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भारत और इटली के बीच कृषि और पादप स्वच्छता के क्षेत्र में सहयोग हेतु समझौता

यह समझौता वर्ष 2008 में हस्‍ताक्षरित समझौते ज्ञापन का स्‍थान लेगा. इस समझौते ज्ञापन में इस क्षेत्र से संबंधित सहयोग के लिए सुनियोजित योजना बनाने का प्रावधान किया गया है.

Recommended for : Agreement , agriculture and plant hygiene , India and Italy

Publish Date : Dec 7, 2017

Indian, Italy sign new MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues

India and Italy signed a new MoU for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues on 6 December 2018. The agreement will replace the one signed in 2008. India and Italy enjoy traditionally friendly and cordial relations.

Recommended for : India , Italy , MoU , Memorandum of Understanding , Health Ministry , Radha Mohan Singh , Phytosanitary

Publish Date : Dec 7, 2017

World Soil Day observed globally

The World Soil Day was observed across the world on 5 December 2017 with the theme ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground’. The soil is a finite and non-renewable natural resource. It can help alleviate food insecurity. It is the source of 95 per cent of our food.

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Publish Date : Dec 5, 2017

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Italy for cooperation in Phytosanitary issues

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Italy for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues. The cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , MoU , India , Italy , Agriculture , Phytosanitary , Agricultural Research

Publish Date : Dec 1, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 1 December 2017

The Union Cabinet on 30 November 2017 approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Italy for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues. This MoU will replace the previous MoU that was signed in January 2008 and will expire in January 2018.

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Publish Date : Dec 1, 2017

Top Current Affairs: 11 November 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Philippines on agriculture and related fields.

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Publish Date : Nov 11, 2017

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Philippines on agriculture

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Philippines on agriculture and related fields. The MoU is expected to improve bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture, mutually benefiting both India and Philippines.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , Cabinet Decision , Narendra Modi , Memorandum of Understanding , Agriculture , Organic Farming

Publish Date : Nov 11, 2017

India, Tunisia sign agreements to boost bilateral relations

India and Tunisia have jointly agreed to enhance cooperation in various sectors including in the fields of renewable energy, infrastructure, transport and automobiles, textiles, agriculture, drugs & pharmaceuticals, healthcare, ICT, SMEs and energy.

Recommended for : India Tunisia Relations , India-Tunisia Joint Commission , Ministry of External Affairs , MoUs , Renewable Energy

Publish Date : Oct 31, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 October 2017

World Food Day was observed globally on 16 October 2017 with the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development’. The day is celebrated annually on 16 October to commemorate the founding of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in 1945.

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Publish Date : Oct 16, 2017

World Food Day 2017 observed across the world

World Food Day was observed globally on 16 October 2017 with the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development’. The day is celebrated annually to commemorate the founding of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in 1945.

Recommended for : World Food Day , Change the future of migration , Invest in food security , Rural Development , FAO

Publish Date : Oct 16, 2017

India-South Africa Twenty Years of Strategic Partnership

India and South Africa are celebrating 20-years of strategic corporation this year. Dr. Harsh Vardhan- Union Minister for S&T and Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, attended the celebrations of the collaboration in science and technology in Durban. So far, the collaboration has been concentrated on chosen areas like Astronomy & Astrophysics, Indigenous Knowledge System, Agriculture Sciences, Green Chemistry, and Health Sciences where both nations have complementary strengths.

Recommended for : Gandhi-Mandela Program on Grass Root Innovation , India-South Africa Collaboration , India-South Africa cooperation , India-South Africa Twenty Years of Strategic Partnership

Publish Date : Oct 9, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs : 4 October 2017

The Union government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER).The committee would be headed by the Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog. It would mainly facilitate optimising benefits of appropriate water management in the form of hydro-electric power, agriculture, bio-diversity conservation and eco-tourism.

Recommended for : Water Resource Management , NER , Swachhta hi Seva campaign , Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 , Fastest-Growing Oil Market , 3rd National Wildlife Action Plan

Publish Date : Oct 4, 2017

Government constitutes a High Level Committee for water resource management in NER

The Union government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER). The committee would mainly facilitate optimising benefits of appropriate water management in the form of hydro-electric power, agriculture, bio-diversity conservation, reduced flood damage erosion, inland water transport, forestry, fishery and eco-tourism.

Recommended for : High-Level Action Committee , North Eastern Region , NER , Water Resource Management , Narendra Modi

Publish Date : Oct 4, 2017

World Rabies Day observed with theme Rabies: Zero by 30

The day’s theme sets the goal of reaching zero human deaths from canine rabies by the year 2030. At the global conference on rabies elimination in 2015, a common goal of zero human deaths from canine rabies by 2030 was agreed by the World Health Organization, World Organisation for Animal Health, UN Food and Agriculture Organization and GARC.

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Publish Date : Sep 28, 2017

Union Government launches Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt System

The e-NWRs would be immune from any tempering, mutilation, fudging, loss or damage and with no possibility of any multiple financing. Therefore, the NWRs will not only facilitate an easy pledge financing by banks and other financial institutions but also smooth trading on various trading centres like commodity exchanges, electronic National Agriculture Markets (e-NAM) and other electronic platforms.

