Union Cabinet Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Japan Partnership in Specified Skilled Worker

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Japan on “Specified Skilled Worker”. What are the Key Features of the MoU? Under the agreement, India will send skilled labours to Japan. The MoU will set an institutional framework for cooperation between India and Japan for accepting skilled workers. The only condition ..

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Cabinet approves Industrial Areas and Logistics Hub

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved Industrial Areas and Logistics Hub. What are the projects approved? The projects approved by the Cabinet are as follows: Construction of various trunk infrastructure components for Krishnapatnam Industrial Area in Andhra Pradesh Tumakuru Industrial Area in Karnataka Multi-modal Logistics Hub and Multi-modal transport hub ..

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Akash Missile System

The cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved the export of the Akash missile system. Also, a committee has been formed for fast approvals of export of the missile system. Export of Akash Missile System The Government of India has a target of 5 billion USD of Akash missile export. According to ..

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100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What are the new Guidelines? The license fee has been revised to 8% from 10% of ..

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What is Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI)?

Context in Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved the setting up of Wi-Fi Networks all over India. The Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface is called PM-WANI. The PM-WANI will promote the growth of Wi-Fi networks in the country. This is expected to unleash a massive Wi-Fi revolution in ..

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