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Sept 10, 2017 NEWS Will Nirmala break glass ceiling in military? By information given in Parliament as on early 2017, there are 3,578 women officers in the three services. This broadly represents about 3.64% in the Army, 4.49% in the Navy and 13% in the IAF. . Besides, about 5,000 Military Nursing Service members are also in uniform . Over the past three years, with the government's focus on women's empowerment, the three services have taken some steps for expanding the avenues for women, but several issues still remain. However, recruitment numbers of the past few years are almost at the same level with a decline in women joining the Army
CONTD While the issue of women in combat roles gets traction often, another aspect mostly neglected is the issue of permanent commission. Permanent commission Air Traffic Control officer who retired from service in 2008 and since 2010 has been fighting a legal battle for permanent commission al to o for haig bobor e pme Cout on Saptmber 15 The Navy has since opened up seven streams for women. These include law, logistics, air traffic control, education and Naval Armament Instructor (NAI) These were opened for permanent commission prospectively from 2009 onwards. NAl was opened up this year. These are areas where one doesn't have to go to sea and they can get promoted,
CONTD.. Double whammy The Navy is now taking women as pilots and observers on fixed-wing aircraft. This is the Short Service Commission (SSC) because they cannot be promoted as they cannot do sea service The biggest catch is that women officers are taken under the SSC which is up to 14 years. Due to this, those leaving are left without any pension as pensionable service is 20 years The Indian Air Force has long had women pilots in transport and helicopters streams and last year commissioned three women fighter pilots on an experimental basis - Similarly, the Army gives permanent commission for women only in education, law and medical streams. But given the operational conditions and spread, the Army has been the most reluctant to take women in combat roles.
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS Few smart cities will not make big difference: VP Only one Ranchi Smart City or hundred smart cities in the country will not make a big difference unless all the cities of the country are made smart. But for this purpose the participation of all the people and stake holders is important. Ranchi ill be the first Greenfield Smart City of the country where IT, beauty, duty and security everything will be available What's in Smart City? It should have both parks and parking facilities. Recycling of waste water should be done so that it can be used for gardening and factories,
CONTD.. There should be traffic free zone, more and more solar energy should be used, Energy-efficient street lights should be used there should be pedestrian path and more over there should be a separate cycle track. . Waste management system, efficient education system, efficient traffic system and health amenities are parts of smart cities. Public-private partnership Under the scheme, private companies and foreign companies can help and participate in the development of such cities.
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS Conference puts spotlight on Down Syndrome . Delhi hosts country's first India-International Down Syndrome Conference to raise awareness on condition. Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as Trisomy 21 is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is typically associated with delayed physical growth, characteristic facial features and mild to moderate intellectual disability. The conference is intended to help those afflicted and their families. . As of now, the government does not provide any medical support to children with this condition and no insurance company covers this disorder.
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS 7% extra cess on SUVs; small cars exempt .India due to glitches on the GST Network, Up & The GST Council has cut tax on 30 items, mostly used by commoners, while making the GST Council decided to extend the deadline for filing returns. The Council also decided to set up a ministerial group to assess and fix the IT challenges OWIn luxury cars expensive Cheaper on the pocket Unbranded food Items, roasted peanuts, dried tarnarind, custard powder, oil cakes, agarbattis, plastic ralncoats, rubber band, computer Phanie ra kitin ihe be Tadng times: Mid-sized cars, luxury cars & SUVs Easy to drive: Small and hybrid cars .The Council also spared small cars from a to athact ext extra 2-7% levy exempted from hike absencs with cess hike in the range of 2% to 7% that has been imposed on mid-size, luxury and angel sity above 10 but up to 13 as hybrid cars will rematn umchanged -ARUNATTLEY, Finance Minister sports utility vehicles (SUVs).
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS On this island, it's the dew of the jackal . Folklore has it that Jackals are opportunistic survivors. Scientists have discovered that, true to stereotype, jackals living on a remote island with no freshwater have managed an extreme adaptation to survive in the marine ecosystem . They meet their body's metabolic requirement for water by licking dew off leaves first thing every morning. crabs made up 89.5% of the jackals' diet. This was another crucial adaptation, as it served as a supplementary water source. Pirotan is the eastern most island in the Marine National Park in Gujarat's Jamnagar district. Located 12 km from the coast in the Gulf of Kutch, Pirotan covers an area of around 3 sq km and is partly submerged during high tide
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS Permanent residents A flock of Small Pratincole . Permanent residents A flock of Small Pratincoles, which adopt the unusual feeding technique of hunting insects on the wing, fly over Kole wetland in Thrissur. . The area is part of the Vembanad Kole, protected under the Ramsar Convention. Ramsar Convention The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is also known as the Convention on Wetlands. It is named after the city of Ramsar in Iran, where the Convention was signed in 1971
Sept 10, 2017 NEWS Tigers use corridors to traverse India-Nepal border At least 11 tigers moved from India into Nepa protected areas through the Terai, a landscape comprising agricultural areas and protected forest- grasslands in the Himalayan foothills. Eastern Himalaya Ecoregion Complex BET AUTONOMOUS REGTON (CHINA) NEPAL This reaffirms that tiger conservation requires not just protected areas but corridors too- especially across large landscapes to ensure habitat connectivity and in turn, population growth. TAN war, MYAN Terai Arc Landscape MAINGLADESHD DNCIA
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