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Current Affairs 30 November 2018: Daily GK Update In Hindi
1: EU Aims to Be First Carbon Neutral Economy By 2050
i. The European Commission is the first major economy to set its sight on achieving climate neutrality by 2050. The EU’s climate chief, Miguel Arias Canete, cited a recent scientific report that warned of deadly consequences for many species on Earth from rising temperatures.
ii. The European Union’s executive branch proposed that the bloc should cut its emissions of greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050, a measure scientists say needs to be adopted worldwide in order to avoid catastrophic global warming.
2: 8 More States Achieve 100% Household Electrification Under Saubhagya Scheme
i. 8 more States have achieved hundred percent household electrification under “Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana- Saubhagya”. The states are Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana, and West Bengal.
ii. 15 States now have 100 percent household electrification, according to Power Minister RK Singh. The government is hopeful of achieving the same for every household across the country by December-end.
3: India To Chair Kimberley Process From January 2019
i. The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) Plenary 2018, was held in Brussels, Belgium, in November 2018. EU handed over the Chairmanship of KPCS to India from 1st January 2019. This year was the fifteenth anniversary of KPCS.
ii. The next Intersessional session is slated to be held in India as Chair. Botswana and the Russian Federation will serve as Vice-Chair during the period of 2019-2020.
4: President Of India Inaugurates The 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave
i. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave in New Delhi as part of the commemoration of Constitution Day.
ii. The Conclave is being organized by the Forum of SC and ST Legislators and Parliamentarians and the Dr. Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce.
5: NITI Aayog Organisez Dialogue On Health System For New India
i. NITI Aayog has begun a series of Development Dialogues to engage experts, thought leaders and government stakeholders across key avenues of long-term social and economic development.
The first event was a conference on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks”.
ii. The conference featured senior government functionaries and eminent national and international experts in the healthcare space.
6: DAIC And JNU Sign MoU To Facilitate Research Activities & Policy Formulation
i. Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC), 15 Janpath, New Delhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate and enhance research activities and policy formulation aimed at Socio-economic Transformation and Sustainable Development.
ii. The MoU was signed by Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of JNU and Shri Atul Dev Sarmah, Director of DAIC. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
7: Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Nawazuddin And Nandita Das Received Awards
i. Asia Pacific Screen Award (APSA) 2018 for Best Performance by an Actor (Male) went to Nawazuddin Siddiqui for Manto. Nandita Das, director of the movie herself received the prestigious International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) Award for achievement in film in the Asia Pacific region.
ii. The 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) were given out at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Brisbane, Australia. The awards ceremony was hosted by Australian actress Sofie Formica and New Zealand actor Cliff Curtis.
8: National Shooting Championship: Esha Singh Win 3 Gold Medals
i. India’s 13-year-old shooter Esha Singh won the Women’s, Youth Women’s and Junior Women’s 10m Air Pistol competitions at the National Shooting Championship at Thiruvananthapuram.
ii. She beat Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu to win three gold medals in women’s air pistol events at the 62nd National Shooting Championships. The Telangana shooter prodigy shot 241.0 in the women’s final to leave behind Bhaker, who finished second with 238.9. Heena Sidhu finished 6th with a score of 154.9.
9: IAF, US Air Force To Conduct Joint Exercise ‘Cope India 2019’
i. Air forces of the United States and India are set to participate in a 12-day joint exercise ‘Cope India 2019’ at two air force stations in West Bengal. The exercise will be held from December 3 to 14, at Air Station Kalaikunda and Air Station Arjan Singh (Panagarh).
ii. The exercise showcases efforts and commitment of the two nations to a free and open Indo-Pacific region, a communique from the US Consulate said. The Cope India exercise is being held after a gap of eight years, with the last one having taken place in 2010.
10: India, China To Hold Joint Military Exercises ‘Hand in Hand’
i. The militaries of China and India, set to hold a joint 14-day drill ‘Hand in Hand’ in southwest China’s Chengdu city to improve their capabilities in fighting terrorism and promote mutual understanding.
ii. Each side will send 100 troops to take part in the 7th India and China joint military exercises which will focus on counter-terrorism operations, Defence Ministry spokesman Col Ren Guoqiang stated in a media briefing.
11: Campaign Launched To Spread Pan-India Awareness About Hepatitis Disease
i. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences has launched a campaign to spread a pan-India awareness about hepatitis disease. Empowering People Against Hepatitis: The Empathy Campaign was launched at Metro Bhawan, New Delhi in presence of Managing Director of DMRC. Dr. Mangu Singh, and Director ILBS Shiv Kumar Sarin.
ii. The initiative will help generate awareness about Hepatitis B and C. About 60 million people in the country are inflicted with Hepatitis virus infections which are responsible for liver cirrhosis and cancer.
Today Gk updates 29 Nov 2018 : Daily GK Update In Hindi
1.यूरोपीय कमीशन का 2050 तक पहली कार्बन तटस्थ अर्थव्यवस्था बनने का लक्ष्य
ii.यह राज्य मध्य प्रदेश, त्रिपुरा, बिहार, जम्मू-कश्मीर, मिजोरम, सिक्किम, तेलंगाना और पश्चिम बंगाल हैं. विद्युत मंत्री आर.के सिंह के अनुसार 15 राज्यों में अब 100 प्रतिशत घरेलू विद्युतीकरण है. सरकार दिसंबर-अंत तक पूरे देश में हर घर के लिए इसे प्राप्त करने की उम्मीद कर रही है.3.नीति आयोग ने Health Systems for A New India के लिए संवाद आयोजित किया
ii.कॉन्क्लेव का आयोजन फोरम ऑफ एससी और एसटी विधायकों और संसद सदस्यों और डॉ अम्बेडकर चेम्बर ऑफ कॉमर्स द्वारा किया जा रहा है.
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ii.भारत ने 25.5 मिलियन कमज़ोर की भी बर्बादगणना की, इसके बाद नाइजीरिया (3.4 मिलियन) और इंडोनेशिया (3.3 मिलियन) थे. लंबाई में कमज़ोर, या कम वजन, पांच वर्ष से कम उम्र के बच्चों में मृत्यु दर का एक मजबूत कारण है. यह आमतौर पर तीव्र महत्वपूर्ण खाद्य कमी और / या बीमारी का परिणाम होता है.
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