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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7&8 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7&8 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      TN GOVT LAUNCHES MOBILE APP BI-LINGUAL 'UZHAVAN' FOR FARMERS
i. In a bid to use technology for farmers' benefit, Tamil Nadu government has come out with a mobile application named 'Uzhavan' (farmer) app.
 ii. The app can be used by farmers to get information on farm subsidies, book farm equipment and related infrastructure and get details on their crop insurance, besides receiving weather forecast for the next four days.

2.      PATNA TOPS IN 4G CONNECTIVITY AMONG 20 LARGEST CITIES: REPORT
i. Patna tops in 4G connectivity among 20 of India’s largest cities.
ii.It has emerged ahead of the likes of Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi, according to the report of OpenSignal, a wireless coverage mapping company.

3.      'GOBARDHANYOJANA' LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT FARMERS
i. The Haryana government has launched the 'GobardhanYojana' to provide for the sale of organic manure and cow urine with an aim to benefit farmers.
ii.A provision of Rs 11 crore has been made to provide benefits of various projects under this scheme.
ii. The GobardhanYojana would help in doubling the income of farmers and next time, the MSP would be given with additional benefit of 50% over the cost of production.

4.      IAF TO CONDUCT BIGGEST COMBAT EXERCISE ALONG PAKISTAN, CHINA BORDERS
i. The Indian Air Force is going to conduct its biggest ever combat exercise named Gagan Shakti, 2018 along Pakistan and China borders.
ii.The Air Force Chief, the Air Force will mobilise its assets in the war scenario within 48 hours of the orders.
ii.The indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will be taking part in the exercise for the first time and will perform both the offensive and defensive roles.

5.      CENTREGOVT WITH MAHARASHTRA GOVT& WORLD BANK SIGN 420 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT
i. The Centre, Maharastra Government and the World Bank have signed a 420 million dollar project to help small and marginals farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha region of the state.
ii. The Maharashtra Project for Climate Resilient Agriculture will be implemented in rural areas largely dependent upon rain-fed agriculture.
iii. The project will take up a series of activities at the farm and watershed level.
President of the World Bank- Jim Yong Kim
Headquarters of World Bank: Washington, DC
Chief Minister of Maharashtra- DevendraFadnavis

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
                                  SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      INDIA AND NEPAL AGREE TO STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS IN KEY AREAS
i. India and Nepal have agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in key areas of border security, connectivity, trade and agriculture.
ii.The two countries agreed to develop inland waterways for overall economic development of the region.
ii. Aiming to expand cross-border rail linkages, the two sides have also decided to construct a new electrified rail line, with India’s financial support.

2.      TRIPURA CM LAUNCHES STATE COMPONENT OF PMKVY
i. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the state component of Pradhanmantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna in Agartala.
ii. He assured that the target to give training to more than 1 lakh 16,000 youths by 2020.
ii. Tripura is the first state in the North East to implement the state component of PMKVY through Directorate of Skill Development.

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