Current affairs 16 August 2018

●Kanyashree scheme;-

↪Is a conditional cash transfer scheme aiming at improving the status & well being of the girl child
•UN Public Service Awards;-
↪are given for their innovation and excellence in providing public services
°Kanyashree scheme won this award last year

●Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana;-{launched by Odisha govt.}..like Ayushman Bharat

↪will provide ₹ 5 lakh per family/yr for all Secondary & Tertiary Cashless Health Care Assistance to 70 lakh families(3.5 cr)
↪Odisha spends around 4.5% GDP on healthcare (only 1.05% is by govt.) 👌

●Postal Highway project or Hulaki Rajmarg

↪runs across the Terai region of Nepal, from Bhadrapur(east) to Dodhara(west) cutting across entire width of the country
↪India releases additional ₹ 470 million

●Human space flight Programme;{by ISRO}

↪to develop & launch a two-person crew to low Earth orbit on a vehicle called ‘Gaganyaan’

•Pad abort test;-(or Crew Escape System)

↪Is designed to quickly get the crew and spacecraft away from the rocket in the event of a potential failure
•PM Modi announced that India will send an astronaut to space in the year 2022

●RUCO (Repurpose Used Cooking Oil);-

↪Is an ecosystem that will enable the collection & conversion of used cooking oil to biodiesel
↪RUCO in Hindi means “Stop”
•Total Polar Compounds (TPC);-
↪TPC is used to measure the quality of oil

●Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI);-{established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006}

↪created for laying down science based standards for articles of food & to regulate their manufacture,storage etc.

●National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI);-

↪Is an umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India

♀Malware↪a software designed to perform an unwanted illegal act via the computer network ⤵
•Virus↪is a program that can infect other programs by modifying them
•computer worm↪is a type of malware that spreads copies of itself from computer to computer
♀Trojans( is another form of Malware);-
↪Unlike viruses, Trojan horses do not replicate themselves but they can be just as destructive ⤵
•Hoax↪is an e-mail that warns the user
•Spyware↪monitors a user’s activities without consent

●Maharshi Badrayan “Vyas” Samman Award;-

↪for substantial contribution in the field of Sanskrit,Persian,Arabic,Pali,Prakrit, Classical(Kannada,Telugu & Malayalam, Oriya){age group of 30 to 45 years)

●World Congress of Philosophy;-{held in Beijing}

↪is a global meeting of philosophers held every 5 yrs by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP)
↪to globalize & encourage philosophical investigationsinnovation and excellence in providing public services

°Kanyashree scheme won this award last year
●Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana;-{launched by Odisha govt.}..like Ayushman Bharat
↪will provide ₹ 5 lakh per family/yr for all Secondary & Tertiary Cashless Health Care Assistance to 70 lakh families(3.5 cr)
↪Odisha spends around 4.5% GDP on healthcare (only 1.05% is by govt.) 👌
●Postal Highway project or Hulaki Rajmarg
↪runs across the Terai region of Nepal, from Bhadrapur(east) to Dodhara(west) cutting across entire width of the country
↪India releases additional ₹ 470 million
●Human space flight Programme;{by ISRO}
↪to develop & launch a two-person crew to low Earth orbit on a vehicle called ‘Gaganyaan’
•Pad abort test;-(or Crew Escape System)
↪Is designed to quickly get the crew and spacecraft away from the rocket in the event of a potential failure
•PM Modi announced that India will send an astronaut to space in the year 2022
●RUCO (Repurpose Used Cooking Oil);-
↪Is an ecosystem that will enable the collection & conversion of used cooking oil to biodiesel
↪RUCO in Hindi means “Stop”
•Total Polar Compounds (TPC);-
↪TPC is used to measure the quality of oil
●Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI);-{established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006}
↪created for laying down science based standards for articles of food & to regulate their manufacture,storage etc.
●National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI);-
↪Is an umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India
♀Malware↪a software designed to perform an unwanted illegal act via the computer network ⤵
•Virus↪is a program that can infect other programs by modifying them
•computer worm↪is a type of malware that spreads copies of itself from computer to computer
♀Trojans( is another form of Malware);-
↪Unlike viruses, Trojan horses do not replicate themselves but they can be just as destructive ⤵
•Hoax↪is an e-mail that warns the user
•Spyware↪monitors a user’s activities without consent
●Maharshi Badrayan “Vyas” Samman Award;-
↪for substantial contribution in the field of Sanskrit,Persian,Arabic,Pali,Prakrit, Classical(Kannada,Telugu & Malayalam, Oriya){age group of 30 to 45 years)
●World Congress of Philosophy;-{held in Beijing}
↪is a global meeting of philosophers held every 5 yrs by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP)
↪to globalize & encourage philosophical investigations

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