Monday, December 21, 2015

18th December

International Migrants Day is an international day observed on 18 December as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations on 4 December 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world. On 18 December 1990, the General Assembly adopted the international convention on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families.

Chief Guest of 67th Republic Day Parade

French President Francois Hollande will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations next month and his visit is expected to further strengthen the robust strategic partnership between the two countries, as announced by Union Ministry of External Affairs.France was the first country with which India established a Strategic Partnership in 1998 after New Delhi did nuclear tests. The two countries have close cooperation in defence, space, civil-nuclear and security issues along with strong trade and investment and cultural ties.France is also the first country with which India entered into a civil nuclear energy cooperation in 2008 after obtaining the NSG waiver.


According to the decision of Supreme Court of India RBI should take rigid action against those banks and financial institutions which have been indulging in "disreputable business practices" and said it cannot withhold information on defaulters and other issues covered under the RTI Act. It is the responsibility of the RBI to take rigid action against those banks which have been practicing disreputable business practices a bench comprising Justices M Y Eqbal and C Nagappan.RBI liable to disclose information about the banks under the Right to Information (RTI) Act,according to decision of RBI.RBI liable to disclose information under denying informations about the banks and financial institutions for their action against the loan defaulters including industrialists under the RTI Act.

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