Tina Malhotra is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 11 BY TINA MALHOTRA
EAT RIGHT MOVEMENT 1. FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has unveiled 'The Eat Right Movement' with a view to get industry on board for implementation of draft food labelling regulation. 2. FEATURES -The movement aims to cut down salt/sugar and oil consumption by 30% in three years -It is built on two broad pillars of 'Eat Healthy' and 'Eat Safe' -It also aims to engage and enable citizens to improve their health and well-being by making the right food choices 3. FSSAI- established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
INDIA KOREA 1. TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE CENTRE The India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre was recently Inaugurated in New Delhi. It has been established at the National Small Industries Corporation premises in New Delhi. 2. AIM To create a platform for micro, small and medium enterprises of India and Korea -to identify and exchange latest technologies, share management expertise etc. 3. ABOUT NSIC National Smal Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) is a Mini Ratna PSU established by the Government of India in 1955
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS 1. RANKINGS -Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry -The top rankers are Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana. Jharkhand and Gujarat stood fourth and fifth respectively 2. ABOUT BRAP 2017 The rankings are based on the performance of states in implementing the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) -DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the World Bank -BRAP 2017 includes two new sectors i.e. Healthcare and Hospitality.
WORLD POPULATION DAY 1. JULY 11 -annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues -The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. 2. THEME 2018 Family Planning is a Human Right. 3. FIVE BILLION DAY The day was suggested by Dr KC Zachariah in which population reaches Five Billion when he worked as Sr Demographer at World Bank
UNSC 1. RESOLUTION 2427 The Security Council adopted a resolution aimed at protecting children in armed conflict through a host of measures 2. WHAT IS THE RESOLUTION ABOUT -Resolution 2427 strongly condemns the recruitment and use of children by parties to armed conflict as well as their re-recruitment, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, and abductions. use of detained children for information-gathering purposes Avoid the use of pre-trial detention against children.
PRIVATE UAV FACTORY 1. FIRST OF ITS KIND India's first private sector unit for manufacturing unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and light bullet proof vehicles (LBPV) will be set up by DCM Shriram Industries Group on the campus of Shriram Rayons in Kota. -will be the country's first private sector company to manufacture UAVs and LBPVs. 2. BENEFIT: UAVs and LBPVs are likely to be used by defence and para-military forces in the country. 3. ABOUT DCM INUDSTRIES LTD.
RAJYA SABHA 1. LANGUAGES From the forthcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha MPs will be able to speak in the House in any of the 22 Indian languages listed in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu 2. EARLIER 12 LANGUAGES Rajya Sabha has earlier established Simultaneous Interpretation Service for 12 languages -- Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. -For five languages - Bodo, Maithili, Manipuri, Marathi and Nepali, interpreters of Lok Sabha are being deployed.
SHORTS 1. 1000 E BUSES Delhi government today gave "in principle" approval for procurement of 1,000 electric buses that will hit the city roads from June-July next year, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia DIMTS will be the project consultant 2. BREATHE INDIA Niti Aayog has proposed 15-point action plan for combating air pollution in ten most polluted cities in the country Curb vehicular emissions -Prohibit transition traffic in these cities and phase out private diesel vehicles by 2022