PIB (31/08/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC exam


Yoga is a confirmation of wellness: Shripad naik

  • Shri Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India presented Yoga grants to the champs of PM’s Award for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga at New Delhi .
  • The PM additionally discharged a lot of 12 dedicatory postal stamps supplementing the responsibility of the Ministry of AYUSH to recognize the extraordinary work and accomplishments of the incomparable Master Healers of AYUSH Systems.
  • The Prime Minister stated, essential enhancements are being acquired for reserving in an increasing number of experts in the field of present-day prescription, yet additionally the AYUSH.


The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan starts National Lab Directory

  • Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan today launched the National Lab Directory.  It is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the academia, researchers, industries and other stakeholders.
  • Paswan told that 4500 labs have now been connected through this directory, which will give one stop shop for testing where products also can be seen.
  • Ram Vilas Paswan also released a restructured CRSBIS Portal.  The Testing Facilities are completely digitalized so as to make these goal & free from the current Doc & PDF files.


TB partition of the Health Ministry signs MoU to study Artificial Intelligence (AI) based solutions

  • The MoU was marked by Shri Vikas Sheel, Joint Secretary (HFW) and Dr P Anandan, CEO ( Wadhwani AI).
  • As part of the coordinated effort, Wadhwani AI would bolster National TB program become AI-prepared which would incorporate, creating, directing, and conveying AI-based arrangements.
  • India is focused on closure TB by 2025, five years in front of the Global Sustainable Development targets.


Environmentally friendly aquaculture can serve as a vehicle for rural development: Vice President

  • Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu , the Vice President of India inaugurated  5th AQUA AQUARIA INDIA 2019. 
  • It was in India’s International Aquaculture Show, organized by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), in Hyderabad.
  •  India is the 4th largest exporter of fish in the world.  During 2018-19 production is 13.70 Million Metric Tons of fish. Among the world, India is the second-largest fish producer.