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Union Government announces new PPP Policy for Affordable Housing

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The policy seeks to assign risks among the government, developers and financial institutions and to those who can manage them the best besides leveraging underutilized and un-utilized private and public lands towards meeting the Housing for All target by 2022.

India to collaborate with Russia for Bangladesh nuclear power plant

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India has announced a collaboration with Russia to build a nuclear plant in Bangladesh. The move is the first initiative under the Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in the third-world nations. It will also be India's first atomic energy venture abroad.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 September 2017

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Fifty countries on 20 September 2017 inked United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Brazil was the first country to sign onto the ban, followed by nations from Algeria to Venezuela. Fifty states as different as Indonesia and Ireland had put their names to the treaty; others can sign later if they like. Guyana, Thailand and the Vatican also have already ratified the treaty, which needs 50 ratifications to take effect among the nations that back it.

50 nations sign United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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Brazil was the first country to sign onto the ban, followed by nations from Algeria to Venezuela. Fifty states as different as Indonesia and Ireland had put their names to the treaty; others can sign later if they like. Guyana, Thailand and the Vatican also have already ratified the treaty, which needs 50 ratifications to take effect among the nations that back it.

First Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, delivered to Indian Navy

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INS Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines was delivered to the Indian Navy by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). The submarine will soon be commissioned into the Indian Navy. The development marks a major milestone in Indian Navy's submarine programme as the vessel is expected to bolster India's maritime prowess.

World's richest woman and L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt passes away

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Born in Paris, she was the only child of Louise Madelaine Berthe and Eugene Schueller, who founded L’Oreal. She joined the family business when she was just 15 and inherited L'Oreal group empire when her father died in 1957.

Nigerian lawyer Zannah Mustapha wins 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

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Mustapha had negotiated and helped secure the release of more than 100 schoolgirls from Chibok kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant group. He will be bestowed with the prestigious Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony taking place in Geneva on 2 October 2017.The The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called him “a champion for the rights of displaced children growing up amid violence in North East Nigeria”.

Morning Current Affairs: 22 September 2017

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The first of the Scorpene class submarines INS Kalvari was delivered to the Indian Navy by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) on 21 September 2017. The submarine will soon be commissioned into the Indian Navy. INS Kalvari, named after the dreaded Tiger Shark, is equipped with state of the art technology

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 September 2017

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The International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2017 with the theme Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All. The theme honours the spirit of TOGETHER, a global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life.

Centre to start helicopter and smaller aircraft services to hilly areas

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The Centre is planning to start helicopter and smaller aircraft services to hilly areas, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands under the second phase of UDAN scheme. The government had announced increasing viability gap funding for helicopter operators and allowing smaller planes, among other concessions, under the regional air connectivity scheme in August 2017.

Union Cabinet approves revamped Khelo India Programme

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This revamped programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development. It will impact the entire sports ecosystem including infrastructure, community sports, coaching and sports economy.

Union Cabinet approves introduction of the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017

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As per the Dentists Act, 1948, it was required to have the representation of dentists registered in Part B as Central Government nominees in the Dental Council of India and then the election of four or two members from Part B to the State Dental Councils.  However, it lost relevance.

Union Cabinet approves merger of 17 Government Presses into 5 units

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Modernisation of the Presses will enable the presses to undertake important confidential, urgent and multi-colour printing work of the Central Government Offices all over the country. This will be carried out at zero cost to the exchequer and without any retrenchment.

Morning Current Affairs: 21 September 2017

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The 6th edition of the 4-day international textile and apparel fair, 'VASTRA 2017' will be inaugurated in Jaipur on 21 September 2017 at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC), Sitapura. The fair will be inaugurated by the Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting Smriti Zubin Irani and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

International Day of Peace 2017 observed across the world

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The International Day of Peace was observed across the world with the theme Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All. The theme honours the spirit of TOGETHER, a global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life.

Cabinet approves additional investment towards supplementary nutrition for Anganwadi children

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The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for increase of cost norms for supplementary nutrition provided in Anganwadis and for out of school adolescent girls under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS).

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 September 2017

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India’s ambitious Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in form sector will be launched in three districts, namely- Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Koraput in Odisha and Thane in Maharashtra, on 16 October 2017, which is observed globally as World Food Day.

