47 Labour MPs who rebel


‘Setback’ to Gates Foundation in India

‘It is misleading to suggest that all health-related collaboration with Gates Foundation has been stopped’


India to impart submarine training to Indonesia

India has agreed to impart submarine training to Indonesia as part of a bilateral effort to diversify defence cooperation.


‘Nod of judge not needed for transfer’

‘The power of transfer can be exercised only in public interest, that is, for promoting better administration of justice’


Miffed Karnataka legislators close ranks against HC circular

‘Barring judges from sharing dais with MLAs during court event is an insult’


In a first, SC issues contempt notice to sitting HC judge

Justice Karnan accused of disgracing judiciary, impeding justice