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  • 2015

    http://www.insightsonindia.com

    Insights Current Events- April 2015

  • Insights Current Events- April 2015

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    Table of Contents MoU on Cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy ...................... 7

    Signing and ratifying the Inter-Governmental Agreement on Dry Ports of International

    Importance .................................................................................................................................. 7

    Cabinet approves gas pooling for fertilizer sector .................................................................... 8

    Operation Raahat launched ....................................................................................................... 8

    Gujarat anti-terror Bill passed finally ....................................................................................... 9

    RSBY to be implemented by Health Ministry from April 1.................................................... 10

    Indradhanush Mission: children who missed immunisation get another chance ................ 11

    270 on death row in India, 64 sentenced last year: Amnesty ................................................. 11

    HC upholds Keralas liquor policy ........................................................................................... 12

    In Karnataka, learn in Kannada............................................................................................... 12

    Around half of Indian children under 5 stunted..................................................................... 13

    Unravelling the blood rain mystery ....................................................................................... 13

    Palestine joins ICC .................................................................................................................... 14

    Government Issues Guidelines for Administration and Operationalization of Nirbhaya

    Fund .......................................................................................................................................... 15

    Government unveils new foreign trade policy ........................................................................ 15

    Indirect tax collection exceeds target ...................................................................................... 16

    Rajasthan brings Bill against witchcraft ................................................................................. 16

    Nabard expects 50% credit growth in AP, Telangana .............................................................17

    Sebi for including family trusts, NBFCs in QIB segment ....................................................... 18

    India ranks 119 on Global Business Resilience Index ............................................................ 19

    Rain-hit areas to get NREGS boost ......................................................................................... 19

    Centre extends food law deadline again by 6 months ............................................................20

    Meet revisits judicial values, to review selection process ...................................................... 21

    Iran nuclear deal ....................................................................................................................... 22

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    DU students harness wind energy from Metro trains ............................................................ 23

    Agreement signed to pave way for Ambedkars memorial in Mumbai ................................. 24

    Ready to link Silk Road plans with Indias Mausam: China ................................................ 24

    Need to relook law on juveniles, SC tells govt. ....................................................................... 24

    Govt. moves to clear the air ...................................................................................................... 25

    Dena Bank ties up with LIC ..................................................................................................... 26

    Ministry of Culture takes over the management of Lalit Kala Akademi ............................... 26

    First of Scorpene Submarines-Kalvari Undocked ................................................................ 27

    RBI keeps rates unchanged ...................................................................................................... 27

    Intelligence agencies silent on RTI: study .............................................................................. 28

    Union Cabinet clears Real Estate Bill ...................................................................................... 29

    NGT bans decade-old diesel vehicles in Delhi, NCR ..............................................................30

    SC seeks govt. response on plea on criminal defamation ...................................................... 32

    Remove leper from the book, says law panel ........................................................................ 32

    NJAC rollout may take months................................................................................................ 33

    India ranks lower than even Nepal: Social Progress Index (SPI) .......................................... 34

    Voluntary retirement is no excuse to skip alimony: SC ......................................................... 35

    PM launches Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana ...................................................................... 35

    Killing of woodcutters violates SC ruling ................................................................................ 36

    President of India presents Padma Awards ............................................................................ 36

    Bio-fences to ward off straying elephants in Assam............................................................... 37

    Thane named Indias Earth Hour Capital ............................................................................... 37

    Growth in Euro zone and India accelerating, says OECD...................................................... 38

    NGT bars construction on riverbeds in Maharashtra ............................................................ 39

    Rajasthan to cover 4 lakh children under immunisation plan .............................................. 39

    UNESCO report lauds Indias progress ...................................................................................40

    Victims must get full treatment: SC ........................................................................................ 41

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    India, France agree on deal for 36 Rafale jets ........................................................................ 41

    India, France sign deal for Jaitapur N-project ....................................................................... 41

    Centre links disaster compensation to farmers with headline inflation ............................... 42

    RBIs forex reserves climb to an all-time high of $ 343 bn .................................................... 42

    Rajasthan gears up to prevent child marriages on Akshaya Tritiya ...................................... 43

    Election Commission sets up committee to allow migrants to vote...................................... 43

    Curbs on Governors outstation visits ..................................................................................... 44

    NCBC likely to get statutory powers soon, says its chairman ................................................ 45

    Government notifies NJAC, puts an end to collegium ........................................................... 45

    Clamour for Net neutrality grows online ................................................................................ 46

    Gujarat launches industrial tourism ....................................................................................... 47

    Diesel vehicles get a two-week breather .................................................................................. 48

    Taiwan rejected from China-led Asia bank ............................................................................. 48

    Mars might have transient liquid water .................................................................................. 49

    Is re-promulgation of land ordinance valid, SC asks Centre ................................................. 50

    Panel to look into post-66A security concerns ....................................................................... 50

    Will support Indias U.N. bid: Cameron ................................................................................. 50

    Visa scheme renamed to avoid confusion: MHA .................................................................... 52

    Legislators entering govt contracts after election liable for disqualification: Supreme Court

    .................................................................................................................................................... 52

    China issues white paper on Tibet ........................................................................................... 53

    Govt. forms panel to review Official Secrets Act .................................................................... 53

    Bike ambulance to serve accident victims in Bengaluru ........................................................ 54

    RBI allows

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