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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 OCT 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 OCT 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      COUNTRY’S FIRST METHANOL-BASED COOKING FUEL ROLLED OUT BY APL IN ASSAM
i. NITI Aayog member and former director general of the Defence Research and Development Organisation  Vijay Kumar Saraswat inaugurated the ‘Green and Clean Fuel Pilot Project on Methanol cooking Stove’.It is the first of its kind in realizing the concept of NITI Aayog’s programme of ‘Methanol Economy’.
ii. Initially the product will be available only in the Northeastern Region.
iii. NITI Aayog’s Methanol Economy  programme, NITI Aayog aims to replace 20% of the crude imports with methanol alone. It will mitigate rise of price of fuels and bring down pollution by 40%.
iv. This concept has also been adopted by various countries like: Japan, China, Italy, Sweden, US, Israel, Australia etc.

2.      INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN’S HEALTH, WELLNESS AND EMPOWERMENT IN KANPUR
i. International Conference on Women’s Health, Wellness and Empowerment was held in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
ii. Theme of the conference was: “Give her wings and let her soar.” President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the conference.
iii. SOME WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES IN UTTAR PRADESH:
Kachhua Sanctuary
Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
Kaimoor Wildlife Sanctuary

3.      SRINIVASAN SWAMY APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING ASSOCIATION
i. Srinivasan Swamy took charge as chairman and world president of the International Advertising Association for 2 years, at an event in Bucharest, Romania, recently.
ii. He is the first Indian to hold the chairman and world president post of IAA.


4.      36TH NATIONAL GAMES IN MARCH-APRIL 2019 IN GOA
i. The 36th National Games will be held from March 30 to April 14, 2019 in Goa.
ii. Announcement was made by Sports Authority of Goa  Executive Director V M Prabhudesai in Panaji.
iii. Shooting and cycling events will be held in New Delhi since Goa does not have the facilities for these sports.

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