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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 5 Nov 2019
It is an international, intergovernmental economic organization of 34 countries.
OECD was founded in the year 1961 to stimulate world trade and economic progress.
Most OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries.
As of 2017, the OECD member states collectively comprised 62.2% of global nominal GDP (US$49.6 trillion) and 42.8% of global GDP (Int$54.2 trillion) at purchasing power parity.
OECD is an official United Nations (UN), observer member.
India is one of the key partners of OECD.
Global navigation systems of other countries
India – (IRNSS)
UNESCO has designated Mumbai as a member of UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in the field of FILM and Hyderabad in the field of GASTRONOMY.
The 7 categories for recognition under UCCN are Crafts and Folk Arts, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Music, Media Arts and Literature. Previously, 3 Indian cities were recognized as members of UCCN, namely- Jaipur-Crafts and Folk Arts(2015), Varanasi-Creative city of Music (2015),Chennai-Creative city of Music(2017).
Ministry of Culture is the nodal Ministry of Government of India for all matters in UNESCO relating to culture.
Asperger syndrome (AS) is a developmental disorder characterised by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability to function independently.
5 refers to the atmospheric particulate matter that has a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometres, which is about 3% of the diameter of human hair.
PM10 are the particles with a diameter of 10 micrometers and they are also called fine particles.
If the quantity of PM2.5 in the air is 60 and of PM10 is 100 then the air is considered safe for breathing.