English NHA signs MoU with Telangana for implementing Ayushman Bharat scheme
1. Maharashtra demands World Heritage Site tag for 14 forts
The Maharashtra government hasprepared and submitted a temporary serial nomination for 14 forts in the state to get the tag of World Heritage Site . In Maharashtra, 14 places have been listed including Shivneri Fort, Raigad Fort, Torana Fort, Rajgarh Fort, Lohagad, Mulher Fort, Ankai Tankai Fort, Salher Fort, Rangana Fort, Casa Fort, Sindhudurg Fort, Alibag Fort, Suvarnadurga and Khanderi Fort. . All these places are historically important. They are either related to the Peshwa rule or to the fight between the Marathas and the Mughals. Some forts also served as naval or army bases for Maratha fighters.
2. NHA signs MoU with Telangana for implementing Ayushman Bharat scheme
National Health Authority (National Health Authority – NHA) of the State ayushmaan Indian Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana ) to implement immediately Telangana government has signed an agreement with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The government has long live India plans to the state plan ” Arogyasri is added to” (Aarogyasri). Together they have Ayushman Bharat PM-Jai Arogyashree(Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY Aarogyasri). The NHA and the State Health Agency (SHA) ensure that all eligible beneficiaries are provided free healthcare under the convergence scheme. Thus, 33 states and union territories have now been included in the Ayushman Bharat scheme. Ayushman Bharat Yojana was launched with the objective of providing free healthcare to 50 crore people in India. Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, beneficiaries get free health insurance coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
3. Ministry of Sports has approved the opening of 143 Khelo India Centers in 7 states of the country.
The Ministry of Sports has approved the opening of one hundred 43 Khelo India centers in seven states of the country . For this , a budget provision of 14 crore and thirty lakh rupees has been made. These states include Maharashtra, Mizoram, Goa, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.Is included. Financial assistance will be used to assist former Champion athletes as coaches, assistant personnel, equipment purchases, sports kits, consumables, competitions and events. The Khelo India Center has been started with the joint efforts of the Ministry of Sports and State Governments to provide the necessary infrastructure for sports across the country. There will be thirty-six Khelo India centers in Maharashtra, 52 in Arunachal Pradesh, two in Mizoram, 31 in Karnataka, 16 in Manipur, four in Madhya Pradesh and two in Goa. In June last year, the Ministry of Sports had planned to open one thousand new Sports India Centers in a period of four years with at least one center in the country. Two hundred 17 Khelo India centers have already been opened in many states.
4. Yeddyurappa received CSR in Bengaluru. Launched Akanksha, a web portal giving overall information about activities
Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa launched CSR in Bangalore – CSR Launched a web portal giving overall information about the activities. This portal named Akanksha is a CSR for the corporate sector, government and donors for government programs. Will help in the use of funds. The Chief Minister said that CSR from the portal There will be increased transparency in the use of the fund.
5. IFSCA constitutes an expert committee on investment funds
The International Financial Services Center Authority-IFSCA has constituted an expert committee on investment funds . This committee, under the chairmanship of Nilesh Shah , managing director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited , will recommend the framework of financial plans for investment in the International Financial Services Center. This committee will consist of experts in the field of fund management. IFSCA has been established as an integrated regulator for developing and regulating financial plans, financial services and financial institutions in India. The fund industry is playing an important intermediary between capital and investors.
6. Union Health Minister presides over 74th World Health Assembly
On May 24, 2021, Dr. Harsh Vardhan , Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman of the WHO Executive Board, presided over the 74th World Health Assembly in virtual mode . The Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros , also participated in the event. According to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Executive Board called for further efforts that could ensure fair and equal access to COVID-19 vaccines under the COVAX facility. The Board recommended the 74th World Health Assembly to consider the report on mental health preparedness and response to the Kovid-19 epidemic. It updated the Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan for 2013 to 2030(Mental Health Action Plan) to support the recommendation and WHO the World Organization for Animal Health (World Organisation for Animal Health) and the Food and Agriculture Organization encouraged to work in collaboration with the (Food & Agriculture Organisation) so zoonotic virus of Source can be identified. During this period, members were asked to take action on addressing diabetes as a public health problem and the Road to the 74th World Health Assembly related to “Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases” by the end of 2030. Recommended to introduce map.
