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INDIAN AFFAIRS

Rajnath Singh inaugurates first of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre

Rajnath Singh inaugurates first of its kind spoken Sanskrit centre

  1. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurates the university’s Centre for Spoken Sanskrit that will gives to the student the six-month course for people on how to speak the language.
  2. Ahmedabad of the Gujarat University on Monday has announced for the cource that is based on the spoken Sanskrit in the term to famous the ancient language, and making it possibly the first course of its kind in the country.
  3. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurates the university’s Centre for Spoken Sanskrit that will gives to the student the six-month course for people on how to speak the language.
  4. The coordinator of the university, Atul Unagar, has announced that that this will be the first such course to be launched by a university in India, adding that classes would be held on Saturday and Sunday.

 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India and Palestine have signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) s worth USD 40 million

India and Palestine have signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) s worth USD 40 million

  1. India and Palestine on Saturday has signed six Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s that is of the USD 40 million.
  2. “Six MoUs had been signed between India and Palestine that is of the USD 40 million. This MoU has been set by the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his team,” Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said in a media briefing in Abu Dhabi.
  3. The Foreign Secretary has also said on this occasion that is for the dwell upon the new projects that will be installed in the India. “The Palestinian President given the thanks to India for the ongoing projects.
  4. At this time I am thinking to present the two new projects to the notice. India has been going to develpe the specialty hospital of 100 beds in Palestine. India will also empower the build women’s empowerment centre where women from different parts of Palestine can come and learn skill.”

BANKING AND FINANCE

Kerala, Punjab, T.N. top NITI Aayog’s health index report

Kerala, Punjab, T.N. top NITI Aayog’s health index report

  1. Kerala has ranked at the top level in the term of the health and performance like the ‘performance in health outcome index’ that has published by the Niti Aayog on Friday.
  2. Punjab and Uttar Pradesh has comes at the second and third from all over the 21 large states that has been elected by the many of the health indicators like the neonatal mortality rates, under-five mortality rate, full immunisation coverage and institutional deliveries.
  3. Jharkhand, J&K and UP has been comes at three ranking States in terms of annual incremental performance. “It has said that in that there has been important such as the rank states on the basis of the improvement they have achieved,” pointed out Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, while releasing the report.
  4. The next health report on states performance has been going to published in the month of June in this current year and district hospitals too would be ranked, Kant said.
  5. “We will be going to publish the rank of the total of the 730 district hospitals based on their performance. We have decided to encourage the good performers and name and shame those who don’t,” he said.

KEYS:

  1. The NITI Aayog, also National Institution for Transforming India, is a policy think tank of the Government of India, established with the aim to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
  2. Chairperson: Narendra Modi
  3. CEO: Amitabh Kant (Jan 2015–)
  4. Founded: 1 January 2015
  5. Headquarters: New Delhi
  6. Predecessor: Planning Commission
  7. Parent agency: Government of India

IMPORTANT DAYS

Parents’ Worship Day

Parents' Worship Day

  1. The Indian spiritual leader Asaram Bapu has started parents’ Worship Day in the year 2011 in the term to Valentine’s Day which Bapu sees as non-Indian.
  2. In the year 2013 the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and some schools & colleges in Bhubaneswar has started to celebrate the Parents Worship Day, and in the year 2015 the state government that is lead by the Bharatiya Janata Party made it an official celebration.

 

 

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