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Daily Archives: July 19, 2017

Codex Alimentarius Commission Alerts on Food Safety

New York (ABC Live): Codex Alimentarius Commission: A United Nations standards-setting body today adopted a number of decisions to ensure food safety, including maximum residue limits for a range of drugs used in cattle and other animals, as well as revisions to guidance on agricultural and hygienic practices to minimize microbial, chemical and physical hazards to fresh fruits and vegetables. …

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Know 1890 Britain China Treaty Signed in Calcutta

New Delhi (ABC Live): 1890 Britain China Treaty: The treaty which has became the contentious issue between India and China for last two weeks was signed between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the ruling Chinese Qing dynasty relating to Tibet and the north Indian Kingdom of Sikkim. 1890 Britain-China Treaty was signed by Governor-General of India …

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UN Issues Alerts on Sri Lankan Human Rights Violations

New York (ABC Live): Sri Lankan Human Rights Violations  : Concluding a five-day visit to Sri Lanka, a United Nations independent human right expert today noted “routine and endemic” use of torture against people detained on national security grounds. “The Tamil community has borne the brunt of the State’s well-oiled torture apparatus,” said Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on …

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UN Observes 18 July as Nelson Mandela Day

New York (ABC Live):Nelson Mandela Day ; 18 July 2017 – Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday, the United Nations today honoured his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. “The best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world,” Secretary-General António Guterres told a meeting of the …

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FAO Joins Hands With WHO Bats for Food Safety

New York (ABC Live): Food Safety : Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today adopted a number of decisions to ensure food safety, including maximum residue limits for a range of drugs used in cattle and other animals, as well as revisions to guidance on agricultural and hygienic practices to minimize microbial, chemical and physical hazards to fresh fruits and vegetables. The …

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India Sanctions Rs 180528 Crores for MUDRA Loan

New Delhi (ABC Live):MUDRA Loan : Loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) Scheme have been extended by banks, Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) to small/micro business enterprises since April 08th 2015 with the objective of ‘Funding the unfunded’ through institutional finance by providing loans upto 10 lakh for manufacturing, processing, trading, services and activities allied …

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RBI Enforcement Department for Regulatory Compliance

Mumbai (ABC Live): RBI Enforcement Department : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that they have set up an Enforcement Department (EFD). EFD would serve as a centralised department to speed up regulatory compliance. EFD has been set up to separate those who oversee the possible rule breaches and those who decide on punitive actions so that enforcement process …

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JITSIC All Set to Work on Panama Papers

New Delhi (ABC Live): JITSIC : India participated in the fourth Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration meeting reconvened in Paris to pursue the work on the Panama Papers in the last week of June 2017. Based on legal instruments under the OECD and Council of Europe Multilateral Convention and tax treaties, a number of countries shared information …

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Know Indo-Russia Defence Agreements

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indo-Russia Defence Agreements : Details of Indo-Russia Defence Agreements signed over the past five years is as under: Indo-Russia Defence Agreements for training of Indian armed forces personnel in the military educational establishments of the Defence Ministry of the Russian Federation. (Date of signing 11.12.2014). Agreement between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of India …

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India International Footwear Fair 2017 Commences in August

New Delhi (ABC Live): India International Footwear Fair 2017 : A B2B  treasure   trove of   footwear  fashion  brands and  its  retail  industry will  be  featured at the  3rdedition of India International Footwear Fair 2017 (IIFF)  in Hall 14  and  18 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from August 4 to 6, 2017.  The fair is being organized by India Trade Promotion …

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