Recommended for : Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt , e-NWR , National Agriculture Markets , Ram Vilas Paswan

Publish Date : Sep 27, 2017

CCEA approves implementation of Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund scheme

The Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund will be set up as a corpus of Rs 8004 crore with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The project will focus on building an efficient milk procurement system by setting up infrastructure & installation of electronic milk adulteration testing equipment, creation of processing infrastructure and manufacturing faculties for Value Added Products for Milk Producer Companies.

Recommended for : CCEA , Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund , DIDF , NABARD

Publish Date : Sep 13, 2017

ICAR to undertake major research works on agriculture with World Bank fund

The Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be undertaking major research works on agriculture this year with the World Bank fund of 1100 crore rupees.

Recommended for : Indian Council for Agricultural Research , ICAR , Research works on agriculture , World Bank fund

Publish Date : Sep 8, 2017

Microsoft India to develop ‘farm price forecasting model’ for Karnataka farmers

The Agriculture Department of Karnataka has signed a MoU with software giant Microsoft India to develop a model that will help farmers of the state understand the market behaviour in advance.

Recommended for : Memorandum of Understanding , Farm Price Forecasting Model , Microsoft India , Karnataka Agriculture Prices Commission , Market Behaviour

Publish Date : Aug 25, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz: 22 August 2017

22 August 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like SC verdict on Triple Talaq, 'preview committee’ for IFFI 2017 and Global Agriculture Leadership Award-2017 among others.

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Publish Date : Aug 22, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 August 2017

The bench that pronounced the judgement on Triple Talaq issue comprised judges from different religious communities -- Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Hindu and Muslim.

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Publish Date : Aug 22, 2017

K Chandrashekhar Rao selected for Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2017

Rao launched various initiatives for the welfare of farmers in the state such as providing free power to farmers, waiving off 1 lakh loan of every farmer, supplying fertilizers in time and announced to credit 4000 per acre per crop to every farmer.

Recommended for : K Chandrashekhar Rao , KCR , Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2017

Publish Date : Aug 22, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 August 2017

The Agriculture Ministry said, record production has been achieved in rice, wheat, coarse cereals and pulses due to the good rainfall and various initiatives taken by the government.

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Publish Date : Aug 17, 2017

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 30 July to 6 August 2017

30 July to 6 August 2017: JagranJosh weekly quizzes will help you revise the week at an ease, as it hosts the most important occurrences of the week that may be asked in the competitive exams that will be faced by you. The quizzes in this week’s segment cover topics including Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and Union Government’s new portal for agriculture amoung others.

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Publish Date : Aug 6, 2017

Venus: First environmental research satellite launched by Israel

Venus is considered the smallest satellite of its kind in the world. It is crafted to survey and monitor large areas to study soil, vegetation, forests, agriculture, water and air quality and other aspects of the environment.

Recommended for : Venus , Israel , Environmental Research Satellite , French Space Agency , Israel Space Agency

Publish Date : Aug 6, 2017

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 30 July to 5 August 2017

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 30 July and 5 August 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include ‘Swachhata Survekshan-2018’, world’s first green metro system and Union Government’s new portal for agriculture amoung others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Aug 5, 2017

Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 August 2017

4 August 2017: The one liner of 4 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Israel first environmental research satellite, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and NISAR mission among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Aug 4, 2017

फैक्ट बॉक्स: कृषि उत्पादों की बिक्री हेतु ई-रकम पोर्टल आरंभ

यह पोर्टल सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र की नीलामीकर्ता एमएसटीसी और सेंट्रल वेयरहाउसिंग कारपोरेशन की इकाई सीआरडब्ल्यूसी की संयुक्त पहल है.

Recommended for : e Rakam , agriculture , ई-रकम पोर्टल , ऑनलाइन किसान

Publish Date : Aug 2, 2017

India, Israel signed seven Agreements including National Campaign for Water Conservation in India

Praising Israel’s achievements in the field of water conservation and agriculture Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Israel can support India in bringing about second green revolution.

Recommended for : India , Israel , India-Israel agreements , India-Israel relations ,

Publish Date : Jul 6, 2017

US adds China to the list of Worst Human Trafficking Offenders

As per the report, India is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking. Forced labour constitutes India’s largest trafficking problem; men, women, and children in debt bondage—sometimes inherited from previous generations—are forced to work in brick kilns, rice mills, agriculture, and embroidery factories.

Recommended for : China , China-US , Human Trafficking , Trafficking in Persons

Publish Date : Jun 28, 2017

Union Cabinet approves Interest Subvention to banks on short-term crop loan to farmers

The scheme will help farmers getting short term crop loan up to Rs. 3 lakh payable within one year at only 4 per cent per annum. The Government has allocated a sum of Rs. 20339 crore for the purpose.

Recommended for : Farmers , Agriculture , Loans for Farmers , Interest Subvention Scheme , Crop Insurance

Publish Date : Jun 15, 2017
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