The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO Report

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The Report identifies 12 classes of priority pathogens. Some of them cause common infections such as pneumonia or urinary tract infections that are resistant to existing antibiotics. The report also identifies 51 new antibiotics and biologicals in clinical development that can treat antibiotic-resistant pathogens, tuberculosis and diarrhoeal infection Clostridium difficile.

India to conduct first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017

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Delegates from all seven nations of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) grouping, namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, will participate in the event. The main focus of the BIMSTEC DMEx-2017 will be on testing the region’s preparedness and resilience towards effective activation of inter-Governmental interaction/dialogue/agreements for immediate deployment of regional resources for disaster response.

Rajnikant Mishra appointed Chief of Sashastra Seema Bal

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Mishra will succeed Archana Ramasundaram who is set to retire on 30 September 2017. Mishra is a 1984 batch Uttar Pradesh Cadre IPS officer. He has been posted as Special Director General in Border Security Force (BSF) since 2012.

Vice President releases Commemorative Coin on MS Subbulakshmi

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Vice President also inaugurated an exhibition entitled “Kurai Onrum Illai-MS: Life in Music”. The title of the exhibition is drawn from an iconic song rendered by M.S. Subbulakshmi. The exhibition looks at the life of Subbulakshmi from her early years to her songs, her contribution to the freedom movement, her magnanimous charity work, her role in films and the awards she was decorated with.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wins Rajbhasha Kirti Award for 11th consecutive time

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The JNPT was honoured with the prestigious award in the category of ‘B’ region for autonomous bodies and boards. It won the prize for its excellent implementation of the official language. This is the 11th consecutive year that Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has won this award. Neeraj Bansal, Deputy Chairman of JNPT, accepted the award from the Honourable President of India, Ramnath Kovind.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 September 2017

Sep 19, 2017
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a report titled Non-communicable Disease Progress Monitor 2017, as per which governments must step up efforts to control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) to meet globally agreed targets such as preventing the premature deaths of millions of people from these conditions.

Jharkhand Government launches Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana

Sep 19, 2017
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Jharkhand Government has launched the ‘Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana’ to develop villages of freedom fighters. The initiative was inaugurated by Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister at Ulihatu Village, the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand's tribal icon, Birsa Munda. Under the scheme, villages of many tribal freedom fighters will be developed and their habitants will be provided with basic amenities.

WHO releases Non-communicable Disease Progress Monitor 2017 report

Sep 19, 2017
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As per Progress Monitor 2017, governments must step up efforts to control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) to meet globally agreed targets such as preventing the premature deaths of millions of people from these conditions.

Union Minister to inaugurate first ‘Pension Adalat’

Sep 19, 2017
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Union Minister Jitendra Singh would be inaugurating the first ‘Pension Adalat’ in Delhi. The Minister would also be awarding Pensioners for their outstanding contribution towards ‘Anubhav’ and launching a mobile app to help retired or retiring government officials to monitor the progress of their pension settlement and self-assess their pension through the pension calculator.

Raquel Dodge became first woman General Prosecutor of Brazil

Sep 19, 2017
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Raquel Dodge was sworn in as the new prosecutor general in the presence of President Michel Temer and Supreme Court President Carmen Lucia. Born on 26 July 1961, she previously served as a sub-prosecutor general of the Republic and served on the 3rd Chamber of Coordination and Revision.

WCD Ministry hosts first-ever National Conference on under-nutrition

Sep 19, 2017
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The first-ever National Conference on “Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition” was held in New Delhi to address the issue of malnutrition in the country. Three states were also awarded on the occasion for effectively reducing the prevalence of stunting in population.

Ancient Mars supported liquid water: study

Sep 19, 2017
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Mars had a surface environment that supported liquid water about 3.5 billion years ago, according to a study of river deposits spread across the red planet. A region of Mars named Aeolis Dorsa contains some of the most spectacular and densely packed river deposits seen on the planet, researchers said.

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decides to provide Rs 2500 monthly honorarium for 'Jal Rakshaks'

Sep 19, 2017
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The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided to provide a monthly honorarium of Rs 2500 to 'Jal Rakshaks'. The qualified Jal Rakshaks with ITI diplomas will be given quota for pump operators and fitters. Those with matric and 12 years of experience will be inducted against the post of Chowkidar and pump attendants.

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