APEX BODY ON RIVER LINKING IN PIPELINE

Focus: GS-II Governance, Prelims Why in news? The Central government is working on the establishment of an exclusive body, called the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA), to implement projects for linking rivers. NIRA is expected to take up both inter-State and intra-State projects. It will also make arrangements for generating up funds, internally and […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 17 March 2020

Contents: India still in second transmission stage West Bengal invokes Epidemic Diseases Act Denied chance to ask supplementary question? Lok Sabha passes Appropriation Bill Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha RBI’s focus on liquidity is correct INDIA STILL IN SECOND TRANSMISSION STAGE Focus: GS-III Disaster Management, Science and Technology Why in news? Senior scientists and […]

PM MODI CALLS FOR COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND FOR SAARC

Focus: GS-II International Relations, GS-III Science and Technology, Disaster Management, Prelims Why in news? The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) should create a fund to fight the threat of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on 15th March 2020 – Addressing the first ever video conference among the heads of governments of the […]