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CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 18, 2018 By Tina Malhotra
MOU 1. INDIACUBA The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cuba SUBJECT MATTER: on cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopath 2. ICAl and NBAA - approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAl) and National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), Tanzania SUBJECT MATTER: to establish mutual co-operation framework in the areas of Member Management, Professional Ethics, Technical Research, Continuing Professional Developmentetc.
MOU 3. CAI BIBE between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAl) and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), Bahrain to worktogetherto strengthen the accounting, financial and audit knowledge base within Bahrain. The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949' ANDThe Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) 4. CDSCO BPOM between the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), India and National Agencyfor Drugand Food Control (BPOM), Indonesia on cooperation in the field of pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical substances, biological product and cosmetics regulatory functions.
IIT DELHI AND AIIA 1.AGREEMENT - An agreement was signed between IIT Delhi and the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AlIA) under which projects would be launched that would aim to give "scientific validation" to the ancient medical science and integrate it with technology. FUNDING: The projects would be funded by the Ayush Ministry. Raising towards Excellence 2. TECHNOLOGY+AYURVEDA Underthe Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the faculties of IIT Delhi and AllA will work together in the projects to look at ways to integrate technology with Ayurveda
UN GOOGLE 1. PARTNERSHIP The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitorthe impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools. 2. AIM - The aim of the partnership is to develop a platform to enable governments, NGO'sand the public to trackspecific environment-related development targets with a user-friendly Google front-end. 3. BENEFITS Google will periodically produce geospatial maps and data-satellite images and data
BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE 1. TRADEMARK BSE has secured a trademark for its iconic building Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers at Dalal Street in Mumbai 2. ABOUT THE BUILDING Initially known as BSE Towers, the building was soon renamed after the late chairman of BSE, Sir Phiroze Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy. The 28 floored building took almost 10 years to build and was finally completed in 1980. - BSE,which was founded in 1875,started off as a small group of brokers who functioned under a banyan tree on Dalal Street