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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 17, Jan 2022
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What is South China Sea Conflict?

Reference News:-A new report of the US State Department on the Beijing’s extensive territorial claims of “historic rights” in the South China Sea (SCS) has rejected them as being “plainly inconsistent with international law”.the

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 06, Jan 2022
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China constructing bridge on Pangong lake in Ladakh

Reference News:-China is constructing a bridge in eastern Ladakh connecting the north and south banks of Pangong Tso (lake).About the Bridge:On the north bank, there is a PLA garrison at Kurnak fort and on the south bank at Moldo, and the distance between the two is around 200

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 28, Dec 2021
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Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA)

Reference News:-The Centre has decided to constitute a committee to study the possibility of withdrawing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from the State.The committee will be headed by the Additional Secretary (Northeast) in the Union Home Ministry an

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 25, Dec 2021
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National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Reference News:-The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against three accused in connection with the recovery of an improvised explosive device (IED) at Bhatindi in Jammu & Kashmir in June this year.Background:During investigation it was fou

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  • RAOS, Jaipur
  • 22, Dec 2021
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CONTROLLED AERIAL DELIVERY SYSTEM OF 500 KG CAPACITY (CADS-500)

Why in News: Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra conducted a flight demonstration of Controlled Aerial Delivery System of 500 kg capacity (CADS-500) on December 18, 2021.The CADS-500 is used for precise delivery of payload upto 500 kgs at predetermin

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 14, Dec 2021
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S-400 and CAATSA

Reference News:-The U.S. State Department spokesperson has said that there will be no “blanket” waiver for India, indicating that even if S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems deal is not sanctioned, other “significant” military and nuclea

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 09, Dec 2021
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‘Assam Rifles’ dual control structure

Reference News:-Following the recent incident in Nagaland, Assam Rifles, which has the responsibility of the area where the incident occurred, has issued a statement expressing regret over the loss of innocent lives. It also informed that the Indian Army had instituted an inqui

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 09, Dec 2021
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Ukraine Issue

Reference News:-The United States,  and Ukrainian officials have been making statements for nearly two weeks, referring to what they say are unusual Russian troop movements in the proximity of Ukraine.What is the conflict all about?Tensions between Ukraine and Russia

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  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 08, Dec 2021
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Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA)

Reference News:-Following the recent killings of 14 civilians in Nagaland, the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has demanded the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act.Rio criticised the Union Government for extending the “disturbed area” tag for Nagaland eve

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  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 06, Dec 2021
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Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA)

Why in News?Chief of the Naval Staff has highlighted that for India, with regard to naval operations, underwater domain awareness (UDA) was one of the most critical areas.Underwater domain awareness:Underwater domain awareness (UDA) is the aspect of maritime dom

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