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The background and Details of India-Bangladesh land swap deal Explained (IR)

Described here is the background, details of India-Bangladesh land swap deal. What led to the cabinet clearing the Bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA)?Territories in Assam are now part of the agreement along with those in West Bengal, Tripura and Meghalaya — this is key step forward. An

10 POINTS TO KNOW- PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA(Polity ,GS Paper 3, Current Affair)

PM Modi has launched another Accident Insurance Yojana that is Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana. This Yojana will provide coverage of Rs.2 lakhs in case of death or disability due to an accident against an annual premium of Rs.12. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana Nature of Scheme-This scheme is of one

Juvenile Justice Bill Passed, Children in 16-18 Year Age Group to be Tried as Adults(Polity,law)

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the juvenile justice amendment bill which paves the way for children in the age group of 16-18 years to be tried as adults if they commit a heinous crime. Opposition parties and child rights experts, however, termed the move a “disaster” and

Centre’s agriculture scheme completed only 62% projects in 6 years(DownToEarth ,Agriculture,Polity,GS Paper 3)

CAG report reveals Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna, launched to increase agricultural productivity, contains no method to evaluate the effectiveness of schemes Photo: Meeta Ahlawat A report by Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has highlighted several shortcomings in the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY), stating that among 4,061 projects taken

Level of Urbanisation in India(source : Ministry of Urban Development)

Among all the States and Union territories, the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union territory of Chandigarh are most urbanized with 97.5 percent and 97.25 percent urban population respectively, followed by Daman and Diu (75.2 percent) and Puducherry (68.3 percent). Among States, Goa is now the most urbanised State with 62.2 percent

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 Highlights of the Bill The Bill replaces the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.  It addresses children in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection.  The Bill permits juveniles between the ages of

India Yearbook 2015 Notes ,Download PDF

Important Updates in India Year Book 2015  [ google drive link  click here ] Download: WELFARE-India Year Book  [ google drive link  click here ] Download: Finance -India Year book   [ google drive link  click here ] Download: Environment  -India Year Book  [ google drive link  click here ] Download:

A new concept called ecological engineering to reduce pests ( Agriculture, The Hindu )

(Read selectively) Erode district alone has 32,000 hectares under paddy cultivation. The district runs across the Cauvery and Bhavani river basin. Due to unfavourable climatic conditions pest infestation such as rice stem borer, leaf folder, ear head bug, gall midge, rice thrips — all common in paddy cultivation — create