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04 September Current Affairs

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Draft rules for E Pharmacies In News: Ministry of health and family welfare has issued a draft notification recently on the sale of drugs by E-Pharmacies. The notification is about the amendment of Drugs and Cosmetics Rules amendment to enable registration of the e pharmacies and monitoring of their functioning. Significance of these rules: With this, Rs 3000 crore online pharma business will be...

3 September Current Affairs

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‘Krishna Kutir’ In News: Union Ministry of Women and Child Development recently inaugurated widows’ home ‘Krishna Kutir’ at Vrindavan in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The construction of the home was funded by Central Government and it will be managed by the Uttar Pradesh Government. Krishna Kutir: Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set under Swadhar Greh scheme and is the largest ever...

1 September Current Affairs

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Family Law Reform In News: Law Commission has released a Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform. This consultation on family law reforms in India, discusses a range of provisions within all family laws, secular or personal, and suggests a number of changes to in the form of potential amendments and fresh enactments. Highlights: Reform family law: As general suggestions to reforming family law...

31 August Current Affairs

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Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) In News: The 21st All India Review Meeting on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was recently held under the Chairmanship of Union Minister of Statistics &Program Implementation. Details: Nodal Secretaries from States/UTs overseeing the implementation of MPLADS scheme took part in the deliberations. The...

30 August Current Affairs

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Project Navlekha In News: Google has unveiled Project Navlekha to make online content relevant for more Indian users especially in local languages. About Project Navlekha: Navlekha in Sanskrit means “a new way to write.” Google is using its expertise in artificial intelligence for Project Navlekha, using which, it will quickly render any PDF with Indian language content into editable text...

29 August Current Affairs

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Centre asks states to ban e-cigarettes In News: In a move to protect health risks to children, adolescents and women of reproductive age, the health ministry has asked states to ban Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) including e-cigarettes, Vape, e-Sheesha, e-Hookah etc. Details: States are asked to ensure that devices that enable nicotine delivery are not sold (including online sale)...