Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit To India

Growing interdependence with Bangladesh is one of the very successful chapters of India’s Neighborhood First diplomacy. The just concluded visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India has yet again highlighted this fact. If we compare our relations with other neighboring countries, relations with Bangladesh give us a great satisfaction. Sheikh Hasina’s recent visit resulted …

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MCLR

A minimum rate at which a bank can lend is called MCLR. This rate is determined by a bank internally. This methodology was introduced by the RBI in 2016. Before this, base rate system was used by to determine lending rate. Base rate system was introduced in 2010. MCLR is more transparent method than the …

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State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index was launched in October 2018 by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE). This index assesses state policies and programmes aimed at improving energy efficiency across various sectors. The index has 63 indicators coverings sectors like building, municipality, agriculture, transport and DISCOM. The …

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Gabon To Become First African Country to Receive Funds To Preserve Its Rainforests

Norway has announced to give $150 million to African country Gabon. The fund will be utilised by the African country to preserve its rainforests against climate change. Norway will provide this funding under the partnership with Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI). CAFI Launched in 2015, CAFI aims to create investment framework to support conservation of …

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National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) Scheme

A new PPP scheme for achieving better learning outcomes in higher education through the use of technology has been announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The programmes name is the National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT). The Objective With the help of Artificial Intelligence make learning more personalized and customized. Bring all the …

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Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centres (VCBC)

Presently, India has nine Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centres (VCBC). Three of these nine centres are directly administered by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). The major reason behind the vulture population getting nearly wiped out was the drug Diclofenac, found in the carcass of cattle the vultures fed on. The drug was banned in …

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India Joins Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub

India on September 12, 2019 became the 16th country to join the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub. About the Hub The hub was launched during the 71st session of the World Health Assembly in 2018. It helps countries identify gaps and resources in the use of resources in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) research. It …

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