Current Affairs

Current Affairs 11th December 2019

Lok sabha nod for Bill extending SC/ ST quota in state legislatures

- 126th bill, 2019

passed on 10th December

- It continues the reservation of seats for the SC/ST for next 10 years (Jan 25, 2030)

- The bill does not extend the reservation to Anglo Indian.


Climate Change Performance Index

- It was presented on Tuesday at the COP25 Climate Summit

- It measures emissions, renewable energy share, climate policies of 57 countries and European Union.

- Bottom - Australia

                Saudi Arabia


- India has ranked among the top 10 for the 1st time.


ISRO'S Sixth Mission of 2019

- Isro to launch the PSLV - C48 today

- It wil carry India's latest spy satellite RISAT - 2BRI 

- Nine customer satellites - 6 from U.S, 1 each from Israel, Italy, Japan

- This 628 kg satellite is meant for applications in fields like agriculture, forestry, disaster management support

- This is ISRO's 50th flight of PSLV and 75th vehicle mission from Sriharikota.



Periyar IAS
Current Affairs - 2018

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