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Palm oil industry in India

Palm oil industry in India

India imports nearly 70% of edible oil out of which nearly two-third constitutes Palm oil. Palm oil industry suffers in India from various bottlenecks. The basic concern in lack of availability of land for cultivation purposes. Another issue is the threat to biodiversity and deforestation (pushing back our commitments in an international environmental initiative like …

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Daily Current Affairs, 11 April 2018

International Summits and Conference 1.   On Human Rights Nepal President inaugurates International Conference. A. In South Asia in Kathmandu, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari said that understanding of human rights should not be confined to speeches and writings but it should also be part of our daily lives while inaugurating an International Conference on Human Rights. …

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Daily Current Affairs, 10 April 2018

International Agreements 1.   Delegation-level talks with Swaziland King Mswati III hold by President Kovind in Mbabane. A. On a three-nation Africa visit, President Ram Nath Kovind, held delegation-level talks with Swaziland King Mswati III in Mbabane. B. In the presence of President Kovind and King Mswati India and Swaziland signed two agreements on health and …

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Daily Current Affairs, 9 April 2018

International Visits by world president, prime minister 1.   Between both countries India visit further strengthened friendly relations: Nepal PM. A. His India visit has further strengthened friendly relations between both the countries said by Prime Minister of Nepal K. P. Sharma Oli. B. Oli said that discussion with Indian leaders was cordial and positive …

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Daily Current Affairs, 8 April 2018

National Scheme 1.   From Karnal on Apr 30 Gobardhan Yojna’ to be launched. A. From Haryana’s Karnal on April 30 a central government scheme for managing and converting cattle dung and solid waste into manure and biogas, Gobardhan Yojna, will be launched nationally. B. For Galvanising Organic Bio Agro Resources Gobar is an acronym. C. The …

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Daily Current Affairs, 7 April 2018

National Event 1.   Gobardhan Yojana nationally from Haryana to be launch by government. A. A central government scheme the Union Government will launch GOBARdhan Yojna, nationally from Karnal district of Haryana by end of April 2018. B. For Galvanising Organic Bio Agro Resources GOBAR is acronym. C. By Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his 2018 budget speech the scheme was announced. D. The government aims to …

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Daily Current Affairs, 6 April 2018

International Summits and Conference 1.   On International Security VII Moscow Conference. A. To attend ‘VII Moscow Conference on International Security’ from 03 to 05 April 2018 Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on three-day visit to Russia addressed the II Plenary Session of the Conference on the theme titled ‘Global Security in a Polycentric World’ …

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Daily Current Affairs, 5 April 2018

International Important Days 1.  4 April: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. A. On 4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed all over the world. B. To create awareness about the threat of mines, unexploded grenades and other explosive hazards this day is observed. C. ‘Advancing …

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Daily Current Affairs, 4 April 2018

International Economic News 1.   Report: In global startup ecosystem in 2017 India ranks 37th. A. According to a report released by global startup ecosystem map Start up blink, India ranked 37th in the global startup ecosystem in 2017. B. United States followed by the United Kingdom topped the list, measuring startup ecosystem strength and activity.   Defence …

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Daily Current Affairs, 2 April 2018

International News Important Days 1.   2 April: World Autism Awareness Day. A. At United Nations Headquarters New York the 2018 World Autism Awareness Day observed. B. It will focus on the importance of empowering women and girls with autism and involving them and their representative organizations in policy and decision making to address these challenges. …

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Daily Current Affairs, 1 April 2018

International Summits & Conference 1.   In Delhi permanent Indus Commission meet begins. A. A representative of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and technical experts, sources said the Indian delegation for the annual meeting comprises India’s Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena. B. By Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah Pakistan’s six-member delegation for the commission’s 114th …

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Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2018

National Event 1.   International Yachting Festival inaugurated by Andhra CM. A. The International Yachting Festival in Visakhapatnam flagged off by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. B. It was inaugurated in the presence of IT minister Nara Lokesh, HRD minister Ganta Srinivasarao and other local MLAs which is being held from March 29 to April …

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Daily Current Affairs, 30 March 2018

1.   India’s most backward district: Haryana’s Mewat. A.    A preliminary ranking for the 101 most backward districts of India that have signed up for the Narendra Modi government’s ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme has released by NITI Aayog. B.    While Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram is the best-performing district of the 101 Haryana’s Mewat is the lowest-ranked among …

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Daily Current Affairs, 29 March 2018

1.   Re-structuring of NSDF and NSDC approved by cabinet. A.    Approval for restructuring of National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has given by The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. B.    It is approved to strengthen governance, implementation and monitoring framework. C.    Better corporate governance, transparency and …

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Daily Current Affairs, 28 March 2018

1.   27 March: World Theatre Day. A.    International Theatre Institute (ITI) initiated World Theatre Day in 1961. B.    ITI Centres and the international theatre community celebrate it annualy on the 27th March. C.    Jean Cocteau (France) in 1962 wrote the first World Theatre Day International Message.   2.   Cool EMS Service between India and Japan …

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Daily Current Affairs, 27 March 2018

1.   The 4th largest Automobile Market Globally is now India. A.    India has overtaken Germany and has become the fourth largest automobile market in the world according to the latest 2018 global data show. B.    The automobile sales grew by 9.5 percent, as the statistics show which is the fastest growth rate among major global …

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Daily Current Affairs, 26 March 2018

1.   25 March: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. A.    It is is a United Nations international observance designated in 2007 to be marked on 25 March every year. B.    “Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality” is the theme of International Day of Remembrance …

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Daily Current Affairs, 25 March 2018

1.   Naipunya Ratham launched by Andhra Govt. A.    NAIPUNYA RATHAM, a multi-utility vehicle which aims to bring technology to the remote corners launched by Andhra Pradesh Government. B.    12 more Naipunya Rathams by May this year will be roll out by government announced by Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu. C.    It will will facilitate and look to improve …

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Daily Current Affairs, 24 March 2018

1.   23 March: World Meteorlogical Day. A.    World Meteorological Day recognized annually on March 23 commemorates the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on this date in 1950. B.    The essential contribution of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and well-being of societyshowcases the day. C.    “Weather-ready, climate-smart” is the theme of World Meteorlogical Day in 2018.    2.   24 …

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