Page-31 of Current Affairs - July, 2014

India becomes first country to ratify Marrakesh Treaty for visually impaired

As India ratified the Marrakesh Treaty, it became the first country in the world to have done so.  The treaty seeks to facilitate access to published works for persons who are visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled. The Treaty was adopted by 79 member nations of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). India submitted the Instrument ..

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President Pranab Mukherjee: India’s first incumbent President to join Twitter

President Pranab Mukherjee joined the social networking platform Twitter with his account @RashtrapatiBhvn. He has become the first serving president of India to join Twitter. India’s former president Abdul Kalam is already on Twitter with the handle @apj_abdul_kalam. President Mukherjee already has a Facebook page with over 5 lakh followers on the world’s largest social ..

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