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Daily Archives: July 27, 2017

UK to Ban Petrol Diesel Cars by 2040

London (ABC Live):Petrol Diesel Cars : The Government confirmed today that it will end the sale of all new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040, as it unveiled new plans to tackle air pollution. The UK Plan for Tackling Roadside Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations produced by Defra and the Department for Transport outlines how councils with the worst …

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Mosul Cries for Massive Humanitarian Relief

New York (ABC Live):Mosul :Witnessing “complete devastation” in districts of Mosul, a senior United Nations relief official visiting Iraq lauded the massive humanitarian effort under way while indicating that the crisis is “far from over,” including for millions of Iraqis displaced throughout the country. “I commend the achievements of the humanitarian operation in Iraq and wish to highlight the impressive …

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Forest Resources for Sustainable Development Goals

New York (ABC Live):Sustainable Development Goals :The United Nations agriculture agency has created new guidelines to help countries develop a strong mechanism to monitor national forest resources. “The demand for reliable, up-to-date and more diverse forestry data and stronger analytical capacities at a national level has grown considerably in recent years,” said Eva Muller, Director of Forestry Policies and Resources …

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Labour Commission Recommends Labour Codes

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; Industrial Relations; Social Security & Welfare; and Safety and Working Conditions respectively, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the …

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Passports Act Requirements for Getting Indian Passport

New Delhi (ABC Live): Passports Act : An application for issue of a passport under the Passports Act, 1967 may be made to a Passport Issuing Authority for which the applicant must fulfill the following criteria: (i) that the applicant is a citizen of India; (ii) that the applicant has not been, at any time during the period of five years …

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Know Criminal Cases Against Overseas Placement Agents

New Delhi (ABC Live):Overseas Placement Agents : The Government has been receiving from time to time complaints/grievances from emigrants and their family members/relatives of being cheated by illegal Overseas Placement Agents . Such complaints are forwarded to concerned State Governments and Police authorities urging them to apprehend illegal Overseas Placement Agents and prosecute them on the basis of complaints. Wherever …

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India All Set to Amend Amasr Act 2010

New Delhi (ABC Live): Amasr Act 2010 :The proposal for amendment of the Amasr Act, 2010 has been approved by the Cabinet and the pertaining Bill has been moved to Lok Sabha. The proposal is to allow public works or projects essential for public in prohibited area within 100 meter from protected monument but not having substantial impact on preservation, …

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Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Overlaps other Corridors

New Delhi (ABC Live): Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor :India is developing various Industrial Corridors for accelerating its industrial growth following is the funds available for them: Status of Industrial Corridors (i)           Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC):  Construction of trunk infrastructure at four nodes/ industrial regions namely, Dholera Special Investment Region (Gujarat), Shendra Bidkin Industrial Area (Maharashtra), Integrated …

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Global Spices Trade Adopts Codex Standards

New Delhi (ABC Live): Codex Standards :In a major recognition of India’s efforts to benchmark global spices trade, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) has adopted three Codex standards for black, white and green pepper, cumin and thyme, paving the way for universal agreement on identifying quality spices in various countries. The member-countries of CAC, the international food standards-setting body which …

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Know India Fast Breeder Reactor Technology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Fast Breeder Reactor Technology :Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) has been carrying out a comprehensive R&D on sodium cooled fast breeder reactor technology for the past 30 years. A test reactor, called Fast Breeder Test Reactors (FBTR), is in operation from 1985 onwards which has provided valuable feedback. Based on this experience and also …

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