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Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 October 2017- IMF, BIS, Sabrimala Temple, MITRA SHAKTI 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs of the day includes Three- pronged approach for structural reform in Indiaby IMF, Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 brought into force, Five judges Constitutional bench to decide on Hindu women's right to temple, India-Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2017 kicks off, and Indian Air Force launches health mobile app 'MedWatch'

Recommended for : IMF , BIS , Sabrimala Temple , MITRA SHAKTI 2017

Publish Date : Oct 14, 2017

Five judges Constitutional bench to decide on Hindu women's right to temple

A 5-judge Constitutional Bench will decide whether the women’s fundamental right to pray at the place of their preference can be overruled on the ground of religious belief “biological factor exclusive to the female gender”. The matter was a referred to this bench by Supreme Court of India.

Recommended for : Sabrimala Temple , Women Entry , Constitutional bench , Supreme Court of India

Publish Date : Oct 14, 2017

Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU: UGC Panel

A UGC panel has recommended that Hindu and Muslim word in the names of universities- BHU- Banaras Hindu University and AMU- Aligarh Muslim University, do not echo their secular spirit and should be dropped. The UGC panel was created to investigate the suspected irregularities in ten central universities and the suggestions have been made in the audit report of AMU.

Recommended for : UGC Panel recommendation , AMU , BHU , Secular university , UGC Panel

Publish Date : Oct 9, 2017

Royana Singh appointed as first woman chief proctor of BHU

The Banaras Hindu University has appointed Royana Singh as the first woman Chief Proctor of the institution. The appointment was approved by Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi. Prior to this appointment, Royana served as an assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Science (Anatomy Department).

Recommended for : The Banaras Hindu University , BHU , First Woman Chief Proctor , Royana Singh , Girish Chandra Tripathi

Publish Date : Sep 29, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 September 2017

The Supreme Court (SC) of India has ruled that the cooling period of six months for granting the decree of divorce under the 1955 Hindu law can be waived off by a trial court if there is no possibility of settlement between a couple.

Recommended for : India and Armenia Relations , Disaster Managment , Supreme Court , Divorce Laws , Indian-American Raj Shah , Donald Trump , Global Financial Centres Index 2017

Publish Date : Sep 13, 2017

तलाक के लिए छह महीने का समय अनिवार्य नहीं: उच्चतम न्यायालय

न्यायमूर्ति आदर्श कुमार गोयल व न्यायमूर्ति यू. यू. ललित की पीठ ने सहमति से तलाक के कूलिंग पीरियड समाप्त करने की याचिका पर यह फैसला सुनाया.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Divorce in Hindu law , Hindu marriage act , सुप्रीम कोर्ट , हिन्दू धर्म में तलाक , हिन्दू मैरिज एक्ट

Publish Date : Sep 13, 2017

Six months cooling period in divorce cases can be waived off: Supreme Court

The main aim of the cooling off period was to safeguard the marriage against a hurried decision if there was a possibility of differences being reconciled. However, if there are no chances of reunion and there are chances of fresh rehabilitation, the court should enable the parties to have a better option.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , cooling period in divorce cases , Hindu Marriage Act

Publish Date : Sep 13, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 August 2017

The bench that pronounced the judgement on Triple Talaq issue comprised judges from different religious communities -- Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Hindu and Muslim.

Recommended for : LCU L52 ship , LCU MK-IV ship , landing craft utility ship , Triple talaq , Triple talaq is unconstitutional , Craft utility ship , Surgical robot Versius , International film festival at Goa , Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2017 , K Chandrashekhar Rao

Publish Date : Aug 22, 2017

फैक्ट बॉक्स: नेपाल में पुरानी हिंदू प्रथा पर रोक

पीरियड्स के दौरान महिलाओं को अपवित्र मानकर उन्हें घर के बाहर रहने हेतु मजबूर किया जाता था. अब ऐसा करने पर आरोपी को 3 महीने की जेल या फिर 3 हजार रुपए जुर्माने के तौर पर देने होंगे. इस प्रथा का नाम चौपदी है.

Recommended for : Parliament of Nepal , bans , old Hindu custom , Nepal Hindu custom , नेपाल , पुरानी हिंदू प्रथा पर रोक

Publish Date : Aug 10, 2017

Chhaupadi, a Hindu custom linked to menstruating women, criminalized in Nepal

During Chhaupadi, women are banished from the home - barred from touching food, religious icons, cattle and men - and forced to sleep in basic huts known as Chhau Goth.

