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Golden Rice

Bangladesh is soon to announce the approval of golden rice for sale and use, making it first country in the world to embrace Golden Rice.


Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

On 26th November, 2019, the Rajya Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. The bill was passed by Lok Sabha on 5th August, 2019, following which it was moved for consideration in Rajya Sabha.


National Industrial Corridor Development And Implementation Trust

Recently, the government approved development of following five industrial corridor projects to be implemented through National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT).


Annual Report On Road Accidents In India – 2018

On 19th November, 2019, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway released the Road Accidents in India- 2018.


Mizoram Revokes Forest Rights Act

On November 19th, 2019, the Mizoram government passed a resolution revoking the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (FRA).


Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

On 18th November, 2019, the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK), to address the menace of growing malnutrition in the country.


USA Exiting The Paris Agreement

In first week of November, 2019, the Trump administration gave formal notice to the United Nations regarding United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.


11th BRICS Summit

The 11th BRICS Summit took place from 13th -14th November 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil, held under the - Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.


CJI Comes Under The Ambit Of RTI Act: Supreme Court

On 13th November, 2019, in a historic judgment, the Supreme Court(SC) held that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.


Maharashtra Placed Under President’s Rule

On 12th November, 2019, the President approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.


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