23 August 2018

●President appoints Governors of seven states[August 2018]
°Satya Pal Malik↪J&K
°Baby Rani Maurya{female↪Uttarakhand..
•Governor is the nominal head of a state {CM is real head} • Term↪5 years
•Can be dismissal by the President on the advice of PM,at whose pleasure governor holds office
•Governor does not have any diplomatic or military powers(like President)
●FSSAI notifies food safety standards for honey;-
↪On 18 parameters like sucrose content, glucose ratio,pollen count,foreign oligosaccharides etc.
↪It will help fetch farmers better prices for their products
•Bees wax↪Is obtained from the honeycombs of bees View — uploads.disquscdn.com 
•yellow bees wax↪combs are melted with hot water & filtered View — uploads.disquscdn.com 
•White bees wax↪Is obtained by bleaching the yellow bees wax
●Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or ‘Quad’;-
↪Is an informal strategic dialogue b/w US, Japan, Australia & India 
↪being all democratic nations have common interests of unhindered maritime trade & security.
●International Council on Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS);-{ is a prestigious NGO}
↪It promotes conservation of architectural & archaeological heritage across the world(is also an advisory body of UNESCO)
↪It launched an initiative to assess the damage to the rich cultural & built heritage in flood-devastated Kerala
●TReDS platform;-
↪Is an online electronic institutional mechanism for facilitating the financing of trade receivables of MSMEs (like Easy Access to Funds,Transact Online etc.)
↪TReDs settle the trade by debiting the financier & paying the seller
●CERT-In report on cyber attacks;-
↪cyber attacks from China made up 35% followed by US (17%),Russia(15%),PAK(9%)
•CERT-In(the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team);-
↪Is a government-mandated IT security organization to respond computer security incidents
↪Is described as a fourth-generation fighter jet unveiled recently by Iran
●International Buddhist Conclave 2018;-
↪With an aim to encourage the prominent Buddhist heritage & pilgrim sites in the state of Maharashtra
•Theme↪ ‘Buddha Path – The Living Heritage”
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