Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF)

●Telecommunication Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF) •It offers a basic framework for depositing unclaimed money of consumers by service providers, maintenance of the fund and other aspects •The income from the fund is utilised for programmes and activities relating to consumer education and protection. •TRAI has asked the telecom service providers to deposit all […]

Bru-Reang refugee agreement

●Bru-Reang refugee agreement •The Brus, also referred to as the Reangs, are spread across the northeastern states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur, and Mizoram. [In Mizoram, they have been targeted by groups that do not consider them indigenous to the state.] •More than 30,000 Bru tribes who fled Mizoram, are residing in Tripura’s refugee camps [The […]

Daily Current affairs | 16 January 2020

●Women, Business and the Law 2020 •Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities •It is composed by eight indicators structured around women’s interactions [ Mobility, Workplace, Pay, Marriage, Parenthood, Entrepreneurship, Assets, and Pension] •Only eight economies scored […]

Food Processing Industries (FPI)

●Food Processing Industries (FPI) •It is of enormous significance as it provides vital linkages and synergies that it promotes between the two pillars of the economy, i.e. agriculture and industry •The Government of India through the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) aims to boost investments in the food processing industry. •100% FDI is permitted […]

Daily current affairs | 15 January 2020

●Classical language •Classical languages are those which are ancient, of an independent nature and not a derivative of any other tradition [High antiquity of its early texts/recorded history over a period of 1500-2000 years] ◽Currently, six languages enjoy the ‘Classical’ status: 1.Tamil (declared in 2004)【Vaṇakkam🙏!】 2. Sanskrit (2005), 【Namaskaaraha🙏!】 3. Kannada (2008), 【Namaskara🙏!】 4. Telugu […]

New and Emerging Strategic Technologies (NEST)

●e-visa •28 airports and five seaports across the country have been designated as being eligible to process e-visas facilities • Currently eVisa is admissable only under the following categories: 1. e-Tourist Visa 2. e-Business Visa 3. e-Conference Visa 4. e-Medical Visa 5. e-Medical Attendent Visa •International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may apply […]

Daily Current affairs | 13 January 2020

●Taanaji Malusare and the Battle of Singhagad(1670)•Tanaaji Malusare was a Maratha military leader and a close aide of Chhatrapati Shivaji•In 1670, Tanaji was busy making preparations for his son, Rayaba’s wedding when he was summoned by Shivaji for a meeting.•Tanaji put the wedding plans on hold and immediately left for the meeting. (On hearing Shivaji’s […]

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