Recommended for : Nepal , Menstruating women , Chhaupadi , Chhau Goth , Nepal’s Parliament

Publish Date : Aug 10, 2017

Union Cabinet approves revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme

As per the changes, the investment limit per fiscal year has been increased to 4 kilogramme for individuals, 4 kilogramme for Hindu Undivided Family and 20 kilogramme for Trusts and similar entities notified by the Government from time to time.

Recommended for : Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme , Union Cabinet , guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme , Current Account Deficit , Ministry of Finance

Publish Date : Jul 27, 2017

Ahmedabad becomes first Indian city to get UNESCO Heritage tag

Ahmedabad’s nomination received huge support from around 20 countries, who lauded the peaceful co-existence of dominant Hindu, Islamic and Jain communities in the Walled City area. In 2011, the city had figured in UNESCO’s tentative list.

Recommended for : Ahmedabad , Ahmedabad UNESCO Heritage , UNESCO Heritage City

Publish Date : Jul 10, 2017

पाकिस्तान में हिन्दुओं को शिव मंदिर में 20 वर्ष बाद पूजा की अनुमति मिली

पेशावर हाईकोर्ट की पीठ ने संविधान की धारा 20 के तहत हिंदुओं को खैबर पख्तुनख्वा शिव मंदिर में पूजा अर्चना की इजाजत दी.

Recommended for : Pakistani Hindu , Shiva temple , India-Pakistan , पाकिस्तानी हिन्दू , शिव मंदिर , भारत-पाकिस्तान

Publish Date : Apr 25, 2017

Pakistani Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

A Pakistani High Court gave permission to Hindus to conduct religious activity at a Shiva temple in Abbottabad after almost 20 years.

Recommended for : Hindu , Pakistan , Shiva Temple , Religious Activity , Abbottabad Peshawar High Court , Partition of India , India-Pakistan

Publish Date : Apr 25, 2017

Pakistani President promulgates Hindu Marriage bill into law

The bill that seeks to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan became a law after President Mamnoon Hussain gave his approval. The nod also provides an exclusive personal law to Hindu’s of the country.

Recommended for : Hindu Marriage law 2016 , Hindu Marriage Act of Pakistan , Mamnoon Hussain , Pakistan , Hindu’s in Pakistan , Pakistani Hindus ,

Publish Date : Mar 20, 2017

पाकिस्तान में हिंदू विवाह विधेयक को राष्ट्रपति ने मंजूरी प्रदान की

पाकिस्तान के राष्ट्रपति ममनून हुसैन ने पाकिस्तान में अल्पसंख्यक हिंदू समुदाय से जुड़े बहुप्रतीक्षित विवाह कानून को मंजूरी प्रदान कर दी है.

Recommended for : Pakistan President , Hindu Marriage Bill , Pakistan , पाकिस्तान , हिंदू विवाह विधेयक , राष्ट्रपति

Publish Date : Mar 20, 2017

Pakistan Senate approved Hindu Marriage Bill

It is applicable to all persons who profess Hindu regligion in all of its forms prevalent in the country.

Recommended for : Hindu Marriage bill , Minorities in Pakistan , Hindus in Pakistan , Senate , National Assembly , Personal laws in Pakistan

Publish Date : Feb 21, 2017

Kiran Doshi’s book titled ‘Jinnah Often Came to Our House’ won 2016 Hindu Prize

The book, which is a work of fiction, is set against the political turmoil of the Indian Subcontinent from the early part of the 20th century, ending with the Partition and Independence.

Recommended for : Hindu Prize , Kiran Doshi , Jinnah Often Came to Our House

Publish Date : Jan 16, 2017

पाकिस्तान की संसद ने हिंदू विवाह बिल को स्वीकृति प्रदान की

हिंदू विवाह विधेयक 2016 पाकिस्तान की संसद के ऊपरी सदन सीनेट में पारित होने के बाद कानून का रूप ले लेगा. पाकिस्तान में हिंदू विवाह पर कानून अमल में लाया जाएगा.

