◀ STEERING COMMITTEE OF SARTTAC HELD IN NEW DELHI ▶

SARTTAC (South Asian Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center)

  • It is inaugurated in 2007.
  • It is the first IMF Regional capacity Development Center.
  • It is located in New Delhi.
  • Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, India and Srilanka is the participating countries.
  • Main objective is to help member countries to develop the human capacity and implement the economic policies.

New Delhi in Recent News

  • Recently president inaugurates 37th Indian International Trade Fair in New Delhi.
  • World Food India held in New Delhi.
  • First All India Ayurveda Institute recently inaugurated in New Delhi.
  • First BIMSTEC Disaster management held in New Delhi.
  • First National Sports museum recently held in New Delhi
  • First integrated heliport inaugurated in New Delhi.

? GOVERNMENT INTRODUCE DAILY DRUG REGIMEN FOR TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS ?

  • The ministry of health and family welfare has launched daily drug regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis.
  • TB is caused by bacteria by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
  • It generally affects the lungs.
  • Tuberculosis is the second biggest killer disease after HIV or AIDS.

? NASA LAUNCHES JOINT POLAR SATELLITE SYSTEM -1 ?

 NASA

  • NASA is an independent agency for the executive branch of USA.
  • It was established in 1986.
  • NASA has so many satellite which observed the planet their climate, temperature.

  NASA in Recent News:

  • NASA extends Dawn Mission cares.
  • NASA scientists create first global map of water for moon.
  • Recently NASA study shows that El Nino release massive carbon dioxide.

 

? MANUSHI CHHILLAR WINES MISS WORLD 2017 INDIA ?

Miss World

  • Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant.
  • It was created in the UK by Epic Morley in 1951.
  • Indian winners of Miss World

?Rita Faria – 1966

?Aishwarya Rai – 1994

?Diana Hayden -1997

?Priyanka Chopra – 2000

?Yukta Mookhey – 1999

?Manushi Chhillar – 2017

 

? MANMOHAN SING selected for indira Gandhi prize for peace ?

  • The prestigious award is given by Indira Gandhi Trust since 1986.
  • It is awarded to individuals organization for their creative effort.

  • Some of the recipient are-

?UNICEF – 1989

?M S Swaminathan -1999

? Rajiv Gandhi – 1991

?Angela Morkel – 2013

?ISRO – 2014

?UN High Commission of Refugees – 2015

  • The prize carries 2.5 million cash and citation.
  • The recipients are choose from National and International Nominees.

Recent Award:

◾Jnanpith Award – Krishna Sobati

◾Hridaynath Mangesker Award – Javed Akhtar.

◾Blue planet prize – Hans Joachim.

◾Man Booker prize – George Saunders.

◾Indira Gandhi National Integration – T M Krishna.

Nobel prize Economics – Richard Thale.

◾Nobel Peace prize – International Campaign to  abolish Nuclear Weapons.

◾Nobel prize in Literature – Kazuo Ishiguro.

◾2016 Saraswati Samman -Mahabaleshwar Sai.

◾Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – Sardar Singh,Devendra.

◾Dronacharya award – R Gandhi, etc

◾Dhyan Chand award – Bhupendra Singh.