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Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point Meeting and Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (CPDAP), South Asia under the Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) Expert Group Consultation has begun in New Delhi. The three-day meeting was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh which has been organised by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Key facts Main objective is to review ..
To improve relations with Pakistan, India is likely to cut the peak tariff rate to 5 % within three years. The Union Cabinet might allow a diminution in the sensitive list by 30% for Non-Least Developed Countries (NLDCs), under the Safta trade liberalisation programme. Categorization of nations under South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA): SAFTA ..
Topics: Countries • Economies • Economy of Bangladesh • Economy of Nepal • Free trade agreements • Least developed countries • Pakistan • Safta • South Asia • South Asian Free Trade Area • Trade blocs
US announced a $ 6million dollar grant to Nepal. It is for the school feeding program in Nepal. It will continue to provide mid-day meals for over 2 lakh children at 1,800 schools in 11 districts of Nepal for the next 3 years.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Who was Nazrul? He was a famous Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works invoking powerful spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Full name was Kazi Nazrul Islam, sobriquet, ‘Bidrohi Kobi’ (Rebel Poet). Period: Birth May 25, 1899 – Death August 29, 1976 His intense poetic work and nationalist activism earned him the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Asian culture • Bangladeshi music • Bengali music • Bengali Muslims • Bidrohi • Hinduism and Islam • Kazi Nazrul Islam • Nazrul Geeti • Nazrul Islam • Rebel Warrior • South Asia • South Asian culture
The Sri Lankan Coast Guards are participating in a joint sea exercise with the Indian and Maldivian Coast Guards in the seas off Male. What is Dosti-XI? A Joint 5-day Sea Exercise b/w Srilanka, India and Maldives code named ‘Dosti XI’. Objective: With international piracy extending its tentacles to Indian Ocean, Coast Guards of India, ..
Topics: Coast guards • Countries • Geography of Asia • Maldives • Maldivian Coast Guard • Member states of the United Nations • Military of the Maldives • SLNS Sagara • South Asia • Sri lanka • Sri Lanka Coast Guard • Sri Lanka Navy