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Daily Current Events by Civils360 November 7, 2017

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China-US meet

Meet amid concerns about security relationship between U.S., Japan, India and Australia in Indo- Pacific area.

Chinese foreign ministry warned the convergence among quad should not a third country.

Apart from security concerns, other areas like energy, infrastructure, regional free trade, OBOR  will be discussed

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Demonetisation: Read Here

According to Income Tax Department, voluntary compliance for paying taxes has shown marked improvement.

Bank recapitalisation programme came at the right time with banks being flushed with extra liquidity.

The government also took action against shell companies, striking off  2.24 of them  from official records  which are inactive

Dairy Farming: Read Here

A report by Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations finds that   Nearly 55% of dairy owners allow their sick animals to be milked.

Findings include indiscriminate use of Oxytocin

The report also finds out that a fourth of India’s dairies had no shelter for animals and half of these institutions housed sick and injured animals.

This shows improper implementation of National Dairy Plan which aimed to improve productivity and quality of milk

Climate Meet: Read Here

Meet took off amid alarming report of the World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) which says the year 2017 is very likely to be one of the three hottest years on record.

India pitches for discussing  pre-2020 actions in COP-23.

It assumes significance considering fact that UNEP report had said that Paris deal could only mitigate one-third of the effects of climate change.

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Ethics and civil services: Read Here