19.05.18 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·        Indias Jagriti Yatra Wins Charity Award in United Kingdom   The Yatra, an Indian charity that organizes 15-day train journeys around Indiato understand and build the India of smaller towns and villages through enterprise has won an award in London. Jagriti Yatra was among a series of worldwide charities and individuals recognized for … Read more

05.09.17 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

UTTARAKHAND   Uttarakhand school teachers want ‘Transfer Act’ as Teachers’ Day gift   Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 2000 but, 17 years later, still does not have a ‘Transfer Act’ for school teachers, who have alleged that the current transfer policy has many loopholes and scope for discrepancies. The best gift this Teachers’ Day, they … Read more

Ethical, social, legal and IPR (intellectual property rights) issues related to biotechnological development.

Biotechnology through Genetic engineering has made food crops more resistant to disease, but the mere act of modification of the naturally selected food crops may actually disturb the delicate balance of biodiversity which exists in nature causing a disturbance to the natural balance. The production of GMOs has negative impacts on the natural ecosystem which … Read more

30.08.2017 Uttarakhand (UKPCS) Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Govt looks to complete Char Dham project before 2018-end   The government looks to complete the ‘Char Dham’ road connectivity project in Uttarakhand before 2018-end with 10 proposals related to the ambitious Rs 12,000-crore scheme getting green clearance, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.   Environment clearances have been received for 10 of the proposals of Char Dham project, built … Read more

World Trade : Trade and Economic Groups – World Trade Organization (WTO)

Contents

  • What is WTO? Structure? Agreeements?
  • Rounds of WTO
  • Doha Development Round
  • India’s role in WTO
  • India’s proposals to WTO
  • Trade in Goods
    • Agriculture
    • NAMA
    • Rules
    • SPS
    • TBT
  • Trade in Services
    • GATS
  • Intellectual Property (TRIPS)
  • TRIMS
  • Dispute settlement
  • Development
    • Trade and Development
    • Aid for Trade
    • Special & Differential Treatment
  • Environment
    • Trade and Environment
  • Trade facilitation
  • Other issues
    • E-Commerce
    • Competition policy
    • Investment
    • Government Procurement
    • Accession

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15.07.17 Uttarakhand Current Affairs

Uttarakhand   Now, 20,000 anganwadis in Uttarakhand to install sanitary vending machines.   While campaigns asking for exemption of the 12% GST on sanitary napkins is gaining momentum across the country, the Uttarakhand department of woman and child development (WCD) has decided to install vending machines across 20,000 anganwadi centres in the state for dispensing … Read more

 08.07.17 Uttarakhand current affairs

Uttarakhand   Uttarakhand receives 6% excess rains in first month of monsoon   The hilly state has recorded an excess rainfall of 6% in the first month of monsoon, which began on June 1. The state received 234.9mm of rainfall against the normal 220.7mm between June 1 to July 5.   Official data has revealed that … Read more

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. Government of India has launched an innovative scheme of Jan Dhan Yojna for Financial Inclusion to provide … Read more

Impacts of Globalisation:-

Definition of Globalization :- Its a process(not an outcome) characterized by increasing global Interconnections by gradual removal of barriers to trade and investment between nation and higher economic efficiency through competitiveness. Various economic, political, social and cultural effects of globalization are as follows:- Breaking down of national economic barriers International spread of Trade, Financial and … Read more

World Trade Organization

Contents

  • What is WTO? Structure? Agreeements?
  • Rounds of WTO
  • Doha Development Round
  • India’s role in WTO
  • India’s proposals to WTO
  • Trade in Goods
    • Agriculture
    • NAMA
    • Rules
    • SPS
    • TBT
  • Trade in Services
    • GATS
  • Intellectual Property (TRIPS)
  • TRIMS
  • Dispute settlement
  • Development
    • Trade and Development
    • Aid for Trade
    • Special & Differential Treatment
  • Environment
    • Trade and Environment
  • Trade facilitation
  • Other issues
    • E-Commerce
    • Competition policy
    • Investment
    • Government Procurement
    • Accession

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