Recommended for : Pakistan , Pakistan Senate , Hindu Marriage Bill , पाकिस्तान , पाकिस्तान संसद , हिंदू विवाह बिल - 2016

Publish Date : Jan 5, 2017

PM Modi laid foundation stone of Cancer Center in Varanasi

During his one-day visit to Parliamentary constituency Varanasi, PM Modi laid the foundation of super speciality block of Institute of Medical Science of BHU.

Recommended for : Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Center , Banaras Hindu University , BHU , Narendra Modi , Varanasi

Publish Date : Dec 22, 2016

Akshaya Mukul wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016

The judges, authors Samanth Subramanian, Mahesh Rao and Janice Pariat, chose Mukul’s book for its “eye-opening and captivating exploration into a parallel literary culture that can often feel at a great remove from English-speaking metropolitan India”.

Recommended for : Akshaya Mukul , Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize , Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India , Gita Press

Publish Date : Nov 22, 2016

Hindu widow's adopted kid has claim only to her assets: SC

The ruling was passed by a bench of Justices A R Dave and L Nageswara Rao with reference to the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956.

Recommended for : Hindu widow , adopted kid , claim only to her assets , SC , Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act

Publish Date : Nov 18, 2016

The Adivasi Will Not Dance authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is also author of the critically acclaimed novel The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, which was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2014 and the Crossword Book Award 2014.

Recommended for : Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar , The Adivasi Will Not Dance , Fiction , Jharkhand

Publish Date : Oct 22, 2016

पत्नी द्वारा वृद्ध परिजनों को अलग करने का दबाव तलाक का मान्य कारण: सुप्रीम कोर्ट

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने हिन्दू मैरिज एक्ट का हवाला देते हुए कहा कि कोई भी महिला एक बेटे को अपने वृद्ध माता-पिता के प्रति उसके दायित्वों का निर्वहन करने से उसे रोक नहीं सकती.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Hindu husband , separate from aged parents , सुप्रीम कोर्ट , वृद्ध परिजनों को अलग करने का दबाव , हिन्दू मैरिज एक्ट

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

Hindu husband can divorce wife if she tries to separate him from aged parents: SC

The apex court held that a Hindu son can’t separate himself from his parents on getting married at demand of his wife, at least when he is the only earning member in the family.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Hindu Son , Divorce , Elderly parents , aged parents ,

Publish Date : Oct 10, 2016

Veteran Journalist KK Katyal passes away

He was a former Delhi Chief of Bureau of The Hindu, who led the newspaper’s wide-ranging coverage from the National Capital.

Recommended for : Veteran Journalist , KK Katyal , passes away

Publish Date : Jun 9, 2016

UP Government approves Detailed Project Report of Varanasi Metro Rail

According to the DPR, the 29.23 km Metro will have two corridors that include from BHEL to Banaras Hindu University (19.35 km) and Benia Bagh to Sarnath (9.885 km).

Recommended for : UP Government , approves , Detailed Project Report , Varanasi Metro Rail , DPR

Publish Date : Jun 1, 2016

पाकिस्तान का सिंध हिंदू विवाह अधिनियम पास करने वाला पहला प्रांत

पाकिस्तान की सिंध विधानसभा में 15 फरवरी 2016 को हिंदू विवाह अधिनियम पारित कर दिया गया. यह नियम पारित करने वाला सिंध प्रांत पाकिस्तान का पहला राज्य  बन गया है.

Recommended for : हिंदू विवाह अधिनियम , सिंध , पाकिस्तान हिंदू परिषद , Hindu Marriage Bill , Sindh

Publish Date : Feb 15, 2016

Hindu Marriage Bill 2015 approved in Pakistan

The bill will now be tabled in the National Assembly where it has fair chances of being passed as the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is supporting it.

Recommended for : Hindus in Pakistan , Pakistan , Hindu Marriage Bill 2015 , Minorities in Pakistan

Publish Date : Feb 10, 2016

पाकिस्तान में हिंदू विवाह बिल को संसदीय बोर्ड की मंजूरी

पाकिस्तान में हिंदू अल्पसंख्यक समुदाय के लिए विवाह कानून उपलब्ध कराने हेतु पाकिस्तानी संसदीय बोर्ड ने इस बिल को मंजूरी दी.

Recommended for : Parliamentary board , Hindu Marriage Bill , Pakistan , पाकिस्तान , हिंदू विवाह बिल

Publish Date : Feb 9, 2016
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