Tagged: VikashVani

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Retrograde Move

Retrograde Move: The Punjab Cabinet has decided to amend the law to make acts of sacrilege against the holy books of major religions punishable with life imprisonment. It approved amendments to the Indian Penal...

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ISRO and Advanced Materials

ISRO and Advanced Materials: A national effort is needed to develop and produce advanced materials to drive the future space programme, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Sivan has said. Along with high...

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Foreign Aids during Disaster

Foreign Aids during Disaster: The Kerala government has asked the Centre to go by the 2016 National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) while taking a call on the UAE government’s offer of 700 crore rupees...

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Missing Children’s

Missing Children’s: Discrepancies in two government-commissioned surveys, both a year apart, submitted in the Supreme Court show that over two lakh children, said to be residing in childcare homes, are “missing.” A 2016-17 survey,...

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Voluntary Retirement of Doctors

Voluntary Retirement of Doctors: The State can stop government doctors from taking voluntary retirement in public interest, the Supreme Court has ruled. The fundamental right to retire is not above the right to save...

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Curbing Open Urination

Curbing Open Urination: Under new norms, cities and towns wanting to be declared ODF+ (Open Defecation Free Plus) must also be free of public urination and not just open defecation. This is the first...

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Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal

Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal:- An application was filed by the Goa government in the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal in New Delhi seeking action against Karnataka for breach and disobedience of the order of injunction...

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan:- The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, also known as the Clean India Mission started by the Indian government under PM Narendra Modi is a national-level campaign dedicated to cleaning the country. The event...

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RCEP

RCEP:- Negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), among 16 Asian and Pacific Ocean countries, have entered a decisive phase. Most potential member-countries of the grouping, that comprises the 10 ASEAN members and...

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Credit Registry

Credit Registry:- The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, may need to be amended to facilitate the setting of a public credit registry (PCR), said RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya. Underscoring the vital need...

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Credit Registry

Credit Registry:- The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, may need to be amended to facilitate the setting of a public credit registry (PCR), said RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya. Underscoring the vital need...

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NDRF

NDRF NDRF:- The Union government has declared the Kerala floods a “calamity of severe nature”. What are the classifications of disasters, and how does this affect funding? According to the National Disaster Management Policy,...

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India-Pak. Dialogue

India-Pak. Dialogue:- Major political parties and the Hurriyat in Jammu and Kashmir expressed support for a Kashmir-centric dialogue between India and Pakistan, welcoming the intent for “constructive engagement” expressed by the former and “uninterrupted...