Daily Current Affairs – February 05 2019

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Daily Current Affairs – February 05 2019

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Assam

Skill development training to 75,000 youths

  • Assam government has given skill development training to 75 thousand youths last year.

Madhya Pradesh

Mandatory for industries to hire 70% locals

  • Madhya Pradesh government has made it mandatory for all industries to provide seventy percent of the jobs to locals. The new industrial policy has been made effective. 

New Delhi

NFDC declared winner under Miniratna Category by Ministry of MSME

  • National Film Development Corporation of India has been selected as Winner under the Miniratna Category (Category II) by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). This has been done as part of endeavour by Ministry of MSME to felicitate select CPSEs to recognize their exemplary work towards promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs.

NGT imposes penalty of Rs 25 lakh on UP govt

  • The National Green Tribunal hasimposed a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government for its failureto stop discharge of dirty water into Upper Ganga canal.

INTERNATIONAL

EU Countries endorse Venezuelan opposition leader

  • Nearly 20 European Union countries have endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim President.

“Church of Saint Francis” & ‘Mosque of Grand Imam Ahmad Al-Tayyeb’ in Abu Dhabi

  • UAE leaders announced the construction of the “Church of Saint Francis” and ‘Mosque of Grand Imam Ahmad Al-Tayyeb’ in Abu Dhabi in honour of the two religious leaders.

Iran to pardon 50,000 convicts

  • The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.

RANKINGS & INDEXES

ICC ODI rankings

  • 1) England 2) India3) South Africa

SUMMITS & CONFERENCES

67th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Puneis organising the 67th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference. The conference was inaugurated by Lt Gen Bipin Puri, Director General, Armed Forces MedicalServices. 

APPOINTMENTS

  • David Bernhardt – US Interior Secretary

SCHEMES

Shehri Samridhi Utsav

  • Shehri Samridhi Utsav, an initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) aims to extend the outreach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to the most vulnerable, showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes.

“Know India Programme”

  • The 53rd edition of Know India Programme for Young Indian Diaspora involves 40 participants (24 female and 16 males) from Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. The partner states of this edition are Maharashtra and Daman & Diu.
  • The Know India Programme is organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India with the objective of familiarizing the India Diaspora Youth, in the age group of 18-30 years, with developments and achievements made by the country and bringing them closer to the land of their ancestors.

e-NAM platform

  • Nearly 35 thousand farmers in the country received payments of three hundred crore rupees through e-payment facility of e-NAM platform till the 30th of last month.

Pradhan Mantri Arogya Yojana

  • Altogether 14 thousand hospitals have been empanelled under the Pradhan Mantri Arogya Yojana so far.
  • The highest number of 2677 such hospitals are in Gujarat followed by Tamil Nadu with 1709 hospitals.

MOU, AGREEMENTS & CABINET APPROVALS

Govt to launch campaign to saturate farmers

  • Government decided to launch a campaign to saturate farmers for financial inclusion under Kisan Credit Cards (KCC).

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