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Current Affairs 16th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 16th August-2020

1) Which of the following statements are correct?
2) Consider the following statements about Article 129
1. It says the Supreme Court, as a court of record, has the power to punish for contempt of itself.
2. The Contempt of Court Act of 1971 can limit this power of the court.
Which of the above statements are correct?
3) Operation Hidden Idol is an initiative of
4) Which of the following statements are incorrect about the power of supreme court on suo motu petition
5) Consider the following statements about National Digital Health Mission
1. The generation of Health ID or approval of a doctor/facility can be done both by the government and private stakeholders
2. Private stakeholders can create their own products
Which of the above statements are correct?
6) Consider the following UNSC
1. It has 15 members, and each Member has one vote.
2. Only the UNSC has the power to make decisions that member states are then obligated to implement under the Charter.
Which of the above statements are correct?
7) Which of the following statements are correct about kuki tribe
1. The Kuki tribe is majorly found in Manipur
2. ‘Mim Kut’ is the main festival of the Kuki tribe.
3. Chins of Myanmar are called Kukis in the Indian side
8) Which of the following statements are correct about 2005 amendment of Hindu Succession Act of 1956
1. The amendment was to confer equal status to sons and daughters of coparceners. Prior to this, coparcenary rights were granted only to sons of a coparcener.
2. A member (wife), who is only entitled to maintenance and would not be granted any inheritance rights or the right to seek partition in the coparcenary.
Which of the above statements are correct?
9) Consider the following statements about Maternal mortality rates
1. It is the number of maternal deaths during a given time period per 1,00,000 live births during the same time period.
2. The sustainable development goal set a target of reducing the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 1,00,000 live births.
Which of the above statements are correct?
10) Manas national park is in

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