Which high court has recently banned online sale of medicines across India?
The Delhi High Court ordered a ban on the sale of online medicines by e-pharmacists across the country. The court directed both Central and state government to ensure immediate implementation of the order.
Which South Asian country has recently signed an ascension pact to the 30-member Trans Regional Maritime Network (T-RMN)?
India signed an ascension pact to the 30-member Trans-Regional Maritime Network that will give it an access to the information on ships passing through the Indian Ocean Region.
On which date National energy conservation day is celebrated every year all over India?
National energy conservation day is celebrated every year by the people all over India on 14th of December. The Energy Conservation Act in India was executed by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in the year 2001.
Which country has emerged as the World's No.2 arms producer, as per latest Swedish think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPTI) report?
A Swedish think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) announced that Russia has emerged as the world’s second-largest arms producer after the United States.
On which date, the 2018 International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD) was observed recently?
The International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHCD) is observed every year on December 12 to mobilize diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, leaving no one behind. It is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Who has been appointed as the new president of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)?
Brijendra Pal Singh
Producer-director Brijendra Pal Singh was appointed as the new president of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and chairman of the institute’s governing council by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Which Indian start up has been honoured by UN Climate Action Award at the 2018 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24)?
Help Us Green
Ecology and Us
Help Us to Clean
The Uttar Pradesh-based start up ‘Help Us Green’ has been honoured by UN Climate Action Award at a special ceremony at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland for recycling temple waste to spread fragrance.
Who has been honoured with Jnanpith Award 2018 ?
Noted English author Amitav Ghosh has been honoured with Jnanpith Award for 2018, an award for outstanding contribution to literature. The decision was taken in a meeting of Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by eminent novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray.
Which Atomic Power Station (APS) has created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days?
On 10th December 2018, the Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) has created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 941 days. The Unit-1 of Kaiga Generating Station (KGS) at Kaiga, located the river Kali in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka.
The EU Parliament has recently approved the world's largest free trade deal with which Asian country?
The European Parliament has approved the world's largest free trade deal between Japan and the European Union (EU).