Socio-Economic: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Zero AIDS Discrimination Day launched on March 1

Published: March 1, 2014

For the first time, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched its Zero Discrimination Day on March 1 in Beijing, China, to support those who are infected by HIV/AIDS. About Zero Discrimination Day 2014 Motto: To call the people everywhere to promote equal rights for AIDS victims and celebrate everyone’s right to live ..

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Freedom fighter “Maulana Hasrat Mohani’s postage stamp released by Vice President of India

Published: March 1, 2014

The Vice President of India, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari released the commemorative postage stamp of Freedom fighter “Maulana Hasrat Mohani” in New Delhi. About Freedom fighter Maulana Hasrat Mohani Born: January 1,1875 in Mohan , United Province, British India. Died: May 13,1951 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Pen name: Hasrat Mohani. Eminent poet who used to ..

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National Lok Adalat to be held in Nagpur on April 12, 2014

Published: March 1, 2014

Due to large number of pending cases, the District Legal Services Authority is organizing a National Lok Adalat at Nagpur on April 12, 2014. The National Lok Adalat will be conducted at all levels right from the Supreme Court, High Courts, it benches upto the Taluka Courts. The mechanism of Lok Adalats available for disposal ..

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Euthanasia Plea issue: Apex Court refers matter to constitution bench

Published: February 27, 2014

The Supreme Court of India referred the issue of legalizing euthanasia in the country to a five-judge Constitution bench. Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering. Due to conflicted opinions on euthanasia, the apex court stated that the Constitution bench will go into all aspects of ..

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“1322”- security helpline number launched by Northern Railway for passengers

Published: February 27, 2014

Northern Railway launched 24 x 7 security helpline No.1322 to provide speedy assistance to passengers in the event of thefts, harassment and other criminal incidents on rail premises. The call can be made from a landline or mobile number. Once a passenger calls the helpline, a unique complaint number will be generated and provided to ..

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