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Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative: .Launched by the US, it is an effort aimed at helping 50 million women in the developing world get ahead economically over the next six years.
What necessitated this? .It is a government wide project led by the senior adviser and daughter to President Donald Trump- Ivanka Trump. The initiative will involve the State Department, the National Security Council and other agencies. It aims to coordinate current programs and develop new ones to assist women in areas such as 1. job training, 2. financial support, 3. and legal or 4. regulatory reforms. . It seeks to reach 50 million women in the developing world by 2025 through U.S government activities, private-public partnerships, and a new, innovative fund at USAID
Kerala to get country's 2nd longest rail tunnel: Estimate cost 1,069 cr. Tunnelled rail Link . Land to be A 10.7-km railway line, including a 9.02-km tunnel has been proposed to connect the upcoming Vizhinjam International Multipurpose Deepwater Seaport to the railway network The 9.02-km tunnel, mooted by Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL), will be the second longest railway tunnel in the country The 11.26-km Pir Panjal rail tunnel, connecting Banihal and Hillar Shahabad, is the longest. acquired 657 hectares Vizhinjam seaport- Balaramapuram rail link 10.7 km KRCL, experts in tunnel construction, submits DPR . It's second 9.02 km of the ralL LInk through tunnel rail tunnel in the -The single Line can ply nine rakes a day VIZHINJAM New rail lInk by May 2022 9.02 km . 10.7 km Longest rail tunnels in India 11.26-km Pir Panjal tunnel,7.2-km Sangaldan tunnel connecting Banihal and Hillar in Katra-Banihal section of Shahabad Jammu-Baramulla line
LAIRCM Self-Protection Suites .Context: US has approved a foreign military sale to lndia .-two 777 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Self-Protection Suites (SPS) for an estimated $190 million. .
What is it? Significance? .LAIRCM is a programme meant to protect large aircraft from man- portable missiles. It increases crew-warning time, decreases false alarm rates and automatically counters advanced infrared missile systems. These systems will protect two Boeing-777 Head-of-State aircraft. This would bring the security of Air India One at par with that of Air Force One, the aircraft used by the American President. . . It consists of 1. missile warning sensors (MWS), 2. a laser transmitter assembly, 3. control interface unit (CIU) and 4. processors to- detect, track, jam and counter incoming infrared missiles.
Dard Arvans A seminar was held recently in New Delhi that extensively discussed the need to preserve the legacy of Dard Aryans. LEH
Who are they? Some 200 km from Leh are the villages of Dha, Hanu, Garkone and Darchik on both sides of the Indus River, inhabited by the Buddhist Dard Tribes The villages are together called the "Aryan valley" Aryas . HATTUSAS OLIA HOMELAND . The word 'Dard' is derived fromAN SURAT a Sanskrit word 'Daradas BASYLON IRAN which means people who live on hillsides. . MOHENIO-DARO EGYPT
About the Dard Aryans .They might have descended from soldiers in Alexander's army who had come to the region over 2,000 years ago The Dard Aryans, however, do not document their history. These tribals are mainly dependent on agriculture. . .
PM-JAY app and National Health Authority Union Health Minister recently launched PM-JAY app and also inaugurated the newly-constituted National Health Authority (NHA) which aims to effectively implement PM- JAY .The app has been introduced within just four months since the launch of the scheme and is aimed at helping users get easy access to information on the scheme, check eligibility, find hospitals nearby and get assisted help. The National Health Authority with a stronger mandate would be able to prevent, detect and control frauds, abuse and redress grievances, thus resulting in the reduction of leakages The National Health Authority would be chaired by Union Health Minister and have representation from the Government and domain experts .
Do you know? PMJAY has completed 100 days. The project is billed as the world's largest state-funded health scheme. The medical journal, Lancet, has praised the prime minister for prioritising universal healthcare through the PMJAY. PMJAY is one step towards Universal Health coverage. PMJAY has created an excellent opportunity for the country to improve its health care. . Jan AROGYa Yojna is critical for reducing the disease burden of the country India spends just 1.4% of GDP on healthcare which is less than even some developing countries. It should increase the funding and involve the private sector effectively