Current Affairs - February, 2019

LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2019

The first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference was organised by LAWASIA, in association with the Bar Association of India. The LAWASIA Human Rights Conference 2019 was held between 9 – 10 February 2019. The conference aims to provide a unique opportunity for lawyers and associated professional members to exchange insights and expertise on topics of significant ..

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Improving Research Ecosystem in India

The central government has launched the following schemes to improve the research ecosystem in India: Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship To attract the bright and meritorious students into research within the country, the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship has been initiated. Students selected for the fellowship are given fellowship for 5 years – Rs.70,000/- per month for ..

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India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative

India and Norway signed a letter of Intent for establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative. The letter of intent was signed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India together with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative During the visit of the Norwegian Prime Minister’s visit to ..

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GeM and CCI Sign MoU

Government e Marketplace (GeM) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace. Combating Anti-competitive practices Both CCI and GeM attach significant importance to the advanced analytical tools and processes for identification of malpractices like cartelization. Hence to pool their knowledge of ..

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Sarthi Sandesh Vahini

The Sarthi Sandesh Vahini vehicles were flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The Uttar Pradesh state family welfare department has initiated the Sarthi Sandesh Vahini mission to spread awareness regarding family planning in urban and rural areas. The Sarthi Sandesh Vahini vehicles will provide family planning information to the viewers through various documentaries and films. To ..

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