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Daily News Digest:28 October 2020

CENTRE AMENDS LAW, ALLOWS ANY CITIZEN TO ACQUIRE LAND IN J&K

Government notified rules to allow Indian citizens from outside Jammu and Kashmir to purchase land in the Union territory. The move comes about 14 months after the bifurcation of the state and passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

INDIA POST, US POSTAL SERVICE SIGN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRONIC EXCHANGE OF CUSTOMS DATA

Department of Posts and United States Postal Service, USPS have entered into an agreement for electronic exchange of customs data related to postal shipments exchanged between the two countries. The agreement will make it possible to transmit and receive electronic data of international postal items prior to their physical arrival at the destination and would enable customs clearance of postal items in advance in line with the evolving global postal framework.

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES ‘E-DHARTI GEO PORTAL’

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has recently launched the ‘e-Dharti Geo Portal’. It will integrate legacy drawings such as maps and lease plans in the management information system. It will allow the data to become geographic information system (GIS)-enabled.

HARYANA TOPS ANEMIA MUKT BHARAT INDEX

Haryana State has the best Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among 29 states in the country. Anemia is a condition in which the number of red blood cells or their oxygen-carrying capacity is insufficient to meet the body’s physiological requirements, which vary by age, sex, altitude, smoking habits, and during pregnancy.

The Anemia Mukt Bharat, an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNICEF, has been launched to reduce the prevalence of Anemia all over India.

PLACES IN NEWS

Feni River is a river in southeastern Bangladesh and Tripura state of India. It is a trans-boundary river with an ongoing dispute about water rights. The Feni River originates in South Tripura district and flows through Sabroom town and then enters Bangladesh.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Jodha Bai and Akbar’s eldest son, was named Salim after blessings of Sheikh Salim Chisti . – Revolted against Akbar in c.1599 CE . After Akbar’s death, he was crowned at Agra in c.1605 CE , and assumed the title of Nur-ud-din Muhammad Jahangir ( Conqueror of the World ).

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Feni River It is a river in southeastern Bangladesh and Tripura state of India. It is a trans-boundary river with an ongoing dispute about water rights. The Feni River originates in South Tripura dis ...

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HARYANA TOPS ANEMIA MUKT BHARAT INDEX

HARYANA TOPS ANEMIA MUKT BHARAT INDEX Context Haryana State has the best Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among 29 states in the country. Details The Anemia Mukt Bharat, an initiative of the Ministry ...

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GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES ‘E-DHARTI GEO PORTAL’

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES ‘E-DHARTI GEO PORTAL’ Context Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has recently launched the ‘e-Dharti Geo Portal’. Details It will integrate le ...

a month ago

INDIA POST, US POSTAL SERVICE SIGN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRONIC EXCHANGE OF CUSTOMS DATA

INDIA POST, US POSTAL SERVICE SIGN AGREEMENT FOR ELECTRONIC EXCHANGE OF CUSTOMS DATA Context Department of Posts and United States Postal Service, USPS have entered into an agreement for electronic e ...

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CENTRE AMENDS LAW, ALLOWS ANY CITIZEN TO ACQUIRE LAND IN J&K

CENTRE AMENDS LAW, ALLOWS ANY CITIZEN TO ACQUIRE LAND IN J&K Context Recently Government notified rules to allow Indian citizens from outside Jammu and Kashmir to purchase land in the Union terri ...

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