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  • Aug 5, 2019
  • 1 A Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between NSIC and Ministry of MSME [ Policy/Governance, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for the year 2019 - 20.

    Skill development and Entrepreneurship were the main focus of this MoU.

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  • Jul 23, 2019
  • 1 Mediation Work to Resolve Ayodhya Dispute [ Policy/Governance, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Ayodhya (Ram-Mandir Babri-Masjid) dispute has been referred to a panel of three mediators by a Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court. The panels’s main objective is to ensure the Supreme Court whether there can be a resolution to the dispute other than the court verdict o

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  • Jul 22, 2019
  • 1 Lokpal - Powers & Bills [ Policy/Governance, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The public interest in the Republic Of India is represented by an anti-corruption wing or body of ombudsman better known as The Lokpal. Lokpal has authority to inquire into allegations of corruptions subjected to the central government and its public functionaries.

    Pinaki Chandr

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  • Jul 19, 2019
  • 1 Lokpal- Its Powers, Bills [ Policy/Governance, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The public interest in the Republic Of India is represented by an anti-corruption wing or body of ombudsman better known as The Lokpal. The Lokpal has authority to inquire into allegations of corruptions subjected to the central government and its public functionaries Pinaki Chan

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  • 2 Enforcement Directorate & the Income Tax Department [ Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Enforcement Directorate is a part of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, and Government of India whose primary task is to enforce economic laws and counted the economic crime in India. It is a law enforcement agency and economic intelligence agency of officers fro

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  • Jul 9, 2019
  • 1 Poll Machinery Function by the Election Commission [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    As per Election Commission transfer of Police Officers in Bengal lie with the rights of ECI particularly during poll duty. The Election Commission has got all the authority to exercise disciplinary control over the Election Machinery.

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  • Jun 19, 2019
  • 1 MoU Between IBBI & SEBI for Better Implementation of IBC [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    IBBI & SEBI signed a MoU pursuing effective implementation of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) with its redefined rules & regulations of debt-equity relationship. MoU aiming to promote entrepreneurship & debt market. The MoU was signed by Executive Director, SEBI and E

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  • May 27, 2019
  • 1 🌟 To Implement Recommendations of Committee for Promotion & Protection of Maithili Language [ Committees/Govt. Bodies, Culture ]

    A Committee in year 2018 for making report for Promotion & Protection of Maithili Language & its scripts constituted by Ministry of Human Resource Development. To establish Script & Manuscript Centre at Darbhanga in any one of Universities viz. Kameshwar Singh Sanskrit University

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  • Apr 9, 2019
  • 1 Government Notifies High Level Committee for Implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord [ Committees/Govt. Bodies, Political Science ]

    Government has notified the High Level Committee (HLC) for implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord. Committee has been given a broad mandate. It is headed by Shri M. P. Bezbarauah and includes eminent Assamese persons from different fields.

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  • Mar 31, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Committee Regarding Exploration in Petroleum and Gas [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Government is implementing the recommendations of the high level Inter-Ministerial Committee that has made several specific recommendations regarding the exploration in the Petroleum and Gas sector.

    • India’s import dependenc

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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the creation of National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT). The National Bench of the Appellate Tribunal shall be situated at New Delhi.

    • The National Bench o

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  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 1 106th Session of Indian Science Congress [ Education, Science/Technology, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Prime Minister delivered the inaugural address at the 106th session of the Indian Science Congress. Theme of the event this year - ‘Future India: Science and Technology’ Reflecting on the theme of the event this year the Prime Minister said that India’s true strength will be

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  • Feb 27, 2019
  • 1 MoU for Setting Up Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy Signed [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    To provide a competitive advantage to India’s Oil and Gas industry, Oil & Gas PSUs and IIT Bombay have come together to set up a “Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy”. The Centre of Excellence is aimed at collaborative Research & Capability Building in the areas of Oil, G

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  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Setting Up of the National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill, 2018 Has Been Approved [ Health, Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the draft National Commission for Homoeopathy, Bill, 2018, which seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Homoeopathy (CCH) with a new body to ensure transparency.

    Bill Proposes

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  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 1 What is NCDS? World Bank AID for Rehabilitation of DAMS [ International Relations/Organizations, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Central Water Commission (CWC) maintains National Register of Large Dams (NRLD) as per information provided by State Govts/Dam owners. As per NRLD, 209 dams are 100 years or more old.

    Union Government constituted Natio

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  • 2 RBI Appoints Nandan Nilekani as Chairman of Digital Payments Panel [ Science/Technology, Appointments, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys, as the chairman of a five-member high-level committee that will work towards deepening digital payments in India.

