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Arogya Raksha Scheme to cover APL Families
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu has launched a new health scheme, Arogya Raksha Scheme at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada. the main motive of this scheme is to provide the medical treatment to the people of the Above Poverty Line at Rs. 1200 premium per annum. The Arogya Raksha Scheme would provide health insurance coverage to about 35 Lakh Above Poverty Line families in the state.
India and Pakistan signs agreement
“India and Pakistan have exchanged the list of nuclear installations and facilities. The Agreement is on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan. Indo-Pakistan Nuclear Facilities List Exchange1 prohibits the two countries to carry out any surprise attack”.
11- Days Gala Festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra Begins in Odisha
“The World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra has begun in western Odisha. The rituals were performed before Goddess Samaleswari. It is considered to be the world’s largest open-air theatrical festival”.
“Maharashtra Government Bans use of Purse Seine Nets for Fishing”
Maharashtra state Govt has decided to ban the use of Purse Seine Nets for fishing across Maharashtra from January 1, 2017. This decision is taken to safeguard the Fingerlings, a fish species. The decision is expected to benefit the traditional fisherman community.
3rd January 2017 Current Affairs – International Current Affairs
British govt to launch new one-pound coin by the end of March
The British Treasury has decided to introduce a new 12-sided one pound coin by the end of March 2017. The British Govt also aims to scrap the 30-year-old one pound coin by October 2017. Royal Mint will produce this new coin.
“BSF to Soon Install Laser Walls and Smart Sensors at Indo-Bangla Border”
At the Indo-Bangla International Border in West Bengal, A Laser walls, and smart sensors will be soon installed. A pilot project would be set up within a few months in the Indo-Bangla riverine border area.
26 crore accounts open under Jan Dhan Yojana across country
According to latest data released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, 26 crore, three lakh accounts have been opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) across PMJDYthe country till date.
Bank of Baroda ties up with CNX Corporation
“Public sector lender Bank of Baroda has entered into a partnership with CNX Corporation (CNX). It mainly aims to provide collateral management services towards the loans against warehouse receipt sanctioned to the farmers”.
January 3 Current Affairs – Monthly Current Affairs
Air Marshal SB Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force
Air Marshal SB Deo taking charge as Vice-Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at the Air Headquarters. The Air Marshal SB Deo was commissioned as a fighter pilot in the IAF.
“Pakistan awards Nishan-e-Imtiaz to Army chief Qamar Bajwa”
Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain honored Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar with Nishan-e-Imtiaz to recognize his valuable services in Islamabad. Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat was also awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz.
“India Successfully Test Fires Agni-IV Ballistic Missile off Odisha Coast”
India successfully conducted the test firing of the Agni-IV, the nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile from the Abdul Kalam Island, Balasore, Odisha coast.
President Appoints Prof. David R. Syiemlieh to Chair UPSC
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Prof. David R. Syiemlieh for the post of Chairman of Union Public Service Commission. Prof. David is currently, a member of the Union Public Service Commission.
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