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स्वास्थ्य खर्च से हर साल 5 करोड़ भारतीय गरीब होते जा रहे हैं- रिपोर्ट

सार्वभौमिक स्वास्थ्य कवरेज की ट्रैकिंग: ग्लोबल मॉनिटरिंग रिपोर्ट 2017 के अनुसार दुनिया की आधी आबादी जरूरी स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं लेने में अक्षम हैं और हर साल करीब 100 मिलियन लोग, जिसमें भारतीय भी शामिल हैं, स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं पर खर्चे के कारण गरीबी में गिरते जा रहें हैं. ग्लोबल मॉनिटरिंग रिपोर्ट विश्व बैंक और विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन के द्वारा प्रकाशित की जाती है.

Recommended for : Healthcare costs , Health expenditure , Poverty , Extreme Poverty , World Bank report , 2017 Global Monitoring Report , Tracking Universal Health Coverage: 2017 Global Monitoring Report , World Health Organization , WHO Report

Publish Date : Dec 15, 2017

In a first, Sikh American Gurbir Grewal nominated to be New Jersey Attorney General

If Grewal‘s nomination is approved by the State Senate, he will be the first Sikh to assume the top state law enforcement position in the US. He will also be the second Indian-American after Kamala Harris, who held the position in California before her election to the US Senate.

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Publish Date : Dec 13, 2017

Hindi writer Mamta Kalia selected for Vyas Samman 2017

The award is given annually by KK Birla Foundation to a Hindi literary work published in the past 10 years. The first recipient of the award was eminent literary critic and poet Ram Vilas Sharma, who was awarded in 1991.

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Publish Date : Dec 12, 2017

Union Government launches new initiatives on Universal Health Coverage Day 2017

LaQshya was launched as a safe delivery mobile application for health workers who manage normal and complicated deliveries in the peripheral area. It is expected to improve the quality of care provided to the pregnant mother in the Labour Room and Maternity Operation Theatres with an aim to prevent undesirable adverse outcomes associated with childbirth.

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Publish Date : Dec 12, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 December 2017

While releasing the report, the Ministry declared that India is now free from ‘Infective Trachoma’, a contagious bacterial infection of the eye. With this, India met the goal of trachoma elimination as specified by the WHO under its GET2020 program.

Recommended for : India , Trachoma , International Anti-Corruption Day , Supreme Court , IPC , International Civil Aviation Day

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2017

National Trachoma Survey Report 2014-17 released: India declared free from Trachoma

The survey findings indicate that the active trachoma infection has been eliminated among children in all the survey districts with overall prevalence of only 0.7 per cent. This is much below the elimination criteria of infective trachoma as defined by the WHO.

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Publish Date : Dec 9, 2017

Now, SC/STs in Delhi can apply for Employment Loan through mobile app

The app will help applicants to apply for the loan with Delhi SC/ST/OBC/Minorities and Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (DSFDC) without any hassle. The Government also said that the inefficient officers, who do not process the loans on time, will be forced to take compulsory retirement.

Recommended for : SC/STs , Delhi , Employment Loan , mobile app

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 7 December 2017

Time magazine has named 'the silence breakers' as its Person of the Year for 2017 referring to those individuals, mostly women, who came forward this year to publicly expose patterns of sexual harassment and assault by powerful public figures in America.

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Publish Date : Dec 7, 2017

India wins first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship

India has won the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship in a title clash against Nepal in Guwahati, Assam on 5 December 2017. India, who were the clear favourites, beat Nepal 3-0.

Recommended for : South Asian Badminton Team Championship , Aryaman Tandon , Dipesh Dhami , India , Ashmita Chaliha

Publish Date : Dec 6, 2017

Srikanth, Sindhu win top awards at Indian Sports Honours 2017

The Inaugural edition of the Indian Sports Honours, which was held in Mumbai, saw Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu grab the top honours. While ace shuttler Srikanth, who won four Super Series titles this year, won the Sportsman of the Year award, Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu won the Sportswoman of the Year award in the individual sport category.

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Publish Date : Nov 30, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 November 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs of the day includes Soumya Swaminathan to take charge as Deputy Director-General of WHO, ISRO to launch Aditya L-1 Mission to study the Sun in 2019, SBI launches integrated digital platform YONO, Ruskin Bond conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award, DANX-17 held.

Recommended for : Soumya Swaminathan , WHO , ISRO , ADITYA L-1 , YONO App , SBI , Ruskin Bond , Defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Exercise 2017 , DANX-17

Publish Date : Nov 27, 2017

सौम्या स्वामीनाथन डब्ल्यूएचओ की उप-महानिदेशक चयनित

डब्लूएचओ के डायरेक्टर ट्रेडोस अधनोम गेब्रेयेसस ने हाल ही में अपनी सीनियर लीडरशीप टीम के बारे में जानकारी दी जिसमें सौम्या स्वामीनाथन का नाम भी शामिल था.

Recommended for : Soumya Swaminathan , WHO , united nations , सौम्या स्वामी नाथन , संयुक्त राष्ट्र , नियुक्ति , appointments

Publish Date : Nov 27, 2017

Soumya Swaminathan to take charge as Deputy Director-General of WHO

With over 30 years of experience in clinical care and research, Swaminathan has been a member of several WHO and international advisory bodies including the WHO specialist Panel to Review Global Strategy (RGS) and Innovation and Intellectual Property, Plan of Action on Public Health.

