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Know IMO Personnel Code of Ethics

New Delhi (ABC Live): IMO Personnel Code of Ethics : CODE OF ETHICS FOR INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL PREAMBLE Reaffirming the purposes of the International Maritime Organization, as enshrined in the Convention on the International Maritime Organization, and the importance for the International Maritime Organization, as a specialized agency of the United Nations, to secure the highest standards of efficiency, …

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India Provides Scholarships to Scheduled Tribes Students

New Delhi (ABC Live): Scheduled Tribes Students : Ministry of Tribal Affairs provides scholarships to students belonging to Scheduled Tribes (STs) for pursuing higher education at Graduate/ Post Graduate level in the fields such as Engineering, Information Technology etc. in identified Institutions of excellence under the scheme ‘National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST students’. Financial assistance under …

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Foreign Investment Promotion Board Approves 99 FDI Proposals

New Delhi (ABC Live): Foreign Investment Promotion Board :The Government, through erstwhile Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), had already been considering and taking decisions on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals in the sectors on approval route. The work of granting government approval for foreign investment in eleven notified sectors/activities requiring government approval under the extant FDI Policy and Foreign Exchange …

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India Signs Defence Deals with 21 Countries

New Delhi (ABC Live): Defence Deals ; India has signed agreements / Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on defence cooperation with several countries, which cover a range of activities including training, exchange of personnel and financial aspects of cooperation.  A list of such agreements / MOUs signed over the past three years is as under:- LIST OF MILITARY OR Defence Deals SIGNED …

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NITI Aayog Plans Evergreen Revolution

New Delhi (ABC Live):Evergreen Revolution :The NITI Aayog has drafted the three years action plan for all the sectors including agriculture. The details of the action plan may be obtained from the link http://niti.gov.in. The action plan on agriculture deals with remunerative prices for farmers and raising productivity. Strategy chalked out for increase in production of pulses, use of wasteland, seed village …

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ISRO to Use CSIR-NPL Frequency Traceability Services

New Delhi (ABC Live): CSIR-NPL Frequency Traceability Services :A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Ministry of Science and Technology, in New Delhi today. The MoU was signed by Shri V. V. Srinivasan, Director, ISTRAC on …

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Aadhaar Becomes Mandatory for Death Registration

New Delhi (ABC Live): Aadhaar : The Aadhaar number will be required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of Death registration w.e.f 1st October, 2017. In a notification issued today the Registrar General India (RGI), Ministry of Home Affairs has said the use of Aadhaar for the applicants of Death Certificate will result in …

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Indo Bhutanese Friendship Treaty Validates India Stand on Doklam

New Delhi (ABC Live) : Indo Bhutanese Friendship Treaty : India and the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan have been traditionally close relations a ‘special relationship making Bhutan a protected state, but not a protectorate, of India. Doklam is a disputed territory claimed by both Bhutan and China. Doklam is situated roughly 15 kilometers southeast of the Nathu La pass that connects India and Tibet and about 30 kilometers …

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Know Estimate Gross State Domestic Product of India

New Delhi (ABC Live):Gross State Domestic Product : Annual estimates of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) and Per Capita Income (measured as per capita net state domestic product) at constant and current prices are prepared by all the States/UTs except UTs of Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep. As per latest reports, data for the 33 States/UTs …

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Know MPLADS Funds Utilization of India

New Delhi (ABC Live): MPLADS Funds :The position of funds released and utilized during 2016-17 and 2017-18 (up to 30.06.2017) under  the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is as under:- Rs. in crore Year                              Released             Utilized           Unspent Balance 2016-17                        3499.50                 3903.13               5029.28 (as on 31.03.2017) 2017-18                        716.00                     691.55               5097.15 (up to 30.06.2017)                                                                  …

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