The Cabinet today approved the EU Constitution 119th draft amendment of the land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh.
- According to this pact, India and Bangladesh will exchange several enclaves that are under other adverse possession.
- The bill was placed in the Rajya Sabha in 2013 and subsequently referred to a selection committee, chaired by Mr. Shashi Tharoor of Congress, which has unanimously recommended the implementation of the agreement.
Rajasthan medical and health minister Rajendra Rathore inaugurated a refinery cow urine Jalore.
- The refinery prepare an extract of cow urine for use in the formulation of various products.
Rajasthan bagged the first place in the country in question from the free admission under the right to education.
Rajasthan has also overcome by reimbursing tuition fees under RTE in the country.
State Education Minister: Vaudev Devnani .
Today (first Tuesday in May) is World Asthma Day.
- This day is recognized and observed by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.
- The theme this year: You can control your asthma
Important points to note:
- The first World Asthma Day was held in 1998.
- In 2014, the World Asthma Day was observed on May 6
- In 2015, the World Asthma Day is observed on May 5
- In 2016, the World Asthma Day will be celebrated on May 3
- In 2017, the World Asthma Day will be celebrated on May 2
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to three countries to China, Mongolia and South Korea from May 14 to 19, 2015.
Visit to China (from 14th to 16th)
- Modi will visit Xi’an, Beijing and Shanghai from 14 to 16 May
- He will hold bilateral meetings with leaders of the country and participate in cultural and business events.
- He will also attend an event organized by the Indian community in China.
Visit Mongolia (17th)
- This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in Mongolia.
Republic of Korea visit (May 18 to 19)
- He will hold bilateral talks with President Park Geun-hye and meet important business leaders in Seoul.
Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a choice that honors the end of the grandmother of the baby Princess Diana and his grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
Lu Ping (88), the brave Chinese diplomat who led the negotiations on the return of Hong Kong and warned that last British governor of this territory would be “condemned throughout the ages,” died today.
Michael Blake, the writer whose novel “Dances with Wolves” became a blockbuster movie and earned him an Academy Award for the screenplay, died today.
- Note: “Dances with Wolves,” a Civil War epic about army lieutenant who befriends a Native American tribe, won seven Oscars, including one for Best Adapted Screenplay Blake.
Business & Economy
IT major Infosys has asked the West Bengal government is giving SEZ status to the proposal of the company’s software development center in Rajarhat or refund the money he has given in advance to the earth.
- The previous leftist government had promised that he would give the company the status of SEZ to Infosys to start the project which had the prospect of the creation of 15,000 jobs.
- This was to be the first center of Infosys in the state.
Rajasthan government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Health Mission (NHM), UNICEF and GAIN (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition) in Jaipur to fight against the serious problem of malnutrition in the State.
- Initially, 1,000 children will be benefited by this program will be implemented in 13 districts.
Permanent Account Number (PAN) has been made mandatory for private companies seeking the central excise registration.
- Registration will now be given within two days of submission of applications online, according to new simplified rules formed by the Ministry of Finance “to improve the ease of doing business in the manufacturing industry.”
- Note: Departments are exempted from the obligation to quote PAN in their online application.
The Bangladesh tour schedule Team India announced.
- India will play a test and three international one-day beginning on 10 June 2015.
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