GKToday Archives: August, 2016
Union Government and Amar Chitra Katha signs MoU to publish and distribute comic book on Swachh Bharat Mission
The Union Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amar Chitra Katha to publish and distribute comic book on Swachh Bharat Mission The MoU was signed between Amar Chitra Katha and the Union Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) ..
The Union Defence Ministry has sanctioned the construction of a National War Memorial and National War Museum in New Delhi. The National War Memorial will honour the memory of all soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces who have made the ..
Aishwaryaa Dhanush appointed as UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India
Noted filmmaker Aishwaryaa Dhanush was appointed United Nations Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India. In her new role she will help raise awareness of UN Women’s core message of gender equality and women’s empowerment across India. ..
On April 13, 2016, NITI Aayog has come up with a Model Land Leasing Law aimed at increasing farm productivity by reviving the lease farming in the country by protecting the rights of the agricultural land owners; and at the ..
In February 2016, the President of the United States Barak Obama had signed a Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The main focus of the law is to enhance enforcement of IPR over the trading partners of U.S. ..
With nearly 140 ships, Indian Navy is truly an operational Navy which is entrusted with maritime responsibilities across multiple fronts. Its maritime responsibilities vary from safeguarding a 7,515 km coastline, island territories, and a 2 million square kilometer of Exclusive ..