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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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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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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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Income Tax Department Issues Updates on Operation Clean Money

New Delhi (ABC Live):Operation Clean Money : The Income Tax Department (ITD) has used information received under the Statement of Financial Transactions (SFT) to identify 5.56 lakh new persons in the second phase of “Operation Clean Money” (OCM). These are persons whose tax profiles were found to be inconsistent with the cash deposits made by them during the demonetization period. …

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ICJ Finds No Consular Access to Jadhav Against Vienna Convention

Hague (ABC Live):Vienna Convention :The International Court of Justice (ICJ), principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today indicated to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that it must “take all measures at its disposal” to ensure that Mr. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, of Indian nationality, is not executed pending a final judgment of the Court in the Jadhav Case (India v. …

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CFS Seeks Support for Four Countries Facing Famine

Rome (ABC Live): CFS  :With famine looming in four countries, the United Nations-backed Committee on World Food Security (CFS) stressed today the need to rally support for both immediate relief to people at risk and for longer-term initiatives. “Governments, civic groups and businesses need to rally support for both immediate relief to people in countries at risk of famine and longer-term …

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International Day Against Homophobia Aims Love Makes a Family

New York (ABC Live): International Day Against Homophobia : Marking the international day against homophobia, senior United Nations officials today called for respect for sexual and gender diversity and urged the protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from discrimination and harm. “Today, I am deeply concerned by the excessive trivialization of insults, sexist and homophobic remarks in …

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ICAO Sees Drone Enabled Air Traffic Management

Montréal (ABC Live): ICAO : In the near future, an overhead drone delivery or even a flying taxi may enter your daily life. To make these services safe and efficient, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced today that it will begin establishing low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and that industry, academia and other innovators will …

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