10 November 2018 Current Affairs
Lok Sabha Secy Gen Snehlata Shrivastava gets one-year extension
The tenure of Snehlata Shrivastava, the first woman Secretary General of the Lok Sabha, has been extended by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for one year. Shrivastava, with 35 years of rich and varied administrative experience, has held several important positions in the Madhya Pradesh government as well as at the Centre.
Bihar approves funds worth Rs 25000 for graduate girls
The state cabinet of Bihar approved a proposal to pay Rs 25000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards. The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. As per the decision, the one-time payment will be made to every girl who graduated from the colleges of the state on or after April 2018, irrespective of the pass division, community or region.
Arunima Sinha gets honorary doctorate in UK
Arunima Sinha was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Strathclyde of United Kingdom in Glasgow, Scotland. She has been awarded for her inspirational achievements in mountaineering. She is 30 years old. In 2013, she became the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest.
Super 30 founder Anand Kumar honoured with education award global education award
Super 30 founder Anand Kumar honoured with education award global education award in Dubai. This was awarded by Malabar Gold & Diamonds’, flagship company of Malabar Group, a leading Indian business conglomerate. He was honored for his ‘pioneering’ contributions to the field of education.
Pranoy Kumar Musahary sworn in as first Meghalaya Lokayukta chair
Justice Pranoy Kumar Musahary, who retired as a judge of the Gauhati High Court, was sworn in as the chairperson of Meghalaya’s first Lokayukta. Justice Musahary was administered the oath of office by state Governor Tathagata Roy at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan.
Allahabad Bank to get 3,054 crore capital infusion from govt
Allahabad Bank had posted a loss of Rs. 1,944 crore in the June quarter compared to a profit of Rs. 28.8 crore a year ago. The bank received Rs. 1,790 crore as capital from the government in July this year. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had imposed additional restrictions on the bank under the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework in May this year.
Ex-Minister Ramanath Rai releases book ‘Arivu’ on Mouth Cancer by Dr.Murali Mohan Chunthar
November 7 is observed as National Cancer Awareness Day in India each year.On same day Dr. Murali Mohan Chunthar has written a book named ‘Arivu’ in Mangaluru.This book explains about Mouth Cancer and prevention of the disease. He was a dental surgeon and also DK Home Guard Commandant.He is bringing awareness of mouth cancer and seriousness about eating tobacco,smoking etc by his book.
Veteran freedom fighter dead
V. Rathinam, veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian National Army (INA) led by Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose, died after brief illness. He had stepped into the centenary year two months ago and died soon after admitted to the government hospital. He was 99 years old.
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