13 August current affairs

●Triple talaq bill;-(New amendments⤵)

1)↪allow the magistrate to grant bail ‘after hearing the wife’(offence remains non-bailable)
2)↪police would lodge FIR only if approached by the victim (wife),her blood relations or relatives by virtue of her marriage
3)↪Now, a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute b/w a husband & his wife
↪There are three forms of talaq (divorce) in Islam
•Ahsan,Hasan↪revocable
•Talaq-e-Biddat(triple or instant talaq) ↪irrevocable

●India’s first all-women SWAT team;-{all 36 commandos from northeast}↪Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team for anti-terrorist operations
↪Delhi will be the first police force in the country to have an all-women SWAT team●Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 ;-↪It will amend the Arbitration&Conciliation Act,1996.(Act
contains provisions to deal with domestic &
international arbitration)
•Arbitration(resolving disputes between the organisation & its employees)↪an independent third party analyses & make recommendations which are binding on the parties concerned.
•Conciliation↪arrive at a decision by agreement between them

●Uighurs↪ are a Muslim ethnic minority mostly based in China’s Xinjiang province.•Uighur groups want to establish an independent state & China 😀
•Xinjiang shares borders with Mongolia, Russia,Kazakhstan,Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan,
Afghanistan,Pak & India
●Iris Scan Authentication technology;-
↪Is an automated method of biometric identification that uses mathematical pattern-recognition techniques on an individual’s eyes
↪offers an edge over other prevalent biometric modes

Axis Bank has become the first bank in the country to introduce Iris ScanAuthentication feature for Aadhaar-based transactions through
its micro ATM tablets
●India’s first genetic bank for wildlife conservation;-{located in Hyderabad}
↪In a step that would further the cause of conservation of endangered & protected animals

•Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES);-↪It is India’s only research facility engaged in conservation and preservation of wildlife
and its resources.{established in 1998}

●Parker Solar Probe;-{launched by NASA}
↪space agency’s first mission to the sun – that will explore the sun’s atmosphere and its outermost atmosphere,the corona
↪aim to trace how energy & heat move through the solar corona and to explore what accelerates the solar wind as well as solar energetic particles

●Mughal Administration;-

•Farman↪order of the emperor.
•’Rozna’mcha-i-waqai↪daily news report
•Daftar-i-Diwani↪administrative wing of
Hyderabad State
•Nishan↪order of a member of the royal family
•Parwana↪orders issued by higher authorities
•Qabzul wasil↪bill payments. …

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