Page-2 of Current Affairs - November, 2017

India and Italy ink MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector

India and Italy have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in health sector. The objective of MoU is to establish comprehensive inter-ministerial and inter-institutional cooperation between two countries in the field of health by pooling scientific, technical, financial and human resources. Its ultimate goal is to upgrade quality and reach of human, material ..

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FSSAI issues detailed guidelines on recall of food products

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set guidelines for process to recall food products from markets if found unsafe. The guidelines puts onus of implementing any recall on manufacturers and distributors. It has asked companies to put in place a proper plan to recall food products from markets, if found unsafe. ..

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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India upholds net neutrality

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI ) has upheld the basic principles of an open and free internet in its recommendations on net neutrality. Net neutrality means that telecom service providers must treat all internet traffic equally, without any regard to the type, origin or destination of the content or the means of its ..

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China hosts Inter-Governmental Meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities

The High Level Inter-Governmental Mid-Point review meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022 was held in Beijing, China. A number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region had participated in it. Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot. Key Highlights of meeting The meeting was ..

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SAUBHAGYA Scheme launched in Manipur

The Union Ministry of Power launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA) in Manipur. Total of approximately 1.75 lakh households (1.62 lakh rural households and 0.13 lakh urban households) of Manipur are proposed to be included under scheme. Union Government will provide the required financial assistance for strengthening and improvement of infrastructure in ..

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Badri Narain Sharma appointed as Chairman of National Anti-Profiteering Authority

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior bureaucrat Badri Narain Sharma as Chairman of National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) under Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Sharma is 1985 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre. Prior to this appointment, he was additional secretary in Department of Revenue, Finance Ministry. Background The Union Cabinet ..

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