UN Democracy Fund(UNDEF)

January 5, 2013

It is a United Nations General Trust Fund, with the primary purpose of supporting democratization around the world was established by the previous UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in July 2005. It supports projects financially that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of...

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2011

November 24, 2012

During 1961, a was conference convened by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to find ways and counter the problems that were dividing the country including attachment to specific communities, castes, regions and languages. The outcome of this conference was National Integration Council. The National Integration Council thus met for the...

Uniform Telecom License Fee Policy

November 12, 2012

The fresh telecom policy to be enforced from the next financial year. The prescribed limit on spectrum assigned to a service provider will be 2×8 MHz (paired spectrum) for GSM technology for all service areas other than Delhi and Mumbai where it will be 2×10 MHz (paired spectrum). Current...

Ujjawala Scheme

October 1, 2012

Comprehensive Scheme for Combating Trafficking or Ujjawala Scheme was introduced in December 2007 aims at prevention of trafficking and at providing support for rescue, rehabilitation, reintegration and repatriation of victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation. The Scheme is being implemented mainly through NGOs.

Unesco’s Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

September 23, 2012

The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage, adopted by the UNESCO General Conference on 2 November 2001is an international treaty aimed at saving the underwater cultural heritage. States Parties to the Convention pledge to preserve underwater cultural heritage for the benefit of humanity, and take...