Browse by month: 2018-04

Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’

2018-04-30

It is essentially a non-revenue generating project. It is part of responsible tourism where the ‘Monument Mitra’ essentially spends his CSR funds for upkeep and maintenance etc., and gets limited visibility. The agency was selected on the basis of unique concept of vision bid and no financial bid is involved.

 

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Anti-Evergreening Provisions Of Indian Patents Act

2018-04-30

Given the IPO’s unacceptable error rate, there should be a standardised mechanism for examination of patent applications. As the grant of patents create property-like rights in intangibles, the IPO should steer its focus towards grant of quality patents than on the quantity.

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Historical Background Of Indo-China Relations

2018-04-30

Modi also raised hopes that such informal summits become a tradition between the two countries. During the talks, Xi said he hopes that the Wuhan summit "opens a new chapter" in Sino-India relations. He added that he hopes to have "many more such summits" with PM Modi.

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Hyperandrogenism and Women Runners

2018-04-30

Now, IAAF has said that female athletes with 5 or more nanomoles per litre testosterone cannot participate in 400m, 800m and 1500m races. An athlete is free to compete in two events — the 100 metres and the 200 metres — because these do not fall under the ‘restricted events’ category.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 April 2018 Summum bonum EXPLAINED

2018-04-29

This class covers following topic:

Summum bonum EXPLAINED

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CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 April 2018 CAATSA Explained | Indo-US relations

2018-04-29

This class covers the following topics:

CAATSA Explained

Indo-US relations

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Minimum Support Price

2018-04-28

The non-official members are representatives from farming community and usually have active association with farming community. Padma Shri Ashok Gulati served as chairman of the CACP from 2011 to 2014. Prof. Vijaya Paul Sharma is currently chairman.

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Meghalaya Community-Led Landscapes Management Project

2018-04-28

Project management and governance to support the strengthening of the institutional capacity and knowledge management of the project implementing entity, Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA), for the implementation and management of the project.

 

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Island Development Agency

2018-04-28

IDA was set up in June 2017 following Prime Minister’s review meeting for the holistic development of islands. The meetings of the agency are chaired by the Union Home Minister.

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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

2018-04-28

The idea is to have a coordinated approach where the government and institutions work together to facilitate rural development. It is expected to be a two-way learning process, where institutions share their knowledge with villages and also learn from the wisdom and commonsense of rural folk.

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