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NGC 1277

Astronomers found possibly the biggest black hole ever observed with a mass 17 billion times that of the Sun. Named NGC 1277, the monster lies 220 million light years away in a small galaxy just a tenth the size of our Milky Way. It accounts for a whopping 4 DECEMBER 2012

14 percent of the galaxy’s mass, compared with the 0.1 percent that is the norm for galactic black holes. NGC 1277 is already the second biggest black hole ever observed, and it is a strong contender for the top spot

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UN General Assembly voted to welcome Palestine as an observer state. The Palestinians can now participate in General Assembly debates, and in future, haul Israel into the International Criminal Court on possible charges of war crimes. 6 DECEMBER 2012

INDRA, India’s joint military exercise with Russia, was being held in Mumbai. INDRA began in year 2003 and is being conducted every two years

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CurreNt AffAirs - tHe ProteCtioN of CHilDreN from sexuAl offeNCes ACt

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 was enacted to strengthen the legal provisions for the protection of children from sexual abuse and exploitation. For the first time, a special law has been passed to address the issue of sexual offences against children. Sexual offences are currently

covered under different sections of IPC. The IPC does not provide for all types of sexual offences against children and, more importantly, does not distinguish between adult and child victims. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 defines a child as any person below the age of 18 years and

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