7. Military rebellion in Mali: President, PM and Defense Minister held captive
The political crisis has deepened once again in the African country of Mali . Shortly after the reshuffle in the interim government, there was a military revolt. The last President and Prime Minister of Mali has resigned. Rebel soldiers have taken into custody President Bah Daw , Prime Minister Moktor Yan and Defense Minister Solemen Dokore. All three are housed at Kati, the military headquarters outside the capital Bamako. Colonel Asimi Goita , Vice President of Interim GovernmentTaking responsibility for military insurgency, it has been said that these people have reshuffled without consulting them, which is wrong in terms of transitional charter. He has removed both the President and the Prime Minister. Next year general elections will be held on time. In August last year, Goita had ousted President Ibrahim Baubkar Keita. The interim government was formed in September following international pressure and the incumbent President and Prime Minister took over.
8. Indian Coast Guard deploys its resources to help MV X-Press Pearl off Colombo coast
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) launched its ships ‘ Vaibhav ‘and’ to provide assistance to the container carrier ship MV X-Press Pearl, which was on fire on May 25, 2021, about 9 nautical miles from Sri Lanka ‘s Colombo harbor . Has deployed Vajra ‘ . The MV X-Press Pearl going from Hazira to Colombo is loaded with 1486 containers weighing about 25 tonnes of hazardous nitric acid and other chemicals. This vessel has about 325 metric tonnes of fuel in its tanks. All 25 crew members, including five Indians, have been evacuated. Patrol vessels Vaibhav and Vajra with capabilities to extinguish external foam fires and prevent pollution were deployed after Sri Lankan authorities sought ICG assistance.
9. Ana: The First Atlantic Hurricane of 2021
According to the National Hurricane Center, Miami , rain in Bermuda is due to subtropical storm Ana coming north-east into the Atlantic Ocean. Thus, this Atlantic hurricane will cause no damage to the land and will end soon. Ana Storm was located about 435 kilometers northeast of Bermuda. It had a maximum sustained wind of 75 kilometers per hour. Ana first named hurricane in the atlantic in 2021Was, even though the hurricane season has not yet begun. The hurricane season usually starts from 1 June. The Atlantic hurricane, also known as a tropical storm, is a tropical cyclone formed in the Atlantic Ocean. It is usually formed in the months of June and November. Hurricanes differ from cyclones or thunderstorms only based on their location. Hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean and the Northeastern Pacific Ocean, typhoon in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, while cyclone occurs in the South Pacific Ocean or Indian Ocean.
10. US announced sanctions on Ethiopia and Eritrea
The US has imposed visa restrictions on Ethiopia and Eritrea officials , who are accused of escalating a six-month-old war in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. The US has accused him of not taking meaningful steps to end hostilities in the Tigray region. According to the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, economic and security assistance to Ethiopia was also banned. However, it will continue to provide humanitarian aid for health, food and education.
11. Singapore approves Kovid breath test
Singapore has approved a covid breath test that detects Kovid-19 and shows accurate results in less than a minute. This test has been developed by Breathonix, a start-up. The test kit works similar to the standard breath analyzer test which is used by police to check for irregular drunken drivers. To perform this test, the person first fills air in the one-way valve mouthpiece. Then, compounds are compared in the person’s breath through machine learning software.
12. WHO sets new targets for immunization of poorest countries
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , the Kovid-19 epidemic remains intact due to a ” malleable disparity ” in vaccine delivery . Thus, they set new goals to protect people in the poorest countriesHave done. The WHO and GAVI vaccine alliance are running the COVAX facility. Under this initiative, 72 million vaccine doses have been distributed to 125 countries and economies since February 2021. It has covered just 1% of their population. The WHO has asked developed countries to donate vaccine supplements to COVAX, so that it can cover vaccination for 10% of the population by September 2021 and 30% by December 2021. Thus, it has targeted to immunize 250 million more people in four months. According to the WHO chief, 75% of all vaccines have been used in only 10 countries.
13. Investigative dog able to detect covid with 88% accuracy: study
According to one study, sniffer dogs can help prevent the spread of coronavirus by detecting SARS-CoV2 . The study found that 88% could be accurate in detecting dog viruses . The study was conducted by scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Durham University. They believe that dog screening and swab testing can detect 91 percent of infections. Dogs can detect the virus within a few seconds. Traditional COVID tests take 15 minutes to produce results. In this way, dogs can screen 300 people simultaneously in half an hour. Thus, sniff test may be an appropriate method for large-scale screening.
