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GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX (GII)

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an annual ranking of countries by their capacity for, and success in, innovation.

MULTIDIMENSIONAL POOR CHILDREN IN INDIA

Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) have released a new report titled ‘Global Multidimensional Poverty Index [MPI], 2017’ which focused on multi-dimensional

UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION (UNCCD)

It is the first and only internationally legally binding framework set up to address the problem of desertification.

Extradition

It its simplest form, extradition is a process which involves one governmental authority formally turning over an alleged criminal to another governmental authority for prosecution for a criminal charge.

NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR MINORITIES

It is a forum for appeal, set up to safeguard the rights and interests of India’s minority. Government has appointed Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi as the Chairman of National Commission for Minorities (NCM).

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries.

Food Fortification

Malnutrition is one of the major issues concerning the world population, particularly in developing countries. It accounts for an estimated one-third of childhood deaths.

SHAKTI Scheme for coal sector

Union Cabinet approved a Coal linkage policy named SHAKTI or the Scheme to Harness and Allocate Koyla (Coal) Transparently in India.

Milk production in India

Milk Production: In the year 2014-17, milk production increased by 16.9% to 465.5 million tonnes as compared to 398 million tonnes during 2011-14.

Preventive detention

Punitive detention: It is a punishment for illegal acts done. Preventive detention: It is imprisonment of a person beforehand to prevent possible commitment of crime. Preventive detention thus is action taken on grounds of suspicion

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