Telangana Current Affairs 13th December 2015
Paris Climatic Pact 2015 puts the World on Green path Salient Features of CoP21 : Paris 2015 Climate Change Differentiation: Common but differentiated responsibilities ensuring equity to provide developing nations countries a cushion. Target: Sets a binding target of well below 2 degrees for rise in temperature. Also endeavors to keep rise to 1.5 degrees. Nations will regularly provide a national inventory of Greenhouse Gases. Financing: Developed countries to raise more funds over time to help developing countries and strike balance between need to adapt to climate change and cut their emissions.
Defence ties reset as Japan joins Malabar Naval exercises: Charting a new course, India and Japan on Saturday announced a series of military and strategic agreements and understandings. Unveiling the new bilateral military cooperation Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, We have created a new chapter in India-Japan relationship with important defensive initiatives. The high point of the new strategic and military realignment is Japan’s formal entry into the India-U.S. Malabar bilateral maritime exercises, turning into a trilateral initiative aimed at ensuring peace,security and freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region.
Ruchita selected for National Bravery Award Ruchita, the 11-yr old girl from Venkatayapally village in Toopran mandal of Medak district, has been selected for the National bravery award by the Indian Council for Child Welfare. Ruchita was in news on July 24,2014- the fateful day when a train hit a school bus at Masaipet in the district resulting in the death of 16 students. Ruchita, who was in bus, responded spontaneously and saved the live of two other students- by ensuring that they jumped out of the bus along with her, to safety.
Tribal people’s presence helps protect tigers
Survival international, the global international movement for tribal people’s rights, on Friday reported that the tiger population has increased rapidly, almost doubled from 35 to 68 between 2010 and 2014 in the BRT Tiger Reserve, where local Soliga tribe has won its right to stay. This increase is far higher than the national rate at which the tiger population is growing.
Southern Zonal Council
The Home Minister points to the need to strengthen coastal security of Southern states. The security challenges the country is facing is Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) has to be countered by the states collectively and effectively, said Rajanath Singh. Addressing the 26th meeting of Southern Zonal Council consisting of Karnataka, Keral, A.P., Telangana,Tamil Nadu and Puducherry after inaugurating it in Vijayawada.