14. formed on Mekedatu dam construction
National Green Tribunal (NGT) by Karnataka to Mekedatu the river has formed a committee to report on the construction of a reservoir on the alleged violation of norms. The directive came after the tribunal took suo motu cognizance of a media report, according to which Karnataka proposed to construct a dam on the Cauvery river and the proposal was earlier deferred by the Cauvery Water Management Authority twice. Mekedatu is a deep valley situated at the confluence of the river Kaveri and its tributary Arkavati . Under this project, a water reservoir is proposed to be constructed by the Government of Karnataka on the Kaveri River near Mekedatu. The purpose of this project, costing about 9,000 crores rupees Bangalore cityTo supply drinking water and to use water for a hydropower station. It is situated in the middle of the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary . Critics are of the opinion that 63 percent of the forest area of the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary will be submerged due to this project. Tamil Nadu has also raised objections to the project, as it would affect the flow of the Cauvery river in Tamil Nadu.
15. Guillermo Lasso became Ecuador’s first right-wing president in 14 years
Guillermo Lasso assumed the presidency of Ecuador on May 24, 2021 and thus became the first right-wing president in Ecuador in 14 years. The rejuvenation of an economy, which is contracted at 7.8 percent in 2020 and 63 percent of total debt GDP, poses major challenges for the new president. Ecuador’s economy contracted 7.8% in the year 2020, with the total debt being 63 percent of GDP. Along with this, Ecuador is reeling from an economic and health crisis as Kovid-19 has infected approximately 4,20,000 people and has killed more than 20,000 people. Ecuador is a country in northwestern South America .
16. UK begins the process of starting free trade talks with India
United Kingdom by India with free trade talksStarted the process of starting. Subsequently, a 14-week consultation process has also been initiated with trade representatives to discuss their potential free trade deal. Free trade talks are expected to be formally started in September-October, 2021. This Enhanced Trade Partnership (EYP) will bring new opportunities to prestigious industries like whiskey. Besides generating employment across the country, trade in science and services will also be promoted. The trade deal is expected to be completed by 2022. India and the UK announced talks on May 4, 2021, after a summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to begin negotiations on trade partnerships. The trade deal will be worth £ 1 billion and is expected to generate around 6,500 job opportunities in the UK.
17. NASA will set up new Earth System Observatory
NASA ‘s new Earth System Observatory has decided to set up (Earth System Observatory) which influence fire and storm of climate change, forests will help to reduce. It will also support real-time agriculture. Each satellite in this observatory will be uniquely designed and will complement other satellites. Each satellite will work together to create an overall 3-dimensional view from the base of the Earth to the atmosphere. This observatory will study clouds and weather, aerosols, water supplies and the Earth’s surface and ecosystem.
18. Endangered African Violet plant discovered in Mizoram
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Institute (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research – IISER), Bhopal by African Violet went discovered a new species of known plants. The African Violet is found in parts of Mizoram and surrounding areas of Myanmar. This discovery has given a platform to the northeast in biodiversity that has still not been fully explored. The discovery was made under the Tropical Ecology and Evolution Lab, a unit of IISER. IISER Bhopal has described the new species as “Didymocarpus Vickifunkiae”. This species is currently found in only three places in Mizoram. They are considered as an endangered species.
19. ‘One Health’ panel formed to advise on animal disease risk
The World Health Organization , along with three other international bodies , has formed a team of experts that will help develop a global plan to prevent the spread of diseases from animals to humans . The initiative was launched by France and Germany in 2020 , but had its first meeting in May 2021. This panel will advise WHO, the World Animal Health, Food and Agriculture Organization and the United Nations Environment Program to develop a “risk assessment and monitoring framework”. And will help establish better practices to prevent and prepare for zoonotic outbreaks such as Kovid-19.
20. Ministry of Women and Child Development to set up one-stop center
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development , Government of India, is going to set up one-stop centers (OSCs) in 10 missions in 9 countries . It will be set up to prevent cases of violence against women . One-stop centers (OSC) will be set up each in Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Qatar, Canada, Australia and Singapore . Two one-stop centers will be set up in Saudi Arabia. In addition, 300 one-stop centers will be set up across India. All one-stop centers will be supported by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, while the Ministry of External Affairs will operate it.
