Page-40 of Current Affairs - September, 2018

India and Cyprus sign 2 MoUs

India and Cyprus have signed two agreements on combating money laundering and cooperation in the field of environment. These agreements were signed after wide-ranging talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia (capital of Cyprus).  President Kovind visited Cyprus on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Europe ..

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Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals: Study

Researchers from University of Melbourne, Australian have found that superbug resistant to all known antibiotics and can cause severe infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world. They have discovered three variants of multidrug-resistant superbug in bacteria known as Staphylococcus epidermidis in samples collected from 10 countries, including strains in ..

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Government receives Rs. 3,000 crore from MNCs that have entered into APAs

Union Government has received Rs. 3,000 crore of additional tax from MNCs that have entered into advance pricing agreements (APAs) with it over last five years and also has eliminatedbig source of tax litigation. It was revealed in recently released annual report on advance pricing agreements (APAs) for FY18 by Central Board of Direct Taxes ..

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Government approves Jharkhand Government’s proposal to rename Nagar Untari town as Banshidhar Nagar

Union Ministry of Home Affairs has cleared proposal of Jharkhand Government to rename Nagar Untari town and railway station as Banshidhar Nagar, after Banshidhar Temple, which is dedicated to Krishna in Garhwa district of state. It has granted No-Objection Certificate (NOC) to Jharkhand Government after there were no adverse reports from Intelligence Bureau, Geological Survey ..

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Internet Society, ISPAI sign MoU to secure Internet infrastructure in India

US-based nonprofit The Internet Society and Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) have signed MoU to make Internet safe and secure in India by securing routers which is vital for healthy internet infrastructure. The MoU will also see both organizations exchanging research information and training materials related to routing security which is vital to ..

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