UN’S International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
- Every year on August 9th IDWIP is observed. Main aim this for this is to promote and protect the rights of world’s indigenous people.
- The reason behind this is to gain attention to the massive loss of indegenous languages and the urge need to preserve and promote the same at the levels of both national and international.
- The main theme of this year 2019 is dedicated to Indigenous People’s languages. This year has been marked as the International year of Indigenous languages.
Board of Control for Cricket in India agreed now with NADA.
- Earlier, the BCCI opposed to come under with (NADA) National Anto-Doping Agency and claimed that it is associate autonomous body, not a National Sports Federation.
- After the latest conflict over Prithvi Shaw the Indian cricketers can currently endure Anti-doping tests by the National Anti-Doping Agency. This news has been declared by Radheshyam Jhulaniya sports secretary.
One Nation, One Ration Card Scheme.
- Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has launched One Nation One Ration Card scheme today. It’s been launched in 2 cluster states of Andhra Pradesh-Telangana and Maharashtra-Gujarat on a trial basis.
- Anyone from AP can purchase subsidised food grains from anyplace in Telangana and vice-versa and equally in another cluster.
- The main reason behind this is the govt. targets to cover the complete country by One Nation One Ration theme by June 2020.
9 year girl Brand Ambassador for the Manipur CM’s green Mission.
- A 9 year girl whos name is Valentina Elangbam from Manipur has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the CM’s green Manipur mission.
- She is the one who invovled with number of government sponsored tree plantation programs.
Pakistan suspends Thar Express
- Due to the Narendra Modi reaction by revoking Article 370 to Article 35 scrap special status to Jammu and Kashmir the Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad suspended the Thar Express services.
- Ealier Pakisthan had suspended Samjhauta Express now for this reason the govt. of Pakistan suspended Thar express too.
- Thar Express services from Jodhpur to Karachi.
- Also, Pakistahn has banned streaming of Indian films in Pakistan and downgraded diplomatic relations, bilaterral trade as well.
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