Tuesday, 5 February 2019

February 05 2019 Current Affairs

Daily Current Affairs – February 05 2019

NATIONAL
Assam
Skill development training to 75,000 youths
Assam government has given skill development training to 75 thousand youths last year.


Madhya Pradesh
Mandatory for industries to hire 70% locals
Madhya Pradesh government has made it mandatory for all industries to provide seventy percent of the jobs to locals. The new industrial policy has been made effective. 

New Delhi
NFDC declared winner under Miniratna Category by Ministry of MSME
National Film Development Corporation of India has been selected as Winner under the Miniratna Category (Category II) by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). This has been done as part of endeavour by Ministry of MSME to felicitate select CPSEs to recognize their exemplary work towards promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs.

NGT imposes penalty of Rs 25 lakh on UP govt
The National Green Tribunal hasimposed a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government for its failureto stop discharge of dirty water into Upper Ganga canal.

INTERNATIONAL
EU Countries endorse Venezuelan opposition leader
Nearly 20 European Union countries have endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim President.



“Church of Saint Francis” & ‘Mosque of Grand Imam Ahmad Al-Tayyeb’ in Abu Dhabi
UAE leaders announced the construction of the “Church of Saint Francis” and ‘Mosque of Grand Imam Ahmad Al-Tayyeb’ in Abu Dhabi in honour of the two religious leaders.

Iran to pardon 50,000 convicts
The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.

RANKINGS & INDEXES
ICC ODI rankings
1) England 2) India3) South Africa

SUMMITS & CONFERENCES
67th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference
Armed Forces Medical College, Puneis organising the 67th Annual Armed Forces Medical Conference. The conference was inaugurated by Lt Gen Bipin Puri, Director General, Armed Forces MedicalServices. 

APPOINTMENTS
David Bernhardt – US Interior Secretary

SCHEMES
Shehri Samridhi Utsav
Shehri Samridhi Utsav, an initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) aims to extend the outreach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to the most vulnerable, showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes.

“Know India Programme”
The 53rd edition of Know India Programme for Young Indian Diaspora involves 40 participants (24 female and 16 males) from Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. The partner states of this edition are Maharashtra and Daman & Diu.

The Know India Programme is organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India with the objective of familiarizing the India Diaspora Youth, in the age group of 18-30 years, with developments and achievements made by the country and bringing them closer to the land of their ancestors.

e-NAM platform
Nearly 35 thousand farmers in the country received payments of three hundred crore rupees through e-payment facility of e-NAM platform till the 30th of last month.

Pradhan Mantri Arogya Yojana
Altogether 14 thousand hospitals have been empanelled under the Pradhan Mantri Arogya Yojana so far.

The highest number of 2677 such hospitals are in Gujarat followed by Tamil Nadu with 1709 hospitals.

MOU, AGREEMENTS & CABINET APPROVALS
Govt to launch campaign to saturate farmers
Government decided to launch a campaign to saturate farmers for financial inclusion under Kisan Credit Cards (KCC).



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