Daily Current Events: – 22-11-16 Along with Rajasthan Specific for RAS/RTS

NATIONAL

 

 

  • INS Chennai- Guided missile destroyer ship was commissioned into Indian Navy’s combat fleet.

 

  • INS Chennai, a Kolkata-class stealth Guided missile destroyer ship was commissioned into Indian Navy’s combat fleet by Defence minister Manohar Parrikar in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is the largest-ever warship to be built in India.

 

  • It is armed with Barak-8 Long Rang Surface-to-Air missiles and supersonic surface-to-surface BrahMos missiles.

 

  • It is third and last Kolkata-class guided missile destroyers built under Project 15A.

 

  • Under this project Kolkata class of stealth guided missile destroyers have been built for Indian Navy. The class comprises of three ships and are the largest destroyers to be operated by the Indian Navy.

 

 

  • India’s longest expressway connecting Agra and Lucknow is inaugurated

 

  • India’s longest expressway connecting Agra and Lucknow is inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at Bangarmau in Unnao district of UP.

 

  • It passes through four National Highways, two state highways and five rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna, Sai, Isan, and Kalyani.

 

  • The expressway will help cut down the time between Agra and Lucknow to just 3.5 hours, from the current 7 hours. Moreover, it is expected to reduce the road travel time between Delhi and Lucknow to anywhere between 5 to 6 hours.

 

  • India was placed at the 20th rank among the 58 countries on the 2017 Climate Change Performance

 

  • India was placed at the 20th rank among the 58 countries on the 2017 Climate Change Performance index (CCPI).

 

  • The index was released by Germanwatch, an independent German NGO and Climate Action Network Europe.

 

 

  • 22nd Session of UNFCC completed

 

  • The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).

 

  • The twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12) and

 

 

  • The first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) were held in Marrakesh, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016.

 

  • About 200 nations attended the conference and adopted the Marrakesh Action Proclamation for Our Climate and Sustainable Development.

 

 

RAJASTHAN

 

  • Ideal PHCs will be working as Delivery Points

 

  • Govt has decided to extend the work of ideal phcs as delivery points.

 

  • The facilities like, Before delivery checkups and all facilities after delivery will be provided.

 

  • Currently 295 PHCs are already converted to Ideal PHCs. This new finacncial new 600 PHCs will be converted into Ideal PHCs.

 

  • What is PHCs – PHC is Primary Health care dispensary that is established every district on the approx 20000 population.

 

  • CHCs is Community Health Canter that is wider form of PHCs and mostly 1 to 2 in each district depend on population.

 

  • Health Schemes like-NUHM (National Urban Health mission) and NRHM (National Rural Health Mission) monitor the work of PHCs and CHCs in respective urban and rural areas.

 

  • All Sonography machines in Rajasthan will be attached with active tracker.

 

  • Due to Continuous effort of Government of Rajasthan to improve the Child sex ratio in the state, Govt has decided to implement one more initiative- to put active tracker in all sonography machines.

 

  • Currently State has improved the child sex ratio to 929.

 

  • Rajasthan is the first state in india of this initiative.

 

  • Rajasthan is the first state in india, who have pcpndt court on all seven division of state.

 

  • PCPNDT-Pre Conception, Pre Natal Diagnostic Tecnique. PCPNDT Actb 1994 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to stop female foeticides and srrest the declining sex ratio in India. The act banned prenatal sex determination.