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August 2017
IAS EXPRESS
RajasirIAS.com

A monthly Current Affairs Booklet

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Modi presents 10 point action agenda to counter terrorism at G20 summit
NSG organises first International Aviation Security seminar
Cabinet nod for IWAI bond issue
Indian Army signs MoU with DRDO
Government plans „I stand by my country‟ campaign
Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of Island Development Agency
Mekedatu: Karnataka replies to CWC

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INDIA AND WORLD
Cabinet approves SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program
Nod for Bangladesh JIN pact
India to host 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics
India to celebrate Falun Gong
Vietnam renews Indian Oil Deal
India becomes Fourth Largest Foreign Investor into UK
India, Japan civil nuclear deal comes into force
India rejects OIC move on vigilantism
How Bhutan is important to India?

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INTERNATIONAL
U.S. may tighten rules for foreign students
Sri Lanka bans bottom-trawling
New sites get UNESCO heritage tag
New drugs needed against hard-to-treat gonorrhoea: UN
122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons
G-20 leaders adopt Hamburg Action Plan
22nd World Petroleum Congress
UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel
USS Gerald R Ford
Sri Lanka clears revised deal for Hambantota port
Codex Alimentarius Commission adopts three Codex standards for spices
Pope Francis adds fourth path to sainthood

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POLITICAL ISSUES, HUMAN RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE
Revisiting ban on sale of cattle for slaughter
Committee formed to study legalities for separate State flag
Centre eases pre-merger filing norms
Private members‟ Bill on mob violence
Bengaluru Declaration calls for SC/ST quota in judiciary
Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha
Supreme Court to rethink on a few Lodha „reforms‟
The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016
GoM approves draft National Medical Commission bill
Amendments to Legal Metrology
Cabinet approves revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme
Cabinet clears minimum wage code bill
Privacy is a fundamental but wholly qualified right: Centre

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