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Top Headlines 24th May 2020: EducationBro

Top Headlines 24th May 2020: EducationBro
Top Headlines 24th May 2020: EducationBro

Top Headlines 24th May 2020: EducationBro

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 1. Hunar Haat to restart from September 2020 with the theme of Local to Global: Highlights with Details
  • After a gap of about 5 months due to the Corona pandemic, “Hunar Haat”, which has become “Empowerment Exchange” of artisans and craftsmen from across the country, will restart from September 2020 with the theme of “Local to Global” and comparatively larger participation of artisans.
  • “Hunar Haat”, which provides market and opportunity to master artisans and craftsmen from remote areas of the country, has become a credible brand of rare exquisite indigenous handmade products: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

2. Indian Railways to operationalise 2600 More Shramik Special Trains in next 10 days
  • Ministry of Railways has decided to operationalise 2600 more Shramik Special Trains in next ten days across the country as per the needs of State Governments.This initiative is expected to benefit 36 lakh stranded passengers across the country.
  • It may be noted that Indian Railways started running “Shramik Special” trains from 01 May 2020, to move migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places due to lock down.

3. PM Modi announces assistance of Rs 1, 000 cr to West Bengal, Rs 500 cr to Odisha for relief, rehabilitation in Amphan cyclone: Highlights with Details
  • The Centre will provide 1,000 crore rupees advance financial assistance to West Bengal for post-Amphan restoration work. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced this at Bashirhat in North 24 Paraganas District of West Bengal after an administrative meeting to assess the extent of damages caused by the supper cyclonic storm.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi also announced an advance financial assistance of Rs 500 crore for cyclone-battered Odisha. The Prime Minister made the announcement after an aerial survey of areas hit by cyclone 'Amphan'. After the aerial survey, he held a review meeting with Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

4. 10 additional NDRF teams deployed in West Bengal for post cyclone Amphan management
  • On receipt of written request from Principal Secretary Disaster Management and Civil Defence Government of West Bengal for deployment of additional teams, ten additional NDRF teams have been mobilized and are being rushed at the earliest from NDRF locations outside West Bengal. Teams are likely to reach Kolkata by late night.
  • Presently 26 NDRF teams are deployed in cyclone affected areas of West Bengal for restoration work. The additional deployment of 10 teams will bring the total deployment to 36 teams of NDRF across the 6 districts of West Bengal affected by Cyclone Amphan.

5. Govt allocates Rs 500 crore towards beekeeping under Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan
  • Government is promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income and it has allocated 500 crore rupees towards beekeeping under the Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan.

6. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes charge as chairman of WHO Executive Board

7. ICSE remaining Class 10th, 12th Board exams to be conducted from 1st-14th July
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, CISCE has announced that it will conduct pending Class 10 and 12 exams, which were postponed due to the Corona virus-induced nationwide lockdown, from 1st to 14th of July.
  • CISCE Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon said, while the exams for Class 12 students will be held from 2nd to 12th July, Class 10 students will appear for exams from 1st to 14th July. He asked schools to ensure social distancing is followed and directed candidates to carry hand sanitizers and wear face masks.

8. NTPC, ONGC sign MoU to set up Joint Venture Company for Renewable Energy Business
  • NTPC Ltd. the PSU under Ministry of Power and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), the PSU under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a Joint Venture Company for Renewable Energy business.
  • The MoU will enable both companies to accelerate their footprint in Renewable Energy.
  • As per the MoU, NTPC and ONGC will explore the setting up of offshore wind and other Renewable Energy Projects in India and overseas. They shall also explore opportunities in the fields of sustainability, storage, E-mobility and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) compliant projects.

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