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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 25 Nov 2019
FAME II scheme – aims to encourage faster adoption of electric vehicles by right incentives and charging infra.
The Union cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for implementation of scheme titled ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME India Phase II)’ for promotion of Electric Mobility in the country.
Jal Jeevan Mission – Jal Shakti Mantralaya will work with states to ensure Har Ghar Jal for all rural houses by 2024, under Jal Jeevan Mission.
The ASPIRE-A scheme runs under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and aims to promote innovation, rural industry and entrepreneurship in India.
This scheme was launched in March 2015.
Objective – To set up a network of technology centres, incubation centres to accelerate entrepreneurship
The chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh has launched the programme of ‘Aruna Bhoomi’ the first Hindi daily in the north-eastern state.
The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 will be conferred on renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust announced.
India has decided to exempt foreigners seeking indoor treatment up to 180 days and admission in a hospital due to illness from getting their primary visa converted into a medical visa.
India is at the seventh place in the list of 10 countries affected by terrorism. The list released by Forbes said that 350 people died and 540 were injured in 748 terror attacks in the year 2018.
Afghanistan down: Afghanistan was the country most impacted by terrorism in 2018, replacing Iraq, which had held that position since 2004.
Impact trend: Since 2002, all the countries have remained on the 10 most impacted list apart from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.