Page-43 of Current Affairs - July, 2019

Tamil yeoman: now Tamil Nadu’s State Butterfly

Butterfly species Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. The southern State formally notified this by an order on lines of the State Tree (Palm), Bird (Emerald Dove), Flower (Gloriosa) and Animal (Nilgiri Tahr). About Tamil yeoman Scientific Name: Cirrochroa thais It is also known as Tamizh Maravan ..

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UP launches Dastak Campaign to eradicate AES & JE

Uttar Pradesh government has launched a massive campaign called ‘Dastak’ to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) disease. About Dastak Campaign It is a state-wide campaign against communicative diseases which will run from 1st to 31st July 2019. It is started by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. This campaign is part ..

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Donald Trump becomes 1st sitting US president to enter North Korea

United States President Donald Trump became 1st sitting US president to set foot in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (or North Korea) when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between North Korea and South Korea. Key Highlights President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at border village ..

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National Film Heritage Mission Project reviewed by I&B Minister

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar reviewed Ministry’s prestigious project of National Film Heritage Mission (NFHM) and various activities undertaken under the project in a meeting held at National Film Archives of India (NFAI) in Pune, Maharashtra. Key Highlights Minister notified that film condition assessment work of nearly 1.32 lac film reels has ..

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Fact Box: Jaya Arunachalam

Jaya Arunachalam, Indian social worker and founder of Working Women’s Forum (WWF) died at age of 87 in Chennai. She was also a pioneer of the women’s Self Help group (SHG) movement in the country. About Dr. Jaya Arunachalam She was a graduate in Economics and Geography. In 1999 she was awarded honorary doctorate by ..

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