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Central Schemes And Centrally Sponsored Schemes

2018-12-25

The central sector schemes are mainly formulated on subjects mainly from the Union List. Besides, there are some other programmes that various Central Ministries implements directly in States and UTs which also comes under Central Sector Schemes. In these schemes, the financial resources are not shifted to states

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What is The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016?

2018-12-21

According to the bill, foreign nationals will not be allowed to apply for surrogacy in India, making it exclusively for Indian citizens, in accordance with the provisions.

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ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A: The Angry Bird

2018-12-21

The GSAT-7A, along with the earlier GSAT-7 and GSAT-6, will form the band of communications satellite for use of the security forces. The country has a battery of earth-imaging CartoSATseries of satellites and a RadarSAT and a Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite that provide inputs to secure India's borders.

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Which Countries did our PM visit in 2018?

2018-12-20

As the year reaches its end, it is the time to look at the foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While it would have been nice to see the expenditure for each trip, most of these are under process.

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Why did India offer $1.4 Bn support to Maldives?

2018-12-20

Welcoming newly-elected Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President Kovind said that along with strengthening bilateral relations, both countries must also enhance partnership on global issues. “Climate change needs urgent attention and action. We are deeply concerned of its impact, and especially so on the Maldives and other small island states that are most vulnerable to it," he said.

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J&K is the first Indian State to ban Sextortion

2018-12-19

Supreme Court Lawyer Suhail Malik said that the amendments made in the two laws of the state will separately deal the crime of 'sextortion' with people holding a position of authority or public servants.

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All about Election Commission of India

2018-12-19

Election Commission organised an open hackathon on 3 June at 10 am, to attempt hacking of Electronic Voting Machine used by the commission in various Indian elections.

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The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

2018-12-18

The contentious Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016,which was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Thaawarchand Gehlot, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment in August 2016 has been passed recently (DEC 2018) by Lok Sabha

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What is International Time line and International Date Line?

2018-12-15

The International Date Line is located halfway around the world from the prime meridian (0° longitude) or about 180° east (or west) of Greenwich, the reference point of time zones. It is also known as the line of demarcation

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