DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 SEP 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. 305 CITIES TO BE COVERED IN ‘HOUSING FOR ALL’SCHEME
i. Union Government has announced list of 305 cities to be covered in Housing for All scheme
ii. ‘Housing for All’ scheme is launched for construction of houses for the urban poor.
iii. Recently the Union Government has announced to provide housing to all poor people before year 2022.
2. US EXTENDS ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON INDIAN MUSHROOMS FOR NEXT 5 YEARS
i. United States extended Anti Dumping Duty on Preserved Mushrooms for 5 years, as India is exporting maximum Mushroom to USA, UAE etc.
ii. It will have negative impact on Indian Mushroom Exporters
3. ONE STOP CENTER FOR WOMEN IN DISTRESS ‘SAKHI’ INAUGURATED IN HARYANA
i. One stop center for women in distress ‘SAKHI’ is inaugurated in Haryana to provide help to women in distress.
ii. The Center will provide help to Sexually, mentally and emotionally harassed women.
4. RAGHAV CHANDRA APPOINTED AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF NHAI
i. Raghav Chandra is appointed as new Chairman of National Highways Authority of India.
ii. Raghav Chandra replaced Vijay Chibber
5. RAJIV MEHRISI IS TO BE NEW UNION HOME SECRETARY
i. Rajiv Mehrisi is appointed as New Union Home Secretary for the next 2 years.
ii. He had replaced L.C. Goyal
6. INDIAN WRESTLER ANIL WON GOLD IN CADET WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:
i. Indian Wrestler Anil won gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championship
ii. He defeated Erfan Aeini in the 50 kg Freestyle Category
iii. Earlier, Ankush won silver medal in 38 kg women free style in last week in Cadet Wrestling World Championship.