Page-25 of Current Affairs - March, 2019

MCA Releases National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC) by revising the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGs). National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC) urge businesses to actualise the principles in letter and spirit. The ..

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Young Global Leaders 2019

The Forum of Young Global Leaders, the World Economic Forum’s foundation for remarkable leaders under 40 has released the list of Individuals with grit, foresight and potential to improve the state of the world for the year 2019. Indians in the List Andhra Pradesh IT minister Nara Lokesh, BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain, Telangana government’s Chief Innovation Officer Phanindra ..

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India Awards 200 Golden Jubilee Scholarships to Nepali Students

The Indian Embassy in Nepal has announced 200 scholarships to meritorious Nepali students for continuing various undergraduate courses at colleges and universities. The scholarships were granted under the Golden Jubilee Scholarship scheme. Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme Golden Jubilee Scholarship scheme was initiated by the Indian Embassy in Nepal to mark the completion of 50 years ..

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Cabinet Approves Proposal to Align with Global Trademark System

The Cabinet has approved the proposal to harmonise the classification systems for examination of trademark and design applications, in line with the systems, followed globally. As a step forward in this direction the cabinet gas approved India’s accession for the following agreements: Nice Agreement on the International classification of goods and services for the purposes ..

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Women in Politics: Statistics from Inter-Parliamentary Union

The statistics of the Inter-Parliamentary Union highlight the following aspects about the Women in Politics: The percentage of female elected heads of state dropped from 7.2 per cent to 6.6 per cent from 2017 to 2018. The percentage of female heads of government dropped from 5.7 per cent to 5.2 per cent from 2017 to ..

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