Various Scholarship Schemes Of Hrd Ministry For Students

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Education and related issues Ministry of Human Resource Development Various Scholarship Schemes of HRD Ministry for Students Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 5:41PM by PIB Delhi The Ministry of Human Resource Development is implementing the following important scholarship schemes:   (i)…

Uba Running Successfully To Bring Transformational Change In Rural Development Process

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Education and related issues Ministry of Human Resource Development UBA running successfully to bring transformational change in rural development process Posted On: 17 DEC 2018 5:42PM by PIB Delhi The Government has launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) on 11th November, 2014.…

In Numbers: Tiger Deaths In India

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-17 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Environmental Degradation – Wildlife related issues According to the National Tiger Conservation Authority’s (NTCA) records till December 15, 2018, there were 95 cases of tiger deaths in the country. Of this, 41 cases of tiger deaths outside tiger reserves have been reported.…

France, India Focus On Energy Sector

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-16 OPINION Relevant for: International Relations Topic: European Union (EU) Extending ties:Sushma Swaraj and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in New Delhi on Saturday.PTI India and France are moving fast towards operationalising the nuclear power project at Jaitapur, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday. Addressing presspersons after holding…

West Hurts Own Values In Gulf Crisis

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-16 OPINION Relevant for: International Relations Topic: GCC Western nations jeopardised their own values during the ongoing crisis in the Gulf region, Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Saturday. He was speaking at the 18th edition of the Doha Forum, a dialogue platform attended by leading global…

Border Forces Lack Basic Amenities

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-16 OPINION Relevant for: Security Related Issues Topic: Security challenges and their management in Border Areas “Wherever feasible, the possibility of supplying piped regular drinking water to BOPs must be explored. This must be done immediately and a special report submitted within six months,” it added. A senior ITBP official, however, explained…

Cop24: Nations Agree On Global Climate Pact Rules

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-16 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Environmental Conservation, Sustainable Development & EIA COP24 President Michal Kurtyka reacts during the final session of the UN Climate Change conference 2018 in Katowice on December 15, 2018.   | Photo Credit: Reuters Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to…

The Plastic Question Is Hard To Crack

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-15 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Environmental Conservation, Sustainable Development & EIA Bryony Drought was frozen in the fruit section. To her left on a recent shopping trip, the 26-year-old London school teacher saw “normal” bananas, grown using pesticides and chemical fertilizer. On the right were organic bananas…