GKToday Archives: April, 2013
India has expressed its concerns to Saudi Arabia over the possibility of job losses of a large number of Indian workers in the kingdom because of a new labour law (Nitaqat). Both the nations have set up a Joint Working ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Kargil got its first Farmers’Club, as NABARD inaugurated Trespone Farmer’s Club at Trespone TSG Block in the district. What is Farmers’ Club (FCs) ? Farmers’ Clubs (FCs) are grassroot level informal forums of farmers. Such Clubs are organized by rural branches ..
Govt sets up Inter-ministerial Committee for promoting exports of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector. Why need for the Inter-Ministrial Committee? Revival of exports which were affected by global economic slowdown ( exports decline to USD 300 billion as ..
As per a recent report by the Environment Ministry submitted to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, more than one-fourth of India’s geographical area is undergoing the process of desertification despite ongoing efforts to tackle the problem. Key findings of the Report: India ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Indian Stuntman Sailendra Nath Roy (48) passed away due to heart failure during his record try at Teesta River in Siliguri, West Bengal. He is registered in the Guinness Book of World Records by the farthest distance travelled on a ..
Category: Persons in News
Goa Govt launched a ‘Krishi Card’, a digital card which would be gateway for farmers to avail benefits like subsidies and loans given by the state government. An attempt to revive agriculture and allied sectors to make a vital support tool ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs