Current Affairs 13 03 2018

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  1. World Ocean Summit was held recently in Mexico‘s Riviera Maya.
  2. It‘s a chance for business, government and environmental leaders to talk about the problems facing the world‘s seas and to come up with solutions to protect the planet‘s vast ocean resources.
  3. The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate The Delhi End TB Summit at Vigyan Bhawan in the capital.
  4. The Prime Minister will launch Tuberculosis Free India Campaign on this occasion.
  5. West Bengal has become the best performing State both in terms of allotting jobs and utilizing funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
  6. West Bengal generated more than 28.21 crore work days under the scheme so far in 2017-18 and spent more than Rs 7,335.31 crore for it. He also said that Tamil Nadu occupied the second spot with 22.17 crore work days and spent Rs 5,981.75 crore.

  7. The Union home ministry recently sanctioned the launch of the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) located in coastal Okha in the newly created Devbhoomi Dwarka district. A one-day Conference on Command Area Development is being organised by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation on March 13, 2018 at CSMRS Auditorium, New Delhi.
  8. The Conference is to be inaugurated by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation,  Road Transport & Highways and Shipping as Chief Guest.
  9. The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has issued a notification today constituting the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal. The Tribunal will have its headquarters at Delhi and will have the following members nominated by the Chief Justice of India:
  10. Mr Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Judge, Supreme Court of India as Chairman
  11. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) has launched ‘Vikas She Plus’, a loan scheme for women to take up new ventures or for expanding/modifying the existing enterprises. This scheme provides loan up to a maximum of Rs 2 lakh with a repayment period of 60 months.

  12. The bank has disbursed loans amounting to Rs 22 crore to about 2,500 women beneficiaries on the day of launch itself.
  13. Passport details of borrowers taking loans of Rs 50 crore and more have been made mandatory to ensure a swift action in case of fraud and prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country.
  14. All India Radios News Services Division (NSD) Director General Sitanshu Kar will be the next head of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) after superannuation of Frank Noronha on April 30.
  15. Kar, a senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, will take charge as PIB head on May 1.
  16. Doordarshan News DG Ira Joshi will hold additional charge of DG of AIRs NSD with immediate effect.
  17. India, was awarded “Best Exhibitor” Award for Australia and Oceania category at the World`s Tourism exhibition at "Internationale Tourismus Borse" (ITB) 2018 in Messe, Berlin, Germany.

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