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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 OCT 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 OCT 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      UNION MINISTER LAUNCHED SAMPOORNA BIMA GRAM YOJANA
i. Communications Minister Manoj Sinha launched the Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana and an initiative for expansion of clientele base of Postal Life Insurance.
ii. Under Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana, at least one village (with min. 100 households) will be identified in each of the revenue districts of the country. Coverage of all households is the primary objective of this scheme.
iii. Under the scheme for expansion of PLI, benefits of Postal Life Insurance will no more be confined to government and semi-government employees, but will also be available to professionals such as doctors, engineers, management consultants, charted accountants, architects, lawyers, bankers etc.

2.      SMRITI IRANI OPENS WORLD LARGEST B2B HANDICRAFT & GIFTS FAIR
i. The 44th edition of world largest B2B handicraft and gifts fair entitled IHGF-Delhi Fair (Autumn) 2017 was inaugurated by Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Textiles in a ceremony at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
ii. It is the 4 Day long fair at state-of-the-art India Expo Centre, Greater Noida. This initiative will give opportunities to overseas buyers to bring technical know-how investment and marketing network to form joint ventures for promoting Indian Handicrafts in the world market.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 OCT 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 OCT 2017
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1.   CABINET APPROVES SANKALP & STRIVE SCHEMES TO BOOST SKILL INDIA MISSION
i. In a bid to provide a boost to ‘Skill India Mission’, Union Cabinet approved two new skill development schemes named Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement. Both these schemes are result oriented programmes focusing on vocational education and training.
ii. SANKALP is a centrally sponsored scheme having financial outlay Rs 4,455 cr out of which 3300 cr will be in the form of a loan from World Bank.
iii. STRIVE is a central sector scheme having financial outlay Rs 2200 cr out of which half the amount will be in the form of loan assistance from World Bank.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12 OCT 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12 OCT 2017
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1.      PV REDDI HEADED PANEL TO LOOK INTO PAY HIKE ISSUE OF LOWER COURT JUDGES
i.  Union Law Ministry has finalised the appointment of a panel (Second National Judicial Pay Commission) to recommend new salary structure for judges of lower courts in India.
ii. Former Supreme Court judge PV Reddi will be the head of this proposed commission which will submit its recommendations in early 2019.  It is to be noted that judges of the lower court got the last pay hike in 2010 on basis of Supreme Court-appointed one-member committee under Justice E Padhmanabhan, a retired high court judge, report in July 2009 recommending the three-fold hike.
iii. Currently a senior judge draws a salary of nearly Rs 80,000 while entry level salary for a junior civil judge is Rs 45000.

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