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Australian Parliament Ratifies Trade Pact with India : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 26/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: India and its neighborhood- relations; bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

Key Phrases: Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), India-Australia free trade agreement, India-Australia bilateral relations, Types of Trade Agreements, history of Free Trade Agreements in India, bilateral and multilateral trade agreements

Inter-State Boundary Dispute between Assam and Meghalaya : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 26/11/2022

Relevance: GS-2: Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure.

Relevance: GS-3: Internal Security; Inter-State Boundary Disputes.

Key Phrases: Assam-Meghalaya border, Assam Reorganisation (Meghalaya) Act of 1969, Autonomous State, Joint Official Committee 1983, Delineation, Demarcation, Survey of India, Zonal councils.

Centre for Promoting Millet Globally : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 26/11/2022

Relevance: GS-3: Major Crops - Cropping Patterns in various parts of the country

Key Phrases: International Year of Millets (IYOM), value-added products of millets, superfood, alleviate malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency, Nutri Cereals Export Promotion Forum, Poshan Mission campaign, global food security, Decentralised production.

Info-paedia : Food Safety and Standards (GM Foods) Regulations, 2022

Why in News?

  • Recently, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has
  • Released a new draft of Genetically Modified (GM) Food regulations under the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006.

Key Provisions

  • Front-of-the pack labelling “Contains genetically modified organisms” for packaged food products that contain 1% or more of GM ingredients.
  • Prior approval mandatory to manufacture, pack, store, sell, market or

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