9 PM Current Affairs Brief – December 13, 2018


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Immunisation plan set to be expanded

Immunisation plan set to be expanded News: India plans to integrate the learnings from Intensified Mission Indradhanush with its universal immunization programme. Facts: About Mission Indradhanush Launched in 2014, aims to increase full immunization coverage to cover children up to 2 years and pregnant women by December 2018. 7 preventable diseases: diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, … Continue reading “Immunisation plan set to be expanded”

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Temple waste recycle project from India receives UN honor

Temple waste recycle project from India receives UN honor News: Temple waste recycle project from India receives UN climate action award Facts: An Indian private project, HelpUsGreen receives UN climate action award for collection of flowers from temples and mosques across and recycles them to produce natural incense, organic fertilizers and biodegradable packaging material. It … Continue reading “Temple waste recycle project from India receives UN honor”

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Where is India’s current account deficit headed

Where is India’s current account deficit headed News: India’s current account deficit (CAD) widened to a four-year high of 2.9% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the July-September period, up from 2.4% in April-June this year. Facts: Current Account Deficit Current account measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the … Continue reading “Where is India’s current account deficit headed”

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Indian Navy inducted Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System.

Indian Navy inducted Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System. News: Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai Facts: The Indian Navy’s Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System considered to be the most advanced system currently in operation globally, is capable of undertaking rescue from a disabled Submarine up to 650 m depth … Continue reading “Indian Navy inducted Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System.”

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Govt introduces Dam Safety Bill

Govt introduces Dam Safety Bill News: Union Minister of State for Water Resources introduces The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 Facts: The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 aims to provide robust legal and institutional framework under Central & State Governments for safety of dams. The Bill envisages prevention and mitigation of dam failure related disasters through proper … Continue reading “Govt introduces Dam Safety Bill”

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