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Day: August 7, 2019

IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

BIOMETRIC TOKEN SYSTEM

Why in News? The Western and Central Railways have introduced a new Biometric Token System (BTS) that seeks to streamline…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

GENOME INDIA INITIATIVE

Why in News? The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) plans to scan nearly 20,000 Indian genomes over the next five years,…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

DIXON PLAN OF 1950

Context- The idea of dividing Jammu and Kashmir into two or more parts has a chequered history, tracing its origin…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS…

Context: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an advisory asking all States and Union Territories to…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

WHAT HAS CHANGED IN…

Background: This is the first time that Article 370 has been used to amend Article 367 (which deals with Interpretation)…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION…

Context: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was passed by the Lok Sabha Background: According to the 2011…

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