Telangana Current Affairs 8th October 2015
1.NTPC has taken an initiative for plantation of medicinal and aromatic trees in and around its power plants.To create an enabling environment through capacity building at various levels and also to get an in-depth view of cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants, a workshop was conducted at Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University at Rajendra Nagar in Hyderabad on Friday
2. Karnataka Scraps cattle protection commission:
The karnataka government on wednesday abolished the Goseva Ayoga (Cattle Protection Commission),which was constituted by the BJP reigme in 2012.
3. Housing Lee, elected as head of IPCC
Housing Lee, a korean professor of economics of climate change,energy and sustainable development was on tuesday elected as head of the panel of Inter-government Panel for Climate Change at its 42nd session in Dubrovnik,Croatia.
4. Aditya Birla group enter into partnership with Abraaj group to build a large scale renewable energy platform.
5. CCEA Approved World Bank Assisted National Watershed Management Project:
The Cabinet Committe on Economic affiars approved the implmentation of the world bank assisted project Neeranchal. it aims at achievning the major objectives of Watershed component under PMKSY (PradhanMantiri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana) and for ensuring access to irrigation in every farm and effecient use of water (Har Khet Ko Pani-Per Drop More Crop), it is to be implemented firstly in 9 sates of Telangana,Gujarat,M.P, A.P.,Chattisgarh,Jharkhand,Maharastra,Odisha and Rajasthan.
6.The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 October 2015 approved the setting up of three new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AllMS) under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). These three new AIIMS will come up at Nagpur in Maharashtra, at Manglagiri in Andhra Pradesh and at Kalyani in West Bengal. All the three AIIMS will cost 4949 crore rupees to the exchequer with AIIMS at Manglagiri costing 1618 crore rupees, at Nagpur costing 1577 crore rupees and at Kalyani costing 1754 crore rupees.
7.Indian Airforce celebrated 83rd aniverdary today.
8.Nobel Prize Winners 2015- Chemistry:
Thomas Lindhal(Sweden), Paul Modrich(U.S.) and Aziz Sancar(Turkey) won the honour for their research in “mechanised studies of DNA repair.”