DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 29 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘NATIONAL SPORTS DAY’: 29 AUGUST
i. The Birth Anniversary of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand is observed as National Sports Day on 29th August.
ii. President honors sports persons with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, arjuna and Dronacharya Awards on National sports day
2. INDIA DECLARED AS MATERNAL AND TETANUS FREE
i. World Health Organization has declared India as Maternal and Tetanus Free Country.
ii. Tetanus is an infection caused by Bacteria.
iii. It usually attacks on newly born babies and child delivering mother due to unhygienic birthing practices.
3. TRIPURA TO IMPLEMENT NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY ACT
i. Tripura has decided to implement National food security act from 1 September 2015
ii. Tripura has become first state from North-East region to implement National Food Security Act.
4. UNION GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED LIST OF 98 ‘SMART CITIES’
i. Union Government has announced list of 98 Smart Cities for modern infrastructure and to give a quality life to the citizens with clean and green environment.
ii. The Smart cities Mission was announced by PM Narendra Modi to achieve inclusive Growth.
iii. UP has maximum no. of cities 13 Smart Cities.