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1. 100% FDI in Airlines.
2.Ink trade agreements with Africa, Latin America to push automobile ...
Daily News & Analysis-11-Jun-2016
Automobile exports from India to Latin America stood at $91 million (Rs 605.4 crore) in 2004-5. ... to set off infrastructure bottlenecks, geographical disadvantages in markets like Africa ...
3. Digital Diversity
Indications Related Objectives
by BananaIP Staff | May 26, 2016 | Geographical Indications (GI) |
India approved its first ever Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy on 13th May 2016 with a vision to stimulate creativity and innovation and to promote advancement in science and technology, art and culture, traditional knowledge and biodiversity resources.
The policy lays out seven broad objectives and they are as follows:
- Awareness: outreach and promotion;
- Generation of IPRs;
- Legal and legislative framework;
- Administration and management;
- Commercialization of IPR;
- Enforcement and adjudication; and
- Human capital development.
■■CHABAHAR & ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIA□□□□
The importance of the agreement signed between India and Iran to develop the Chabahar port, and the trilateral transit and trade treaty between Iran, India and Afghanistan cannot adequately be explained by maps. Visibly, it sidesteps the Pakistan and China-sponsored Gwadar port and its corridor, by connecting India to Afghanistan, Central Asia and beyond through Iran. More importantly, it seeks to check the Wahabi influence that had begun to spike when the Soviet Union intervened in Afghanistan in 1979.
□■□■ °°°COVERING SORTS...■■■
□ Forest cover increases to 21.34 % of the total geographical area ( India ).
■ Indian Basmati got GI approved
■■■■Name me kya rakha hai ■■■■ 🔥 🔥
Bacteria named after the Indian capital, New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) had generated strong protest from the Indian Government few years back. NDM-1 is an enzyme that makes bacteria resistant to a broad range of beta-lactam antibiotics. However, there are examples of such nomenclature like SPM-1 for Sao Paulo metallo-b-lactamase, VIM for Veronna imipenemase in Italy, GIM for Germany imipenemase and DIM for Dutch imipenemase etc.
a/b , c/d
a/b - 1 , c/d - 1
(a-b)/b , ( c-d)/d
If a/b - 1 > c/d - 1
=> a/b > c/d
Or inverse b/a
Q. Outta 5/7 , 9/11 , bigger one is ?
7/5 , 11/9
2/5 > 2/9 => 5/7
Similar hawabazi is followed in all other cases.
Acche dino ke boombaaz : ●●●
■ SUKANYA SAMRIDHI YOJANA
■ SANSAD ADARSH GRAM YOJANA ( on the birth anniversary of lok nayak jai prakash narayan )
■ MAKE IN INDIA
■ SWACHCH BHARAT ABHIYAAN
■ SUBRAMANIAM COMMITTEE ON LEVERAGING THE POST OFFICE
■ BHARAT RATNA TO MALVIYA & VAJPAYEE
SETU ( SELF EMPLOYMENT & TALENT UTILISATION ) YOJNA - MECHANISM TO SUPPORT START UP BUSINESSES
■ NAYI MANJIL UOJNA MINORITY YOUTH
■ THE JAM TRINITY JAN DHAN, AADHAR & MOBILE - TO IMPLEMENT DIRECT TRANSFER OF BENEFITS
■ MOM - MARS ORBITER MISSION.
According to current IMF projections, India is now the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2016, it is expected to grow over a full percentage point faster than China. This is a remarkable turnaround by any standard and especially impressive against the backdrop of a stagnant global economy.
... tech chief in charge of reform at its smaller rival, which is mired in a fueleconomy data scandal
- 1 April - Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India (FAME India) scheme was launched by the government to boost electric and hybrid vehicle sales.
- 5 April - Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the Give up LPG subsidycampaign urging rich people to give upLPG subsidy.
- 7 April - Police killed 20 Red sanders,Pterocarpus santalinus smugglers inChittoor district.
- 8 April -
- The Padma awards were given at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Among the 50 recipients were actor Amitabh Bachchan, actor Dilip Kumar, nuclear scientist M.R. Srinivasan, mathematician Manjul Bhargava, computer scientist Vijay P. Bhatkar, Hindu spiritual guru Swami Satyamitranand and Aga Khan IV.
- The Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank (MUDRA Bank) was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The financial institution aims to provide financing to small entrepreneurs.
- 10 April - India completed evacuating citizens from Yemen, and announced the closure of embassy. In all, about 4,640 Indians and 960 nationals from 41 other countries were evacuated.
- 11 April - Maoists killed 7 of personnel of Chhattisgarh's Special Task Force in south Bastar.
- 25 April - April 2015 Nepal earthquake, a 7.9 Richter scaleearthquake occurred in Nepal. Parts of north India were affected.
