Human behavior: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Heart of Asia Conference: Amritsar Declaration

The Sixth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference has adopted the “Amritsar Declaration” with its prime focus on terrorism.  It stresses on all the countries concerned to take an account of the deteriorating situation and enhance regional economic cooperation. PM Narendra Modi had picked Amritsar as the venue in line with his policy of hosting international ..

CBI Plans to launch National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is planning to set up a National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre, which will be a country-wide 24×7 anti-corruption helpline. Key facts The helpline would receive complaints from social media, mobile and landline phones and will also provide a language support. It would be a one-point contact to report corruption ..

Sulabh International comes forward to help Vrindavan widows

Sulabh International has come to the rescue of Vrindavan widows. It announced free dinner for those living in government-run shelter homes and facilities for dignified cremation. The organization will provide Rs. 25 to every woman in government-run hostels for dinner. The group will also arrange for vocational training and employment to capable widows.

India’s anti-ragging portal unveiled

Government of India launched an anti-ragging website ‘www.antiragging.in’ which will facilitate students of various universities, colleges and professional institutes to register online complaints against ragging or harassment and seek quicker action. The portal will be managed by UGC. The portal has been built by the Aman Satya Kachroo Trust in collaboration with Rajendra Kachroo, father ..

Sexual Offences against Children Bill approved with stringent punishment for crime

The Union Cabinet sanctioned a bill dealing entirely with sexual offences against children. The ‘Sexual Offences Against Children Bill’ aims rigorous punishment for sexual intercourse or contact with sexual intent with a child below 18 years. The punishment ranges from 3 years’ imprisonment to life term for a person who commits sexual harassment, sexual assault, ..