Topic 1: Restriction on Personal Computers/laptop imports

Context: India has restricted imports of personal computers, laptops, palmtops, automatic data processing machines, microcomputers/processors and large/mainframe computers with immediate effect.

Key details:


Topic 2: Voyager mission

Context: Recently, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) lost communication with Earth’s longest-running space probe, Voyager 2.

About the mission:

Features of the Voyager spacecraft

Topic 3: Ji-Van Yojana

Context: The Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas informed the Lok Sabha about PM Ji-VAN Yojana.

About the Scheme:

Topic 4: Money Bills vs Financial Bills

Context: Parliamentary Affairs Minister informed that the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill is a normal Bill and not a money bill.

What is a finance Bill?

Difference between money Bills and financial Bills

How are money and financial Bills passed?

Topic 5: Vivad se Vishwas II scheme

Context: Recently, the Centre launched a settlement scheme for contractual disputes with vendors or suppliers to the government and its undertakings.

Key details:
Vivad se Vishwas SchemeVivad se Vishwas Scheme is useful for taxpayers with ongoing legal tax disputes at any level.Under this scheme, the interest and penalty associated with the disputed tax amount is completely waived off.As a result, the taxpayer has to pay only the amount of disputed tax.

Topic 6: Jharkhand’s new anti-cheating Bill

Context: The Jharkhand Legislative Assembly passed the Jharkhand Competitive Examination (Measure for Control and Prevention of Unfair Means in Recruitment) Bill, 2023.

Key details:

Other states to have passed similar laws

Topic 7: Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023

Context: The Centre tabled the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023.

Key details:


Models for data protection laws

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