    The five-member panel on deepe

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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • 1 NITI Aayog to Release 2nd Delta Ranking Under the Aspirational Districts Programme [ Country/State Ranks/Indices, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    NITI Aayog on December 27,2018 released the Second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP). Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti

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  • Feb 9, 2019
  • 1 NACIN Bengaluru: Swachhta & Sustainability in Thought, Words & Action [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Documentary Film entitled “Green Footprints on the Sands of Time” has been released by central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) and other senior officials of CBIC. The Film showcases the State of the Art, Environmental friendly and Sustainable Training facilities of Natio

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  • Feb 8, 2019
  • 1 Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Celebrates National Consumer Day 2018 [ Important Days, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    India observed its National Consumer Day on December 24,2018 with the theme ‘Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints’ to mark the enforcement of Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The observance is meant to create awareness about the importance of the consumer movement and assertion o

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  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 1 Merger of Dena, Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda Approved [ Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Govt. on 1st JAN 2019, approved the merger of Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda. The merger will allow the combined entity under BoB more lending power. BoB will now have a global competitive identity.

    Details Abo

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  • Dec 26, 2018
  • 1 Committee of Experts Submits Its Report on Regulating Audit Firms and the Networks [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Committee of Experts submitted its report to Ministry of Corporate Affairs presenting its findings & recommendations on regulating audit firms & their networks. Report addresses issues raised by SC w/focus to strengthen legal regime of auditors & promote development of audit prof

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  • Nov 8, 2018
  • 1 Government Constitutes Competition Law Review Committee to Review the Competition Act [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies, Political Science ]

    Union Finance Ministry has constituted 9 members Competition Law Review Committee to ensure that legislation is in tune w/changing business environment. It will be chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas.

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  • Oct 21, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Overview of Schemes for Dairy Developent: NDDB in Implementation of NDP & Dairy Proce.(Important) [ Economy, Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) plays crucial role in implementation of National Dairy Plan (NDP) & Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF). Indigenous breeds are being promoted to reduce risks in production. For improving breed of milch cattle, especial

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  • Oct 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 National Statistical Commission Committee on Real Sector Statistics (Important) [ Education, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    National Statistical Commission (NSC) constituted Committee on Real Sector Statistics under Chairmanship of Dr. Sudipto Mundle in April, 2017 for improvement & modernization of real sector database.

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  • Oct 1, 2018
  • 1 Recommendations of D. B. Shekatkar Committee (Important) [ Defense, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Union Defence Ministry approved most of proposals of committee of experts, headed by Lt. Gen. D. B. Shekatkar (Retd. ) to bring host of reforms in military & improve financial management.

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  • Sep 21, 2018
  • 1 High Lvl. Inter Ministerial Meeting on Issues of Pollution Affecting Taj Mahal-C.K.Mishra Committee [ Environment/Ecology, Committees/Govt. Bodies, Culture ]

    High level Inter ministerial meeting was held on 16th July 2018 to deliberate on various issues & actions to be taken to conserve Taj Mahal. Meeting focused on action points needed to overcome Air & Water pollution in & around Taj Mahal.

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  • Sep 19, 2018
  • 1 Government Sets Up High Level Committee Chaired by Union Home Secretary to Check Mob Lynching [ Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Considering increasing incidents of mob lynching, Union Govt. constituted High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to deliberate in matter & make recommendations.

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  • Sep 18, 2018
  • 1 MCA Has Constituted a 10-Member Committee to Review the Offences Under the Companies Act, 2013 [ Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) constituted 10 Member Committee to review penal provisions in Companies Act, 2013. Committee headed by Secretary of Ministry of Corporate Affairs will examine ‘de-criminalisation’ of certain offences.

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  • Sep 10, 2018
  • 1 Urban Decongestion: Constitution of Cmte. for Standardization & Indigenization in Metro Rail Sys. [ Policy/Governance, Committees/Govt. Bodies, Railways ]

    Transport infrastructure is one of most imp. factors for country’s progress. W/rapid Industrialization, Urbanization, Globalization & concentration of large population in urban centers, cities & towns of country are growing at faster pace.

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  • Sep 1, 2018
  • 1 Committee Set Up to Synergize NCC and NSS [ Education, Defense, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Govt. has set up committee under Chairmanship of Shri Anil Swarup to suggest measures to strengthen National Cadet Corps (NCC) & National Service Scheme (NSS). Each NSS unit adopts village or slum for taking up its activities.

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