August 2019

Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 30 August 2019

●Fit India Movement •Envisioned by the Prime Minister, the nation-wide Fit India Movement aims to motivate every Indian to incorporate simple, easy ways of staying fit in their everyday life.[on the occasion of National Sports Day.]•National Sports Day: It is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand●North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP)•It is a World Bank aided, multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of… Read More »Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 30 August 2019

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GI Atal for Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree

●International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure•It will be officially launched by PM during UN Climate Summit in New York on 23rd September 2019•It will serve as a platform where knowledge is generated and exchanged on different aspects of disaster and climate resilience of infrastructure•It will also benefit all areas with high disaster risk. In India, the north-eastern and Himalayan regions are prone to earthquakes, coastal areas to cyclones and tsunamis… Read More »GI Atal for Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree

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Campaign Angikaar

●electronic cigarette (or e-cig)• It is a battery-powered vaporizer that mimics tobacco smoking. It works by heating up a nicotine liquid, called “juice.”•Commerce Ministry has asked the Health Ministry to frame a law banning manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in the country as in the absence of a domestic legislation•current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is dangerous for a country like India where the number of smokers is on the decline… Read More »Campaign Angikaar

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Cnemaspis anandani (Anandan’s day gecko)

●Fit India Movement •Envisioned by the Prime Minister, the nation-wide Fit India Movement aims to motivate every Indian to incorporate simple, easy ways of staying fit in their everyday life.[on the occasion of National Sports Day.]•National Sports Day: It is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand●North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP)•It is a World Bank aided, multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of… Read More »Cnemaspis anandani (Anandan’s day gecko)

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Gogabeel Lake

●Gogabeel Lake Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar’s Katihar district, has been declared as the state’s first ‘Community Reserve’.•Gogabeel is formed from the flow of the rivers Mahananda and Kankhar in the north and the Ganga in the south and east. It is the fifteenth Protected Area (PA) in Bihar.•Gogabeel is formed from the flow of the rivers Mahananda and Ganga.•The Lake which is a permanent waterbody, is home… Read More »Gogabeel Lake

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Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 29 August 2019

●National Register of Citizens (NRC);-~address the issue of illegal migrants in Assam, specifically from Bangladesh•Who is a citizen in Assam??????~all Indian-origin people who came from Bangladesh before January 1, 1966 to be deemed as citizens~Those who came b/w JAN 1,1966 & March 25, 1971 were eligible for citizenship(after living 10 years)●China’s One Country Two Systems policy•As per the policy, the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions, both former colonies,… Read More »Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 29 August 2019

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Swine Influenza (swine flu) H1N1

●Swine Influenza (swine flu) H1N1 Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com ~is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs•Transmission from Pigs to Humans•Pregnant women who contract the H1N1 infection are at a greater risk●National REDD+ Strategy↪builds upon existing national circumstances which have been updated in line with India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change•REDD+ means “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation & forest Degradation” ↪conservation of forest… Read More »Swine Influenza (swine flu) H1N1

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Study to check antibiotic resistance in Ganga

●National Register of Citizens (NRC);-~address the issue of illegal migrants in Assam, specifically from Bangladesh•Who is a citizen in Assam??????~all Indian-origin people who came from Bangladesh before January 1, 1966 to be deemed as citizens~Those who came b/w JAN 1,1966 & March 25, 1971 were eligible for citizenship(after living 10 years)●China’s One Country Two Systems policy•As per the policy, the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions, both former colonies,… Read More »Study to check antibiotic resistance in Ganga

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Tardigrades

●Rotavirus•It is a genus of double-stranded RNA viruses in the family Reoviridae. [Rotaviruses are the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants and young children]•Rotavirus diarrhoea, unlike other forms of diarrhoea, can only be prevented through the vaccination•India is committed to ending morbidity and mortality in children due to diarrhoea by 2022•The vaccine is currently available only in 28 states and union territories in India.●Tardigrades: Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Tardigrades – often called… Read More »Tardigrades

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Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 28 August 2019

●Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) ~aims to provide LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections to poor households [identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) ] •A report from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare places Household Air Pollution (HAP) as the second leading risk factor contributing to India’s disease burden. •[Most people believe that food cooked on a chulha was healthier and tastier. In contrast, rotis cooked on gas cause indigestion.… Read More »Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 28 August 2019

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