Monthly Archive: December 2017

Sendai Framework and NDMA

Sendai Framework and NDMA

Sendai Framework and NDMA Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains paper III Disaster Management, Sendai Framework, UNISDR-GETI Recently: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, inaugurated the first national-level Training of Trainers programme to sensitise various...

Fertilisers consumption India

Fertilisers consumption India

Fertilisers consumption India Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains paper III, Optional- Economy, Geography, Agriculture Agriculture, Geography, Economy, Fertilizer consumption Recently: In his ‘Mann ki Baat’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked farmers to cut urea consumption by...

India State Level Disease Burden Report

India State Level Disease Burden Report

India State Level Disease Burden Report, 2017 Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS mains paper I and II Policies, Governance, Health indicators, State level disease burden report (2017) Recently: A report titled “India State-Level Disease Burden”...

Merchant Discount Rate

Merchant Discount Rate

Understanding MDR- Merchant Discount Rate Relevancy: GS Prelims Economic concepts, Merchant Discount rate (MDR) Recently: Recently, the RBI has decided to rationalize the MDR on debit card transactions from New Year. In India, the...

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra (PMMSK)

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra (PMMSK)

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra (PMMSK) Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains paper I, II Government policies and programmes, Women Empowerment, PMMSK Recently: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri...

Detect Adulteration

Detect Adulteration

Detect Adulteration with Rapid Test (DART): FSSAI guidelines Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains paper III Sci-tech, Health, FSSAI guidelines on food adulteration, DART Recently: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has released a manual...

Convention against Torture

Convention against Torture

Law Commission report on Convention against Torture Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II, IV Ethics and governance, UN Convention agains torture, Law Commission report Recently: Law Commission (under the chairmanship of Dr Justice...

Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC

Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC

Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Recently: The three days ‘Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage’ was held in New Delhi. The Minister of State for Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma underlined that the message of Lord...

India-China-Russia

India-China-Russia

India-China-Russia: 15th Trilateral Meet Relevancy: GS Mains paper II International Relations, India-China-Russia trilateral meeting Recently: Russia, India and China reiterated their commitment to the United Nations and condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations...

Policy Initiatives Railways

Policy Initiatives Railways

Policy Initiatives Railways Relevancy: GS Prelims, GS Mains paper III, –  Policy Initiatives Railways – Government policies and progammes, Infrastructure, Railways Background: A number of new policy initiatives by Railways have been introduced since...

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