Current Affairs|Set5 |Exams 2024|SSC NDA CDS

1. Art 330 of the Indian Constitution provides for the reservation of seats for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes in Lok Sabha.
2.  106th Constitutional Amendment Act,2023 that is Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam( Women's Reservation Bill 2023) provides one third reservation to women in Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas for 15 years. 
3. 104th Constitutional Amendment Act amended the Art 334 and  abolished the reservation of seats for Anglo Indians in Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas and extended the reservation for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes in Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas for another 10 Years.
4. Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 amended Indian Citizenship Act 1955 and provides a quick path to get Indian Citizenship to persecuted religious minorities( non-Muslims) from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh . Hindus ,Sikhs,Jains,Buddhists,Paris and Christians who came to India before the end of December 2014 due to religious persecution can now get Indian Citizenship more easily.
5. The Supreme Court 5 Judge Constitution Bench through unanimous verdict upheld the Statutory Resolution of 5th August 2019 which abrogated Art 370(3) and 35 A on 11August 2023.
6. GST(Goods and Services Act) was introduced through 101 st Constitutional Amendment Act on 1st July 2017.
7. New Education Policy was announced on July 29,2020 on the basis of K Kasturirangan report. It will substitute current model of 10+2 system with 5+3+3+4 model. Uttarakhand is the first state to introduce New Educational Policy.
8. Monetary Rates of RBI as on 10th January 2024 :  (a) Bank Rate - 6.75% (b) Repo Rate - 6.50% (c) Reverse Repo Rate - 3.35% (d) CRR - 4.50% (e) SLR - 18% (f) MSF - 6.75%
9. In 68th Filmfare Awards 2023 : Best Film - Gangubai Kathiawadi; Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali; Best Actress - Alia Bhatt
10. In 54th International Film Festival 2023,Goa  For best Film (Golden Peacock Award) - Endless Borders (Irani)
11. Wisden cricketer of the Year 2023 - Harmanpreet Kaur ; Wisden T20 Cricketer of the Year 2023- Suryakumar Yadav
12.57th Jnanpith Award (Literature) ,2021 - Konkani Novelist Damodar Moujo
13. 33rd Vyas Samman (Literature),2023- Pushpa Bharti (For Yaadein, Yaadein aur Yaadein)
14. 32nd Sarswati Samman,2022(Literature) - Shivshankari (Tamil,For the book Surya vansham)
15. Dadasaheb Phalke Award (For Film) 52nd ,2020 - Asha Parekh
16. Dada Saheb Phalke International Filmfare Awards 2023 : Best Film - The Kashmir Files ; 
Film of the Year - RRR 
17. Gandhi Peace Prize ,2021 was given to Geeta Press, Gorakhpur, UP,India
18. International Booker Prize (Literature) in 2022 was awarded to Geetanjali Shree ,India for her Novel ,Tomb of Sand 
19. 33rd Olympics was held in 2021 in Tokyo,Japan ; First rank - USA ; India attained 48th Place with 7 medals. 34th Olympics will be held in 2024 in Paris,France and 35th Olympics will be held in Los Angeles,USA in 2028.
20.  22nd FIFA World Cup (Football) was held in Qatar in 2022 and won by Argentina defeating France by 4-2 in Penalty Shootouts. 23rd FIFA Football World Cup will be held in USA, Canada and Mexico in 2026.
21. The book, Why Bharat Matters? has been written by Indian Foreign Minister,S Jayashankar.


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