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Ministry of AYUSH, ASCI signed MoU to co-regulate misleading advertisements in the AYUSH sector

23 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Ministry of AYUSH, ASCIASCI’s partnership with Ministry of AYUSH will provide necessary support to our efforts in effectively curtailing misleading advertisements in this sector. signed MoU to co-regulate misleading advertisements in the AYUSH sector

Union Government finalises MoU on MSME Cooperation with IORA Member Countries

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Earlier in April 2016, a workshop on MSME Cooperation amongst IORA member countries was organized for implementation of the commitment made by India in the Economic Business Conference - II (EBC- II).

Divorce granted by church court can't override law: SC

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In August 2015, the government opposed the plea saying Canon law could not be allowed to override Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 and Divorce Act, 1869.

Union Cabinet approves the exclusion of States from National Small Savings Fund

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Arunachal Pradesh will be given loans to the tune of 100 per cent of NSSF collections within its territory, while Delhi, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh will be provided with 50 percent of collections.

Railway Ministry launches Mission 41K to save energy worth Rs 41000 crore

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The railways will award contracts on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Model for railway electrification projects in order to achieve this target.

Union Cabinet approved MoU between ISRO and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

It aims to pursue future cooperative activities in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes in accordance with the laws and regulations applicable in each country.

Union Cabinet approves Trade Agreement negotiations with Peru

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

For this purpose, a Joint Study Group (JSG) between India and Peru was constituted in order to explore all the possibilities for entering into trade agreement with Peru in January 2015.

ShaGun, a web-portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, launched

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

ShaGun is a step forward to understand the program implementation and evaluate the gap between policy and action. It will act as a supplement for the government in decision making.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences signed 3 MoUs worth Rs 7670 crore

Jan 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Memorandums of Understandings will help the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi to meet the growing demands.

Union Petroleum Ministry launches petroleum awareness programme Saksham 2017

Jan 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The programme will be organized by PCRA (Petroleum Conservation Research Association) and other Oil & Gas PSUs under the aegis of Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

India becomes Associate Member State of CERN

Jan 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

India-CERN relations date back to 1991 when both the sides signed a Cooperation Agreement setting priorities for scientific and technical cooperation.

Adoption Regulations, 2017 came into force on 16 January

Jan 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Adoption Regulations, 2017 were framed by the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) under the section 68 (c) of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.

SC refuses to hear PIL seeking Postponement of Union Budget in view of Assembly Polls in 5 states

Jan 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Adjourning the hearing of the case till 20 January, the court gave an opportunity to the petitioner to research his case and defend his arguments.

Set up body to look into complaints against TV channels: SC

Jan 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The rules shall be framed with an aim of providing for limitation for filing complaint before an authority which shall judge the complaint.

Indian Railways launches IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app

Jan 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

With this, a new user registration and activation can now be directly done through this application.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's first international stock exchange at Gift city

Jan 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

It will work for 22 hours in a day from sunrise to sunset i.e. it will start when the Japan exchanges begin and will close when the US markets end.

Union Government inaugurates International Conference & Exhibition on Re-enforced Plastics

Jan 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The three-day ICERP 2017 event will comprise of exhibitions and conference programmes emphasizing on mechanism, process and automation.

SC directs Union Government to submit NGOs’ audit report by March 2017

Jan 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The court rebuked the government over its failure to work out a regulatory mechanism to monitor the public money that is given to the 32 lakh NGOs, societies and voluntary organisations in the country.

Union Health Ministry introduces Rubella vaccine in its Universal Immunization Programme

Jan 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Measles - Rubella Campaign aims at rapidly building up immunity for both measles and rubella.

ISRO, CNES sign agreement on satellite launch technology

Jan 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

This partnership agreement will enable France to benefit from the Indian model of streamlining the costs of space programmes.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Nobel Prize Exhibition

Jan 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The Nobel Prize Series 2017 of India will feature a five week long Science Exhibition which is being set up by the Nobel Foundation with exhibits from the Nobel Museum at Stockholm, Sweden.

World’s largest street light replacement programme dedicated to the nation

Jan 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Street Lighting National Programme is implemented by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) of the Union Ministry of Power.

PM Narendra Modi announced Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Jan 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The programme is a part of the government’s efforts to leverage the employment opportunities available in the developed countries.

Regional Labour Conference of North-Eastern Region held in Guwahati

Jan 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The participants in the conference discussed the problems faced by the labour in the northeast region with special reference to plantation sector.

Union Government grants assistance of over 1782 crore rupees for drought-hit Karnataka

Jan 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The decision was taken during a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) presided by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Bunkar Mitra helpline for handloom weavers starts functioning

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The helpline is part of the Digital India initiative of the Government that seeks to use technology for mitigating problems of common man.

Election Commission announces dates of assembly polls of five states

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

As per the estimates of ECI, over 16 crore people will vote in this year's assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Goa.

Swachh Bharat survey launched in 500 cities

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The survey aims to assess cities and rank them on the basis of sanitation standards, efforts made by urban bodies and Open Defecation Free status.

PM Narendra Modi announced pan-India expansion of Maternity Benefit Programme

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The Maternity Benefit Programme enables the government to achieve its commitments under the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.

Union Government launches mobile app for Haj Pilgrimage

Jan 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The main features of this first-of-its-kind app include applying for Haj, enquiry and information, news and updates and e-payment.

 

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