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Thursday, October 25, 2018

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24 OCT 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24 OCT 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      “HARIT DIWALI-SWASTH DIWALI” CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
i. Environment Ministry launched the 2nd edition of Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali campaign.
ii. It was initiated in 2017-18 and is aimed at pledging to minimize bursting of crackers.
iii. This edition has been merged with “Green Good Deed” movement for conservation and protection of environment.
This campaign advise to celebrate Diwali in an environment-friendly manner.

2.      “IRON MAGIC 19”: UAE, US KICK OFF TWO-WEEK JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE
i. United Arab Emirates  and the United States started a two-week military exercise named“Iron Magic 19” in the Arabian Gulf.
ii. This exercise aims to enhance cooperation, joint actions and exchange of expertise in military areas.

3.      VICE PRESIDENT CONFERS LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI AWARD ON FALI NARIMAN
i. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu presented the 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence 2018 in Public Administration to senior advocate Fali S Nariman.
ii. The award was started in 1999 and is provided to a business leader, management practitioner, public administrator, educator or institution builder for his/her sustained individual contributions for achievements of high professional order and excellence

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 23 OCT 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 23 OCT 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      27TH INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY  FUSION ENERGY CONFERENCE HELD IN GANDHINAGAR, GUJARAT
i. 27th International Atomic Energy Agency  Fusion Energy Conference started in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
ii. It aims to provide a platform for discussion of major physics and technology issues and innovative concepts related to the use of nuclear fusion as a source of energy.
iii. Experts from various parts of the world will discuss new challenges faced by the fusion community with respect to number of next-step fusion devices being implemented currently.
iv. INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY :- Chairperson – Leena Al-Hadid, Headquarters – Vienna, Austria

2.      MUMBAI BEAT DELHI TO LIFT VIJAY HAZARE TROPHY TITLE FOR 3RD TIME
i. Mumbai won its 3rd Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy stadium, in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
ii. Mumbai beat Delhi to lift Vijay Hazare Trophy title for 3rd time.

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