DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 FEB 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. PROJECT SUNRISE LAUNCHED FOR PREVENTION OF AIDS IN NE STATES
i. Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda launched Project Sunrise on for prevention of AIDS.
ii. The project is specially launched to make people aware about injecting drugs in the 8 North-Eastern states.
iii. The project has been sponsored by US based Centre for Disease Control and would be implemented by Family Health International 360.
2. SUSHMA SWARAJ INAUGURATED RISE OF DIGITAL INDIA EXHIBITION IN COLOMBO
i. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Rise of Digital India Exhibition in Colombo.
ii. The exhibition was a part of Sangam -The Festival of India in Sri Lanka 2015-16.
iii. The Rise of Digital India exhibition showcases the initiative of Indian government to take the benefits of Information Technology to the common man.
3. INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW 2016 KICK STARTED IN VIZAG
i. The International Fleet Review 2016 an international military exercise hosted and conducted by Indian Navy was inaugurated in Visakhapatnam.
ii. The Theme of this exercise iss “United through Oceans”
iii. The objective of the exercise is to enhance mutual trust and confidence with neighbouring navies by inviting their ships to participate in the event.
iv. Naval ships from 50 countries will participate in the event.
4. FIRST JOINT TACTICAL EXERCISE SINO AND INDIA COOPERATION 2016 HELD IN CHUSUL-MOLDO
i. India and China held first joint tactical military exercise Sino-India 2016 in was held in Chusul-Moldo the area is located along the Line of Actual Control in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
ii. The exercise is part of the ongoing initiatives taken by India and China to ensure greater interaction between troops stationed along the LoAC.
5. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED 24X7 TOLL FREE TOURIST INFOLINE IN 12 INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES
i. Union government has launched the 24x7 Toll Free Tourist Infoline in 12 International Languages including Hindi and English in New Delhi.
ii. The Tourist Infoline Project will provide information relating to Travel and Tourism in India to the national and International visitors.
6. FRANCE BECAME FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO BAN SUPERMARKET FOOD WASTE
i. France became the first country to pass a law to ban large food stores from throwing away food which is going to expire
ii. France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food.
iii. The main objective is to force them to donate it to charities and food banks inspite of throwing outside.