21. SEBI will appoint forensic auditors for listed firms
The Security and Exchange Board of India is considering the appointment of auditors to conduct a forensic audit of the financial statements of listed companies to strengthen their efforts towards curbing fraud . In recent times, SEBI has already conducted forensic audit of many companies. To initiate this process, SEBI has invited applications from qualified chartered accountant firms to take assignments on forensic audit of financial statements of listed companies. In October 2020, SEBI had asked a number of listed firms to disclose information about starting a forensic audit in October 2020, as there was a gap in the availability of information.
22. Buddha poornima
Buddha Jayanti was celebrated on 26 May , it is also known as Buddha Purnima . Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini on the full moon day of 563 BC , which is now in Nepal . His childhood name was Prince Siddharth Gautam . Buddha is considered the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu in Hinduism . Vaisakhi Buddha Purnima on his birth anniversaryOr also known as Vaisakh. For Buddhists, the full moon day is most important in the month of May. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya and then he became Gautama Buddha. He died in Kushinara on the full moon day in May, at the age of eighty, after teaching Sathya for nearly 45 years. This day is very important for Buddhists and Hindus across the world. India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, It is celebrated as a major festival in Thailand, Tibet, China, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Mongolia, Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
23. Ras Bihari Bose
On 25 May 2021, the Vice President paid tribute to the revolutionary leader Ras Bihari Bose on his birth anniversary. Born on May 25, 1886 in the village of Subaladaha in the province of Bengal , Ras Bihari Bose led the Gadar movement to the Indian National ArmyPlayed an important role in the freedom struggle till its founding. Ras Bihari Bose was greatly influenced by the French Revolution of 1789. The partition of Bengal in 1905 and the subsequent events inspired Ras Bihari Bose to engage in revolutionary activities. He conducted his revolutionary activities under the guidance of eminent revolutionary leader Jatin Banerjee. He played an important role in the Ghadar movement but it was short-lived, as his plan of rebellion against the British authorities was soon revealed, which eventually forced him to go to Japan, where a new chapter of his revolutionary activities awaited him. was doing. In 1942, Rasbihari Bose in Tokyo , Japan, ‘ Azad Hind Fauz ”Established. The aim of establishing ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ was to fight against the British during the Second World War. Japan supported the formation of the ‘Azad Hind Fauz’. Later, the command of ‘Azad Hind Fauz’ was handed over to Subhash Chandra Bose . He was awarded the ‘ Second Order of Merit of the Rising Sun ‘ by the Government of Japan in view of his important role in the freedom struggle .
24. International Week of Solidarity with People from Non-Autonomous Areas: Key Points
United Nations 25 to 31 May 2021 ” International Week of Solidarity with the People of Non-Autonomous Areas “(International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories). According to the United Nations Charter, a non-autonomous region is an area where “people have not attained full self-government.” The member countries of the United Nations had identified a number of non-self-governing territories under their administration and listed them in the 1946 United Nations list. Countries administering non-autonomous regions are known as governance powers. However, due to the process of liberation from colonialism, many areas were removed from the list. The eight United Nations member states, Belgium, Australia, France, Denmark, New Zealand, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States, listed 72 non-self-governing territories under their administration in 1946. Eight of them became independent before 1959. In 1963, The United Nations approved a revised list of 64 territories to which the 1960 Declaration on Declonization was in force. Between 1960 and 2002, 54 states achieved self-government. Currently, 17 non-autonomous regions remain.
25. American Olympic runner Lee Evans, who made a record, passed away
Lee Evans, the record-setting sprinter who wore a black berry in a gesture of protest at the 1968 Olympics, then engaged in humanitarian actions in support of social justice. Evans became the first man to crack 44 seconds in the 400 meters, winning the gold medal at the Mexico City Games in 43.86.
26. Railways suspend wrestler Sushil Kumar
Northern Railway wrestler Sushil Kumar after he was arrested in a murder case by Delhi PoliceIs ordered to be suspended. Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar was arrested on 23 May at the Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi for his involvement in the death of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Dhankhar. Apart from this, his accomplice and co-accused Ajay has also been arrested. Sushil Kumar was appointed as Senior Commercial Manager in Northern Railway and was on deputation with the Delhi government since 2015. He was posted as a Officer on Special Duty – OSD at Chhatrasal Stadium to look after the development of sports at the school level. His deputation was extended in 2020 and he applied for extension for 2021. But the extension was rejected and Kumar was sent back to his original cadre, Northern Railway.