Page-9 of Current Affairs - July, 2019

Badri Narain Sharma reappointed NAA Chief

Appointments Committee of Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reappointed Badri Narain Sharma as chairman of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) for 2 years. B N Sharma a 1985-batch IAS officer from Rajasthan was due for retirement on August 2019. About National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) NAA was constituted in 2017. It ensures that consumers ..

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Jordan: Underwater Museum Of Military Vehicles unveiled

Jordan has unveiled its 1st Underwater Military Museum on the bed of Red Sea off the coast of Aqaba. As part new underwater military museum the kingdom submerged several military vehicles, including tanks, troop carriers and even a decommissioned Jordanian Armed Forces’ AH-1 Cobra helicopter into the waters of the Red Sea. Before the vehicles ..

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Govt signs MoU with NATHEALTH to streamline delivery of services under PMJAY

National Health Authority (NHA) implementing agency of Ayushman Bharat, Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme has signed Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) to streamline delivery of services under Ayushman Bharat. Key Highlights of MoU Objective: Partnership between National Health Authority (NHA) and Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) aims- To enable an ecosystem ..

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Dracaena cambodiana: India’s first dragon blood-oozing tree

Researchers have discovered Dracaena cambodiana, a dragon tree species in Dongka Sarpo area of West Karbi Anglong District in Assam. This is for 1st time that a dragon tree species has been reported from India. This research which added to India’s botanical wealth has been published in Journal of Botanical Research Institute of Texas. About ..

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‘Chandra Shekhar – The Last Icon of Ideological Politics’book released

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the book titled ‘Chandra Shekhar – The Last Icon of Ideological Politics‘ at an event held at Balayogi Auditorium, Parliament Library Building. The 1st copy of book was presented to Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India. The book chronicles the political journey of former Prime Minister of India Chandra Shekhar. ..

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