- 1 May - One of India's most wantedMaoist leaders Roopesh and his wife were arrested in Coimbatore.
- 3 May - Militants ambushed and killed 8 personnel of Assam Rifles inMon district of Nagaland.
- 5 May - The Akash missile was inducted into the Indian Army.
- 6 May - India and Iran signed an agreement which would allow India to develop the Port of Chabahar. The deal was signed during Transport MinisterNitin Gadkari's Iran visit.
- 7 May - The Parliament passed the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013. It would allow India to solve itsterritorial disputes with Bangladesh.
- 9 May - Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 3 large-scale social security schemes, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, and Atal Pension Yojana, at Nazrul Mancha inKolkata.
- 9 May - Maoists released about 250 hostages they had taken a day before inSukma district. One hostage was killed.
- 11 May -
- India nominated K. V. Kamath as the head of the New Development Bank.
- All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Jayalalithaa was acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.
- 24 May - The reported death toll from2015 India heat wave reached 335 people.
- 4 June - 20 army personnel were killed and 11 were injured in a militant attack in Manipur. The responsibility for the attack was claimed by National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang.
- 8 June - A Shahjahanpur-based journalist Jagendra Singh died from burn injuries in a hospital in Lucknow. He had allegedly been set on fire by the local police on 1 June for makingFacebook posts against the Uttar Pradesh Minister for Dairy DevelopmentRammurti Singh Verma.
- 9 June - Indian army attacked two militant groups across the Myanmarborder in retaliation for the 4 June attack.
- 15 June - The Supreme Court of India directed the Central Board of Secondary Education to conduct the All India Pre Medical Test again due to allegations of cheating.
- 17 June - 94 people died in Malad area of Mumbai after drinking hooch.
- 19 June - Sandeep Kothari, a journalist, was kidnapped from Katangi area of Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh and killed for refusing to withdraw an illegal mining case from the court. His body was recovered inWardha district of Maharashtra on 20 June.
- 21 June - The first International Yoga Day was held.
- 29 June - India signed the legal framework of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and pledged US$8.3 billion towards it.
- 1 July - The Digital India programme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- 9 July - The Ministry of Home Affairsdeclared Nagaland a "disturbed" region under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 for one year, starting from 30 June 2015.
- 10 July
- Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) decided to induct India as a full member.
- ISRO launched 5 UK satellites with a total payload of 1,440 kg using thePSLV-C28 launch vehicle.
- 15 July - 29 people died in astampede at Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh during the Godavari Maha Pushkaram.
- 21 July - Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan was launched by Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution,Ram Vilas Paswan. The campaign aims to promote food safety in India.
- 23 July - Two Anglo-Indian members were nominated by President Pranab Mukherjee to the Lok Sabha. The two nominated members were George Baker, a BJP leader and actor from West Bengal, and Richard Hay, an economics professor from Kerala.
- 27 July
- Terrorists attacked a police station in Gurdaspur in Punjab. Nine were killed which included three terrorists.
- Ram Sevak Sharma was appointed the Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
- 27 July 2015 the great scientist and former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam died while giving a lecture in Indian Institute of Management, Shillong due to Cardiac arrest.
- 1 August - Landslide killed at least 20 people in a village in Chandel district,Manipur.
- 6 August - Indian forces captured a terrorist, Mohammed Naved, allegedly from Faisalabad, Pakistan, following an attack on a convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
- 8 August - Godman Sarathi Baba was arrested following a TV channel exposéand subsequent protests in Odisha.
- 10 August
- At least 10 people died and over 50 were injured in a stampede at a Shivatemple in Deoghar district ofJharkhand.
- Rajasthan High Court declared theJain ritual called Santhara to be illegal.
- 26 August - Demonstrations demanding reservations for the Patelcommunity began in Gujarat. The following clashes killed at least 8. The army was deployed in select areas.
- 27 August
- ISRO successfully launched GSAT-6 using the GSLV D-6 launch vehicle.
- Indian forces captured a terrorist inBaramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir, following a gunfight. The terrorist, Sajjad alias Abu Ubadullah, allegedly hailed from Muzaffargarh district of Balochistan, Pakistan.
- 12 September - A gas cylinder explosion killed at least 80 in Petlawad,Madhya Pradesh.
- 14 September - Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) released a report ranking the states onease of doing business and regulatory reforms.
- 16 September - The central government banned the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) for five years.
- 25 September - Anti-India protests erupted in Nepal over the blockade of trade routes. Madhesi and Tharu ethnic groups had blocked the routes, by doing a dharna on the no man's land, after Nepal's new constitution was deemed unfavorable to the ethnic groups living in the Terai plains. Nepali politicians said that such a blockade is not possible without the approval of the Indian government.
- 28 September - India's first space observatory Astrosat launched.[9