Day October 29, 2020

The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020

• The Centre has streamlined the procedures to submit statements regarding the working of a patented invention on a commercial scale, giving additional flexibilities to the patentee. Salient Features: • The Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, which came into effect on…

2nd India-Central Asia Dialogue

• The second meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue will be held in the digital video-conference format on October 28, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). • Meeting was attended by foreign ministers of India, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan…

[Editorial Analysis] Two together

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement Mains level: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/ or affecting India’s interests. Context: • The India-U.S. Foreign and Defence Ministers meet for the “2+2”…

[Editorial Analysis] Real estate

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Jammu and Kashmir Land laws Mains level: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation Context: • The changes in land laws in Jammu…

[Editorial Analysis] Back to Future

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: COMCASA Mains level: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Context: • The signing of the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) at the 2+2 dialogue between…