MoU For Seaplane Services In India

MoU For Seaplane Services In India: The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and the Ministry of Civil Aviation signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Development of Seaplane Services in India. India’s first seaplane service started operation between Kevadia and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad in October 2020, under Sagarmala Seaplane Services. This MoU envisages developing […]

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967: The Delhi High Court granted bail to student activists in an Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967 case. While delivering the judgment, the court redefined the boundaries of the otherwise “vague” Section 15 of the UAPA. High Court’s Ruling: Terrorist activity cannot be broadly defined to include ordinary penal offences. […]

Policy For Declassification Of War History

Policy For Declassification Of War History: The Union Defence Minister has approved a policy on archiving, declassification, compilation and publication of war and operations histories by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Timely publication of war histories would give people an accurate account of the events, provide authentic material for academic research and counter the unfounded […]

The 42nd Session Of The Food And Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Conference

The 42nd Session Of The Food And Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Conference: The 42nd session of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Conference was held recently. For the first time ever, the FAO Conference is held in virtual mode. The conferenc takes place every two years and is FAO’s supreme governing body. It determines the policies […]

United Nations Convention To Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

United Nations Convention To Combat Desertification (UNCCD): PM Modi delivered the keynote address at the UN ‘high-level dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought’. He spoke at the Opening Segment in his capacity as the President of the 14th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). […]