Page-3 of Current Affairs - December, 2018

Factsheet: Initiatives to deal with cyber crimes against women

Data suggests that Every second, one woman in India gets tricked to be a victim of cyber crimes. The online platform has now become an avenue where a woman’s dignity, privacy and security is increasingly being challenged every moment. Hence to address the cybercrimes against women, the government has initiated the following initiatives: Cyber Crime ..

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Bimal Jalan Panel on Economic Capital Framework

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an expert committee, headed by its former governor Bimal Jalan, to suggest how the central bank should handle its reserves and whether it can transfer its surplus to the government. The committee will submit its report within 90 days of its first meeting. The expert committee headed ..

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Union Cabinet approves the National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018. The bill seeks to replace the existing regulator, the Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM). Features of the Bill The salient features of the National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018 are: The bill provides for ..

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National Commission for Homeopathy Bill, 2018 gets cabinet approval

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Commission for Homeopathy bill, 2018. The National Commission for Homeopathy seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council of Homoeopathy. Features of the Bill The salient features of the draft National Commission for Homeopathy bill are: Constitution of a national commission with three autonomous boards. The Homoeopathy Education Board to be vested with ..

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Union Cabinet approves budget for Gaganyaan project

The Union Cabinet has approved a budget of Rs 10,000 crore for India’s Gaganyaan project. The allocation of the budget comes after the announcement of Prime Minister that, an Indian would travel to space in an Indian spacecraft by 2022 in his 2018 Independence Day speech. About the Mission The salient features of the Gaganyaan ..

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