14 September 2018

●District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRCs);-↪Provide comprehensive services to persons with disabilities•National Conference of District Disability Rehabilitation Centres’↪is organized for taking the message of DDRCs further•310 districts have been identified & 263 DDRCs have been set up.●Section 498A of IPC;-↪Was enacted to protect women from cruelty in matrimonial homes, its misuse to harass the other side too is causing social unrest•S Court↪accused can now seek anticipatory bail●Exporting Corruption Report;-{released by “Anti-corruption organisation… Read More »14 September 2018

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13 September 2018

●Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha;-↪examines every complaint relating to unethical conduct of a member referred to it↪In 2015 it was given permanent Standing Committee status↪K Advani has been renominated as Chairman●Fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs;-↪Is a cocktail of two or more active drug ingredients in a fixed ratio of doses↪Are useful in treatment of infectious diseases like HIV, malaria,tuberculosis etc.•Govt. has prohibited 328 FDC drugs for human use with immediate… Read More »13 September 2018

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12 September 2018

●HIV/AIDS Act, 2017;-↪provide safeguards rights of people living with HIV & affected by HIV such as⤵•Govt. are obliged to provide for anti-retroviral therapy(ART) •Provisions for any discrimination practised against a person with HIV/AIDS•It also provides for an ombudsman to inquire into complaints•Patients receiving anti-retroviral therapy (ART) treatment currently stands at 25.82% against global 41%•21 lakh persons estimated to be living with HIV in India●e-VidyaBharati (tele-education) and e-AarogyaBharati (tele-medicine)[e-VBAB];-↪Project is hailed as… Read More »12 September 2018

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11 September 2018

●El Nino Southern Oscillation(ENSO);-↪It is an irregular periodic variation of wind & sea surface temperature that occurs over the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean•El Nino↪warming phase of ENSO•La Nina↪cooling phase of ENSO°UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event this year(El Nino is more frequent than La Nina)●Rajiv Gandhi assassination case;-↪Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in1991 at Sriperumbudur in Chennai by a woman suicide bomber at an election rally•Now Tamil Nadu govt.… Read More »11 September 2018

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10 September 2018

●2nd World Hindu Congress(WHC);-{held in Chicago, US}↪Is a global platform for Hindus to connect, share ideas, inspire one another, & impact the common good↪Held once in every four years●1st BIMSTEC Military exercise;-{held in Pune}↪with an aim to promote strategic alignment among the member-states•Nepal is not participating in the exercise[Internal conflict in Nepal govt.]•BIMSTEC have 7 members [Bh-BIMST-Nepal]●4thWorld Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018);-↪Is a biennial Summit organised by National Board of Accreditation… Read More »10 September 2018

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