27-28.10.18 Haryana (HPSC) Daily Current Affairs

HARYANA

  • Haryana CM releases logo of Animal Husbandry Dept

 

  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has dedicated the logo of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department, to the people of the state.

 

  • The logo comprises of cow, buffalo, dog, milking machine, A.I. Container and bottle, and packet of milk, said a spokesman of the Department.

 

  • He said that  cow and buffalo indicates the best quality of milch animals whereas milking machine, A.I. container indicates the modern techniques of dairy farming. Similarly, the dog indicates the conscientiousness and green leaves indicates the prosperity of the state.

 

  • He said that there are 89.20 lakh livestock in the state, of which 18.08 lakh are cows, 60.85 lakh buffaloes, 3.36 lakh sheep, 3.69 lakh goats, 1.27 lakh pigs, 37,000 horses and pony, 19,000 camels, 3,000 ass, 9,000 mules, besides 4.28 million poultry.

 

  • During the year 2017-18, about 89 lakh tonnes milk was produced in the state. The per capita milk productivity in Haryana is 1,057 ml per day which is second highest in the country.  With 55,855 lakh (5.87 percent) egg production, the state of Haryana is at the sixth place in the country

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

·        India most outward migrants in 2017 according to ADB report

 

  • The number of international migrants was topped by India, followed by China and Bangladesh.
  • One-third of international migrants were from Asia in 2017.
  • India had the most outward migrants in 2017 (17 million), followed by China (10 million) and Bangladesh (7.5 million).
  • The global stock of international migrants from Asia rose 3.9 percent from 83.6 million in 2015 to 86.9 million in 2017.

 

 

·        United Nations decided to launch project on creating Indias intangible heritage inventory

 

 

  • This project dubbed- A snapshot inventory of intangible cultural heritage, will be launched to protect the disappearing intangible cultural heritage of India.
  • This will include art forms, craftsmanship and other intangible cultural heritage of the country.
  • The “Wiki-styled project” would be executed through “crowd-sourcing”.

 

NATIONAL

 

·        WHO reported that Delhi topped national charts in bad air quality

 

 

  • World Health Organization’s (WHO) report onmost polluted cities 2018 said 14 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India. WHO reported that Delhi topped the charts of bad air quality nationally.
  • Also, the WHO children’s health report released on 29th October said that 93% of the world’s childrenunder 15 years breathe polluted air. Indian environmentalists analysed the same issue in 14 cities using the Central Pollution Control Board of India(CPCB) data and concluded the same.
  • Most cities, unlike Delhi, do not have an emergency response plan to tackle air pollution. Some of the cities like Patna and Varanasi have recently formulated action plans. There is no special governing body in place to issue advisories or mitigate the pollution at the source level instantly as in the case of the Graded Response Action Plan(GRAP).

 

 

 

·        NSE got SEBI nod to launch copper large futures contract

 

  • National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)got regulatory approval from SEBI to launch copper large futures contract.
  • The copper large futures contract will have a trading unit of 25 tonnes at par with international commodity markets.
  • It is one of the highest traded contracts and is considered as the global benchmark.

 

 

 

·        ICGS Varuna: Reliance Naval launched training ship for Indian Coast Guard

 

  • Anil Ambani-led shipbuilder Reliance Naval and Engineering (RNEL) launched a 3,000-tonne training ship for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) named ‘ICGS Varuna’.
  • The ship is a 105-meter long training vessel and is the largest ship ever built for the ICG and has a capacity to accommodate 242 personnel.
  • It was built at a cost of Rs 220 crore and was launched at the shipyard of RNEL at the Pipavav Port in Amreli district of Gujarat.

 

·        New child protection policy for shelters across country

  • The Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry had come up with the guidelines drafted by the NGO Childline in 2013 before the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. The ministry has demanded more teeth to these guidelines for better implementation. As the guidelines merely defined the rights of the children as individuals and made the ministry the nodal authority to follow the norms and not fix responsibilities.
  • The ministry is all set to submit the revised protection scheme.

 

 

  • Framing a policy for child protection might take time but a shorter and immediate action was necessary to help the victims of abuse.

 

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