All India Radio News Summary: 14 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 14 MARCH 2018 Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking passes away Stephen Hawking, the theoretical physicist is known for his groundbreaking work with black holes and relativity. Mr Hawking was the author of several popular science books, including ‘A Brief History of Time’. His life story was the subject of the 2014 film …

All India Radio News Summary: 12 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 12 MARCH 2018 Prime Minister and French President jointly inaugurate a solar power plant at Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. The solar power plant at Dadar Kala village in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh will produce 157 million units of power per year and the commercial production will begin from next month.  Before inaugurating …

All India Radio News Summary: 09 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 09 MARCH 2018 Supreme Court legalises passive euthanasia allowing terminally ill patients to die as per their ‘living will’. In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court today allowed the ‘living will’ made by terminally-ill patients for passive euthanasia. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice on a petition seeking …

All India Radio News Summary: 08 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 08 MARCH 2018 International Women’s Day was celebrated to highlight the achievements of women. President gave away Nari Shakti Award to 29 women and nine institutions in recognition of their service towards women’s empowerment.  The President also met survivors of human trafficking at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He said, human trafficking is …

All India Radio News Summary: 07 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 07 MARCH 2018 Prime Minister will inaugurate the pan-India expansion of flagship programme – Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Prime Minister inaugurates the pan-India expansion of flagship programme – Beti Bachao Beti Padhao – from Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan on the International Women’s Day. The programme will be expanded from the …

All India Radio News Summary: 06 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 06 MARCH 2018 Transparency and accountability are very important for a democratic and participative governance Context: Prime Minister inaugurated a new building of Central Information Commission at Munirka in New Delhi. Highlights of PM speech: It is a transparent system ensures accountability towards the public. Empowered citizens are one of …

All India Radio News Summary: 04 MARCH 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 04 MARCH 2018 Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, seeking confiscation of assets of absconding fraudsters and loan defaulters slated for tabling.  The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill seeks confiscation of assets of absconding fraudsters and loan defaulters. It will be high on the government’s agenda. The bill was recently approved the Union …

All India Radio News Summary : 25 FEBRUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary : 25 FEBRUARY 2018 UNSC has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria with the backing of Russia With Russia’s backing, the United Nations Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. The resolution, demanding the ceasefire without delay, …

All India Radio News Summary : 24 FEBRUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary : 24 FEBRUARY 2018 BioAsia-2018 in Hyderabad The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry launched a mega campaign for promoting products closely associated with their geographical origin. The campaign aims at promoting local artisans and manufacturers. The campaign has been started to give geographical indications for each of certain products which …

All India Radio News Summary: 20 FEBRUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 20 FEBRUARY 2018 National conference on doubling farmer’s income Objective: The Conference is organised with a view to identify various critical issues relating to agriculture and farmers’ welfare and finding appropriate solutions. The government aims to formulate a proper roadmap with timelines to achieve the goal of doubling farmer’s income …

All India Radio News Summary: 18 and 19 FEBRUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 18 and 19 FEBRUARY 2018 Global Investor Summit ‘Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018’ PM said, summits like Magnetic Maharashtra are a great example of cooperative competitive federalism. Maharashtra state leads in infrastructure development and the efforts taken to strengthen business environment in the state in the last three years are showing …