Daily Current affairs| 12-09-2019
1- The Sports Ministry has de-recognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), citing a violation of the National Sports Code in the body’s decision to sack President Rao Inderjit Singh.
2- Parliament of Britain has officially been suspended or prorogued for five weeks i.e 14 October. It comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to call a snap election in October was defeated for a second time.
3- Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Animal Disease Control Program in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Along with this, inauguration/foundation stone of development projects for the state of 1059 crores was also done. PM Modi also launched the National Animal Prevention, Countrywide Artificial Insemination and Hygiene service program at the Livestock Health Fair held at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay University of Veterinary Sciences and Go Research Center.
4- The government has appointed PK Mishra as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Dr. PK Mishra, who was currently serving as the additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. He replaces Nripendra Misra, who stepped down last month as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.
5-According to the Indian High Commissioner Rahul Chhabra’s office, the Mahatma Gandhi library at University of Nairobi will be inaugurated soon as the renovation work has been completed.The renovation of the library was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kenya in July 2016 through a grant of $1 million by Indian government.
6- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has appointed new foreign and defence ministers. The Japanese Prime Minister named Toshimitsu Motegi as the new foreign minister, replacing Kono Taro, who moves to the defence portfolio.
7- In Jammu and Kashmir, Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan has inaugurated POSHAN Maah-2019 for making unified efforts to combat the menace of malnutrition in order to make the country healthy and prosperous.
8- In a major step towards doubling the income of farmers in the state, Uttar Pradesh Government has announced it’s maiden Agriculture Export policy, 2019. The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Cabinet also cleared a proposal to compensate victims of lynching as directed by the Supreme Court.
9- In Bihar, the campaign against single used plastic will begin 11th September 2019. Mass Awareness Campaign will be launched by holding Swatchha Hi Seva campaign from today till 1st of October from Urban areas to villages.