Recommended for : Soumya Swaminathan , Deputy Director-General , WHO

Publish Date : Nov 27, 2017

डब्ल्यूएचओ ने महिला हिंसा के खिलाफ नयी नियमावली जारी की

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (डब्ल्यूएचओ) ने 25 नवंबर 2017 ‘अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला हिंसा उन्मूलन दिवस’ के अवसर पर स्वास्थ्य प्रबंधकों और नीति निर्माताओं के लिए एक नयी नियमावली जारी की.

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Publish Date : Nov 25, 2017

Union Government promulgates ordinance to amend Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

The Ordinance aims to prevent unscrupulous, undesirable persons from misusing the provisions of the Code. The amendments aim to bar individuals who are wilfully defaulters and are associated with non-performing assets or are habitually non-compliant, therefore, pose a risk to the company.

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Publish Date : Nov 24, 2017

Shubhangi Swaroop becomes first woman to be inducted as Pilot in Indian Navy

Swaroop was among four women officers who had passed out of the Ezhimala Naval Academy in Kerala. The other three women officers are Aastha Segal, Roopa A and Sakthimaya S. These three women cadets were inducted at the Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI), where no female officer has ever worked.

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Publish Date : Nov 24, 2017

Morning Current Affairs: 24 November 2017

Shubhangi was among four women officers who had passed out of the Ezhimala Naval Academy in Kerala. The other three women cadets will soon become a part of the Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI), where no female officer has ever worked.

Recommended for : Shubhangi Swaroop , first woman pilot , National Commission for Safai Karamcharis , Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance

Publish Date : Nov 24, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz: 18 November 2017

18 November 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Moody’s Investors Service, first WHO Global Ministerial Conference and SAMPRITI 2017 among others.

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Publish Date : Nov 18, 2017

WHO launches global effort to end TB by 2030

The Moscow Declaration to End TB aims to increase multisectoral action as well as track progress, and build accountability. More than 1000 participants took part in the two-day conference which resulted in collective commitment to end TB.

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Publish Date : Nov 18, 2017

Audrey Azoulay appointed as Director General of UNESCO

Former French Culture Minister, Azoulay was elected as DG on 14 October 2017 through the voting of UNESCO’s Executive Board. However, her election awaited the confirmation of UNESCO's 195-member General Assembly. With this confirmation, Azoulay became the second French leader of the UNESCO after Rene Maheu, who was UNESCO's Director General from 1961-74.

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Publish Date : Nov 14, 2017

WCD Ministry to host ‘Hausala 2017’ to celebrate Child Rights Week

The Ministry of Women and Child Development would be celebrating the Child Rights Week by hosting ‘Hausala 2017’ festival from 16-20 November 2017. The festival will be hosted by the Ministry as an Inter CCI Festival for the children who reside in Child Care Institutions (CCIs).

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Publish Date : Nov 13, 2017

M Mahender Reddy appointed as new DGP of Telangana

M Mahender Reddy, Commissioner of Hyderabad Police, has been appointed as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Telangana State. He succeeded DGP Anurag Sharma, who retired from the service on 11 November 2017.

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Publish Date : Nov 12, 2017

RBI directs banks to provide doorstep banking facilities to senior citizens, differently-abled

The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to provide doorstep banking facilities to senior citizens who are more than 70 years of age and differently-abled persons by December 2017.

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Publish Date : Nov 10, 2017

Paytm introduces BHIM UPI payments on its platform

BHIM UPI is a mobile payment mode that allows one to create a UPI address linked to a bank account and then send or receive money using it. Moreover, one can also make payments to online merchants and outlets who accept BHIM UPI as a payment mode for transactions.

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Publish Date : Nov 8, 2017

PFRDA increases maximum age of joining under NPS-Private Sector to 65 years

With this, any Indian Citizen, resident or non-resident, between the age of 60- 65 years can now join NPS and continue up to the age of 70 years in NPS. Moreover, the subscribers who are willing to join NPS at the later stage of life will be able to avail the benefits of NPS.

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Publish Date : Nov 2, 2017

Neelamani N Raju appointed as DG-IGP of Karnataka

She succeeds R K Dutta, who retired from the service following his superannuation. She will retire in January 2020 and will serve as the Karnataka's police chief for over 2 years.

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Publish Date : Nov 1, 2017

भारत वर्ष 2016 में टीबी से होने वाली मौतों के मामले में पहले स्थान पर: डब्ल्यूएचओ

विश्व भर में सबसे ज्यादा टीबी के मामले भारत में है. वर्ष 2016 में सबसे ज्यादा टीबी के मामले भारत में सामने आए इसके बाद इंडोनेशिया, चीन, फिलीपींस और पाकिस्तान हैं.

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Publish Date : Nov 1, 2017

Haryana government announces lifetime pensions for 'Hindi Satyagrahis'

The state government of Haryana on 31 October 2017 announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for 'Hindi Satyagrahis' and those from the state who were jailed during the Emergency. The lifetime pension would continue to be provided to their widows after their death.

Recommended for : Hindi Satyagrahis , Haryana Government , Lifetime Monthly Pension , Manohar Lal Khattar , Shubrajyotsana programme

Publish Date : Nov 1, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 October 2017

The Supreme Court of India questioned the state governments on the lack of separate schools and trained teachers for students who suffer from autism, blindness and deafness.

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Publish Date : Oct 31, 2017

India tops list of new tuberculosis cases in 2016: WHO

The World Health Organisation has released Global TB Report 2017, according to which, India has topped the list of seven countries that account for almost 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016.

Recommended for : The World Health Organisation , WHO , Global TB Report 2017 , Multidrug-resistant TB , TB Epidemic

Publish Date : Oct 31, 2017
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