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UK launches new points-based immigration system

New Immigration System in UK Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: With the aim of attracting the ‘brightest and the best’ from the world, including from India, and cutting down numbers of cheap, low-skilled workers coming to the country, UK has introduced the new points-based immigration system. Background: After Brexit, the UK is currently …

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After SC lashing, DoT tells firms to pay ₹4L cr by Friday midnight

DoT tells firms to pay ₹4L cr Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: The Supreme Court has reprimanded the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) as well as telecom companies for failing to comply with its judgment on payment of dues under the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) head. The apex court’s observations came during the hearing …

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Where NASA could go next — Venus, moons of Jupiter, Neptune?

Upcoming Tentative Space Missions of NASA Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: NASA has recently finalized the four mission concepts as semi-finalists from more than a dozen proposals submitted by U.S. scientists last year. Each of the mission teams will receive $3 million to perform detailed nine-month studies to mature their concepts and present …

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All med devices to be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1: Govt

Med devices to be treated as drugs Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has notified changes in the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, to regulate medical devices on the same lines as drugs effective from April 1, under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. At present, only 37 …

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Nizam case: India gets its share of £35m

Nizam case Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: The high commission of India in London has received its share of the £35 million (Rs 325 crore) stuck in a National Westminster bank account since September 20, 1948. It was in a legal dispute as Pakistan was also laying claiming to it. Pakistan has also …

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