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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      PIYUSHGOYAL LAUNCHES UTTAM APP FOR COAL QUALITY MONITORING
The Union Minister for Railways and Coal ShriPiyushGoyal launched UTTAM App for Coal Quality Monitoring.
  UTTAM stands for – Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal .
UTTAM,aims to provide an App for all citizens and coal consumers to monitor the process of Third Party Sampling of coal across CIL subsidiaries.
UTTAM App ensures accountability, transparency, effectiveness and efficiency in coal ecosystem.
UTTAM is an example of leveraging technology to facilitate a bidirectional channel between Coal India Limited and a common citizen.

2.      PRIME MINISTER TO INAUGURATE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY FORUM IN NEW DELHI
India will host the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial Meeting from 10-12th April 2018 in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the Meeting on 11th April 2018.
Petroleum Ministers from 42 countries would attend the Meeting.
The biennial IEF Ministerial Meetings are the world's largest gathering of Energy Ministers who engage in a dialogue on global energy issues.
The International Energy Forum (IEF) is an inter-governmental arrangement set up in 1991, based in Riyadh.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
                                  SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      CABINET APPROVES PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (AMENDMENTS) BILL, 2018
i. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 for better protection and promotion of human rights in the country.
ii. It proposes to include “National Commission for Protection of Child Rights” as deemed Member of the Commission;
It proposes to add a woman Member in the composition of the Commission;
It proposes to enlarge the scope of eligibility and scope of selection of Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission as well as the State Human Rights Commission

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