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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 SEP 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 SEP 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      TK VISWANATHAN HEADED COMMITTEE TO DEAL WITH HATE SPEECH ON INTERNET
i. A committee headed by Mr.T.K.Viswanathan, submitted a report to the Home Ministry, regarding new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet, in New Delhi.
ii. This committee was formed after the Supreme Court ruled out section 66A of the Information Technology Act. The committee has suggested that section 78 of the IT Act needs to be substituted and Section 153 & 505A of the Indian Penal Code needs to be amended.
iii. The committee has recommended that each state should have a State Cyber Crime Coordinator, which should be an officer not below the rank of Inspector General of Police.
iv. Also, each district should have a District Cyber Crime Cell, headed by an officer not below the rank of sub-inspector.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 29 SEP 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 29 SEP 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      MADHYA PRADESH BAGS ‘BEST TOURISM STATE’ AWARD
i. Madhya Pradesh has won the ‘Best Tourism State’ national award for the third consecutive year. President Ram Nath Kovind handed over the award, named as ‘Hall of Fame Award’, to Minister of State for Tourism Surendra Patwa at a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
ii. The state bagged total 10 awards in this programme, organised on the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September). Madhya Pradesh also received a national award for Film Promotion Policy in the category of Best Film Promotion Friendly State/Union Territory.

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